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‘Establishment stitch-up’: Concern mounts over Iraq war inquiry report
Ministers have come under increasing pressure to name the date when the findings of Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war will be published. A debate on the cost of the probe was held in Westminster Hall on Wednesday.

30.10.2014 16:14

‘Closure of Al-Aqsa mosque to flare up Israeli-Palestinian conflict’
By closing the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Israel is launching war on four fronts - against the Palestinians, all Muslims, Jordan and the international community, Abhallah Abdullah from the Palestinian Legislative council told RT.

30.10.2014 13:03

‘US rebuke of Israel seems childish: no deeds, only words’
The US Administration’s criticism of Israeli PM Netanyahu has not been accompanied by any deeds and the country still remains Israel’s main supporter, political analyst and Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy told RT.

30.10.2014 08:29

Sweden officially recognizes Palestinian state, Israel recalls ambassador
Sweden has recognized the occupied state of Palestine officially, according to its foreign ministry. The Scandinavian has become the first West-European EU state to recognize the territories. Israel has recalled its ambassador in Sweden.

30.10.2014 07:42

Netanyahu ‘chickenshit’ & ‘coward’: US officials go tough on Israeli PM
US-Israeli relations have sunk to new lows after Obama administration officials were cited calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickenshit” and “coward” engaging in political posturing, instead of efforts at Middle-Eastern de-escalation.

29.10.2014 10:37

Dead or alive? Fate of iconic Kurdish female fighter ‘beheaded by ISIS’ wrapped in mystery
Reports about the beheading of a young female Kurdish warrior known as ‘Rehana’ who fought for Kobani and reportedly killed scores of jihadists have sparked controversy. Other reports by people who claim to have contacted her say she is alive.

28.10.2014 21:08

‘Militant groups operating in Lebanon are totally different from those in Syria and Iraq’
The militant groups operating in Lebanon, especially in Tripoli, were enjoying the sponsorship of influential political figures in Lebanon, including members of government, unlike the extremists in Syria or Iraq, geopolitical analyst Jamal Wakim told RT.

28.10.2014 12:33

‘US allies against ISIS are actually ISIS’ main allies’
The way the US is carrying the anti-ISIS war is a total failure because the countries that initially supported, financed and armed ISIS are within the US coalition right now, Talal Atrache, an expert on Jihadist and Islamist mentality, told RT.

28.10.2014 07:41

​Two journalists hit by Israeli rubber bullets while covering protest (VIDEO)
An AP photographer and his Swiss colleague were hurt after Israeli border police fired a crowd control grenade at a group of journalists covering Palestinian protests in the West Bank.

28.10.2014 06:37

US launches new coalition war against ISIS… online
​The US has introduced a so-called information coalition to fight off Islamic State’s online recruitment campaigns. To prosecute the mission, Washington has sought the help of Western and Arab nations.

28.10.2014 03:40

​In Europe refugees are guilty until proven innocent
Between October 13 and this Sunday October 26, more than 18,000 police officers were deployed all across Europe in an operation cryptically labeled “Mos Maiorum” which translates into “according to our forefathers’ custom.”

27.10.2014 11:28

​Israel approves plan to build 1,000 settler homes in E. Jerusalem
The Israeli government has approved plans to build over 1,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem. It will expand two existing Israeli settlements on part of the territories seized in 1967.

27.10.2014 10:15

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