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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.

byFrances Martel26 Mar 2018, 3:34 PM PDT0

Jimmy Carter and Yasser Arafat (Ric Feld / Associated Press)

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.”

byJoel B. Pollak26 Mar 2018, 2:43 PM PDT0

Washington wants UN sanctions to remain in place despite agreement for a meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump

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.

byJohn Hayward26 Mar 2018, 12:50 PM PDT0

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a ceremony for judicial appointments in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, March 19, 2018. Erdogan says following victory in Syria's Afrin region, his country will expand its military operations into other Kurdish-held areas in Syria as well as in Iraq's Sinjar region.(Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Pool Photo via AP)

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.

byFrances Martel26 Mar 2018, 12:36 PM PDT0

In what he called

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.

bySteven Mosher26 Mar 2018, 12:27 PM PDT0

A man takes a copy of newspaper at a grocery shop in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, March 26, 2018. Malaysia's government on Monday proposed new legislation to outlaw fake news with a 10-year jail term for offenders, in a move slammed by critics as a draconian bid to crack down on dissent ahead of a general election. Prime Minister Najib Razak has been dogged by a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal involving an indebted state fund, and rights activists fear the new law could be used to criminalize reports on government misconduct and critical opinions. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)

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.

byBen Kew26 Mar 2018, 11:57 AM PDT0

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is warning that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit

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.

byJohn Hayward26 Mar 2018, 11:37 AM PDT0

A replica of a Jose Marti statue that sits in New Yorks Central Park, is seen during its unveiling in front of the Museum of the Revolution on January 28, 2018, in Havana, Cuba. The statue of Cubas national hero Marti was donated by a fund initiated by the Bronx Museum of the Arts and was unveiled on the 165th anniversary of Martis birth. President Raul Castro has declared that he will step down from the presidency and that therefore the National Assembly will elect a new president in Cuba on April 19, 2018. Diaz Canel is said to be most likely Cubas new President. Cubas Revolution leader Fidel Castro died in November 2016. (Photo by Sven Creutzmann/Mambo photo/Getty Images)

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.

byFrances Martel26 Mar 2018, 11:11 AM PDT0

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.

byJohn Hayward26 Mar 2018, 11:05 AM PDT0

Images provided by the Israeli army reportedly show an aerial view of a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor during a top-secret 2007 air raid that it has publicly acknowledged for the first time

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.

byDeborah Danan26 Mar 2018, 10:42 AM PDT0

Palestinian protesters wave their national flag near the Israel-Gaza border east of the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Yunis as they demonstrate efforts to close UNRWA and possible US cuts Palestinian aid

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.

byDeborah Danan26 Mar 2018, 10:41 AM PDT0

An Israeli F-15 Eagle fighter jet takes off from an Israeli Air Force Base on November 19, 2012. European Union foreign ministers called for an 'immediate' halt to hostilities between Gaza and Israel as a new strike in a sixth day of violence pushed the toll in Gaza to over 100. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

byDeborah Danan26 Mar 2018, 10:41 AM PDT0

Seddique Mir Mateen

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.

byJohn Hayward26 Mar 2018, 10:04 AM PDT0

In this Feb. 1, 2017 photo, Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami, right, is saluted by Boilivarian Army officer upon his arrival for a military parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. The administration of President Donald Trump is slapping sanctions on El Aissami and accusing him of playing a major role in international drug trafficking. Thats according to individuals briefed on the U.S. governments plans who requested anonymity to disclose the move ahead of a formal announcement. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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.

byEdwin Mora26 Mar 2018, 8:55 AM PDT0

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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.

byCharlie Spiering26 Mar 2018, 6:28 AM PDT0

Protesters scuffle with riot police blocking the road leading to the central government offices in Barcelona at a demonstration against the arrest of ex-Catalan president Carles Puigdemont

Contents: Violent clashes with police in Spains Catalonia follow arrest of Puigdemont in Germany; Spains arrests of Catalonia secessionist leaders revive memories of Francos brutal atrocities

byJohn J. Xenakis26 Mar 2018, 6:06 AM PDT0

missile defense

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem26 Mar 2018, 2:33 AM PDT0

HALMSTAD, SWEDEN - FEBRUARY 08: Swedish students are seen in a classroom of a school on February 8, 2016 in Halmstad, Sweden. Last year Sweden received 162,877 asylum applications, more than any European country proportionate to its population. According to the Swedish Migration Agency, Sweden housed more than 180,000 people in 2015, more than double the total in 2014. The country is struggling to house refugees in proper conditions during the harsh winter; summer holiday resorts, old schools and private buildings are being turned into temporary shelters for asylum seekers as they wait for a decision on their asylum application. Sweden is facing new challenges on its migration policy after the massive arrival of refugees last year, forcing the country to drastically reduce the number of refugees passing through its borders. Stricter controls have had a significant effect on the number of arrivals, reducing weekly numbers from 10,000 to 800. The Swedish migration minister announced in January that the government will reject up to 80,000 refugees who applied for asylum last year, proposing strict new residency rules. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.26 Mar 2018, 2:15 AM PDT0

In this picture released by the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to his supporters during his visit to Mashhad, 900 km (540 miles) east of Tehran, Iran. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem26 Mar 2018, 12:44 AM PDT0

Rasleen Krupp

Contents: Florida school shooting causes millions of high school students to rally for gun control; The rise of the Pivotal Generation (Generation Z); Defining the generations — Silent, Boomer, Generation-X, Millennial, Pivotal

byJohn J. Xenakis25 Mar 2018, 11:30 AM PDT0

John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN), speaks during the American Conservative Unions Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, March 3, 2016. CPAC runs until March 5 with the five remaining 2016 Republican presidential candidates speaking. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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.

byFrances Martel25 Mar 2018, 11:25 AM PDT0

boycott israel

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.”

byDeborah Danan25 Mar 2018, 10:58 AM PDT0

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 02: U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a brief press availability at United Nations headquarters, January 2, 2018 in New York City. She discussed protests in Iran and the North Korea nuclear threat. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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.”

byDeborah Danan25 Mar 2018, 10:58 AM PDT0

A Palestinian militant from the Ezzedine al-Qassam brigade, the armed wing of Hamas, poses with his weapon while waiting for the arrival of Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Meshaal in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on December 7, 2012. Meshaal is making his first-ever visit to the Gaza Strip amid tight security for festivities marking the ruling Islamist movement's 25th anniversary. AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

byDeborah Danan25 Mar 2018, 10:57 AM PDT0

Pope Francis speaks to the faithful during his general audience in Aula Paolo VI on January 18, 2017 at the Vatican. / AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.25 Mar 2018, 8:24 AM PDT0

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.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.25 Mar 2018, 7:52 AM PDT0

Trump Omnibus

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.

byJoel B. Pollak25 Mar 2018, 6:02 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a swearing-in ceremony for Israel's new Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot at the Prime Minister's Jerusalem offices on February 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Mar 2018, 5:35 AM PDT0

Air India's Dreamliner taxis on the tarmac upon arriving in Sydney on August 30, 2013. Australia's first ever Dreamliner passenger flight touched down in Sydney as the airport welcomed direct services from New Delhi to Sydney with Air India. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Mar 2018, 5:23 AM PDT0

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a press briefing at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. Haley says

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Mar 2018, 3:13 AM PDT0

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Mar 2018, 2:56 AM PDT0

This August 3, 2015 photo shows bourbon pork chop flambe in Concord, NH. The bourbon gravy that is left after the flames burn out flavors every bite of the pork chop. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

An Orthodox Israeli rabbi has claimed that genetically cloned pig could be consumed by Jews, including when eaten with dairy products.

bySimon Kent25 Mar 2018, 2:23 AM PDT0

Hamas security forces secure the area while Palestinian bulldozers, at foreground, and Israeli backhoes, at midground, search the destroyed tunnel for the missing of five Islamic Jihad militants near the Israeli border east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The Islamic Jihad, says five of its members who have been missing since Israel demolished a militant tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel this week have died, the group said Friday that the militants' remains are on the Israeli side of the tunnel after searching for them on the Palestinian side. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Mar 2018, 1:54 AM PDT0


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.

byBreitbart London25 Mar 2018, 1:49 AM PDT0

Street musicians play their instruments as tourist walk past the stage where US President Barack Obama will deliver his public speech on Sunday April 5, at the Hradcanske Square in Prague, Czech Republic on Friday, April 3, 2009. Obama will attend a summit between the United States and the 27-member European Union in Prague on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Mar 2018, 1:35 AM PDT0

An Israeli F-15 I fighter jet launches anti-missile flares during an air show at the graduation ceremony of Israeli air force pilots at the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, near the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva, on June 30, 2016. / AFP / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

JERUSALEM – Israeli jets pounded Hamas positions in Gaza overnight after Palestinians staged a cross-border raid into southern Israel, the military said early Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Mar 2018, 1:09 AM PDT0


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.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.25 Mar 2018, 12:35 AM PDT0

Skull in coffee (Peter Lindberg / Flickr / CC)

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.

byAaron Klein24 Mar 2018, 8:45 PM PDT0

Venezuelan citizens cross the Simon Bolivar international bridge from San Antonio del Tachira in Venezuela to Norte de Santander province of Colombia on February 10, 2018. Oil-rich and once one of the wealthiest countries in Latin America, Venezuela now faces economic collapse and widespread popular protest. / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE CASTELLANOS (Photo credit should read GEORGE CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images)

Angry Colombians have demonstrated their frustration at the growing numbers of Venezuelan refugees seeking refuge in their country by dousing them with rotten urine.

byBen Kew24 Mar 2018, 1:46 PM PDT0


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.

byBreitbart London24 Mar 2018, 11:36 AM PDT0

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 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.

byJohn Hayward24 Mar 2018, 10:37 AM PDT0

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the Pentagon with an Honor Cordon, in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

The United States signed a $1 billion deal with Saudi Arabia on Thursday that includes sending nearly 6,600 missiles to the kingdom.

byAdelle Nazarian24 Mar 2018, 10:02 AM PDT0

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.

byDeborah Danan24 Mar 2018, 10:01 AM PDT0

Mavi Marmara

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?

byDeborah Danan24 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM PDT0


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.

byDeborah Danan24 Mar 2018, 9:57 AM PDT0

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