In fact, Waters had first hand experience with the powerful pro-war PR operation behind the White Helmets. Back in October 2016, a public relations firm representing the White Helmets called The Syria Campaign attempted to recruit Waters by inviting him to a lavish dinner organized by a Saudi-British billionaire, Hani Farsi. The rock legend and renowned activist was told that by signing on to the organization’s mission, he could help “elevate the voices of Syria’s peaceful heroes”
Pink Floyd former frontman Roger Waters slammed the Syrian civilian volunteer group, the White Helmets, during a concert last Friday in Barcelona calling them a “fake organization” that prompted propaganda for “jihadists and terrorists.”
The government has defended its decision not to share the full intelligence on the Salisbury nerve agent attack with Jeremy Corbyn, insisting the “circle” of those with access to highly sensitive information should be restricted.
Ben Wallace, the security minister, said the number of people entrusted with the most sensitive details of the case should be deliberately kept small so intelligence agents’ lives were not put at risk.
Lawmakers pushing harder than ever to convince the Air Force it's time to create a separate military entity to protect U.S. technologies in space.
The Home Office have rejected a visa application by Viktoria Skripal - cousin of Yulia, who was poisoned in the Salisbury attack.
The poisoned Russia's cousin will not be allowed to visit Britain after it was reported that she was deliberately being coached by Moscow to discredit Yulia.
An emboldened Russia will on Thursday attempt to discredit Britain’s international reputation at the UN after a series of blunders by Boris Johnson and the Foreign Office led to accusations that the UK had overstated its case that Russia was responsible for the nerve agent attack on the former spy Sergei Skripal.
Although the carefully crafted international alliance in support of the UK has held together despite Russian pressure, ministers were forced to backtrack from a claim by the foreign secretary that the UK’s chemical weapons watchdog had told him Russia was definitely responsible for the attack.
"I cannot understand how things have gotten out of hand," he said. "We have seen the virus of violence spreading. It is endemic in so many different parts of societies.
Some of the South's biggest music stars cross the border to perform as relations between the countries continue to improve.
Jacinda Ardern’s refusal to join international action against Russia could be an attempt to stake out independent credentials, but there is little to be gained
The Facebook scandal over misuse of user information has reached a Canadian data analytics company. And a whistleblower says he believes the firm, which has ties to the Trump presidential campaign, may have swayed the U.K.'s 2016 Brexit vote.
The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would legalize hemp, removing it from the federal list of controlled substances and allowing it to be sold as an agricultural commodity
Ukrainian deputy Nadiya Savchenko has been detained for allegedly plotting to kill the nation’s leaders in a Moscow-backed coup, less than two years after she received a hero’s welcome on her return home from a Russian jail.
Mark Meechan, 30, recorded his girlfriend's pug, Buddha, responding to statements such as "gas the Jews" and "Sieg Heil" by raising its paw. But police were alerted and he was arrested for allegedly committing a hate crime.
When we think of Russian attacks on social media, it’s usually connected to American politics or major social issues. However, Russian bot campaigns are also being used for other things—like making sure Rian Johnson doesn’t kill off that one Star Wars dude they like.
These woodland vigilantes, all in their early to mid-twenties, are not your typical environmental activists. They are members of the National Militia, an ultranationalist organisation closely linked to Ukraine’s Azov movement, a far-right group with a military wing that contains openly neo-Nazi members, and its political spin-off, the National Corpus party.
Lets point the cameras across the seas and ignore what goes on behind us.
Angela Merkel and other leading German politicians have criticised the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party for taking a “disgusting” trip to Syria designed to prove the country is safe enough to send home migrants.
Afghan security forces say they have arrested a German man in southern Helmand province who has been a long-time military adviser to the Taliban.
Astronomers have picked up a radio signal from the moment the lights went on in the universe billions of years ago, and they've discovered some surprises embedded in it. No, not aliens, but potential evidence of something just as mysterious and elusive.
Dar al-Manar, a project of Hezbollah-affiliated Lebanese media outlet Al-Manar, published a trailer for its new title Holy Defense on an official website and social media earlier this month. The 3-D, first-person shooter calls on players to defend Shiite Muslim shrines and defeat hordes of ISIS fighters across various cities, towns and villages in Syria and Lebanon, recreating the actual battles fought by the Iran-backed militia against jihadis that once claimed half of Iraq and Syria before entering parts of Lebanon as well.
Andreo wanted to photograph the Tesla Roadster from Earth, so he paid particular attention to ephemerides generated by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). This information would let him discern where and when it would appear in the night sky.
It’s ready to be taken whenever an outlandish claim is broadcast by an unknown car maker, extolling the virtues of its hypothetical vehicle that it says will change the shape of auto manufacturing the world over.
U.S. spies paid out $100,000 to a Russian intelligence source who promised to deliver weapons stolen from the National Security Agency and compromising information on President Donald Trump, reported The New York Times Friday.
The seller, who was not identified in the report, allegedly offered to sell the U.S. its hacking tools back, after they were advertised for sale online by a group called the Shadow Brokers.
"Israel has carried out dozens of attacks over the past one year but this is for the first time a Syrian military has shot down an Israeli plane," she said.
"It is also for the first time that Israel has said its planes carried out attacks inside Syria. In the past, the Israelis carried out attacks inside Syria but they would not mention anything about the target or even acknowledge attacks."
Russia building a 'doomsday' torpedo, leaked Pentagon report draft says
On Friday, the “We Are All Made of Stars” singer talked a little more about his intel sources during an interview with WFPK’s Kyle Meredith. Moby explained that, after “years of touring and spending time in D.C. and New York” he’d managed to make friends with “active and former CIA agents,” and when having dinner with them last year, they expressed that they were “truly concerned… that Trump was essentially being run as a Russian agent.”
A map showing paths taken by users of an exercise tracking app reveals potentially sensitive information about US and allied military personnel in places including Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.
While some bases are well known to groups that want to attack them, the map also shows what appear to be routes taken by forces moving outside of bases - information that could be used in planning bombings or ambushes.