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Israeli airstrikes again targeted an Iranian base in Syria that reportedly houses Russian troops, this time killing four members of Irans Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), currently fighting on behalf of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, Tehran confirmed on Monday.

byEdwin Mora9 Apr 2018, 1:30 PM PDT0

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President Donald Trump announces he will respond to Syrias most recent chemical attack upon its citizens within 24-48 hours. It is absolutely essential that response be forceful.

byJames Zumwalt9 Apr 2018, 1:15 PM PDT0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint press conference with UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura following their talks in Moscow on March 29, 2018

Russia expects Ankara to hand over the Afrin region Turkey seized from U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria to the Moscow and Iranian-backed regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said this weekend.

byEdwin Mora9 Apr 2018, 1:15 PM PDT0

In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah gestures during a rally to mark Jerusalem day or Al-Quds day, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for a ballistic missile fired by Shiite rebels in Yemen that was intercepted near the Saudi capital, Riyadh. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah claimed the United States, under former President George W. Bush, offered the Lebanon-based, Iran-backed Shiite terrorist group money to end its resistance movement against Israel.

byAdelle Nazarian9 Apr 2018, 1:06 PM PDT0

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a landmark visit to fellow export powerhouse Germany Friday, the third leg of his European tour, expected to cement flourishing trade ties and focus on the Crimea crisis. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE / AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping met United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Beijing this weekend and reportedly urged the leader to further promote “global governance” to solve the worlds problems.

byFrances Martel9 Apr 2018, 12:59 PM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a joint press conference with the leaders of Turkey and Russia in Ankara on April 4, 2018

Iran celebrated its National Nuclear Technology Day on Monday and Irans President Hassan Rouhani accompanied it with a warning to American President Donald Trump against pulling out from the nuclear deal.

byAdelle Nazarian9 Apr 2018, 12:42 PM PDT0

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: U.S. Senate Minority Whip Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) speaks to members of the media after a weekly Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon January 23, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats held a policy luncheon to discuss the Democratic agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Dick Durbin has announced he is “heartbroken” after visiting the socialist state of Venezuela, which is currently embroiled in the worst political, economic, and humanitarian crisis in its history.

byBen Kew9 Apr 2018, 12:25 PM PDT0

China has one of the world's most restrictive mechanisms for online censorship, blocking certain Western websites and apps

Chinese authorities have temporarily suspended four popular news apps from the countrys Android store in an attempt to tighten control over the spread of news and information.

byBen Kew9 Apr 2018, 12:07 PM PDT0

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Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton began his tenure as National Security Adviser on Monday, taking over the position from H.R. McMaster. To say that Bolton has a full plate as he sits down at his desk would be an understatement. Here are the seven most urgent national security crises he faces on Day One.

byJohn Hayward9 Apr 2018, 11:58 AM PDT0

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets supporters who have gathered outside his residence, in Sao Bernardo do Campo, in the greater Sao Paulo area, Brazil, Saturday, March 5, 2016. Brazilian police hauled in the former president for questioning Friday, in a sprawling corruption case centered on the Petrobras oil company that has already ensnared some of the country's top lawmakers and richest and most powerful businessmen. Silva reacted with indignation, saying the Petrobras corruption case has become a political witch hunt targeting him and his governing Workers' Party. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Brazils socialist Workers Party (PT) is scrambling for a plan after its leader, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, began to serve a 12-year prison sentence on corruption charges Sunday.

byFrances Martel9 Apr 2018, 11:22 AM PDT0

This combination of pictures  shows Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (L), who also owns The Washington Post, and US President Donald Trump

If President Donald Trump is looking for a way to clip Amazon CEO Jeff Bezoss wings, blocking a massive contract with the Pentagon could be one way to do it.

byKristina Wong9 Apr 2018, 11:17 AM PDT0

Ekaterina Fedyaeva, a Russian woman, was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip instead of saline during a surgery, according to a report Sunday.

A criminal investigation is underway after a Russian woman died from receiving embalming fluids in an intravenous drip instead of a saline solution during surgery, according to a report Sunday.

byKatherine Rodriguez9 Apr 2018, 10:31 AM PDT0

A farmer plows his fields in the small northeastern agricultural town of Eaton, Colorado, on February 10, 2017. With a population of just over 5,000 residents, 71% of the town's registered voters cast their ballots in support of President Donald Trump during the 2016 US presidential election. / AFP PHOTO / Jason Connolly (Photo credit should read JASON CONNOLLY/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump acknowledged that his stand-off with China on trade was hurting American farmers, but promised that conditions would change eventually.

byCharlie Spiering9 Apr 2018, 10:04 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas senior adviser Mahmoud al-Habbash accused Hamas of sending Gazans to their death for the sole purpose of garnering headlines featuring “emotional stories of heroism.”

byDeborah Danan9 Apr 2018, 9:33 AM PDT0


US officials have reportedly confirmed that Israel carried out a predawn missile strike on an air base in central Syria that reportedly killed 14 people on Monday, while Russia protested that it had not been informed ahead of time.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 9:32 AM PDT0

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas holds a press conference following a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak in Cairo on October 20, 2009. Abbas met with Mubarak to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East peace process. AFP PHOTO/CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP / CRIS BOURONCLE AND - (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will no longer be responsible for what happens in Gaza if Hamas continues to refuse to hand over full control of the coastal enclave and its weapons to the PA government, he said on Sunday.

byDeborah Danan9 Apr 2018, 9:31 AM PDT0

North Korea claims it has developed a hydrogen bomb which can be loaded into a ballistic missile, and released images of Kim Jong-Un inspecting the device at an undisclosed location

White House officials confirmed last week that their North Korean counterparts told them they were open to discussing shutting down their illegal nuclear weapons program. South Korean officials had insisted that the north was open to denuclearization in their recent talks, as well.

byFrances Martel9 Apr 2018, 9:19 AM PDT0

If President-elect Donald Trump made good on his threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal, the US would face serious international fallout

President Donald Trump condemned the reported chemical weapons attack in Syria, promising an administration response in the next 24-48 hours.

byCharlie Spiering9 Apr 2018, 9:01 AM PDT0

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Every human life is equally sacred and inviolable, including that of unborn children, Pope Francis said in a lengthy text released in the Vatican Monday.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.9 Apr 2018, 8:48 AM PDT0

A video image provided by the Syrian Civil Defense, an aid group, of toddlers after a suspected chemical attack in the rebel-held Syrian suburb of Douma on Sunday. Credit Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via Associated Press

“President Trump last week signaled to the world that the United States would prematurely withdraw from Syria,” McCain wrote, saying that Syrian dictator Bashar Assad was “emboldened by American inaction.”

byCharlie Spiering9 Apr 2018, 7:42 AM PDT0

Contents: New chemical weapon attack in Syria kills 48, hospitalizes hundreds; Trump threatens big price to pay after Assads chemical weapons attack in Syria; Syria reports that its under missile attack, likely by the US

byJohn J. Xenakis9 Apr 2018, 6:15 AM PDT0

Hollywood director Taika Waititi has descibed his New Zealand homeland as “racist as f**k” during a candid magazine interview.

bySimon Kent9 Apr 2018, 5:35 AM PDT0

White House Economic advisor Larry Kudlow reacted to the stock market jitters following Chinas decision to levy tariffs on American products in response to President Donald Trumps tough actions on China.

President Donald Trump explained his frustration on the trade disparity between the United States and China by highlighting the unfair tariffs on automobile sales.

byCharlie Spiering9 Apr 2018, 5:21 AM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that the United States would regret withdrawing from the nuclear deal, and that Iran would respond in “less than a week” if that happened.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 2:54 AM PDT0

A biological male weightlifter competing as a woman in the Commonwealth Games lost the gold medal after trying to lift far more weight than was needed for victory.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.9 Apr 2018, 2:09 AM PDT0


Syria and its Russian ally accused Israel on Monday of carrying out a deadly dawn bombing raid on a military airbase, as global outrage mounted over an alleged poison gas attack outside Damascus.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 1:27 AM PDT0

Ron Atias of Israel, and Venilton Teixeira of Brazil compete in the men's Taekwondo event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Israels Taekwondo Junior National Team was essentially banned from participating in the 2018 World Junior Championships, as well as trials for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games to be held in Argentina in October, after being denied entry permits by Tunisa, the host country.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 1:07 AM PDT0

Israeli fighter jets targeted a Hamas

JERUSALEM – Israeli fighter jets targeted a Hamas “military target” in northern Gaza on Monday in response to Palestinians infiltrating the border and laying bombs the previous day, the army said.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 12:36 AM PDT0

California Governor Jerry Brown is still silent after Secretary of Defense Jim “Mad-Dog” Mattis signed the order to deploy up to 4,000 National Guardsmen to the Mexican border.

byChriss W. Street9 Apr 2018, 12:26 AM PDT0

Michael Anton, National Security Adviser, waits in the East Room of the White House in Washington of the start of President Donald Trump's news conference, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton was pushed out of the White House, according to multiple sources after he announced Sunday he was leaving.

byKristina Wong8 Apr 2018, 8:53 PM PDT0

FILE - In this file image provided on Friday, April 7, 2017 by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea. The U.S. missile attack has caused heavy damage to one of Syria's biggest and most strategic air bases, used to launch warplanes to strike opposition-held areas in central, northern and southern Syria. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Missiles struck an air base in central Syria early Monday, its state-run news agency reported. Although the agency said it was likely “an American aggression,” U.S. officials said the U.S. had not launched airstrikes on Syria.

byBreitbart Jerusalem8 Apr 2018, 7:58 PM PDT0

The Turkish army, which deployed observers to Syria's Idlib province in 2017 under a de-escalation deal, need to keep a lid on the jihadist-dominated tinderbox to prevent an explosive Russian-backed government offensive on its doorstep, analysts say

Turkey is reportedly expected to enhance financial and medical support to factions from one of its top allies, the Free Syrian Army (FSA), as the rebel group continues to participate in Ankaras offensive against U.S.-allied Kurds in northern Syria.

byEdwin Mora8 Apr 2018, 11:17 AM PDT0

Indian Kashmiris clash with police in Srinagar on April 1

Indian-administered Kashmir is facing widespread unrest involving violent clashes between student protesters and Indian police, the beheading of a man by Pakistan-linked terrorists, and deadly gunfights pitting security forces against militants, all of which ultimately prompted authorities to impose travel restrictions.

byEdwin Mora8 Apr 2018, 11:06 AM PDT0

An attorney working for a 9/11-linked jihadi held at the Guantánamo Bay prison is seeking to pressure the Pentagon into lifting restrictions that prevent his client from disseminating his art, arguing that the prisoner gets therapeutic benefit from creating and sharing his work.

byEdwin Mora8 Apr 2018, 10:54 AM PDT0

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari, centre, meets with Chibok school girls recently freed from Nigeria Extremist captivity in Abuja, Nigeria, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of 82 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group three years ago, a Nigerian government official said Sunday, as the girls were expected to meet with the country's president and their families. (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP)

A Christian schoolgirl remains in the captivity of the Islamist terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria this week after refusing to convert to Islam, it has emerged.

byBen Kew8 Apr 2018, 10:46 AM PDT0

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - MARCH 14: An aerial view of city scape is seen as a Pakistani flag is wawing in Islamabad, Pakistan on March 14, 2018. City staff prepared the city surroundings for being ready for celebrations of 23rd March Pakistan's National Day. Islamabad, being the capital city of Pakistan till 60s, is sectored in grids via trees in clean streets. Pakistan located on the Himalayan foothills and the Margalla Hills. There are many historical and significant places like the Faisal Mosque, Rawal Dam, Damanico Hill. (Photo by Muhammed Semih Ugurlu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Islamabads deportation sweep targeting Afghan refugees is reportedly resulting in the removal of individuals who are born and raised in Pakistan, a move that ignores so-called birthright citizenship conferred by the countrys immigration laws.

byEdwin Mora8 Apr 2018, 10:44 AM PDT0

Hezbollah fighter

TEL AVIV – A senior Iranian cleric warned that its terror proxy Hezbollah has powerful new missiles that could “turn Haifa and Tel Aviv into ghost-towns.”

byDeborah Danan8 Apr 2018, 8:59 AM PDT0

Mourners and journalists carry the body of Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja, during his funeral in Gaza City on April 7, 2018. Among those killed at Friday's protest was Yasser Murtaja, a photographer with the Gaza-based Ain Media agency, who died from his wounds after being shot, the local health ministry said. Murtaja's company confirmed his death, with witnesses saying he was close to the front of the protests in Southern Gaza when he was hit. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Sunday slammed calls for a probe into the death of a Palestinian photojournalist during the mass protests on the border with Gaza, saying that Hamas terrorists often disguised themselves as journalists.

byDeborah Danan8 Apr 2018, 8:58 AM PDT0

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen waves from a Duch-made Sea Tiger submarine at the Tsoying navy base in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan on March 21, 2017. Taiwan formally launched an ambitious project to build its own submarines as the island faces growing military threats from China as relations deteriorate. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Contents: Trump administration approves selling submarine technology to Taiwan; Japan launches first marine brigade since the end of World War II

byJohn J. Xenakis8 Apr 2018, 8:37 AM PDT0

Iranian Arab Minority Protests in Ahvaz, Iran, March 29, 2018

Hundreds, if not thousands, of Ahwazi Arabs have gathered in the capitol city of Irans Khuzestan province since Friday to protest against the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) corporation after they allegedly deliberately omitted any mention of the Arab culture during a childrens show celebrating Irans “diversity” on Nowruz, or the Persian New Year.

byAdelle Nazarian8 Apr 2018, 8:00 AM PDT0

Pope Francis called for the condemnation of “fake news,” while urging journalists to break monopolies that present just one version of the story.

Pope Francis took advantage of midday prayers before some 50,000 people to condemn the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, citing “terrible reports” of dozens of dead, including women and children.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.8 Apr 2018, 7:03 AM PDT0

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

President Donald Trump blamed Russia and Iran for backing Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad after reports emerged Sunday of a chemical weapons attack by the regime against the rebel-held town of Douma on Sunday.

byJoel B. Pollak8 Apr 2018, 6:28 AM PDT0

The first gift that the risen Christ offers his followers is the forgiveness of sins, Pope Francis said in his homily Sunday, when the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of divine mercy.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.8 Apr 2018, 6:23 AM PDT0

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, shown here on October 24, 2017, has denounced Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the

PARIS — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia is making his first official visit to France, which is hoping to profit from his shake-up of the conservative kingdom.

byBreitbart Jerusalem8 Apr 2018, 4:07 AM PDT0


Thousands of school pupils and university students have returned to classes in Syria in territory recaptured from jihadists by Assad, reports AFP.

byBreitbart London8 Apr 2018, 3:59 AM PDT0

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