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PM’s anti-terror plans ‘not thought through’ – govt legal expert
The QC tasked with reviewing the UK’s anti-terror laws claims Prime Minister David Cameron’s policies were announced without any thought given to their actual implementation.

27.11.2014 09:37

Fugitive terror suspect taunts ‘shoddy’ UK security services on Twitter
A fugitive terror suspect from Britain who skipped bail and fled to Syria amid a string of police blunders has ridiculed the UK's security services online, stating he was able to “breeze through Europe” to join the Islamic State while under investigation.

26.11.2014 17:06

‘Washington, the Hollywood of politics’: story behind Hagel’s exit
Chuck Hagel’s disagreement with Obama’s position on the Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan wars is most likely behind his resignation. The administration didn’t expect him to speak against the White House, former State Department official Matthew Hoh told RT.

26.11.2014 16:50

Using terrorists for regime change is unacceptable - Lavrov
Moscow condemns efforts to overthrow Syria's political regime using terrorist groups in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

26.11.2014 15:55

Menace of hypocrisy: Neocon propagandist frets over Russia’s ‘weaponization of information’
There was a strong whiff of hypocrisy in the Washington air on November 13 when the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) hosted a discussion of a report entitled ‘The Menace of Unreality: How the Kremlin Weaponizes Information, Culture, and Money’.

26.11.2014 08:10

50 civilians dead in US-led airstrikes against ISIS in Syria – UN
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria has killed 865 people since the start of the airstrikes in late September, at least 50 of them civilians, a new report from the UN chief reveals.

26.11.2014 03:54

​Syrian refugees launch hunger strike outside Greek parliament
In a bid for better living conditions, temporary working permits and medical care, up to 200 Syrians fleeing the war-torn country and seeking asylum in the EU, have begun a hunger strike in Athens’ main square.

25.11.2014 13:59

​Terror attack on Britain ‘inevitable’ – senior counter-terrorism official
Britain faces an “almost inevitable” terror attack by radicalized fanatics who have recently been “militarized” by the Islamic State (formerly ISIS), top security and police officials warn.

24.11.2014 09:32

Kids' crusade: ISIS abducting & indoctrinating children – UN
Islamic State are abducting and brainwashing children into joining their group, says a UN children’s representative. The organization says the militant faction are looking to “foster a new generation of supporters,” amongst young Syrians and Iraqis.

23.11.2014 15:44

Int'l anti-ISIS brigade: Westerners flock to fight for Kurds
People from the US, Canada, the UK, Germany and other western nations are fighting in Syria and Iraq, where Islamic State militants want to create a state of their own. But they're not jihadists – they're going into battle on the side of the Kurds.

23.11.2014 10:15

ISIS hostage John Cantlie ‘accepts fate’ in new propaganda video
Islamic State terrorists have released a new video featuring kidnapped photojournalist John Cantlie, who talks of "accepting his fate" as he criticizes a failed rescue attempt by US forces and Western unwillingness to negotiate.

22.11.2014 09:51

Syrian militants profit on ruins of former industrial capital
Aleppo province is locked in ongoing fighting between a mix of hardline Islamists with so-called moderate opposition, and Syrian govt forces. Yet, RT’s Maria Finoshina found that combatants are still making profit off Syria’s former industrial center.

21.11.2014 04:46