The #BBC’s #Syria producer claims that video of the supposed aftermath of a toxic strike in the Syrian city of #Douma, was in fact staged.
Every so often, you may have noticed, the media – much of it – lose their minds. They become obsessed. Crazed. Fixated on something to the point of madness. And it’s happening again…
The four-part Al Jazeera documentary about how the government and intelligence agencies of Israel work with US Jewish groups to spy on, smear, and attack critics, was blocked due to heavy Israeli pressure. It was recently leaked online by the Chicago-based Electronic Intifada, the French
The outgoing IDF chief of staff has spilled the beans on a poorly guarded secret of the Israeli military, that it has supplied Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar Assad’s government with weapons “for self-defense.” See Also: (Russia Today) – US media biased in favor of
A number of human rights defenders have urged Israeli authorities to stop spraying dangerous herbicides over territory in Gaza. In a letter to military officials, they insist that it contravenes both Israeli and international law.
Rick Sanchez explains how Israel has used commercial planes to covered airstrikes in Syria and how this unprecedented way of attacks is violating the rule of war on the use of civilians as humans shields. Then, RT correspondent Michele Greenstein joins to discuss. See Also:
The UK army’s appealing to snowflakes and selfie addicts – in its latest campaign to get the younger generation to enlist. But just how many would be willing to swap phone time for the frontlines?
Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign in Yemen against Houthi fighters – deemed terrorists by Riyadh – has been ongoing for more than three years now. Yet – what the UN calls ‘the world’s worst man-made humanitarian crisis’ – apparently garners less attention than the murder of
People dressed in yellow vests are continuing their anti-government protest in Paris for the seventh week in a row. The Yellow Vest movement emerged spontaneously last month after French President Emmanuel Macron announced controversial hikes in fuel prices to encourage a transition towards greener energy.
In a big win for whistleblowers London police will be forced to reveal documents passed between U.S. and British authorities concerning WikiLeaks editors. An Italian journalist, and partner of WikiLeaks, has successfully appealed a Freedom of Information case with the Metropolitan Police.
Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two ex-bankers over the multi-billion dollar looting of state fund, 1MDB. The US bank denies the accusation, claiming it was deceived by the previous Malaysian government.
Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the passing of George H.W. Bush and why France’s Yellow Vest revolt is a rejection of neoliberalism. Doctor Ron Paul talks about the future of trade, NATO and his hopes for America in 2019.
Published on Dec 14th, 2018 – Arrests made as yellow-vested protesters condemn high living costs
Pakistan’s human rights minister Shireen Mazari criticizes the incompetence of US and NATO in resolving terrorism problem across the region.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin comments on the clash between Russian and Ukrainian military ships in Kerch strait
Two massive pods totaling up to 145 pilot whales beached & died after washing up on an hard-to-reach sandy beach in New Zealand. Half of the stranded mammals died when the help arrived, the rest were put down.
In a bid to counteract negative publicity, social media giant Facebook hired a PR agency to discredit critics by claiming that they were agents of liberal billionaire George Soros, a New York Times report has revealed.
How much were ISIS terrorists paid for atrocities? RT obtains documents shedding light on the matter
RT Arabic has obtained documents detailing money and rewards paid by Islamic State to its fighters. For example, 200 dollars for the capture of anyone deemed to be an infidel and 14-hundred for destroying a tank. And it shows ISIS terrorists were not just motivated
Saudi-led Yemen strikes destroy UK aid with British bombs – Oxfam slams London’s ‘incoherent’ policy
UK charity Oxfam has expressed alarm at coalition-led air strikes repeatedly hitting British aid projects in Yemen. An Oxfam representative brands Britain’s approach to Yemen ‘incoherent’, adding that the humanitarian crisis there continues to worsen with medical facilities and water supply systems being targeted.
Anya Parampil dissects a recent speech made by senior Treasury official Marshall Billingslea at the Brookings Institution, in which he claims governments in Venezuela and Nicaragua “threaten the integrity” of the international financial system. Anya exposes the banking and oil interests which fund Brookings and
In the wake of Pittsburgh and mail bombs incidents, social media sites have come under increased scrutiny. In both cases, the suspects had expressed their hostility online. We put the links between social media and hate speech, up for debate. See Also: (Russia Today) –
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has reinstated a lawsuit by a group of former child slaves accusing food conglomerates Nestle and Cargill of perpetuating slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.
Thursday sees the start of #NATO’s largest war games since the end of the Cold War. #TridentJuncture will include tens of thousands of troops, as well as warships and planes. Drills are being conducted in #Norway – which shares a border with Russia. The Russian
The Pentagon has defended its airstrike on a mosque in Syria last Friday – saying it was targeting Islamic State militants inside. Reports say dozens of civilians were killed in the attack in Deir ez-Zor province. The Syrian Foreign Ministry is now calling for international
Hundreds of people held a march on the Pentagon to protest against US military actions overseas. The march was organised by a coalition of activists from Answer Coalition, Code Pink, Veterans for Peace, and others. See Also: (Russia Today) – US tries to become judge
The US is pulling out of a nuclear missile pact with Russia. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty requires both countries to eliminate their short and medium-range atomic missiles. But President Trump accuses Moscow of failing to uphold its side of the deal.
The United States is to close its consulate in Jerusalem dealing with Palestinian affairs and merge it with the new embassy in the city, which was controversially moved from Tel Aviv earlier this year. Palestinian leaders are condemning the move, saying it will further fuel
The UN claims the situation in Yemen is catastrophic, warning that up to 13-million people are facing starvation, if the war doesn’t end soon. See Also: (Russia Today) – UK & US-led coalition in ‘deep denial’ of civilian deaths in Syria’s Raqqa – Amnesty International
Israeli forces shot dead 6 Palestinians on Friday in one of the deadliest days in months of mass protests along the security fence separating Gaza and Israel, Gaza’s Health Ministry said. The ministry added that at least another 140 Palestinians were wounded by live bullets.
Alternative voices online are incensed after Facebook and Twitter closed down hundreds of political media pages ahead of next month’s crucial midterm elections. Facebook says they broke its spam rules, they say it’s censorship. See Also: (Russia Today) – Facebook polices content, banning hundreds of
When it comes to policing the web, Google thinks it knows what’s best for us. A leaked company briefing called ‘The Good Censor’ outlines it, and indeed more of the Internet’s behemoths, including Facebook & Twitter, are grappling with how they censor content. And that
A contract for the delivery of five S-400 systems, one of Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft weapons, has been signed between Moscow and New Delhi.
The Russian Defence Ministry has released video footage of the delivery of S-300 systems, interceptor missiles, radars and other hardware to Syria to boost the country’s air-defense capabilities in the wake of the Il-20 incident.
Germany has reportedly approved new arms exports to Saudi Arabia worth almost 300-million dollars. The move comes despite strong criticism of the Saudis for their participation in the Yemeni conflict, which has resulted in thousands of civilian casualties. See Also: (Russia Today) – Pre-emptive hit:
Iran has lashed out at Israeli claims, made at the UN General Assembly, about alleged secret Iranian atomic warehouses. Tehran says rather it’s Israel which is the only country in the region with undeclared nuclear weapons. See Also: (Russia Today) – ‘Lavrov’s patience tested one
The US has switched from military coups and now effects regime changes through courts and parliaments, to deal with dissident Latin American leaders and claim their countries’ oil, Bolivian President Evo Morales has told RT. See Also: (Russia Today) – New Russian MoD details refute
September 24th, 2018 – Russian News
Within two weeks Russia will complete the delivery to Damascus of an S-300 air defense system previously suspended on a request by Israel as part of response to the downing of a Russian plane amid an Israeli air raid on Syria. See Also: (Russia Today)
The Russian Ministry of Defense is revealing a detailed chronology of the downing of a Il-20 plane near the coast of Syria six days ago. Earlier, the Russian MoD said the plane had been used as cover by Israeli F-16 jets during their strikes in
‘US reports anything to justify foreign policy’: State department blames terror in Syria on its govt
The US State Department has blamed the rise of terrorism in Syria on the country’s government and its allies. That’s according to Washington’s latest report on the matter.
‘If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem has to look like a nail’ – General Wesley Clark comments about the US plan to go to war in 7 countries in 5 years. Real.Video Backup
Quote: “Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop, has been overshadowed by task forces of scientists in laboratories and testing fields. In the same fashion, the free university, historically the fountainhead of free ideas and scientific discovery, has experienced a revolution in the conduct
The Russian military says an Israeli raid on Syria led to the shooting down of a Russian Il-20 plane by Syrian air defense forces. See Also: (Russia Today) – Russian Il-20 downed by Syrian air defense forces – MoD The Russian military say the Israeli
Key leaders and business chiefs from across the Asia-Pacific region have gathered in Russia’s port city of Vladivostok for the Eastern Economic Forum. On the sidelines of the event, President Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have been holding closed-door talks.
The Russian military has obtained “irrefutable” data that terrorist groups, including Jabhat an-Nusra, and the infamous White Helmets met in Idlib province on Sunday, according to the ministry’s spokesperson Igor Konashenkov.
Some 40 years on, the groundbreaking music of Pink Floyd sounds fresh and deep, and the lyrics of Roger Waters are as relevant as ever. How hard is the balancing act between music and politics? We talked to the legend himself – Roger Waters, musician,
Despite having a “fairly good penetration” of the Syrian opposition groups, the US has not seen any evidence suggesting that the militants in Idlib are capable of staging a chemical attack, the US defense secretary claimed.
A global network of intelligence agencies wants easier access to your private and encrypted messages. In a barely veiled warning to tech companies, it has promised to make things tough for those that don’t comply.
One of Hollywood’s biggest scandals was kept under wraps by a prominent news channel, according to the claim of one NBC producer who says journalists were deliberately stopped from breaking accusations against Harvey Weinstein.
According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, at least 120 protesters were injured after Israeli forces deployed tear gas and reportedly used live ammunition to disperse crowds. The series of protests known as the March of Return were launched along the Gaza-Israel border on March 30
Published on Oct 21st, 2016
The U.S. has warned India it could be facing sanctions – if Delhi goes ahead with the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence system.
Political activist and outspoken British rock musician Roger Waters from Pink Floyd, who has long been a vocal critic of the Syrian organisation, shared his thoughts with RT. He’s currently in Russia on tour and spoke at length to Sophie Shevardnadze. The full interview with
The last stronghold of rebel and terror groups in Syria – the northern province of Idlib – is surrounded by the Syrian Army. With a decisive battle looming, civilians are fleeing the area through humanitarian corridors set up by the Syrian government and Russia. See
Norwegian Palestine-solidarity activist Kristin Foss was shot twice in a week by Israeli soldiers. The first time she was shot whilst standing with her hands raised, and the second occurred when she was standing against a wall.
The upcoming 2018 US midterm elections might be targeted by Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned, while declining to provide any evidence.
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.
Published on Apr 28th, 2018 See Also: (Russia Today) – ‘Snowball Started with Clinton Losing a Rigged Election’ — Trump Cleared of Collusion with Russia
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.