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Syria

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

Iraqi dealers confirm ISIS hoarding gold, precious metals to issue currency – report
Islamic State militants are reportedly acquiring gold, silver and other precious metals in a bid to further solidify their control over large swathes of Syrian and Iraqi territory by issuing their own currency, Iraqi metal dealers confirmed to McClatchy.

21.11.2014 16:13

‘Get your own extremist husband and bring some thermals’ – Jihadist bride’s advice to UK ‘sisters’
A British jihadist bride is warning her fellow “sisters” to have some “self-respect” and not be home wreckers who chase married ISIS fighters. She also advised they bring warm clothes for the harsh Syrian winters.

21.11.2014 14:20

Ex-Taliban British bomb expert joins ISIS
A Briton who claims to be a bomb expert said he has joined Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) after having fought for the Taliban for several years.

21.11.2014 09:13

‘Western policy of destroying ISIS completely unsuccessful’
The US anti-ISIS policy only helps them recruit more people, while the only way to fight ISIS is to secure borders and re-examine immigration policies both in America and Europe, retired US Army Colonel Douglas MacGregor told RT.

21.11.2014 10:57

The Cult of ISIS
No, we’re not talking about any ancient Egyptian religious lore, even though geographically, we’re in the same general area.

19.11.2014 11:43

‘US policy - number one driver of terrorism in the Mideast, around the world’
If the US was serious about re-evaluating not only how it fights terrorism but how terrorism is spread, it would begin by looking in the mirror as its counter-terrorism strategy that foments terrorism abroad, geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser told RT.

19.11.2014 09:57

Dutch mom travels to ISIS Syria stronghold to save daughter from jihadist 'lover'
A mother from the Netherlands has pulled off a daring rescue mission to free her daughter from her jihadist "lover" in Syria. Dutch police warned her not to go, but she went to ISIS-controlled Raqqa, found her daughter and brought her safely to Turkey.

19.11.2014 09:32

‘UK foreign policy to blame for sense of hatred, alienation of young Muslims’
The main threat to UK home security is presented by young alienated Muslims who are under constant surveillance and harassment by the government, but not those citizens who went to Syria or Iraq and came back, political commentator Chris Bambery told RT.

19.11.2014 07:19