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'It’s all ours': Israeli deputy FM slams Western interference, saying Holy Land is Jewish
Israel’s new deputy foreign minister has lashed out at the international community’s attempts to create a two-state solution with Palestine. Tzipi Hotovely told Israeli diplomatic representatives aboard that the Holy Land belongs to the Jews.

22.05.2015 08:52

Australia to revoke citizenship of home grown jihadists
Australia is pushing ahead with plans to withdraw citizenship of Australia-born children of immigrants who join the Islamic State, immigration minister Peter Dutton said Thursday.

21.05.2015 20:40

Iraq Diary, Day 4: Meeting one of Iraq’s most powerful men
On Wednesday, we got a better understanding of Ayatollah Sistani’s role in the formation of Hashd Shaabi, met a leader of an anti-IS (Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL) Sunni group of fighters, and interviewed one of most powerful men in Iraq.

21.05.2015 16:23

Faith defender: Orthodox politician seeks ombudsman post for traditional religions
A staunchly Christian St. Petersburg MP known for his anti-gay statements has prepared a bill to create the position of ‘ombudsman for believers’ rights’, who would defend followers of Russian Orthodox Church, Islam, Judaism and Buddhism.

21.05.2015 11:32

​‘Double standards between Christians and Muslims’
Following the news that a non-Muslim American who threatened to burn down a mosque was released on bail, double standards seem to be at play in the US, Paul Salahuddin Armstrong, Co-Director of the Association of British Muslims told RT’s In the Now.

21.05.2015 11:11

‘Destruction of Palmyra would be a great loss, whole humanity will suffer’
International action is needed to fight ISIS in Syria and to prevent Palmyra, the birthplace of human civilization from destruction, Edmund Ghareeb, Middle East researcher and lecturer, told RT.

21.05.2015 10:59

Chechen leader ‘chides WhatsApp gossipers ridiculing teen bride marriage’
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has reportedly taken to the airwaves to lecture gossipers who, according to him, used WhatsApp messenger to ridicule the “wedding of the century” between a middle-aged police chief and a 17-year-old bride, local media says.

21.05.2015 04:14

Nebraska lawmakers pass bill banning death penalty with veto-proof majority
Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval to a bill abolishing the death penalty. The measure now heads to the governor, who has promised to reject the bill, but lawmakers believe they can override any veto.

20.05.2015 23:06

‘119 Lives Unlived’: Paula Slier’s documentary about her family and the Holocaust premieres on RT
The documentary “119 Lives Unlived,” featuring RT's Paula Slier as she investigates her relatives' Holocaust past, has gone on air. Follow Slier as she goes on a heartrending journey to learn more about her family members who perished in Nazi death camps.

20.05.2015 15:38

Iraq Diary, Day 3: Face to face with ISIS
On Tuesday, we were invited to a detention facility in Baghdad to speak to captured ISIS militants. The experience confirmed many of my own opinions as to why people are deciding to join this radical Sunni group.

20.05.2015 14:41

Western countries undeterred by ‘death cult’ in Saudi Arabia
Besides executing its civilians Saudi Arabia together with Qatar and the US are the biggest sponsors of terrorism and death squads around the world, anti-war activist Michael Raddie told RT.

20.05.2015 10:49

‘Immigrants stealing our jobs, Muslims taking over’: UK schoolkids’ survey exposes social divisions
Some 84 percent of UK middle-schoolers believe “racism against whites” is ignored, 60 percent say asylum seekers and immigrants are stealing jobs, and more than 30 percent say Muslims are taking over England, according to an extensive new academic survey.

19.05.2015 23:34