Nations openly chastised by the US for dismal human rights records donated billions to the Clinton Foundation, while gaining clearance for weapons deals approved by the Hillary Clinton-led US State Department, according to a new report.
The US is contradicting itself saying the Iraqi army has no will to fight Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) as they also claimed to have trained the Iraqi military so they could provide security within the country, defense consultant Moeen Raoof told RT.
FIFA’s biggest sponsors have put pressure on the association to convince Qatar, which is hosting the 2022 World Cup, to improve poor labor conditions for migrant workers. Sponsors to speak out include Visa, Adidas and Coca-Cola.
There is nothing remarkable about Al Jazeera America replacing its CEO - and everything when it does so a day after the US paper of record attacks the network’s newsroom culture. Was this a network reacting to employee complaints, or “soft censorship”?
Qatari security forces have arrested and interrogated a BBC TV crew, while the journalists were on an official press tour to cover FIFA's World Cup 2022 preparations. The government said the crew had broken the law by 'trespassing on private property.'
With most of the GCC countries skipping the summit at Camp David, it reflects the failure of US policy in the Middle East, as well as its declining power and influence, geopolitical analyst Ajamu Baraka from the Institute for Policy Studies told RT.
The monarchs of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have chosen to send deputies to the US-Gulf Arab summit. With two other leaders too ill to travel, this means only the Qatari and Kuwaiti heads of state will be at the Camp David meeting later this week.
Journalists from Germany’s biggest television networks were reportedly detained, questioned and not allowed to leave Qatar for days while working on a story about FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Doha’s vexed nomination for the 2022 football World Cup.
French prosecutors have reportedly launched a preliminary inquiry into allegations that France's leading construction company and a major global player, Vinci, is using forced labor on building projects for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Hillary Clinton, a former US secretary of state (and senator, and First Lady), will reportedly announce her 2016 presidential run Sunday via social media. Expect these recent Clinton scandals to surface again (and again) for the duration of her candidacy.