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FULL SHOW: Drones rain down on Iraq PM’s residence in botched assassination attempt

FULL SHOW: Drones rain down on Iraq PM’s residence in botched assassination attempt

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Iraq’s Prime Minister claims he knows who tried to kill him and has pledged to expose the culprit. On Sunday, several drones bombed the Prime Minister’s residence in Baghdad. Security had been ramped up with helicopters flying over the capital and military vehicles out on the streets. Extra forces have also been sent to the green zone, where the Prime Minister’s residence is located. RT’s Igor Zhdanov gives us the latest. (1:10) Then Professor at University of Tehran, Mohammad Marandi shares his perspective. (5:43) A German frigate deployed to the Indo-Pacific back in August, now ported in Tokyo following its joining of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces for drills. This move follows suit with several other EU states who have deployed to the Asian Pacific in recent months-in line wi...
Iraq joins long list of US’s lost wars. Time to reassess military strategy? (full show)

Iraq joins long list of US’s lost wars. Time to reassess military strategy? (full show)

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We came, we saw, we did not conquer. After Iraq and the US agree to end America's occupation there, Iraq joins the long list of wars lost by the US. RT Correspondent Faran Fronczak breaks down the deal,(05:04) and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, the host of RT's On Contact, discusses how he was prevented from telling the truth as a New York Times bureau chief in Iraq. (08:35) RT Correspondent Trinity Chavez then reports on the G-20 summit that failed to reach a climate resolution despite the chaos the world is experiencing as a result of climate change. (13:45) Then RT Correspondent Charlotte Dubenskij tells us why the Louvre is so angry at Pornhub. And finally, Steve Christakos joins Rick for Jock Talk and gives us the latest from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (17:25) Watch...
Why won't media tell you about attacks on US troops in Iraq & Syria (Full show)

Why won't media tell you about attacks on US troops in Iraq & Syria (Full show)

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Attacks on US soldiers in Syria are escalating at an unprecedented rate, US military personnel and diplomats were targeted with six attacks alone last week. How will the Biden administration respond? US Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute joins News.ViewsHughes to weigh in. He points out that the governments of both Syria and Iraq have explicitly objected to the US occupation. (19:16) But first, large demonstrators against the Communist government could be heard from the streets of Cuba on Sunday, with American flags and other forms of homage to the US making frequent appearances throughout. The protests are the country’s largest in three decades. RT America’s John Huddy reports the details from Miami before RT America’ primetime host Rick Sanchez shares his insights. (01:01) Presiden...
US troops attacked in Iraq as Iran rises in region (Full show)

US troops attacked in Iraq as Iran rises in region (Full show)

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A new round of brazen rocket attacks were launched against US forces in Eastern Syria and Iraq. Iran-backed militias in the region are being blamed for the attacks, which have seen an uptick in recent times. Meanwhile, the Islamic State insurgency may be poised to make a comeback. Is the US on the verge of being pushed out of Iraq? (00:15) An Investigative journalist and “Boom Bust” co-host Ben Swann joins Rick Sanchez with the details. He points out that generations of Iraqis have known the US as an only destabilizing force and that we are leaving a “wrecked country” that neighboring Iran is best-positioned to rebuild. (02:37) Did the FBI help kidnap Princess Latifa Al Maktoum of Dubai and return her to her allegedly abusive father? The famous royal who ran away from her controlling fat...
US Airstrikes in Syria & Iraq: Is It A Violation of International Law?

US Airstrikes in Syria & Iraq: Is It A Violation of International Law?

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The US says it has carried out air strikes against Iran-backed militias near the Iraq-Syria border in response to drone attacks on its forces in Iraq. A Pentagon spokesman said the strikes targeted "operational and weapons storage facilities" at three locations. Two days after the sentencing of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, which sparked a global reckoning over racism and policing, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a report calling on countries to adopt a “transformative agenda” to fight systemic racism. #QuestionMore #RTAmerica #WatchingTheHawks #Syria #GeorgeFloyd #Iraq #USMilitary Get exclusive content and watch full episodes now by downloading the Portable.TV app: https://bit.ly/DownloadPortable Telegram: https://t.me/RTAmerica Check out our other shows! ...
Militants in Iraq and Syria threaten revenge after US strikes

Militants in Iraq and Syria threaten revenge after US strikes

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The US military has carried out another round of airstrikes, which it says targeted Iran-backed militia groups in Iraq and Syria. Latest reports say the death toll includes at least one child, while the Biden Administration claims it acted in self defense. Iran is now accusing it of following in the footsteps of former President Trump. RT America’s Rachel Blevins has the latest. Then, Former UN Weapons Inspector and US Marine intelligence officer Scott Ritter weighs in. #QuestionMore #RTAmerica #InQuestion #Iraq #Syria #JoeBiden Get exclusive content and watch full episodes now by downloading the Portable.TV app: https://bit.ly/DownloadPortable Telegram: https://t.me/RTAmerica Check out our other shows! NO show does it like this. It’s TIME TO DO NEWS AGAIN with Rick Sanchez News with Ri...
US forces in Iraq face new threat from Iranian drone attacks – BBC News

US forces in Iraq face new threat from Iranian drone attacks – BBC News

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Armed forces from the US and other Western nations are facing a new threat in Iraq. American airbases have come under attack from Iranian-made drones carrying explosives. Iran denies involvement but its proxies in Iraq, the Shia militia, have been growing in strength. What is in effect a shadow war is taking place between the US and Iran, with Iraq as the battleground. Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Quentin Sommerville. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #BBCNews