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Rebel sell: H&M apologizes for Kurdish female fighter-inspired jumpsuit
Rebel chic is nothing new, but that hasn’t stopped H&M from kowtowing to social media pressure after the retail giant was accused of exploiting the Kurdish female fighter aesthetic in its Autumn/Winter collection.

07.10.2014 07:48

3,000 ISIS fighters reportedly cross into Iraq as Kurdish forces prepare to fight
Three thousand Islamic State fighters have crossed over into Iraq from Syria, the Anbar Provincial Council reports from western Iraq. However, while desperate for outside help other than airstrikes, Kurdish forces are readying for battle.

07.10.2014 05:21

They're back: US uses Apache helicopters against ISIS in Iraq
​The United States employed Apache helicopters in recent days to strike areas in Iraq controlled by extremist group Islamic State. The attacks mark the first time the aircraft has been used in offensive airstrikes against the jihadist group.

06.10.2014 16:10

Airstrikes not enough, ground troops needed to defeat ISIS – UK general
Syrian Kurds have echoed the warning of a British military official, claiming that airstrikes against ISIS are not enough to defeat it.

06.10.2014 11:59

Pending question: ‘What’s after ISIS is weakened?’
The US and its allies have little choice but try to weaken ISIS, though their strategy is unclear as they have no idea who will take IS positions both in Iraq and Syria after the goal is achieved, counter-terrorism expert and advisor Walid Phares told RT.

06.10.2014 11:58

‘Biden's comments on ISIS will cause embarrassment for US-led coalition’
Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks about US allies supporting ISIS will have an effect in those countries and make others think twice about cooperating with the coalition, independent researcher and writer Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich told RT.

06.10.2014 11:11

ISIS grand plan: Bribe Putin for Iran’s nuclear secrets
An alleged policy plan of the Islamic State outlines some chilling, if unrealistic, plots of the would-be terrorist state, including bribing Russia with access to oilfields in exchange for nuclear technology, and digging a canal across the UAE.

06.10.2014 06:29

'US-trained ISIS militants used to reorganize Middle East'
ISIS militants trained by US Special Forces have been used as a lever to create disorder and organize a Sharia state along the lines of an Islamic caliphate to the advantage of the US military, geopolitical analyst William Engdahl told RT.

05.10.2014 19:52

Inside Baharka refugee camp: RT talks to Iraqi survivors of ISIS attacks
Hundreds of families have been separated from one another, forced to leave their loved ones behind and move to refugee camps due to Islamic State attacks. RT visited a camp which is now home to 725 families, and spoke to survivors of the attacks.

05.10.2014 19:12

Pakistani Taliban pledges support to ISIS as coordinated West-hatred gains momentum
The threat of a formidable Islamic State grows, as the Pakistani Taliban pledged support to the fearsome terrorist group and urged other Middle Eastern extremists to be part of the effort to repel the alleged Western campaign against Islam.

05.10.2014 08:45

Biden apologizes to Turkish president for ISIS remarks
US Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after alleging that the leader allowed foreign fighters allied with the Islamic State to cross into Syria. Erdogan was outraged over the remark.

04.10.2014 20:03

ISIS beheads British hostage Henning, releases video
A new video has surfaced showing Islamic State militants allegedly beheading UK aid worker Alan Henning, the Associated Press reports.

03.10.2014 20:08

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