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Iraq

Britain ready to put ‘robust legal case’ used by US for Syria airstrikes – Foreign Secretary
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Britain is prepared to make a robust legal case for extending airstrikes against Islamic State beyond Iraq into Syria, with the backing of MPs.

26.09.2014 11:02

​Raptors, reapers & rockets: What US & Co use against ISIS
Fighting the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants in Iraq and Syria with no boots on the ground requires millions of dollars’ worth of equipment, jet fuel and precision munitions.

26.09.2014 12:28

‘US funded and trained jihadists in Syria – and now it wants to fight them’
The US is creating in Syria a perpetual state of war, funding jihadists on one side and then attacking them on the other, while the civilian casualties are just a part of the game, investigative reporter Ben Swann told RT.

26.09.2014 03:47

UK MPs vote overwhelmingly for ISIS airstrikes in Iraq
MPs have voted to back Britain joining US-led airstrikes on Islamic State in Iraq in a vote on Friday. Attacks could begin within days, as ministers admit that UK military intervention could last two or three years.

26.09.2014 08:11

ISIS destroys 7th-century church, historical mosque in Iraq’s Tikrit
The Iraqi city of Tikrit saw ISIS blow up the Green Church, one of the oldest Christian churches in the Middle East, and the shrine and historical mosque of Al Arbain, both located in the city center, security sources said on Thursday.

25.09.2014 19:41

FBI Director: We have identified man in ISIS beheading videos
The FBI believes it has identified the masked Islamic State militant responsible for beheading Westerners in ISIS videos, but law enforcement will not reveal the identity of the man known only as “Jihadi John,” agency director James Comey told reporters.

25.09.2014 19:36

Coalition of the Clueless
This US-engineered Coalition is in for some surprises. With few common goals, it has thrust itself into battle against the most determined players in the region and beyond.

25.09.2014 16:40

Anti-ISIS military campaign 'could go on for years' – UK Defence Secretary
Britain's armed forces will be involved in Iraq for the "long haul" of at least three or four years to defeat Islamic State fighters, the UK defence secretary has said.

25.09.2014 14:46

British-born, rich & isolated Muslims more likely to be radicalized – study
Financially stable British-born Muslims who take their security for granted are most at risk of radicalization by terror groups, according to new research. Socially isolated and depressed Muslims are also identified.

25.09.2014 11:54

‘No moderate forces in Syria to rely on’
The so-called “moderate” rebel forces in Syria that the US relies on aren’t that moderate, as many of them have ties with Al-Nusra. They are also weak, don’t have modern weapons and aren’t good at fighting, foreign affairs expert Max Abrahams told RT.

25.09.2014 09:59

‘Don't bomb Iraq & Syria!’ Stop the War protests at Downing Street
Anti-war activists have staged an emergency protest outside Downing Street on Thursday evening, after Prime Minister David Cameron said the UK is ready to “play its part” in airstrikes on ISIS targets in Iraq.

25.09.2014 08:21

Obama: ISIS must be destroyed, there will be no negotiations
President Barack Obama presented a four-pronged approach to battling violent extremism from the likes of the Islamic State on Wednesday and pleaded with the international community for assistance during an address at the United Nations.

24.09.2014 14:54

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