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134-day Islamic State siege of Kobani lifted
The apparently unstoppable progress of the IS terrorist group now seems to have come to an end on the Syrian-Turkish border. Kurdish fighters, opposition forces and coalition air strikes have thwarted the Caliph's designs on the town of Kobani.

30.01.2015 12:37

‘Hostage crisis – Jordan’s blowback from Syrian conflict’
Amman has allowed Saudi Arabia and the West to use Jordan as a training ground for military activities related to Syria, so it is natural that it is currently facing blowback, political analyst Sharmine Narwani told RT.

29.01.2015 09:47

​UK overseas aid linked to fraudsters and criminals, MPs find
Millions in British aid money may have been siphoned off to criminals and money launderers, a report has found, adding further pressure to the UK Department for International Development (DfID).

29.01.2015 11:48

Islamic State operative confesses to receiving funding through US - report
A man believed to be a Pakistani commander of Islamic State or Daish, Yousaf al Salafi, has confessed to law enforcement agencies in Pakistan to getting funds via the United States, according to a leading Pakistani newspaper siting its sources.

28.01.2015 18:55

Retired Army General says Obama let Al-Qaeda grow ‘fourfold in last 5 years’
Retired military personnel told senators that the lack of White House strategy makes US combat efforts in the Middle East unwinnable. One general added that “failed” policy has allowed Al-Qaeda to grow “fourfold” since President Barack Obama’s election.

28.01.2015 04:16

Unmanned, unregulated & on White House grounds: Obama says drones need rules
President Barack Obama has acknowledged that federal laws for unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – lag behind the technology readily available to consumers. His remarks came hours after a small UAV was found to have crashed on White House grounds.

27.01.2015 15:29

7 shocking facts about Saudi Arabia under ‘modernizing’ reign of King Abdullah
Taken aback by the fulsome praise the recently deceased King Abdullah has garnered from world leaders, RT has decided to assess whether his record stands up to scrutiny.

26.01.2015 01:26

Tumult in Yemen should affect transfers from Gitmo - Pentagon chief
The upheaval within Yemen’s power structure must be considered when deciding whether to transfer Yemeni detainees held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, US Defense Department head Chuck Hagel said.

23.01.2015 16:31

‘Obama lying to the world about ISIS’
If President Obama was serious in his intention to destroy ISIS, he would cut the US funding for the terrorist group and get John McCain behind bars for his ugly role in the whole Middle East business, geopolitical analyst F. William Engdahl told RT.

21.01.2015 13:07

​Interrogation of Guantanamo Diary’s author was approved by Donald Rumsfeld – book’s editor
Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s interrogation plan was “meticulously designed ahead of time and was signed off and approved by the then Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld,” according to the editor of the diary Larry Siems.

20.01.2015 17:52

Blair: 'Don't blame me for Iraq inquiry delays'
Tony Blair insists he is not to blame for the delays in the publication of the Chilcot Inquiry.

21.01.2015 08:49

Al-Qaeda creates video guide for jihadists using Snowden leaks – report
Confirming the fears of Western intelligence agencies, Al-Qaeda has released a new video guide on how to avoid being detected. They based their tutorial on Edward Snowden’s leaks concerning Western spying methods, a British media reported.

20.01.2015 18:54