British Prime Minister David Cameron is to hold historic talks on combating ISIS with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani – the first meeting of British and Iranian leaders since the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
An Al-Qaeda splinter group has kidnapped a French citizen and announced it will execute him if Paris doesn’t stop its military action against the Islamic State in Iraq. France has confirmed the incident, but says it will not change the nation's position.
69-year-old Agafia Lykova was born in the wilderness of Russia’s Siberia and has never left the forest, where she has preserved her ancestors' faith and lifestyle. RT visited the country's most famous hermit in her taiga 'lodge.'
A far right political party has been condemned by a leading photographer and social media users after it manipulated a picture of Afghanistan’s’ first woman police officer to promote an anti-burqa campaign.
HSBC has officially closed the bank account of one of Britain’s oldest mosques, in an effort to minimize its risk. The mosque’s chairman said the banks’ action was discriminatory and Islamophobic. Meanwhile, they have opened an account with a new bank.
Massive influx of Syrian-Kurd refugees to Turkey is “fallout” of Ankara’s policies as it facilitates “death squads” going into Syria to overthrow the sovereign government in Damascus, journalist and activist Sukant Chandan told RT.
It was the West that armed and financed ISIS and it is “outrageous” to blame Muslims for supporting extremists and close their bank accounts when they’ve done nothing wrong, Massoud Shadjareh from the Islamic Human Rights Commission, told RT.
Belgian police arrested several people planning a terrorist attack on European Commission Headquarters in Brussels, media reports say. It comes amid fierce efforts by local authorities to crack down on extremism.
A provocative ad campaign featuring anti-Islamic messages is to run on one hundred New York City buses and two subway stations beginning next week. Costing $100,000, it equates Hamas with Islamic State militants for ‘education purposes.’
A skull cap worn by Pope Francis which was put on eBay has already gathered more than $250,000 in less than 36 hours. An Italian TV host coaxed the Pope to put his ‘papalina’ to auction and donate the money to the kids of the DR Congo.