Archive for: August 2017

Trump to expand US military intervention in Afghanistan

US reinforcements could start arriving in Afghanistan within days, a US commander in the region said in the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to raise the US stakes once more in the 16-year war. In a televised address to troops at Fort Myer in Virginia on Monday night, Trump did not say how many more […]

“Iran must withdraw from Syria or Israel will ‘defend itself’”

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel is prepared to intervene in Syria to counteract the Iranian influence in the conflict. Moscow, which views Iran as key to resolving the crisis, said it will note Israeli interests. When the two leaders met in Sochi on Wednesday, Netanyahu told Putin that […]

Expansion of Terrorism: Spain & Finland attacked

There are more and more cases of the same families, sometimes even the same people, being exposed to terrorist attacks in Europe. RT spoke to counter-terrorism expert Temi-tope Olodo, who says the authorities and the Muslim community must take a tougher stance on extremism. RT correspondent Igor Zhdanov commented on the recent attacks in Finland […]

‘Russia never refused to help us’ – Haftar to RT

The commander of the Libyan national army has been explaining the help and hindrance of foreign states, in the conflict that’s plaguing the country. General Khalifa Haftar’s been visiting Moscow, and has been speaking exclusively to RT.He took part in the coup that brought Gaddafi to power, but also played a crucial role in toppling […]

Daughter of U.S. envoy Friedman immigrates to Israel

The daughter of the American ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, has immigrated to Israel and taken Israeli citizenship. The 24-year-old Talia Friedman arrived at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday on a charter flight carrying over 200 new immigrants from North America and was greeted by her father. Friedman, President Donald Trump’s former bankruptcy attorney, was […]

Pentagon and State Dep. Said to propose arming Ukraine

The Pentagon and State Department have proposed to the White House a plan to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles and other arms, according to Defense Department officials. The proposed transfer — which also would include antiaircraft arms that would be defined as defensive weaponry — comes as fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists has […]

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