Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ordered most of his militiamen to disarm but said yesterday he will maintain elite fighting units to resist the Americans if a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops is not established.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2008
Deputy Martin Mansergh’s Dáil question asking how many people are earning more than €300,000 may have been primarily a public relations stunt to justify the recent increases in ministerial salaries, but it was gratuitously insulting to the Irish people.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2007
TONY Blair, a major player on the world stage for a decade, won global praise yesterday for defending Kosovo, fighting poverty in Africa and overseeing peace in Northern Ireland — but came under heavy criticism for championing the US push into Iraq.
Fri, 11 May, 2007