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Iraq

Artifact destruction by ISIS is act of ‘heritage terror’ – Islamic art professor
Whether they’re authentic or not, videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts at Iraq’s Mosul Museum and elsewhere are “propaganda videos” meant as “heritage terror,” an Islamic art professor told RT.

26.03.2015 01:46

Gaddafi gone, but much more instability, violence in Libya
As Libya has been in disarray since the fall of Gaddafi it’s very hard to say exactly what qualifies a civilian strike, who is combatant and who is not and which side is affiliated with which radical groups, Patrick James, Middle East expert, told RT.

24.03.2015 12:22

‘Organized provocation:’ Islamists clash with Kurds on North London street (VIDEO)
Police, Kurdish protestors and Islamists clashed on Sunday in Wood Green, North London, after an altercation broke out at an ‘Islamic roadshow.’ Footage of the confrontation was published online.

23.03.2015 17:15

Anti-Russian propaganda is ‘unconvincing’, because Western narrative is false
You really couldn’t make it up. Almost 24 million people in the EU are unemployed. The Greek debt crisis has yet to be resolved. An Islamic State terrorist attack in Tunis, just over 100 miles from Italy. The ever-worsening problem of climate change.

23.03.2015 12:51

Monster US warship anchors off Portsmouth, defense chiefs downplay British shrinkage
At more than 100,000 tons, laden with warplanes and missiles and with 5,000 men and women aboard, the American Nimitz Class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt anchored at Portsmouth has British defense chiefs talking down military cuts.

23.03.2015 09:23

ISIS claim laying waste to 4th century Iraqi Christian monastery (PHOTOS)
Islamic State militants say they have destroyed an ancient Mar Behnam Monastery in northern Iraq. The monastery dates back to the 4th century and reportedly has one of the most valuable Syriac libraries in existence.

21.03.2015 08:03

​Court orders US govt release 2,000 images from military sites incl Abu Ghraib
A New York-based federal judge has ordered the release of around 2,000 images showing the cruel treatment of detainees by the US military, despite White House efforts to circumvent the Freedom of Information Act.

21.03.2015 08:10

US shoots down ISIS-operated drone for the first time
As the United States continues to bombard Islamic State militants from the air, US Central Command announced that the military bombed an unmanned drone being operated by the extremist group in Iraq.

20.03.2015 02:17

Revealed: The CIA report used as pretext for Iraq invasion
The document summarizing the CIA’s purported knowledge of Iraqi chemical, biological and nuclear weapons programs, produced in October 2002 and hidden from the public ever since, has finally been made public.

20.03.2015 00:26

Uncensored CIA torture report demanded by lawyers in Iraq war abuse case
Lawyers for two men, who claim they were tortured after capture by UK forces, are demanding access to an uncensored version of the CIA torture report from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) team charged with investigating abuses.

19.03.2015 15:00

​‘Human rights breaches’: Families of Iraqis shot by UK troops could sue MoD
Grieving families of Iraqis gunned down by British soldiers in Iraq may sue Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) for violating international law following a landmark High Court ruling.

19.03.2015 12:30

Tunisia museum attack: Who’s behind it, what are their goals?
Groups like IS, which could be behind the Bardo Museum shootings, have a long history of collaborating with the West and may have attacked tourists just to maintain their anti-Western façade, says independent political analyst Dan Glazebrook.

19.03.2015 08:40