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​U-drones: Britain to spend £17mn on unmanned underwater vehicles
The UK Ministry of Defense will spend £17 million on a fleet of sea drones after signing a contract with French arms giant Thales.

30.03.2015 10:21

​US dodges accusation of killing Iranian advisers in Iraq
The US has indicated no involvement after accusations from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, which said an American drone strike killed two of its military advisers helping the Iraqi forces fight against the radical Islamist organization Islamic State.

30.03.2015 13:03

‘Saudi Arabia airstrikes pave way for ground invasion of Yemen’
The strategic agenda of Saudi Arabia’s bombing of Yemen is to prepare for a ground operation by disabling the Houthis’ military might and getting them to withdraw from military bases, Yemen-based journalist Yousef Mawry told RT.

30.03.2015 08:30

‘I’m not paid to be optimistic’ – Lavrov at Iran talks
Speaking ahead of Iran nuclear talks on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told journalists he is “not paid to be optimistic.” Though yet another deadline to reach a deal is fast approaching, no decision was announced over the weekend.

29.03.2015 20:51

‘Iran wants to conquer MidEast’: Israeli PM slams prospect of nuclear deal
The possible signing of a deal on Iran’s controversial nuclear program is “dangerous” as it may be the only thing Tehran lacks to establish control over the whole of the Middle East, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says.

29.03.2015 14:45

Arab nations move closer to unified military force as Yemen conflict escalates
Arab leaders hope to fulfill a long-held dream of creating a joint military force as they meet in Egypt this weekend. The project has been given more impetus in the wake of the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen to battle Shia Houthi rebels.

27.03.2015 15:26

Cameron and Rouhani discuss Iran’s nuclear program as talks deadline looms
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have expressed hope that a framework on the Iran nuclear deal can be agreed within the next few days.

27.03.2015 10:59

Iran nuclear deal: 'Stakes are too high for US'
The US has put the highest priority on a possible Iran nuclear deal as it might restrict its nuclear breakout capability to a minimum of one year and, help develop trust between Iran and the West, says Paul Heroux, Middle East expert.

27.03.2015 08:46

​‘Mideast unrest causes oil spike, but it’s only temporary’
The risk of political instability in Saudi Arabia always goes along with a spike in the oil price as it has been the largest producer of crude oil in the world, Amir Handjani, lead director at RAK Petroleum, told RT.

27.03.2015 14:07

5 facts you need to know about Yemen and its conflicts
One of the poorest and most violent countries in the Middle East, Yemen is also an area of strategic importance for regional players – and some of the world’s most dangerous terror groups. RT explains the underlying reasons behind the nation's conflicts.

26.03.2015 14:17

US launches Tikrit airstrikes as Iraqi offensive stalls
The US announced Thursday that coalition forces had carried out 17 airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Tikrit ahead of an assault on the city by the Iraqi army and Shia militiamen from the Popular Mobilization units, now under way.

26.03.2015 18:59

Iran, Russia demand immediate halt to Saudi-led intervention in Yemen
Iran and Russia have called on Saudi Arabia to halt airstrikes on Yemen as supporters of Yemen’s ruling Houthi militants stage demonstrations throughout the country, protesting against the Saudi-led military intervention.

26.03.2015 15:45