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Australian teen ISIS adherent vows to fight US, UK until black flags fly over Buckingham Palace, White House
An Australian teenager has appeared in a video saying the Islamic State will keep fighting until there is an Islamic Caliphate established in Britain and the United States.

22.10.2014 03:13

ISIS earned $2mn per day on illegal oil trade prior US-led strikes – report
The Islamic State was making up to $2 million per day, or $800 million a year, by selling oil at roughly half the official price on the black market before the US-led airstrikes, a new study by a US-based consultant group revealed.

21.10.2014 14:48

US needs pro-American lobby in Israel
Behind the polite and diplomatic statements regarding the “unbreakable bond” that exists between the United States and Israel lays a more disturbing truth that is slowly coming to the surface.

21.10.2014 12:57

​‘Truth blocked in US through mainstream media’
A blockade on the truth in America can be broken by billboard campaigns, like that criticizing Fox News host Sean Hannity, with the involvement of crowdfunding and cryptocurrency, Max Keiser, the host of RT's ‘Keiser Report’, told RT.

21.10.2014 11:57

‘US seeks to reassert domination in Iraq, not to lose it in Afghanistan’
The US authorities see the ISIS threat as an opportunity to regain its position in Iraq where it spent trillions of dollars waging war, but at the same time wants to maintain domination in Afghanistan, Richard Becker from the Answer Coalition told RT.

21.10.2014 09:11

​Religious hatred, wealth inequality top global threat poll
Middle Easterners see religious and ethnic hatred as the top global threat, according to a Pew survey published last week. Meanwhile in Europe, fear of inequality prevails. However, religious hatred is seen as a growing threat throughout the world.

21.10.2014 09:27

‘Yemen could become the next Syria and Iraq’
The situation in Yemen is dangerous, with President Hadi and the military unable to confront Al-Qaeda, the Houthi in the capital, and Al-Islah using religious tension to regain power, Catherine Shakdam of the Beirut Center for Middle East Studies told RT.

20.10.2014 10:59

‘Saudi policy of downplaying oil prices to backfire on them’
Saudi Arabia wants to use lower oil prices to pressure Russia to change its stance on Syria, to antagonize Iran, and to force US shale gas out of the market, roving correspondent for the Asia Times Pepe Escobar told RT.

20.10.2014 09:35

Lybian powder keg – blows!
On October 20, 2011, Libya’s undisputed lord, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, was killed while attempting to escape from his stronghold of Sirte, following a joint attack from French aviation and anti-government rebels.

20.10.2014 07:31

US sends lethal aid to Kurdish forces fighting ISIS in Kobani
The Pentagon has publicly acknowledged an air-drop of lethal aid to Kurdish rebels fighting the hardline Islamic State in the pivotal Syrian-Turkish border town of Kobani, shortly after news of considerable gains made against the terrorists there.

20.10.2014 05:02

UK finally sanctions Qatari terror funder – 10 months after US
The UK has added a Qatari financier to its sanctions list - 10 months after he was blacklisted as a ‘global terrorist’ by the US. The British government now faces scrutiny over its sanctions regime and calls to tighten up.

19.10.2014 16:00

Abbas warns of legal measures against Israeli ‘aggression’ on Al-Aqsa mosque
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas warned that his government will seek international “legal measures” to deal with Israeli “aggression” against Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque.

19.10.2014 03:30

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