Arms

“No weapons for Israel!” Protest group pours fake blood in Belgium airport

A Belgian feminist activist group LilithS literally painted Liege Airport red with a hundred liters of fake blood at the facility’s role in arming Israel. The red pool of “blood” symbolized their perceived “slaughter” of Palestinians in Gaza by Israel. Six women took part in the protest at 11.30 am on Tuesday. The members were […]

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‘United Continent’: European volunteers fighting Kiev troops in Eastern Ukraine

European volunteers are streaming into Ukraine to join the fighting on both sides. While Kiev’s forces are beefed up with mercenaries from private military companies, Europeans have also come to defend the rebel Donbass region of their own free will. One of the latest reinforcements of anti-Kiev troops in Eastern Ukraine are four French ex-serviceman […]

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NATO chief eyes more bases in E. Europe to confront Russia

Under the pretext of an ‘overt’ Russian threat, NATO is pushing for a “readiness action plan” that will bring the Cold War military bloc closer to Russian borders than ever – even despite objections from some NATO members. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the 28-nation military bloc, which meets next week in Cardiff, Wales, […]

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“White rain”: Donetsk residents record alleged phosphorus shelling (VIDEO)

Citizens of Donetsk have recorded multiple videos of white glowing particles raining on residential quarters. The locals allege that Ukraine’s military has shelled their city with internationally prohibited phosphorus incendiaries. On Thursday night, people in the Lenin district of the city of Donetsk saw a flow of white fire pouring down from the dark sky […]

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‘Blindsided’: Israel uses US DoD, Congress ties to sideline White House on Gaza – report

Israel derailed the Obama administration’s attempts to mediate the Gaza crisis by striking an arms deal with the Pentagon and using leverage on the Congress, the WSJ reported. The relations are now at a low and the quarrel is personal. The strain between the White House and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet has left […]

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France to supply weapons to Kurdish forces in Iraq

France is to join the club of Western nations directly assisting Iraqi Kurds. Paris said the Kurds are in “urgent need” of support to fight against the radical Islamic State group. The French president’s office said the arms shipments will be delivered in a matter of hours and have been agreed to by Baghdad.

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US sends arms to Iraq – to solve problems Washington helped create

The US is conducting air strikes and supplies weapons to help outgunned Iraqi Kurds fight off the offensive of Islamist militants. The Kurds are battling against extremists armed with American arms and nurtured thanks to America’s policies. The airstrikes aimed at positions of the militants from the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS or ISIL, […]

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Ron Paul: US ‘hiding truth’ on downed Malaysian Flight MH17

Former Congressman Ron Paul said the US knows “more than it is telling” about the Malaysian aircraft that crashed in eastern Ukraine last month, killing 298 people on board and seriously damaging US-Russian relations in the process. In an effort to inject some balance of opinion, not to mention pure sanity, into the ongoing debate […]

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Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

In 2016, the Russian military will start deploying two advanced weapons, the fifth-generation fighter jet PAK FA and the long-range surface-to-air missile systems S-500, chief of the Russian Air Forces said. Lieutenant General Viktor Bondarev gave an outline of his branch’s modernization plans, including the build-up of Arctic infrastructure, in a radio interview with the […]

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Ukraine’s violent escalation: From Molotov cocktails to ballistic missiles

In less than a year, Ukraine has been plunged into a vortex of violence that doesn’t appear to have any end in sight. The vicious circle that started with Molotov cocktails thrown at riot police has now gone to ballistic missiles launched at cities. RT traces the bloody path that led a once peaceful country […]

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US allies cultivated Islamic State. Now IS plans to ‘raise flag of Allah in White House’

As the Islamic State tears through minority communities in northern Iraq, the extremist terror group, that owes its ascendance to funding from US allies in the Middle East, sent a message to the White House: We’re coming for you. “I say to America that the Islamic Caliphate has been established,” Abu Mosa, a spokesman for […]

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Kiev “gave up on us”: Ukrainian commander tells why 400 troops escaped into Russia

The command in Kiev has blatantly abandoned a group of more than 400 soldiers encircled by the self-defense forces, the senior Ukrainian officer who requested sanctuary in Russia with his men has revealed. Lack of ammunition, food, fuel and clear orders from the command on how to act in the condition of encirclement has made […]

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‘Complicity in genocide’: Russian MP slams US collaboration with Ukraine National Guard

US steps to increase military cooperation with Ukraine, providing its National Guard arms and training amid Kiev’s military operation, can be considered complicity in war crimes, Russian MP Irina Yarovaya believes. “In a situation, when the National Guard of Ukraine is leading punitive operations in the Donbass, the US promises to allocate $19 million for […]

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Obama’s “helplessness” an act: Snowden reveals scale of US aid to Israel

The turmoil gripping the Middle East is a direct result of the provision of cash, weapons and surveilla’s “helpless detachment” is just for show, the Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald writes. In a bold examination, the former Guardian journalist reveals the amazing contrast between what the United States says publicly, and what it does behind the curtain.

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“Complicity in genocide”: Russian MP slams US collaboration with Ukraine National Guard

US steps to increase military cooperation with Ukraine, providing its National Guard arms and training amid Kiev’s military operation, can be considered complicity in war crimes, Russian MP Irina Yarovaya believes. “In a situation, when the National Guard of Ukraine is leading punitive operations in the Donbass, the US promises to allocate $19 million for […]

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