A Facebook page containing pro-Palestinian posts has been taken down by the social media giant. The latest in a string of pages removed by Facebook, it has renewed claims of “censorship” against the company.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has formed a special group that will co-ordinate Washington’s policy on Iran, that’s as it continues to pressure the country with sanctions. The head of the new group, Brian Hook, says the US is prepared to punish any country
According to an investigation by war correspondent Robert Fisk a large batch of weapons, discovered in formerly terrorist-controlled areas of eastern Aleppo in Syria, came from the West. Robert Fisk tracked serial numbers on the missile casings, and tried to find out how those weapons
The U.S. has confirmed its armed drones have been operating in the west African country of Niger for more than 6 months now.
The reason behind Ecuador’s change of heart towards Assange is unclear, but “pressure has been brought to bear, presumably by the United States,” human rights activist Peter Tatchell believes. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9b6t See Also: (John Kiriakou) – John Kiriakou: Assange may be charged with espionage if
Although some members of the Western-supported White Helmets may be in the business of saving lives, the group is also a ‘propaganda organization,’ author Sy Hersh has told RT’s ‘Going Underground.’ The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist also spoke about reporting in the United States and how
In primetime CNN is trailing behind HGTV, the History Channel and the Food Network. MSNBC is also trailing after making gains against Fox News last year. To put Fox News’ lead into perspective, by total average viewers in prime time, they are leading with 2.3
Published on Nov 13, 2011 – Americans are in the crosshairs of terrorists worldwide purely due to Washington’s policy in the Muslim world, not because there is an Islamic enemy whose only aim is to kill Americans for their freedoms and lifestyle, insists a former
It’s been 6 years since Wikileaks editor Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and he hasn’t left since. Assange sought refuge there to avoid being extradited to Sweden over sexual assault allegations in a case later dropped. But he’s still a wanted man
Published on Jun 15th, 2018 – Incredible! Epic! YUGE!
State Attorney General Maura Healey announced that Massachusetts is suing Purdue Pharma on behalf of 670 Massachusetts residents who were prescribed OxyContin, became addicted to opioids, overdosed and died. The 80-page complaint filed Tuesday in state court says the pharmaceutical company violated the state’s consumer
The summit in Singapore was full of mutual reassurances, but, as Murad Gazdiev reports, North Korea should look to the example of other countries who placed trust in US presidents in the past.
After getting rid of its news trending team and switching to algorithms to combat fake news, Facebook seems to be back on track at hiring human news-checkers. RT looks at the twists and turns of social media giant.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of central London on Saturday to demand the release of English Defence League (EDL) co-founder Tommy Robinson. See Also: (Russia Today) – RAW: Clashes erupt at ‘free Tommy Robinson’ march in London
WWIII may be end of civilization, and that should restrain conflicts, Putin said during his 16th Direct Line Q&A sesstion See Also: (Mox news) – Taiwan Holds War Games To Prepare For Attack From Mainland China! June 7th, 2018 – Japanese News
It’s been one year since the start of the operation to liberate Syrian city of Raqqa from ISIS, but the actual human cost of the operation, remains far from clear. According to the US-led coalition, the number of civilians killed in the battle for Raqqa,
Amnesty International is accusing the US-led coalition of committing potential war crimes during last year’s operation to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State. The rights group says there’s strong evidence that America and its partners used indiscriminate and disproportionate force and that
Investigative journalist Max Blumenthal has published documents he says were leaked from Cambridge Analytica’s parent company. They allegedly reveal that it has been collecting data for private military contractors in Yemen.
The Saudi-led coalition there is closing in on the port city of Hodeida, aid agencies fear it’ll worsen the humanitarian crisis in the whole country. Hodeidah is Yemen’s third largest city and its port is a lifeline for Yemen. See Also: (Russia Today) – Putin
In March of 1951, Jacobo Arbenz came to power in Guatemala after having been resoundingly elected by the people. A little more than three years later, he was forced to resign in the midst of armed intervention. His reforms to redistribute unused land to poor
Some 4,500 pairs of shoes have been laid out in front of the EU Council building ahead of a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers. Each pair is meant to symbolize a Palestinian killed by Israeli forces over the last decade.
As the US continues to grapple with a widespread opioid epidemic, alarming research from Seattle indicates that the local population is consuming so much oxycodone that it’s seeping into the local water supply.
The US dollar is becoming less appealing for investors as American debt continues to soar and the greenback is printed to cover it, investor Jim Rogers said at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
The US military is relying more and more on drone warfare but could this modern weapon do more harm than good? Brandon Bryant, former drone operator in America’s armed forces, shares his experience.
Julian Assange is reportedly facing new limitations that include bans on phone calls and even visitors, according to WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing group he co-founded. The restrictions come as his fate is being negotiated by UK & Ecuadorian authorities.
At least six people, including two children, were killed in a reportedly Saudi-led airstrike this morning in Sanaa province. The video footage has captured the moment rescuers tried to help the victims, mostly children, who were helplessly trapped under piles of rubble. RT discussed the
What did John Kiriakou, who worked for Gina Haspel & went to jail for exposing torture, see? Do ethics matter? Does law matter? Does torture work? Who would Jesus torture? Why was a 27 year highly honored veteran of CIA, beaten & arrested at the
The arrest of a notorious drug lord a decade ago in Afghanistan was heralded as a devastating blow to the Taliban. But now, Haji Juma Khan has walked free from an American prison.
Facebook will now rank news sources by “trustworthiness,” promoting or suppressing content based on this criterion. However, news organizations enlisted to help define what “trustworthy” is seem to reveal a strong political bias.
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Local Syrian doctors have testified that they saw no patients with signs of chemical poisoning in the aftermath of the alleged attack in the city of Douma. RT asked independent researcher Vanessa Beeley, who returned from Douma just days ago, about what she saw.
SOURCE: Russian MoD The Pacific Sea Fleet conducted a series of drills in the Sea of Japan, as seen in a video released by Russia’s MoD on Friday. See Also: (Russia Today) – Countdown to V-Day begins: Military parade rehearsal in Moscow More than 12,000
Witnesses of the alleged chemical attack in Douma, including 11-year-old Hassan Diab and hospital staff, told reporters at The Hague that the White Helmets video used as a pretext for a US-led strike on Syria was, in fact, staged.
Russia not a threat to UK & Brits, but threat to neocon plan for regime change in Syria – Neil Clark
UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has launched another scathing attack against Moscow, saying his country needs to reassess the threat from the Russian government.
Suspected Saudi-led strikes on a wedding ceremony in Yemeni Hajjah province have resulted in multiple casualties, including women and children. The death toll ranges from 20 to 50 people, reports citing local health officials say.
After allegations of a chemical attack in Syria, Western fighter jets were soon revving their engines, ready to unleash a “humanitarian intervention.” Chemical weapons inspectors were on their way to the Syrian town of Douma to investigate whether an attack had actually happened, but cruise
Iran has announced it’s dumping the dollar in favour of the euro for official financial reporting. That will make it the latest nation to limit use of US money.
The controversial Syrian activist group, the White Helmets, has tried to lobby Roger Waters, the co-founder of the rock group Pink Floyd. A group, called the Syria Campaign, sent an email to the musician, inviting him to a fundraising dinner on behalf of the White
The strikes against Syria have been condemned by the former lead singer of Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, during a concert in Barcelona.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the White House in Washington DC on Saturday to protest against the US-led airstrikes in Syria. Many of the protesters were holding banners and flags against the war on Syria while others used words of civil right activist
The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting, at Russia’s request, on the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria which killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds more. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres briefed members saying the situation in the MIddle East is in “chaos”
The massive missile strikes the US and allies conducted against Syria actually benefit terrorist groups, and prevented inspectors from proving if chemical weapons were used in Douma, international analysts told RT.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. In response to push by members of Congress, Zuckerberg admitted social media sites (including Facebook) should be subjected to some regulation from the government. For more on this, RT America’s Ed
The drum of war is beginning to bang in Washgton and the beat is for Syria. But did Iraqi ivasion play out along suspiciously similar lines? See Also: (Russia Today) – Turns out, sources reporting on chemical attack in Douma are sponsored by West… Still
Sacha Llorenti, the Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations – and the man who called Security Council meeting on Thursday tells RT that possible escalation in Syria without the authorization of UN Security Council would be a violation of international law.
April 09, 2018 – Russian News
UN Security Council held an emergency meeting on security in the Middle East, in the wake of reports of an alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is recruiting staff to compile a database, aimed at monitoring journalists around the world.
H/T Ryan Dawson Israels Internet Censorship War If Americans Knew See Also: (RussiaToday) – Drone footage captures ‘Great March of Return’ protests at Israel-Gaza border Palestinians continued protesting along Gaza’s eastern border near Khan Younis on Friday, as part of the ‘Great March of Return’
Former intelligence officers have launched a petition in support of Julian Assange. They want the Ecuadorian embassy, where he’s been staying since 2012, to restore his internet connection. The petition letter was handed over by a former CIA officer-turned-whistleblower.
At least 8 people, including a child, are now thought to have been killed, and more than 1000 others injured, after Israeli forces fired live ammunition at protesters in Gaza. Those numbers are from the Palestinian Health Ministry. The unrest broke out as Palestinians resumed
A Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed 14 civilians, including seven children, in the coastal city of Hodeidah on Monday, media reports citing medics and witnesses.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said Turkey is in no position to lecture the IDF on its conduct during violent clashes in Gaza. He said Israel had “the most moral army” and dismissed Ankara’s criticism as an April Fool’s Day joke.
At least 17 Palestinians have been killed and over a thousand injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border. Earlier, the Israeli army used live bullets, tear gas and drones against Gaza demonstrators.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has had his internet connection cut off, and isn’t being allowed visits at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Australian journalist and documentary film maker, John Pilger shares his opinion about the issue.
Amid increased tension between the UK and Russia over the Salisbury nerve-agent attack, Britain has adopted a new national security strategy with London now ranking Moscow alongside Islamist terrorism on its list of main threats. See Also: (RussiaToday) – RUSSIA DID IT! (Skripal case logic)
RT hosted a debate on what the fallout of the unfolding Facebook data scandal could be. Richard Goodstein, a former advisor to both Bill and Hillary Clinton’s presidential election campaigns, went head-to-head with legal & media analyst Lionel See Also: (Russia Today) – In your
Units from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) regained control of Saqba, as the battle for Eastern Ghouta continues on Tuesday. Drone footage from Saqba shows the effects of war on the district.
US forces staging biggest drills in Alaska in three decades as battle for Arctic dominance continues
It seems the battle for Arctic dominance continues with US forces conducting large-scale military exercises in Alaska this month to train troops ‘to fight and win in the Arctic.’
It is exactly 15 years since the US began an operation it called Iraqi Freedom, commonly known as the Iraq War. What began as a promise to liberate a country from a dictator, turned into years of conflicts across the region.
Trump brought props to the meeting with visiting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to illustrate the close security partnership. He showed reporters a sign that lists Saudi purchases and another of pending sales of military equipment to the kingdom.
Russia-UK relations plunge amid row over the poisoning of a former spy. Award-winning journalist John Pilger joins RT to discuss this issue.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said 23 UK diplomats must leave Russia in response to Britain’s “provocative actions and groundless accusations” over ex-double agent Sergei Skripal’s poisoning. The British Council will also be shut.
The U.S. Central Command has admitted it does not know how resources it gives to the Saudi-led coalition are being used in the conflict with Yemen. The UN describes the situation as the worst man-made humanitarian crisis in modern history.
‘Godmother of Torture’ Haspel should be in dock at The Hague, not head of CIA – agency whistleblower
Donald Trump won’t get alternative viewpoints by surrounding himself with ‘yes men’ and ‘yes women,’ and that is the mark of a failing presidency, former CIA analyst and whistleblower John Kiriakou told RT.
The head of NATO says the alliance’s troops will stay in Iraq so long as that’s OK with the Iraqi government. Former US Congressman Ron Paul thinks it’s time for the alliance to pull out its forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied accusations he revived an arms race by unveiling Russia’s new nuclear deterrent. That was done by US President George W. Bush killing a 30-year-old missile treaty in 2002, he told NBC.
Years of war have left Syrian cities and infrastructure a decimated landscape of flattened buildings and rubble.