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​Palestinian death toll in 2014 highest since 1967 – UN
More Palestinian civilians have died as a result of the conflict with Israel in 2014 than in any year since 1967, according to a UN report which called for restraint on both sides.

26.03.2015 14:46

‘No Arab, GCC country has time or capacity to save situation in Yemen’
Yemeni President Hadi had repeatedly asked Gulf Cooperation countries to send aerial support to help his forces, but now that Houthi forces are moving towards Aden the time has passed, Baraa Shiban, Reprieve's Yemen Project coordinator, told RT.

25.03.2015 15:04

​Western ISIS adventurism, Israel behind Hamas - new Assange revelations
Julian Assange has given an interview to an Argentinian paper from his Ecuadorian embassy asylum where he spent more than 1,000 days. He spoke about why US meddling in Ukraine led to civil war, how the West helped ISIS and Israel supported Hamas.

24.03.2015 05:41

$100bn NATO claim: Serbian NGOs seek compensation for Yugoslavia bombing
​Two non-governmental organizations have said NATO should be required to pay compensation for the massive damage inflicted during the 1999 bombing campaign against Yugoslavia.

24.03.2015 11:35

Israel, US ‘boycott’ UN session on Gaza conflict
Israeli and American representatives were conspicuously absent from the UN Human Rights Council session on the Palestinian territories on Monday. The session aimed to look into the Gaza conflict which killed 2,200 people in 50 days in 2014.

23.03.2015 17:42

Pentagon blocks UN torture investigator from meeting Gitmo detainees - report
The Pentagon said it will refuse the United Nations special rapporteur on torture from interviewing or even meeting detainees held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay. The UN’s Juan E. Mendez called for increased access to the prison last week.

16.03.2015 16:46

Riga Nazi vets parade ‘reinterpretation of history for political purposes’
Whatever happened in the past, either during WWII or under the Stalin regime, cannot be used to justify present day politics, Lode Vanoost, former deputy speaker of the Belgian parliament, told RT, commenting on the Waffen SS veterans’ parade in Riga.

16.03.2015 09:08

Deployment of peacekeepers should be agreed with both sides of Ukrainian conflict – Lavrov
Russia is ready to discuss the deployment of a UN peacekeeping mission to Ukraine but only on condition that it is agreed both with Kiev and self-proclaimed republics in Donbass, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.

16.03.2015 10:33

Vatican endorses military force against ISIS ‘genocide’
The Vatican’s line on ISIS has taken a new turn, as its ambassador in Geneva suggested that if a political settlement is impossible, military force should be used against the jihadists. He also said the form of intervention should be defined by the UN.

15.03.2015 06:26

What the de-Palestinization of Jerusalem is really like
Everyday life of a Palestinian in Jerusalem consists of years spent in fighting for their right to obtain a license: first, for land, then for a house and then for the repair works for the house.

13.03.2015 14:06

Guantanamo prisoners now throwing feces, urine, sperm & vomit at guards
Detainees at the US Guantanamo Bay prison have resorted to assaulting guards with bodily fluids, top marine general John Kelly said at a Senate committee.

13.03.2015 10:27

Ten years on, Lebanon's 'Cedar Revolution'
Ten years ago this week, one million Lebanese – a quarter of Lebanon’s population – congregated in downtown Beirut at Martyr’s Square, demanding the departure of Syrian forces from their territory.

13.03.2015 08:33