In order to engage Lebanese Hezbollah, the most powerful military group of the Islamic world, in the civil war Syrian rebels attack Shia sacred places and target 30, 000 Syrian Shia Muslims who live on the border with Lebanon.
The family of a British WWII hero has put the pilot's war memorabilia up on sale as they struggle to pay off the old man's nursing care. UK veterans and elderly increasingly face financial difficulties with a slow economy and hiking commodity prices.
The British Ministry of Defense has allocated over $22 million (£14 million) to be paid to hundreds of Iraqis who claimed to have been illegally held and tortured by UK forces during their occupation of the country after the 2nd Gulf war.
Speaking to RT, Israeli Defense Forces spokesperson Josh Hantman said “collateral damage” will continue in Israel’s ferocious ongoing ‘Pillar of Defense’ campaign in Gaza, and that Israel is being wrongly accused of disproportionate aggression.
A World War II ace, count Roland de la Poype, who recently died at the age of 92, was the last foreign Hero of the Soviet Union who fought in the Normandie-Niemen group. He was one of the first volunteers in the legendary regiment.