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‘West’s policy on Syria could ignite WWIII’

The situation in Syria is just a warm-up before a real confrontation, which will draw Russia and China into action, believes Lawrence Freeman from the Executive Intelligence Review magazine. ­Russia and China are rightly worried about what is behind the policy of the US and its allies in Syria and Iran, Freeman told RT. “President […]

RT’s 10 that shaped 2011: London burns, UK Riots

With 2012 just around the corner, RT continues its own countdown with ten special reports on events that have shaped 2011. We are looking back at major stories through the eyes of RT correspondents who witnessed them. It has been a tough year for the UK, which saw its worst unrest in decades, as several […]

US navy crosses Strait of Hormuz after Iranian oil threats

US navy crosses Strait of Hormuz after Iranian oil threats

An Iranian warplane has spotted a US aircraft carrier during Tehran’s ongoing navy drill in the Persian Gulf, reports IRNA news agency. The US fleet’s maneuvers come after Iran threatened to block the oil flow through the Strait of Hormuz Tehran’s surveillance jet has shot a video and pictures of the American carrier, which was […]

Libyan society falling apart without anti-Gaddafi glue

Libya is heading into the New Year with new leaders and hopes. But it turns out, as the immediate post-revolutionary excitement fades, the different factions of the former rebels are turning on each other in what may become a competition for power. Flying high, but still running low – almost two months after the lifting […]

From Tripoli to Damascus: Arab wild geese take wing

From Tripoli to Damascus: Arab wild geese take wing

Libya’s former rebels are urging Syrians to follow their revolutionary path. Hundreds of mercenaries, some of them former terrorists, are ready to take up arms again to help overthrow President Assad. In less than three months, Libyan rebels have gone from being hailed as liberators to being condemned as occupiers, reports RT’s Oksana Boyko. People […]

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