Dramatic moment Iraqi forces enter Kurdish Kirkuk, captured by RT

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 00:44Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 02:28 An RT Arabic crew has been on the frontline in Kirkuk and managed to film dramatic scenes showing the very moments the Iraqi military forced its way into the Kurdish-controlled city Monday. The exclusive footage brought by RT Arabic correspondent Bzurk Muhammad shows tanks…

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US Military to Be No Longer Safe in Middle East

ALEX GORKA | 09.10.2017 | WORLD US Military to Be No Longer Safe in Middle East By insisting on fixing or abrogating the Iran nuclear deal, the United States may be ostracized. And being pushed hard, Iran will retaliate. President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to deliver an Iran policy speech on October 12 to decertify the Joint Comprehensive…

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What Saudis Hope to Get Out of Russia Ties

EDITOR’S CHOICE | 10.10.2017 What Saudis Hope to Get Out of Russia Ties M.K. BHADRAKUMAR The mishap at the Moscow airport on Wednesday when the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz arrived on a historic visit, was a wake-up call that even the most carefully choregraphed enterprises may hold unpleasant surprises. When Salman exited his plane and…

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Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back

Feature Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back Sofia Barbarani/IRIN In-depth Beyond Mosul: Iraq’s longer-term obstacles to peace  This article is part of our in-depth coverage. Read more like this… FALLUJAH, 2 October 201 Sofia Barbarani IRIN contributor Midday in Fallujah and the searing sun beats down on the dust-caked roads. The salmon-hued…

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Who hit NKorean-linked Syrian chemical plant?

 Sep 7, 2017 @ 10:51 air strike, Israel, North Korea, Syria chemical, US-Syria Syrian opposition media named Israel as responsible for air strikes over Syria before dawn Thursday, Sept. 7 – in particular the attack which targeted the Scientific Studies Researchers Center, or Centre D’Etudes et de Recherches Scientifiques (CERS), at Masyaf, 38km west of Hama in central Syria. This facility…

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Israel’s Newest Threat

 Oct 1, 2017 @ 21:48 Eilat, Eritrea, Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemeni Houthis Israel heard a new threat this week from an entirely new quarter, Yemen’s rebel Houthis. Their military spokesman, Col, Aziz Rashid, said Sunday, Oct. 1, in reference to Israeli bases in Eritrea: “Israel’s military bases in Africa are within range of Houthi missiles,” adding, if necessary, “Our forces…

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Study Shows Anti-Israel, Anti-Jewish Bias In UN Palestinian Schools Worse Than Ever

25 0. Hatem Moussa/AP by DEBORAH DANAN1 Oct 201718 NEW YORK – Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic themes in textbooks used by schools run by the UN Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA have only worsened in recent years, the Algemeiner reported.  A recent 261-page report by Dr. Aaron Groiss reviewed 77 books issued by the Palestinian Authority in 2016 and 2017…

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Bodyguard Gives Harrowing Account of Benghazi Attack

67 AP by BREITBART JERUSALEM3 Oct 2017104 WASHINGTON (AP) — A diplomatic security agent testified Monday that after militants stormed the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, he turned to U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was hiding in a safe room, and said, “When I die, you need to pick up my gun and keep fighting.”…

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H.R. McMaster’s Former Think Tank: Trump Has ‘No Grounds’ for Refusing to Certify Iran Deal

30 AP/Susan Walsh by AARON KLEIN3 Oct 2017137 NEW YORK — A UK-based, George Soros-funded think tank where White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster served for eleven years has claimed that President Donald Trump has “no substantive grounds” for declining to certify the U.S.-brokered international nuclear deal with Iran. Ahead of a looming October 15…

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Palestinians speak out about torture in PA prison

Jericho prison is playing a key role in a Palestinian security apparatus aimed at stifling dissent, observers say. Noha Halaweh’s sitting room in Nablus is lined with pictures of her husband, Ahmed, who was beaten to death by Palestinian security forces last year [Jacob Burns/Al Jazeera] by Jacob Burns Jerusalem – Palestinian journalist Sami al-Sai had…

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