RT News - November 09, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

The collapse of the caliphate. In Syria, four major military forces have reportedly retaken the last significant city held by Islamic State. The Iranian president warns Saudi Arabia that it will achieve nothing by making threats. We look at how the Middle East has become a chess board for the ADversaries, Riyadh and Tehran. CIA director Mike Pompeo has come under fire for meeting with the NSA whistleblower William Binney who believes the DNC hacks could not have been carried out from abroad. Here on the programme, we speak to Binney. Prosecutors reveal the true extent of a U.S.-Navy scandal - with hundreds of officers and admirals accused of trading military secrets for sex, money and alcohol. They're being charged, though, not with espionage - but with corruption.