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US admits there is a much scarier terrorist group than ISIS
New intelligence has emerged warning Washington that its upcoming confrontation with the Islamic State may leave it blind to a more sinister and direct threat from a much lesser known terrorist group that has arisen from the ashes of the Syrian war.

21.09.2014 10:59

Forced sobriety: ISIS harms Baghdad with alcohol price surge
Enjoying a pint of beer or a glass of whiskey now comes at a dear price in Iraq’s capital Baghdad due to the Islamic State offensive. Forced to go around jihadist-occupied areas, importers must bribe Shiite militia, making retail prices unbearable.

21.09.2014 01:35

What does the US gain from paying for Europe’s Security?
Despite the fact that Europe is a very rich continent - the EU’s total GDP is higher than the US - Americans are bankrolling its security.

20.09.2014 14:56

Wanted: US puts $10 million bounty on killers of journalists
Although the parents of slain journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were warned of possible federal charges if they paid a ransom to their jihadist captors, the US Senate has approved a reward for information on the killers.

20.09.2014 06:54

War over? Both sides in Ukraine conflict sign treaty banning military action
Kiev and self-defense forces signed a memorandum aimed at effectively halting all fighting in eastern Ukraine after talks in Minsk. It creates a buffer zone, demands a pullback of troops and mercenaries, and bans military aviation flybys over the area.

19.09.2014 23:52

US accuses Syria of chlorine gas attacks
The US claims Syrian President Bashar Assad has broken the chemical weapons treaty he agreed to earlier this year, by launching chlorine gas attacks in Syrian villages. It comes as the Senate officially approved a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels.

18.09.2014 21:16

US Senate gives Obama authority to arm 'moderate' Syrian rebels
The Senate has passed a bill authorizing President Barack Obama to begin arming "moderate" rebels in Syria as part of a plan to step up the US military campaign against Islamic State militants.

18.09.2014 22:35

GTA-ISIS: Militants hooking youngsters with ‘Jihad video game’ trailer
Islamic State (IS) militants have released a jihadist video game trailer in which the aim is to destroy Iraqi and US forces, Arabic media report. The game, styling itself as a Grand Theft Auto adaptation, appears specifically aimed at young people.

18.09.2014 13:43

​'Autonomy of E. Ukraine - anathema for Right Sector radicals’
The political crisis in Ukraine is escalating, as for many political fractions autonomy for the eastern regions is anathema since it cuts against their ideology of the centralized country speaking Ukrainian, Alexander Mercouris, legal expert, told RT.

18.09.2014 13:33

​Turkey between rock and a hard place in US fight against ISIS
Turkey, a happy crossroads connecting Islam and Christianity, is heavily embroiled in the military aggression on its southern borders while trying very hard to act appropriately with regard to its NATO allies and EU partners in the West.

18.09.2014 13:53

​British Muslim leaders unite in plea for British hostage held by ISIS
Muslim leaders across the UK have appealed to the Islamist militia group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) to release British aid worker Alan Henning.

18.09.2014 13:16

ISIS-related arrests in US, Europe, Australia as intel warns of ‘gruesome’ attacks
The world is in the midst of a global crackdown on Islamic State and its ideas. European, American and Australian mass arrests were carried out amid frightening intelligence reports, as the US continues efforts at building an anti-IS coalition.

18.09.2014 07:49

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