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Chemical frustration – the race to find Libyan stockpiles
The US says it is monitoring sites in Libya known to contain stockpiles of chemical weapons. But while America is pledging to prevent the weapons from falling into the wrong hands, doubt arises over whether they would be any safer under NATO’s watch.

26.08.2011 06:08

Syria may descend into chemical chaos
While violent unrest continues in Syria, concerns about the fate of Syria's arsenal of chemical weapons are growing. There are fears it could fall into the wrong hands, causing catastrophic results.

25.08.2011 18:13

Gaddafi on TV as rebels claim he’s trapped
Muammar Gaddafi has been shown on Libyan loyalist TV channel Al-Orouba shortly after a group of rebels besieging apartment buildings near his Bab Al-Aziziyah compound claimed they had him trapped inside.

25.08.2011 13:26

‘Before NATO intrusion, Libya was African Switzerland’
NATO’s presence in Libya little resembles a humanitarian mission with houses, hospitals and schools being hit. But Libya prospered prior to NATO’s intrusion, Yvonne Di Vito, an activist from Libyanfriends.com told RT.

25.08.2011 11:51

Bout testimony coerced, rights breached – NY judge
The prosecution’s position in the case of Viktor Bout, who is standing trial in the US for alleged weapons trafficking, has sustained a serious blow after the judge ruled that statements Bout made before his arrival in the US be suppressed.

25.08.2011 11:23

Chemical arsenal - new Gaddafi shell game
The Libyan government's weapons stockpiles, from tonnes of mustard gas to raw nuclear materials, have drawn the focus of US intelligence concerns. They are unsure that the current holder, whoever it is, will abide by international norms.

24.08.2011 15:52

Iran launches missile case against Russia
Iran has filed a lawsuit against Russia in an international court for non-supply of defensive S-300 anti-air missile complexes, in order to give Moscow a solid juridical precedent to force it to deliver the weapons according to the contract.

24.08.2011 12:27

‘Over 2000 protesters killed in Syria’ - UN
The UN is increasing pressure on Syria, where deadly fighting between government forces and protesters has been raging for almost six months now.

24.08.2011 00:24

The triple-lie of Tripoli
What did John Lennon say? “War is over, if you want it”? It’d be lovely if that was the case in the real world, but it’s simply not that easy. Try telling that to the mainstream media though.

23.08.2011 16:28

British brains, brawn and bombs bolster Libyan rebels
Britain’s MI6 officers have been engaged in drilling Libyan rebels, helping them to establish a proper military plan for an assault on the capitol Tripoli.

23.08.2011 10:48

Russian Navy to get bulk of new generation nuke-fighting submarines
Ten nuclear Yasen-type submarines are scheduled to be constructed in Russia in the next nine years, as part of the state arms program through 2020.

22.08.2011 19:17

Most of Tripoli under rebel control, celebrations in Green Square
Rebels say up to 85 per cent of Tripoli is under their control, except for Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziyah compound. They also claim to have taken control of the state TV building.

21.08.2011 18:04