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Hamas official admits group murdered 3 Israeli teens
A Hamas official has admitted for the first time that members of its militant wing kidnapped and killed three Israeli teenagers in June. This fueled increased tensions with Israel and eventually led to the IDF’s bombardment of Gaza.

21.08.2014 14:47

​‘No helping hand from the West when ISIS killed only Syrians, Iraqis and Christians’
There is no talk about value of human lives in the war with ISIS, there is only geopolitics, and nobody in the West thinks about helping Christians or arming the Iraqi army, German journalist Manuel Ochsenreiter told RT.

21.08.2014 14:21

​On brink of Syria invasion: 1 year since Ghouta chemical attack
A year has passed since a chemical attack in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus killed more than 1,400 people. A US strike on Syria seemed a reality. Yet an international effort managed to forge a path to averting military intervention.

20.08.2014 15:51

UK PM lobbied to ramp up military spending amid deep public spending cuts
Prime Minister David Cameron should pledge to increase state spending on Britain’s armed forces for a full five years, according to a pressure group of military experts and retired commanders.

21.08.2014 08:55

School police cleared to carry AR-15s in Compton, California
Citing the national school shooting epidemic and potential acts of terrorism, the Compton, California school board has approved a policy allowing select campus police officers to carry semi-automatic AR-15 rifles in their patrol cars while on duty.

20.08.2014 17:50

Nearly four-dozen arrested in Ferguson on eve of attorney general’s visit
A relatively calm evening gave way to the arrest of 47 protesters early Wednesday morning in Ferguson, Missouri, marking the eleventh night of demonstrations touched off by the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a local police officer.

20.08.2014 14:18

British backtrack? UK arms sent to Israel despite ceasefire breakdown
The British government will not block companies exporting arms to Israel, despite previous warnings that arms licenses would be rescinded if fighting in the Middle East continued.

20.08.2014 15:41

Russian troops put advanced anti-aircraft systems to the test
Russian aerospace defense forces have test-fired S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems at a large military drill in the country’s southern Astrakhan Region.

19.08.2014 16:13

‘National debate’ on UK nukes if Trident removed from Scotland
Moving nuclear submarines and missiles from Scotland to England’s south coast would create a “national debate” about the future of the UK’s Trident program, according to a top researcher.

19.08.2014 14:54

Explosion rings out in densely-populated suburbs of besieged Donetsk (VIDEO)
A Donetsk resident has uploaded footage of a massive blast next to an apartment block in the heart of the city. The eastern Ukrainian city, which has been under rebel control since the start of the armed conflict, has been encircled by government forces.

19.08.2014 15:21

County officials refuse to pay medical bills for toddler burned by SWAT grenade
Officials in Georgia’s Habersham County are refusing to pay for the mounting medical expenses of a toddler seriously injured by a flash grenade after a failed SWAT team raid earlier this year.

18.08.2014 14:25

Business as usual: UK arms factories 'profit' from Palestinian bloodshed
Against a backdrop of widespread bloodshed and devastation in Gaza, a mounting body of evidence indicates military equipment used by Israel during Operation Protective Edge was made in the UK.

15.08.2014 08:15

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