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Middle East

Denmark hopes vote on Palestinian sovereignty can lead to peace in Mid-East
Denmark is the latest EU nation set to hold a vote to recognize Palestine. Politicians hope a ‘yes’ vote will rekindle peace talks between Israel and Palestine, and it could go a long way to Copenhagen formally recognizing Palestine.

28.11.2014 11:21

‘OPEC decision will undermine global oil industry’
OPEC`s decision not to reduce oil production will affect major oil producers and may undermine the global oil industry, planting the seeds for a major oil crisis in 2015 or 2016, international oil economist, Dr. Mamdouh Salameh told RT.

28.11.2014 12:28

Flood leaves Gaza in ruins, UN declares state of emergency
An estimated 100,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged as the streets of Gaza City. They were flooded with water and sewage after a week of torrential downpours, prompting the UN Palestinian refugee agency to declare a state of emergency in the area.

28.11.2014 04:29

‘Kobani- battle between good and evil’
Presenting the clashes in Kobani as a battle between good and evil where the Kurd good guys are fighting against the fundamentalist Islamists, western media helped the Kobani fighters reach their goals, Firat Demir from the University of Oklahoma told RT.

27.11.2014 12:14

Fugitive terror suspect taunts ‘shoddy’ UK security services on Twitter
A fugitive terror suspect from Britain who skipped bail and fled to Syria amid a string of police blunders has ridiculed the UK's security services online, stating he was able to “breeze through Europe” to join the Islamic State while under investigation.

26.11.2014 17:06

Save Christians in the Middle East!
Russia is currently considering the possibility of initiating a draft decision of the UN Human Rights Council on the protection of Christians in the Middle East and North Africa. Russian experts are now working on this document.

25.11.2014 19:12

​OPEC may decide to give Iraq, Iran, and Libya immunity from oil supply cut
Should OPEC decide to cut production this week in an effort to boost oil prices, media reports suggest that Iraq, Iran, and Libya could be given an exemption from making supply reductions.

25.11.2014 14:03

‘US Defense Secretaries come and go - war machine continues to roll on’
Regardless who is the US Secretary of Defense, there will always be Washington’s basic policy strategy around the desire to control the whole map and use the military to shape the entire world, anti-war activist Eugene Puryear, told RT.

25.11.2014 08:30

ISIS hostage John Cantlie ‘accepts fate’ in new propaganda video
Islamic State terrorists have released a new video featuring kidnapped photojournalist John Cantlie, who talks of "accepting his fate" as he criticizes a failed rescue attempt by US forces and Western unwillingness to negotiate.

22.11.2014 09:51

Canadian veterans join Kurdish battle against ISIS
​The Islamic State has been able to attract various foreigners to its side in the escalating conflict in the Middle East, but now some Canadian veterans are joining Kurdish fighters in an attempt to beat back the extremist group in Iraq and Syria.

22.11.2014 03:57

Russia and Saudi Arabia against ‘politicized’ oil prices – Lavrov
Moscow and Riyadh both want to see oil prices react to market forces, and not to geopolitical muscle flexing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said Friday.

21.11.2014 11:56

‘Western policy of destroying ISIS completely unsuccessful’
The US anti-ISIS policy only helps them recruit more people, while the only way to fight ISIS is to secure borders and re-examine immigration policies both in America and Europe, retired US Army Colonel Douglas MacGregor told RT.

21.11.2014 10:57