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ISIS surge: Over 270 killed in Syria, former US base stormed in Iraq's Tikrit
The Islamic State militant group is on the rise in Iraq and Syria after crushing Baghdad’s plans to retake Tikrit. Hundreds of troops have been captured and 270 people were murdered in a Syrian gas field following the jihadists’ biggest attack yet.

19.07.2014 12:53

I'm confused, can anyone help me? Part 2
I'm confused. Jen Psaki, US State Department spokesperson, says that the Ukrainian government has 'every right' to use air strikes against its opponents in Ukraine on the grounds that it 'is defending the country'.

15.07.2014 09:53

​‘Appetites of ISIS extend far beyond Iraq & Syria’
Recent events in the Middle East have become a tipping point not only for the region, but the entire world.

11.07.2014 08:56

​1,000-strong Syrian rebel brigade defects to Islamic State - report
An entire 1,000-strong rebel brigade based in Syria’s Idlib province has reportedly defected to the Islamic State group, raising new questions as to whether other factions will rally behind the militant force that has swept through Iraq’s west.

11.07.2014 03:02

Next target - Lebanon? Minister fears wave of ISIS-inspired bombings
Torn apart by a political crisis and surrounded by armed conflicts, Lebanon will become the next target for ISIS and other terrorists, said Foreign Minister Nohad Machnouk. Earlier this week, 28 were charged with planning suicide attacks.

10.07.2014 18:27

Plan to arm Syrian rebels is ineffective and harmful – Ron Paul
Former Congressman Ron Paul has labeled suggestions to arm rebel forces in Syria ineffective and harmful, reiterating previous calls for the United States to disengage from the Middle East entirely.

10.07.2014 01:53

Britain sold Syria chemicals used to make sarin gas – FO document
Britain sold Syria chemicals which were used to manufacture sarin, the lethal nerve gas linked to some of the deadliest attacks to hit the country throughout the course of the three-year civil war, a leaked Foreign Office document revealed.

09.07.2014 09:17

'UK should be more concerned about its citizens’ activities in Syria'
The concern of the UK government and media is misplaced as they should worry about those individuals fighting in Syria rather than potential threats of their coming back home, Massoud Shadjareh, Chairman of the Islamic Human Rights Commission, told RT.

09.07.2014 06:48

Viral: Anti-ISIS Syria rebel commander delivers speech with 'Hello Kitty' notebook
A video of a jihadist commander in Syria drawing inspiration for an impassioned speech to his fellow militants from a little girls’ favorite Hello Kitty note pad has gone viral on the internet.

08.07.2014 16:51

Isis mobile wallet rebrands to avoid confusion with radical militant group
ISIS, the Islamic militant group rampaging through Iraq and Syria, has been hitting the headlines recently. However, Isis is also the name for a mobile wallet which has announced a rebranding since it doesn’t want to be associated with terrorists.

08.07.2014 05:18

‘Abandoned’ barrels containing deadly sarin seized in rebel-held Syria
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon informed Security Council members on Monday that two cylinders reportedly seized by Syrian government forces in an opposition-held region appeared to contain the deadly nerve agent sarin.

07.07.2014 21:34

'There is no force that could stop ripping Iraq to shreds'
​It would be totally disastrous and catastrophic if ISIS creates an Islamist jihadist political space in Iraq and Syria, with Iraq being on the verge of falling apart, author, blogger and journalist Matt Carr told RT.

02.07.2014 14:59

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