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Iraq

US sends lethal aid to Kurdish forces fighting ISIS in Kobani
The Pentagon has publicly acknowledged an air-drop of lethal aid to Kurdish rebels fighting the hardline Islamic State in the pivotal Syrian-Turkish border town of Kobani, shortly after news of considerable gains made against the terrorists there.

20.10.2014 05:02

ISIS teaches how to avoid NSA snooping in a tweet – report
The Islamic State has released a manual instructing its members how to avoid revealing location and other data when using Twitter, according to reports. The militant group hopes to protect its fighters from the US National Security Agency’s surveillance.

20.10.2014 02:34

Homemade APC: Iraqi blacksmith builds armored vehicle to fight ISIS (VIDEO)
A homemade Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) is not something you usually find in a backyard. RT visited an Iraqi blacksmith, who has been working 10 hours a day for 2 months, to help Kurdish fighters stop Islamic State militants.

19.10.2014 07:36

​US military targets ISIS, 2 days & 25 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq
US fighter and bomber aircraft launched over two dozen airstrikes against Islamic State militants and the oil infrastructure they control in Syria and Iraq, American military says.

19.10.2014 11:04

​German bikers unite with Dutch comrades in fight against ISIS
Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria have received a surprising accession. While allied forces refuse to take part in military action on the ground, several German bikers have reportedly joined the fight against the jihadists.

17.10.2014 13:23

Ron Paul: Ebola concern 'way overblown'
Concern over the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States is “way overblown” right now thanks to panic induced by mainstream media and the federal government, according to former Republican congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul.

17.10.2014 16:09

‘Oversupply and weakening demand growth behind oil price fall’
The reason for the decline in oil prices is a combination of oversupply on the market and the weakening demand growth, Stuart Elliott, Editor, Europe & Africa Oil News at PLATTS, told RT.

17.10.2014 14:30

The true spirit of Iraq
As Iraq weathers yet another crisis in its decade’s long saga of war and occupation, it’s intriguing to note that until very recently the Minister of Culture was also the Minister of Defense.

17.10.2014 14:20

UK confronts terror surge, resurrects medieval treason law to charge Brits
Britain is confronting an “exceptionally high” number of terror-related cases, Scotland Yard revealed. This comes as the Foreign Secretary said Britons returning from Syria could be tried for treason under a medieval law.

17.10.2014 09:52

ISIS fighters withdraw from Syria's embattled Kobani - RT sources
Islamic State fighters have been driven out of Kobani, the Kurdish town that straddles the Syrian-Turkish border, after weeks of heavy fighting, according to Kurdish sources speaking to RT.

17.10.2014 12:10

ISIS in Syria train Iraqi pilots in captured jets – monitor
Islamic State militants in Syria are training Iraqi pilots who joined the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, Reuters reported citing witnesses.

17.10.2014 10:17

Moscow refutes reports that Russia, US agreed to share intel on ISIS
Russia has refuted media reports that Washington and Moscow have agreed to share intelligence on Islamic State terrorists. The news reports followed Wednesday talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry.

16.10.2014 19:30

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