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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

600 tons of Syria's chemical arsenal loaded onto US ‘neutralizer’ ship
Hundreds of tons of the most hazardous Syrian chemical arsenal have been handed over to the US vessel which has special equipment to neutralize a dangerous stockpile. The chemicals have now left Italy to be destroyed at sea.

02.07.2014 10:29

‘Trolling’ among tactics used by US State Dept against ISIS
The US State Department has adopted some unconventional tactics to combat ISIS, the Islamic group making headlines recently for its onslaught against Iraq’s government forces. Among the unlikely strategies adopted by the US appears to be online trolling.

02.07.2014 03:04

‘Independent Kurdistan can hasten spread of jihad’
The formation of an official Kurdistan could accelerate the fragmenting of the regional order, including the breakup of Iraq and Syria, and the spread of Islamic jihad into Jordan and potentially Saudi Arabia, independent journalist Larry Everest told RT.

01.07.2014 13:04

Islamic bogeyman in Syria strikes fear in Washington
High-ranking US officials, while offering little in way of evidence to support their claims, are sounding the alarm on the possibility of foreigners in Syria initiating an attack on the US, sparking fears over airport security.

30.06.2014 12:36

'Turks kidnapped by ISIS come from one of the biggest mistakes of the Turkish govt’
Turkey cannot do anything to save its kidnapped people, so the Kurdish Peshmerga came into the picture and the Iraqi Kurdish leader is now the protector of the Turcomans rather than the state, Professor of International Relations Hussein Bagchi told RT.

30.06.2014 09:57

ISIS crucify eight anti-Assad fighters in Syria – watchdog
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ISIS) fighters have publically executed and crucified eight rebels who were fighting both Assad and jihadists, according to a monitoring group using information from local sources.

29.06.2014 14:41

‘Fueling Syrian war is last roll of dice for US & it's not working’
The US is providing most of the finance to keep the Syrian war going and arming rebels through Turkey, Kurds and Gulf Arabs, war correspondent and columnist Eric Margolis told RT.

27.06.2014 09:15

White House requests $500 million to aid Syrian rebels
The White House on Thursday asked Congress for half-a-billion dollars in aid to go towards opposition fighters in Syria at war with the regime of recently re-elected President Bashar Al-Assad.

26.06.2014 19:44

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