No one should be excluded, Russia says after report Gaddafi’s son sought its help in Libya election

Saif al-Islam, the son of slain Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi, should have a chance to run for the country’s top office, a senior Russian diplomat said. Earlier Bloomberg reported he had asked Russia to support his candidacy. The report on Saif al-Islam’s contacts with the Kremlin is part of a larger story about Russia’s role […]

Facebook suspends 'researcher' who faked Russian interference in Alabama election

Facebook has suspended the account of Jonathon Morgan, the researcher behind a disinformation campaign against an Alabama Republican candidate who ended up losing the race for a Senate seat. Morgan claimed it was “research.” Morgan, the CEO of New Knowledge, a social media research firm that published a major report on alleged Russian interference in […]

Win for Turkey, loss for Kurds, election rhetoric for Trump – experts on US pullout from Syria

The announced US withdrawal from Syria is likely related to the 2020 US elections, as well as the complex power struggle between Turkey and Saudi Arabia for influence in Washington, Middle East experts tell RT. US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday morning that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has been defeated and the US […]

Trump-Russia dossier was created so Clinton could challenge 2016 election results – Steele

The British ex-spy who authored the infamous dossier alleging collusion between Donald Trump and the Kremlin said one of his goals was to give Hillary Clinton legal basis to challenge the 2016 election results. Christopher Steele’s salacious 17-page report was commissioned by Fusion GPS, a firm connected to Clinton’s campaign. “Based on that advice, parties […]

Democratic lawmaker cites ‘real election fraud’ in North Carolina House race and demands hearing

Chuck Burton/AP Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia called for an emergency hearing into claims of fraud in a North Carolina House election, where the state is probing alleged improper handling of ballots by political operatives. Almost a month after Republican Mark Harris declared victory, the state’s election board is declining to certify the result […]

A hotly contested Congressional race in North Carolina remains in limbo amid an investigation over possible election fraud

Screenshot via YouTube/Screenshot via YouTube North Carolina officials are delaying certification of the results of the race for North Carolina’s 9th congressional district while they investigate possible election fraud.  In the November 6 election, Republican Mark Harris defeated Democrat Dan McCready by a margin of 905 votes after beating incumbent Rep. Rob Pittenger in the […]

Netanyahu takes over as defense minister, claims times too difficult for early election

Assuming the position of Defense Minister after several high-profile resignations, Israeli Pime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has, for the sake of national security, warned remaining ministers against pushing for an early election. While Netanyahu is known for cleverly playing the security card in the past, there’s no guarantee that it will be enough to hold his […]