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‘US air campaign against ISIS creating more jihadists’
As Islamic State forces make dramatic advances in both Iraq and Syria, the US Defense Department is making a scapegoat of Iraqi forces, which has been criticized for lacking the will to fight the jihadists, security analyst Ivan Eland told RT.

25.05.2015 07:57

‘Kingdom of Dystopia’: Saudi Arabia seeks leadership of UN Rights Council
​The very country which brought the world one of the most brutal and intolerant religious ideologies - Wahhabism, while operating the most oppressive modern-day theocracy, is vying for the presidency of the UN Human Rights Council.

May 25, 2015 10:10

‘No will’ to fight ISIS? US Defense Sec blasts Iraqi troops
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has lashed out at the Iraqi army, which last week abandoned the major central city of Ramadi, as well as millions of dollars’ worth of equipment, to the Islamic State, despite reportedly outnumbering the jihadists 10-to-1.

24.05.2015 20:45

Iran holds military drills to counter regional ‘aggression’
The Iranian armed forces have held military drills in the central province of Isfahan, in which they test-fired missiles and shot down mock-enemy drones over the Arak nuclear facilities. Part of the exercise was to train for unpredictable scenarios.

24.05.2015 09:50

Remains of fighters who died months ago retrieved from rubble at Donetsk airport
Bodies of the fighters have been exhumed from under the debris at the Donetsk Airport, which saw months of some of the most ruthless fighting in the Ukrainian conflict. Regular truce violations make retrieving the remains an extremely risky mission.

23.05.2015 11:08

Protests, clashes as Ohio cop found not guilty in deaths of unarmed black suspects
An Ohio police officer has been found not guilty of the voluntary manslaughter of two unarmed black motorists. The verdict has prompted protests in Cleveland, with police arresting some 71 people overnight.

23.05.2015 18:51

US blocks nuclear disarmament document over Israel, Moscow fumes
Washington has blocked the final document of a UN conference that reviewed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, accusing Egypt of manipulating the gathering to target Israel. Moscow has slammed the US for rendering the four-week meeting futile.

23.05.2015 12:12

​West's death squad strategy: How and why ISIS & Al-Qaeda became ‘shock troops’ of global powers
Friday’s ISIS suicide bombings in Yemen and Saudi Arabia – killing a total of at least 43 people – is yet more bitter fruit of the policy pursued by Britain, the US and France and their Gulf allies for the past eight years.

23.05.2015 10:39

US-led wars and arms sales in Middle East ‘very big business’
Washington says it provides arms to the Middle East in the name of defense, but this activity has fomented wars while fragmenting the region, says Brian Becker from the anti-war Answer Coalition.

22.05.2015 14:46

Nukes within a year? ISIS magazine boasts they can be bought in Pakistan
Should the need arise, Islamic State (formerly ISIS/ISIL) could buy a nuclear weapon in Pakistan within 12 months, the group's in-house magazine boasts in an article attributed to hostage journalist John Cantlie.

22.05.2015 16:30

Starwars one step closer: DARPA’s ‘death ray’ to begin field tests
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has received government permission to field test its HELLADS laser weapon system.

22.05.2015 15:28

Kalashnikov shows off drones & landing boats at Moscow security expo
Kalashnikov Concern is presenting its new unmanned aerial vehicles and landing boats at the Integrated Safety & Security Exhibition (ISSE-2015) in Moscow, announcing that it is has begun investing in dual capability and paramilitary products.

21.05.2015 11:13