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Iraq

Ron Paul on Iraq: ‘The sooner we get out of there the better’
​Former congressman Ron Paul told RT on Tuesday that the United States should look to the history books for advice on how to handle the escalating crisis in Iraq and pull the American military out of the country immediately.

12.08.2014 20:55

ISIS was too brutal even for Osama bin Laden?
Osama bin Laden was not quite comfortable with the then rising new Islamic extremist group warning its extreme brutality could damage al-Qaeda’s reputation, The Daily Mail claimed quoting a 21-page letter found at bin Laden’s compound after his killing.

12.08.2014 18:17

UK politicians 'terrified' of military intervention in Iraq – former general
The "commitment-phobic" British government is "terrified" of intervening militarily in Iraq before next year’s general election, former general Sir Richard Shirreff says. He joins a growing list of politicians calling for UK military intervention in Iraq.

12.08.2014 11:45

‘Maliki is not going to leave without a fight’
Maliki is willing to sacrifice everything to stay in power, and this is the beginning of a new problem, which is going to create mayhem in Iraq, Sabah Al-Mukhtar, who heads the Arab Lawyers Association, told RT.

12.08.2014 07:48

​UK deploys Tornado jets for surveillance mission in N. Iraq
Britain is sending RAF Tornado jets in preparation for a surveillance mission scanning northern Iraq where military aid flights are dropping supplies to thousands of refugees fleeing Islamist fighters.

12.08.2014 08:16

Why Obama is bombing the Caliph
This is the way the multi-trillion dollar Global War on Terror (GWOT) ends: not with a bang, but with a bigger bang.

12.08.2014 08:59

US sends arms to Iraq – to solve problems Washington helped create
The US is conducting air strikes and supplies weapons to help outgunned Iraqi Kurds fight off the offensive of Islamist militants. The Kurds are battling against extremists armed with American arms and nurtured thanks to America’s policies.

12.08.2014 03:38

‘US policy in Iraq shredded it as national entity’
​Atrocities committed by ISIS in Iraq did not generate a US response, but the desire to protect Kurdish oil-rich fields from the Islamic Group prompted Washington to carry out military strikes, anti-war activist Brian Becker told RT.

12.08.2014 01:20

US warns Maliki against ‘stirring trouble’ after new Iraqi PM announcement
The US has warned outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against attempts to stay in power after the country’s president officially named a replacement for the politician. Maliki recently lost the trust of both his Western and domestic allies.

11.08.2014 18:25

American held without bail after tweets in support of Islamic State
An American accused of conspiring to aid the militant group Islamic State was ordered by a New York judge to be held without bail after he was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport earlier this month, according to the New York Daily News.

11.08.2014 15:20

Hillary Clinton bashes Obama's foreign policy for giving rise to Islamic State in Iraq
Hillary Clinton criticized her former boss President Barack Obama in a new interview, citing the “failure” of his administration to contain the spread of Islamic jihadists in Syria who are now marching through Iraq.

11.08.2014 14:07

​Islamic State militants threaten Turkey with violence if Euphrates water supply not restored
Islamic State militants have directly threatened Turkey with violence as they swore to “liberate” Istanbul in order to reopen a dam on the Euphrates River. Water flow to parts of Syria and Iraq is at a record low.

11.08.2014 05:18

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