After a largely silent several weeks following its invitation to in-person talks to U.S. President Donald Trump, the communist regime governing North Korea has reportedly accepted high-level talks between its officials and those of South Korea, to occur on March 29.
Former President Jimmy Carter called President Donald Trumps decision to appoint Ambassador John Bolton as his new National Security Advisor “a disaster for our country.”
An as-yet unidentified official from North Korea reportedly crossed the border into China by train on Sunday, on a mission to “improve ties with Beijing which have been frayed over North Koreas nuclear programs,” as South Koreas Yonhap News puts it. Rumors abound that the official is none other than North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Iraq that his military would “do what it necessary” and attack Sinjar, site of the Islamic States Yazidi genocide, if Baghdad did not occupy the area and forcibly expel Kurdish forces there.
Trump is starting a trade war, scream the headlines. But a closer look reveals that the President is simply trying to recover some of the losses suffered over the years by American companies at Beijings hands.
Authorities in Malaysia have drafted a bill criminalizing the publishing of “fake news” by media organizations through hefty fines or up to 10 years in prison.
Saudi Arabias Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in New York City on Monday for the beginning of a U.S. tour that will take him through Seattle and Silicon Valley to Hollywood, as he meets with media and tech leaders to talk up Saudi investments and follow up on at least one recent massive purchase: his acquisition of a $400 million stake in Hollywood talent agency WME/Endeavor.
The communist regime governing Cuba recently blocked the screening of a film in which a character describes founding father José Martí as a “fag” and a “turd,” later arguing that Martís image – co-opted by the communists despite his affinity for the United States – was “sacred” and not subject to public scrutiny.
The Iran-backed Houthi rebels of Yemen fired a salvo of seven ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia on Sunday night, targeting the cities of Najran, Jizan, Khamis Mushait, and the capital of Riyadh. Saudi defense forces say they were able to intercept all seven missiles. One fatality and two injuries were reported as debris from an intercepted missile fell on a home in Riyadh and killed an Egyptian resident. The death marked the first fatality on Saudi soil from a Houthi attack.
TEL AVIV – Days after Israel admitted to destroying a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007, an Arabic-language report claimed that the Assad regime may have constructed another nuclear facility near the border with Lebanon.
TEL AVIV – Israeli Military Intelligence chief Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevi on Sunday warned of a possible “explosion” by the Palestinians ahead of Israels 70th Independence Day.
TEL AVIV – Arab media outlets reported that Israel attacked a number of Hezbollah targets along the Lebanon-Syria border on Sunday night, in reports that the Iran-backed terror group said had no foundation.
Attorneys for Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub killer Omar Mateen, moved to dismiss the charges or declare a mistrial on Sunday night after the prosecution revealed on Saturday that Mateens father, Seddique Mateen, worked as an FBI informant from 2005 through the summer of 2016.
WASHINGTON, DC — Venezuelas Vice President Tareck El Aissami, an official of Syrian-Lebanese origin sanctioned by the United States for his connections to drug trafficking, is a “huge” monetary contributor to Irans narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah.
The United States will close a consulate in Seattle sending 48 diplomatic staff back to Russia as well as 12 diplomats at the United Nations.
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The Iron Dome missile defense system was apparently mistakenly activated by automatic gunfire within Gaza on Sunday, sending an unnecessary barrage of interceptors into the skies above southern Israel, the army said.
Following State regulations to counteract traditional gender roles, a number of Swedish preschools have begun experimenting in innovative ways to blur the differences between boys and girls.
Outgoing Military Intelligence chief Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevi on Sunday accused Iran of bringing instability to the Middle East in its quest for hegemony, a trend that he said would shape the region this year.
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The announcement Thursday night that former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton would replace Gen. H.R. McMaster as President Donald Trumps National Security Advisor confirms the arrival of a new, distinctive voice in the Trump administration.
TEL AVIV – Students at Trinity College Dublin voted this week to support the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel for the “long-term.”
TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed the UN Human Rights Council on Friday after it approved five new anti-Israel resolutions, saying the council was “foolish and unworthy of its name.” At the same time, Israel blasted the UN agency for being a “sham” run by “bloodthirsty dictatorships.”
TEL AVIV – Hamas launched a large-scale military exercise in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, in response to Israels increased forces along the border ahead of a mass march as part of a “day of rage” planned to coincide with the eve of Passover later in the week.
In his Palm Sunday homily, Pope Francis said that Jesus was warmly welcomed by those who felt “left behind” by society, while inciting anger among the elites of his day.
Islam has been gaining on Christianity for years in Great Britain and is now only one percentage point behind Anglicanism among the share of the population aged 16 to 29.
Conservatives are understandably frustrated by the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that President Donald Trump signed into law, under protest, on Friday. But the omnibus is not a disaster. In fact, Republicans scored many important wins.
JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is praising the U.S. government for passing a law that suspends some financial aid to the Palestinians over the stipends paid to families of Palestinians killed or jailed in fighting with Israel.
JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he hopes to slash flight times between Tel Aviv and Indias financial capital Mumbai, days after Air India ran the first scheduled Israel-bound service to cross Saudi airspace.
UNITED NATIONS — Nine months ago, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley stormed the United Nations top human rights body demanding an end to what she said is its bias against Israel and raising the prospect of a U.S. pullout if it didnt.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced on Saturday that she will lead a delegation of Democrats to the Middle East, with stops in Israel and Jordan.
An Orthodox Israeli rabbi has claimed that genetically cloned pig could be consumed by Jews, including when eaten with dairy products.
A group of Palestinians from Gaza infiltrated into Israel and tried to damage machinery being used to construct a new anti-tunnel barrier around the coastal enclave on Saturday night, the army said.
TREBES, France (AP) – A shaken town in southern France is holding a special church service to honor the heroic police officer and three others killed in a rampage by an Islamic extremist.
PRAGUE – On a fine spring day in the Czech capital, a young busker draws a crowd with his rendition of “Knockin on Heavens Door”. Little does he realise the poignancy of the Bob Dylan lyrics.
JERUSALEM – Israeli jets pounded Hamas positions in Gaza overnight after Palestinians staged a cross-border raid into southern Israel, the military said early Sunday.
The victorious parties from Italys March 4 national elections began cutting up the political pie Saturday, voting in anti-establishment leaders for the two houses that make up the Italian parliament.
PHOENIX, Arizona — A Twitter user seeking funds for “facial feminization surgery” and posing as a Starbucks employee at the Phoenix Convention Center threatened to slip estrogen hormone pills into the coffee of attendees at a conservative conference taking place here today.
Angry Colombians have demonstrated their frustration at the growing numbers of Venezuelan refugees seeking refuge in their country by dousing them with rotten urine.
MOSCOW (AP) – Russia says a militant affiliated with the Islamic State group has been killed in a battle with police in the countrys southern republic of Dagestan.
The USS Mustin American destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands on Friday, prompting an angry statement from Beijing claiming that China has “indisputable sovereignty” over the islands and accusing the United States of “harming regional peace and stability” with its patrols.
The United States signed a $1 billion deal with Saudi Arabia on Thursday that includes sending nearly 6,600 missiles to the kingdom.
TEL AVIV – Israel provides a safe haven for gay Palestinians fleeing persecution and honor deaths, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach told Breitbart Jerusalem, noting the Jewish states equal treatment of the LGBT community in all aspects of civil and military life.
TEL AVIV – Remember the incident aboard the Mavi Marmara, a Gaza-bound ship in 2010 that became embroiled in a bloody battle with IDF commandos, leading to the death of nine members of a Turkish terrorist organization?
JERUSALEM – Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas Fatah faction declared earlier this month that the Palestinian people needs more murderers, a post on its Facebook page commemorating the anniversary of a terror attack said. The terrorist also called on more Palestinians to join the “resistance” in order to fight the “hostile” Americans and President Donald Trumps Jerusalem recognition.