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Iraq

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

US paratroopers conduct largest drills since 9-11 with scenario reminiscent of fighting ISIS (VIDEO)
Late last month, the US Army completed the largest simulated ground-combat exercise since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 in preparation for a confrontation with the likes Islamic State, which blends insurgent tactics with large ground-force maneuvers.

16.10.2014 15:34

'Won’t even let us kill ourselves': Ordeal of enslaved Yazidi women
Hundreds of women and girls belonging to the Yazidi religious minority have been enslaved by Islamic State militants, who are selling them, forcing them to marry and convert to Islam, ruining not only their lives, but also the lives of their families.

16.10.2014 11:46

Armed UK drones deployed in Iraq, support fight against ISIS
Britain will send armed Reaper drones to Iraq to fight Islamic State (IS formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants and support British Tornado jets already striking jihadi vehicles and positions.

16.10.2014 11:45

Warmongering Washington hunting for Ebola, Russia and Islamic State
The US Secretary of Defense Secretary categorized Russia as a global threat – much like Obama in his UN address last month - in the same breath as Ebola and Islamic State.

16.10.2014 13:14

‘Inherent Resolve’: Intensified US airstrikes beat back ISIS, bolster Kurds in Kobani
The US-led aerial campaign against Islamic State militants, known as 'Operation Inherent Resolve,' has intensified over the past two days. The escalation in airstrikes has helped embattled Kurdish fighters regain ground in the Syrian city of Kobani.

15.10.2014 15:51

Washington concealed US troops exposure to chemical weapons in Iraq – intel docs
American soldiers discovered more than 4,990 chemical munitions in Iraq, according to Iraqi and US officials and previously classified intelligence documents, which may now be in the hands of Islamic State militants.

15.10.2014 10:47

​The Saudi oil war against Russia, Iran and the US
Saudi Arabia has unleashed an economic war against selected oil producers. The strategy masks the House of Saud’s real agenda. But will it work?

15.10.2014 10:34

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