An internal Pentagon audit revealed that the US army in Afghanistan has failed to account for a vast amount of military equipment, including vehicles, advanced weapons systems and even encryption technology.
The beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning by Islamic State jihadists may have saved “thousands of lives” by shifting the opinion of British Muslims against the group, a leading expert on radicalization has said.
The term the "New Great Game", as a shorthand for the energy rivalry sweeping across Central Asia in the post-Soviet era has been in use for many years. In this respect, the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India gas pipeline (TAPI) appears pivotal.
As British troops leave Afghanistan, the UK government has said it will dispatch a number of army officers back to Iraq. The officers will assist in a US-led effort to train Iraqi security forces in their ongoing battle against Islamic State jihadists.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has rejected “Israel’s threats of war on Lebanon,” saying it is fully prepared to defend the country, while an Israeli MP said in the event of war the IDF would return Lebanon “to the Stone Age.”
The United States is the “world's leading terrorist state,” based on its deadly, CIA-run operations in the likes of Nicaragua and Cuba, according to new op-ed by historian and social philosopher Noam Chomsky.
Donetsk state-of-the-art airport in ruins, shooting inside the Canadian parliament and drones stopping a football match - are some of the stories that made headlines in October. RT looks at 10 events over the course of the month, with videos to boot.
The Inquiry into the invasion of Iraq in 2003 will cost the taxpayer £10mn, peers have been informed. Ongoing since 2009, the Chilcot Inquiry has already cost £9mn and has faced mounting criticism for its late publication.
Jihadists with the Al-Qaeda affiliate known as the Al-Nusra Front took control of several villages in Syria’s Idlib province over the weekend and reportedly seized weapons from Western-backed moderate rebel groups.