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.
Emmanuel Macron has promised to “strike” Syria if any evidence emerges that chemical weapons were used against civilians. However, he added that French intelligence agencies do not have proof to back up such allegations.
An arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not be dropped, a British judge has ruled. His lawyers had argued it was no longer in the public interest to arrest him.
Nearly four months after its liberation from Islamic State, people from the Syrian city of Raqqa are slowly returning to what’s left of their homes. But many buildings in the city remain riddled with landmines and booby-traps. Locals say they’ve been left to take on
Republican lawmakers in the US are threatening to cut funding to the World Health Organization’s cancer research program. That’s after the International Agency for Research on Cancer said America’s most widely-used weed killer, made by Monsanto, is probably carcinogenic.
The healthcare system in Mosul is still far from adequate due to the “massive extent of devastation” inflicted, more than six months since the end of the battle for the city, UNICEF’s representative in Iraq told RT.
Russia’s defence ministry says rebel fighters have shot down a Russian jet in Syria’s Idlib province, and killed the pilot. Unverified footage of the incident has been posted online by the militants. See Also: (Russia Today) – Moment Russian pilot ejects after Su-25 jet downed
Washington uses the alleged Russian threat as a pretext for its nuclear build-up, while the real purpose behind the new hawkish nuclear strategy is to pump money into the military complex, the Russian ambassador to the US told RT.
A Libyan man who lost his whole family in a NATO air raid is planning to take his fight for justice to the European Court of Human Rights.
In north-western Iraq, locals are livid – after a US-led coalition air strike reportedly hit civilians and local police, instead of terrorists. The incident took place on Saturday. Reports suggest at least eight people were killed and 20 injured. Here’s what eyewitnesses had to say.
Days ago the US Secretary of Defense James Mattis updated and revised America’s global defense strategy. It is a dark vision of the world and calls for massive defense spending. What he calls a defense strategy critics say is a blue-print for wars without end.
Max and Stacy discuss the ‘highly inappropriate pay packets’ for the bosses at a 200-year-old infrastructure company that went down in flames following a very dubious public investment model. Max also interviews Arry Yu, COO of StormToken.com, about the gamified micro-task market where people can
America’s National Security Agency has the power to identify people by the sound of their voice. They are thought to be using technology much more advanced than that of Apple or Amazon. That’s according to a report based on documents leaked by the agency’s former
‘If you decide to challenge America’s experiment in democracy – it’s going to be your worst day’, said the US Defence Secretary, as he unveiled America’s new Defence Strategy, which will now primarily focus on deterring Russia and China.
With the Islamic State and its many confederates defeated or facing defeat in Syria, what is next for this war-torn country? What justification exists for the U.S. to maintain military forces there? Does Washington want Syria partitioned? If so, then why?
The US will counter any “threat to America’s democracy experiment” in the world, if necessary with military force, the Pentagon chief threatened. Jim Mattis said Russia and China are potential adversaries for the US.
Sweden is set to release a modern version of a 1940s guide on how to cope with war, with the creators citing the threats of climate change and terrorist attacks, according to local media.
Twitter staff have been caught on camera revealing that the company has direct access to – and monetises – some of its users most private information. Hidden-camera conversations with Twitter engineers were conducted by the undercover journalism group ‘Project Veritas’ See Also: (Russia Today) –
Are the mainstream media intentionally gaslighting the public against President Donald Trump? The reverse appears to be equally true – Trump does and with style gaslight the media. What kind of body politic is this creating? Has the US become a collection of hysterical drama
Hundreds of women and children held an armed rally in Sanaa on Saturday decrying the ongoing Saudi-led bombing campaign. Yemeni women called on their countrymen to ‘not surrender’ and ‘give up’ in a country ravaged by Saudi-led airstrikes since 2015 and suffering a blockade orchestrated
The U.S. has revealed that countering Iran is part of its ongoing operations in Syria after the fall of Islamic State and among the key reasons a military presence will remain there. The announcement was made during a Senate hearing on Thursday.
A cursory glance of the media environment could easily give you the impression that the vast majority of journalists studied psychology at university. So many are convinced Donald Trump is not mentally fit to be president. Are the same journalists suffering from Trump derangement syndrome?
The NSA has been steadily shedding staff ever since the agency introduced draconian internal rules to stop potential new Snowden-inspired whistleblowers, former NSA technical director William Binney told RT.
An Italian journalist is raising awareness of the Yemeni people’s suffering showing their daily life and traditions – that continue despite the horrors of war.
Wikileaks has published an e-mail apparently showing that the New York Times was providing the State Department – and Hillary Clinton – with advanced warnings about potentially damaging stories.