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How America's ‘War on Drugs’ turned Ferguson into a warzone
The violent protests that continue to plague Ferguson, Missouri, where an unarmed black teenager was shot dead by a white police officer, has brought military-grade hardware onto the streets in a frightening display of force. How did America get here?

19.08.2014 13:41

UK ambassador ‘lobbied’ US senators to obscure Britain’s complicity in CIA rendition program
Records published under Britain’s Freedom of Information (FOI) Act have compounded concerns that the UK government lobbied US officials to keep Britain’s role in CIA torture and rendition out of a soon-to-be published Senate report.

19.08.2014 08:59

‘World’s most dangerous’: Iraq’s retaken Mosul Dam could cause 500,000 deaths in days
Reports indicate that Kurdish and Iraqi forces have all but taken back the key Mosul Dam from Islamic State militants. However it is rigged with explosives which, together with other issues, could lead to hundreds of thousands killed in just days.

19.08.2014 05:37

​Philippine jihadists pledge support to Islamic State
Muslim militant guerrillas in the Philippines have pledged their support to the Islamic State organization that now controls large amounts of Iraq and Syria, terrorizing locals and carrying out mass executions of those not willing to join them.

16.08.2014 01:47

​Polish website accidentally helping ISIS spread propaganda globally
A website owned by a young Polish man has unwittingly helped the Islamic State spread their propaganda around the globe through the posting of videos and images, as numerous social platforms are outlawing material from the militant group.

15.08.2014 21:09

EU backs plans by member states to arm Kurds in Iraq
The EU’s foreign affairs council has said after a meeting in Brussels that some of the bloc's members will respond to the Iraqi Kurds' call for military aid, given they have Baghdad’s consent. The EU also reiterated its commitment to Iraqi unity.

15.08.2014 19:28

Suspected jihadist teenager leaves Australia in security error
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he's “not happy” that a suspected 19-year old jihadist managed to slip through airport security on his brother’s passport and fly to the Middle East, before he was picked up in the UAE.

15.08.2014 18:37

UN declares highest level of emergency in Iraq over ISIS advance
The UN has declared the highest level of emergency in Iraq as the ISIS advance threatens minority groups in the country as the Security Council urged Iraq's new PM to form an inclusive govt to preserve state integrity and ease sectarian tensions.

13.08.2014 22:17

‘ISIS is manifestation of US imperial agenda for the Middle East’
The US and its Western allies will use the strategic situation on the ground in Iraq to their advantage, Eric Draitser, independent geopolitical analyst told RT, adding that Washington is seeking to dismantle Iraq using ISIS as a backdoor.

13.08.2014 02:56

Hillary Clinton bashes Obama's foreign policy for giving rise to Islamic State in Iraq
Hillary Clinton criticized her former boss President Barack Obama in a new interview, citing the “failure” of his administration to contain the spread of Islamic jihadists in Syria who are now marching through Iraq.

11.08.2014 14:07

US allies cultivated Islamic State. Now IS plans to 'raise flag of Allah in White House'
As the Islamic State tears through minority communities in northern Iraq, the extremist terror group, that owes its ascendance to funding from US allies in the Middle East, sent a message to the White House: We’re coming for you.

08.08.2014 14:12

Cameron rules out Iraq military action
British Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed US President Barack Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq “to protect American personnel,” but has ruled out the use of British military force in the country.

08.08.2014 08:40

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