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Repressive govts donated to Clinton Foundation, arms deals approved by Hillary’s State Dept. - report
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.

26.05.2015 15:49

‘Iraq is scapegoat in US fight against ISIS’
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.

26.05.2015 12:14

​FIFA sponsors speak out: Pressure Qatar, defend migrant workers
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.

21.05.2015 04:53

Know your place: Al Jazeera America purges CEO after NY Times criticism
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”?

19.05.2015 15:24

BBC journalists jailed in Qatar while on official pre-World Cup visit
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.'

18.05.2015 14:18

​Obama & Gulf States summit: Party time with Wahhabi Atlanticists
US President Barack Obama’s GCC summit at Camp David this week looked like a better fit for the annals of surrealism than geopolitics.

16.05.2015 17:01

‘Gulf rulers snub Camp David summit: Total disarray of US policy in Mideast’
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.

13.05.2015 09:45

Snubbed: Most Gulf Arab rulers send deputies to Obama summit
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.

11.05.2015 17:09

France overtaking Britain as Gulf States’ main European ally
France is quickly becoming the most important European ally to the Gulf States, after President Francois Hollande made a landmark visit to the region and clinched an important deal.

06.05.2015 14:15

Qatar cover-up? Doha detains German reporters investigating FIFA World Cup
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.

05.05.2015 04:59

France probes 'dangerous' forced labor allegations in Qatar
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.

26.04.2015 13:14

Hillary Clinton: What to know about her recent controversies, scandals
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.

10.04.2015 18:10