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Arms

'New Saudi regime more aggressive, seeks hegemony in Mideast'
The older generation of Saudi diplomats was more passive, while newcomers, such as the defense minister, want to assert Saudi hegemony in the Middle East in a more venous manner as we are seeing in Yemen, Danny Makki of the Syrian Youth Movement, told RT.

08.04.2015 08:13

More lasers: Think tank urges Pentagon to invest in energy weapons
US needs to spend more on developing energy weapons, or risk falling behind China and other rivals, a think tank has urged, telling the Pentagon to unify research efforts and even steal foreign technology to avoid falling behind.

07.04.2015 17:46

‘Yemen war might make Saudis bleed for long time’
In launching military operations against Yemen the Saudis have weakened their position internationally as they are waging war on one of the poorest countries, killing children and causing destruction, political analyst Kamel Al Wazne told RT.

07.04.2015 09:45

Power shift in Latin America
Panama is hosting the Seventh Summit of the Americas on April 10-11. Organized by the OAS – Organization of American States – this event will bring together the heads of state and foreign ministers of 34 nations including, for the first time, Cuba.

06.04.2015 13:17

​Easter mass interrupted by gunfire in Pennsylvania
A religious service in Altoona, Pennsylvania was interrupted over the Easter weekend when a parishioner’s handgun accidentally discharged during a Catholic mass.

06.04.2015 18:16

‘Drone strikes remarkably ineffective in countering terrorism’
The US drone campaign against ISIS has been a failure. It created an illusion that Americans can engage in countering terrorism without a big loss of life, but only boots on the ground can make it a success, says Max Abrahms of Northeastern University.

06.04.2015 10:27

‘Saudi Arabia saving democracy in Yemen? That’s a cruel joke!’
Saudi Arabia, one the most undemocratic states in the world where people have absolutely no say, is incapable of saving democracy in Yemen, said Eric Draitser, geopolitical analyst. That is an insult to the intelligence of people globally, he added.

06.04.2015 08:25

'US citizens in danger in Yemen, State Dept must fulfill its obligation & bring them home'
The duty of the US State Department is to protect US citizens wherever they are, thus it must fulfill its obligations and get US citizens stuck in Yemen back, Abed Ayoub of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, told RT.

06.04.2015 09:40

Netanyahu urges US to ‘kill bad deal’ on Iran
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken his fight against the nuclear deal with Iran a step further, appearing on three US talk shows in attempt to persuade the audience that the agreement struck is “bad” and a “better” one is needed.

05.04.2015 19:01

Saudi Arabia rejects all-inclusive arms embargo on Yemen proposed by Russia
Saudi Arabia has rejected Russia’s amendments to a Security Council draft resolution which would see an all-inclusive arms embargo on all parties in the Yemeni conflict, as it continues to spiral out of control with civilian death toll climbing up.

05.04.2015 01:02

Washington sending new batch of instructors to Ukraine - Kiev
The deputy head of the Ukrainian president’s administration has announced that a group of American instructors will arrive in Ukraine on April 20. A month ago, Kiev reported that up to 300 US instructors had already been deployed in western Ukraine.

04.04.2015 05:47

Kansas to allow concealed carry without permit or training
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) signed a law authorizing the carrying of concealed handguns in the state without a license or a training requirement. When it goes into effect, Kansas will become the fifth state with such a concealed carry law.

03.04.2015 20:00