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.
More than a quarter of British charities under investigation by UK authorities are Islamic organizations, according to a report. Muslim leaders and activists have criticized the government for what they see as ‘excessive’ surveillance.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron will set out plans to cancel the passports of Brits fighting for the Islamic State (IS formerly ISIS/ISIL) or planning on joining the group, as the government continues to crackdown on British jihadists travelling overseas.
Amid controversial reports from international media about the situation in eastern Ukraine, a Brooklyn-born journalist has armed himself with a Go-Pro and traveled to the city of Donetsk, which has been a constant war scene for months.
A series of commemorative events took place in the German capital to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel said its collapse was about “reclaiming freedom” and showing that “dreams can come true”.
The beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning by Islamic State jihadists may have saved “thousands of lives” by shifting the opinion of British Muslims against the group, a leading expert on radicalization has said.