Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you.

 

Iraq

‘Competing ISIS & Al-Qaeda place European Jews under greater threat’
Competition for global influence between different extremist groups has left European Jews facing a heightened threat of terror attack, one senior terror expert has warned.

03.07.2015 08:40

‘Today the West is bombing ISIS in Syria, tomorrow it will be Assad’
The UK supports the new reality of US interventionist policies abroad, which includes bombing sovereign nations without legal basis, as it is considering airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, says international affairs commentator Marko Gasic.

03.07.2015 10:22

​Thatcher govt didn’t oppose Saddam’s chemical weapons program, declassified papers show
As Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was building up its chemical weapons arsenal with the help of a British firm, Margaret Thatcher’s government decided not to oppose it, fearing that otherwise it would be subjected to criticism.

03.07.2015 10:30

​‘Illogical’ not to bomb Islamic State in Syria – Def. Secretary
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has attacked the current policy of only bombing Iraq and not Syria as the British government continues to cite the Tunisia massacre as a reason for extending airstrikes against Islamic State (formerly ISIS/ISIL).

02.07.2015 07:58

​West losing social media war with extremists – Joint Force commander
Fanatics are beating the West in the social media war to win hearts and minds through “lies,” according to the head of Britain’s Joint Forces Command, which includes Special Forces, defense intelligence and cyber warfare units.

01.07.2015 09:29

​Labour may back Syria airstrikes if Cameron forces vote
The Labour Party may support extending airstrikes against the Islamic State (formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq to Syria in the wake of the Tunisia massacre, despite opposing a vote on targeting President Bashar Assad’s forces in 2013.

01.07.2015 08:17

​Will Cameron push for another vote to bomb Syria?
In the wake of the Tunisian massacre, in which up to 30 British nationals died, questions have been raised as to whether Prime Minister David Cameron will try to secure parliamentary approval to extend airstrikes from Iraq into Syria.

30.06.2015 08:13

Iraqi general killed in Arizona F-16 crash
The F-16 that crashed near the US-Mexican border belonged to the Iraqi air force, and was flown by Brigadier General Rafid Mohammed Hasan, training with the Arizona Air National Guard. There is no word what caused the crash.

26.06.2015 17:45

ISIS is ‘not strong,’ could be defeated ‘within two days’ – ex-Israeli PM Ehud Barak
The Islamic State militant group that has been terrorizing the Middle East with its yet greatest offense for over a year, is "not strong," former Israli PM Ehud Barak told RT. With a proper coordinated response, they could be suppressed quickly, he said.

25.06.2015 21:05

ISIS holds Koran-memorizing contest with lure of sex slaves
Terrorists with Islamic State aren’t letting ordinary life pass them by – the group is holding a contest with prizes amid celebrations for the holy month of Ramadan. The game? Memorizing the Koran. The prize? Human sex slaves.

25.06.2015 11:43

Army general in charge of anti-ISIS training recalled after cronyism allegations
A top US general overseeing training of anti-Islamic State fighters in Iraq was recalled earlier this year amidst accusations of improper conduct. He was reprimanded for allegedly steering an energy contract at a Texas base to his West Point classmates.

22.06.2015 13:15

‘Iraq war damaged Labour everywhere, perceived as mistake’ – Blair ally Lord Falconer
Britain should not have invaded Iraq in 2003 as the evidence supporting the decision was not strong enough, one of then-PM Tony Blair’s strongest allies has said.

22.06.2015 10:27