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The U.S. intelligence community reportedly expressed concerns this week that sponsor of terror Tehran likely used Syrian military cargo flights from Iran this week to arm its allies, which include the Shiite narco-jihadist group Hezbollah and the murderous regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad.

byEdwin Mora25 Apr 2018, 6:49 PM PDT0

MOSCOW REGION, RUSSIA - APRIL 5, 2017: S-300 long range surface-to-air missile systems seen at Alabino Range during a rehearsal for the upcoming 9 May military parade marking the 72nd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)

Russian Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi stated on Wednesday that Moscow will supply Syria with “new missile defense systems soon.” He did not specify the equipment involved, but other reports in the Russian press suggest he was referring to the vaunted S-300 surface-to-air missile launcher.

byJohn Hayward25 Apr 2018, 5:55 PM PDT0

TEL AVIV — A rare hail storm struck parts of the Jewish state on Wednesday, with flash floods resulting in the deaths of two teenagers who got swept away in separate incidents.

byAaron Klein25 Apr 2018, 2:29 PM PDT0

Reza Pahlavi

Irans exiled Prince Reza Pahlavi said this week that the mummified remains of a body unearthed in Shahr-e Rey, Tehran, on Monday likely belong to his late grandfather, Reza Shah Pahlavi, the founder of the Pahlavi Dynasty.

byAdelle Nazarian25 Apr 2018, 12:01 PM PDT0

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani gives a speech in the city of Tabriz in the northwestern East-Azerbaijan province on April 25, 2018, during an event commemorating the city as the 2018 capital of Islamic tourism

Irans President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is a businessman and does not know anything about law or politics.

byAdelle Nazarian25 Apr 2018, 11:43 AM PDT0


TEL AVIV — Russian plans to possibly supply Bashar Assads regime with new air defense systems can only be viewed as defiance of the West and an expression of Moscows willingness to aid Iran in solidifying its military infrastructure in Syria.

byAaron Klein25 Apr 2018, 11:26 AM PDT0

Zolfaghar missiles (R) are displayed during a rally marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on June 23, 2017. Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State group mingled with the traditional cries of 'Death to Israel' and 'Death to America' at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran today. / AFP PHOTO / Stringer (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – U.S. intelligence is monitoring a series of cargo flights from Iran into Syria that might be carrying weapons systems to be used by Tehran or the Assad regime against Israel, CNN reported Wednesday citing an unnamed U.S. official.

byDeborah Danan25 Apr 2018, 10:08 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the annual health conference in Tel Aviv on March 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday announced that detention centers for illegal African migrants and asylum seekers would be established following the failure of the governments deportation plan to third countries.

byDeborah Danan25 Apr 2018, 9:03 AM PDT0

Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi October 22, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing to continue its investigation on the attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans at the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, on the evening of September 11, 2012. (Photo by

Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in his recently released memoir that appointing a special counsel to handle the Hillary Clinton email probe due to concerns over Attorney General Loretta Lynchs impartiality “would have been unfair to Hillary Clinton.”

byAaron Klein25 Apr 2018, 3:27 AM PDT0

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey delivers the keynote remarks at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Leadership Dinner March 29, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. While testifying before the House Intelligence Committee last week, Comey said the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, and will pursue it 'no matter how long that takes.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

“I have long worried about my ego,” former FBI Director James Comey conceded in his recently released memoir.

byAaron Klein25 Apr 2018, 3:26 AM PDT0

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Oliver Stone said French President Emmanuel Macrons trip to Washington had been “very depressing” and marked a return to the “imperialism of old France”. He was speaking Tuesday as a special guest at a film festival in Iran.

bySimon Kent25 Apr 2018, 3:13 AM PDT0


VIENNA — Austrias chancellor said Tuesday he is powerless to stop an upcoming commemoration of a 1945 massacre that has become a magnet for supporters of the Nazis Croatian allies and far-right sympathizers.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Apr 2018, 2:47 AM PDT0

Smoke and flames rise from fields near the Kibbutz Beeri on the Israeli side of the border with the Gaza Strip east of Gaza City, after Palestinians flew a kite laden with a molotov cocktail over the border before cutting the string leaving the burning material to fall in Israeli territory on April 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Farmers in southern Israel upset over the damage being done to their fields by “kite bombs” launched by Palestinian terrorists across the border in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, the Hebrew news site Ynet reported on Tuesday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem25 Apr 2018, 2:01 AM PDT0

Israeli settlers pray at the Western wall against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to remove Jewish settlers from Gaza on April 7, 2005 in Jerusalem, Israel. Israel has signaled that it will be sticking to its plan to extend the largest West Bank settlement to Jerusalem, despite U.S. President George W. Bush's request to halt all Jewish settlement expansion. The controversy threatens to overshadow the upcoming summit between Bush and Sharon in the U.S. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Jews have been advised not to wear their kippah scullcaps in major German cities after another violent assault that targeted a person wearing the traditional Jewish headpiece.

bySimon Kent25 Apr 2018, 1:21 AM PDT0

France, Germany, and the EU demand American cooperation on the Iran deal while they try to undermine President Trumps recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital.

byCaroline Glick24 Apr 2018, 8:59 PM PDT0

An Iranian border guard looks through a pair of binoculars to monitor a border area for drug trafficking activities on July 19, 2011, in Milak, southeastern Iran. The region borders both Aghanistan and Pakistan, and sits on a major trafficking route. The UN office on drugs and crime (UNODC) today praised Iran's anti-narcotics effort, urging other countries to follow its example, as its chief travelled to Tehran for a three-day visit. UNODC director Yury Fedotov also praised the cooperation between Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan as part of a 'Triangular Initiative,' which has led to the seizure of several tons of drugs in joint operations. Some 89 percent of global opium seizures and 41 percent of heroin and morphine seizures occur in Iran, according to the UNODC. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistani Chief of Naval Staff Adm. Zafar Mahmood Abbasi traveled to Tehran for a meeting on Tuesday with Iranian Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari to discuss increasing military cooperation between the two countries, including more joint air, ground, and naval military exercises.

byJohn Hayward24 Apr 2018, 2:44 PM PDT0

A senior Iranian official said on Tuesday that Tehran may withdraw from the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) if President Donald Trump scraps the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.

byAdelle Nazarian24 Apr 2018, 2:31 PM PDT0

Natalie Portman (Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty)

Natalie Portmans cowardly decision to abandon Israel as it is fighting a war with terrorists trying to overrun its border is shocking and hypocritical.

byShmuley Boteach24 Apr 2018, 12:42 PM PDT0

TEL AVIV – A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of a suspect who viciously assaulted an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man as he was walking home from Shabbat services in New York City.

byDeborah Danan24 Apr 2018, 11:08 AM PDT0

David Friedman

TEL AVIV – Jerusalem under the sovereignty of Israel is a “model for coexistence” and openness among Judaism, Islam and Christianity, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said Monday.

byDeborah Danan24 Apr 2018, 10:04 AM PDT0

TEHRAN, IRAN - DECEMBER 20: Woman with phone passing in front of an anti-american propoganda slogan depicting statue liberty skeleton on the wall of the united states embassy, central district, tehran, Iran on December 20, 2015 in Tehran, Iran. (Photo by Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images)

President Donald Trump has signaled a willingness to aggressively challenge Iran. Speaking after his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, Mr. Trump said, “Were looking forward to doing something, but it has to be done, and it has to be done strongly. Theyve very much been butchers and we cant allow that to happen.”

byCharlie Spiering24 Apr 2018, 9:51 AM PDT0

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen, one of the hottest NFL prospect in the upcoming 2018 Draft, recently noted that he gets a lot of anti-Semitic taunts because of his Jewish heritage.

byWarner Todd Huston24 Apr 2018, 9:30 AM PDT0

Amos Yadlin (Gil Magen / Reuters)

TEL AVIV – This month of May could be the most dangerous since before the 1967 Six Day War, the former IDF intelligence chief said.

byDeborah Danan24 Apr 2018, 4:58 AM PDT0

Former FBI Director James Comey conceded in his recently released memoir that when the FBI launched its investigation into Hillary Clintons use of a private email server the agency did not believe career prosecutors at the Justice Department would move on the case.

byAaron Klein24 Apr 2018, 4:57 AM PDT0

Footage emerged of the violent anti-Semitic attack on an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man who was severely beaten and choked while walking home from Shabbat services in New York.

byBreitbart Jerusalem24 Apr 2018, 4:20 AM PDT0

President Donald Trump arrives to speak about Iran from the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Trump says Iran is not living up to the

TEHRAN – A top Iranian official on Tuesday welcomed European powers efforts to salvage a historic nuclear deal, but warned they should not simply hand over “a ransom” to US President Donald Trump.

byBreitbart Jerusalem24 Apr 2018, 3:56 AM PDT0

Smoke and flames rise from fields near the Kibbutz Beeri on the Israeli side of the border with the Gaza Strip east of Gaza City, after Palestinians flew a kite laden with a molotov cocktail over the border before cutting the string leaving the burning material to fall in Israeli territory on April 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gazans sent four kites affixed with flaming materials over the border on Monday, setting fire to wide swathes of a wheat field in southern Israel as Palestinians vowed to use the new tactic to try and cause “panic and attrition among the enemy.”

byBreitbart Jerusalem24 Apr 2018, 3:35 AM PDT0

An Israeli man prays in front of a commemorative plaque celebrating fallen soldiers and decorated with roses at the Armored Corps memorial, following a ceremony to mark Remembrance Day (or Memorial Day) on May 5, 2014 at Latrun Junction, near Jerusalem. Israel is marking Remembrance Day to commemorate the fallen Israeli soldiers killed since 1860 and civilians killed in hostile actions since 1948, just before the celebrations of the 66th anniversary of its creation according to the Jewish calendar. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

A demonstration against anti-Semitism in Berlin is urging participants to wear a kippah on Wednesday in response to an attack on an Israeli man wearing the traditional Jewish skullcap.

bySimon Kent24 Apr 2018, 2:01 AM PDT0

Iranians gather next to a replica of a Ghadr medium-range ballistic missile during a demonstration outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday reiterated Israels position that it will never allow archenemy Iran to acquire nuclear weapons, as US President Donald Trumps deadline for further Iranian concessions edged closer.

byBreitbart Jerusalem24 Apr 2018, 1:42 AM PDT0

FILE - In this undated file photo a Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system is on display in an undisclosed location in Russia. President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday, June 4, 2013, that Russia hasnt yet fulfilled a contract to send sophisticated S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria to avoid tilting the balance of power in the region.(AP Photo, File)

Israel has asked Moscow not to supply the Syrian military with advanced S-300 missile systems, according to a Russian diplomat. An Israeli government spokesman declined comment on the claim that was made by the Russian diplomat on condition on anonymity.

byBreitbart Jerusalem24 Apr 2018, 12:47 AM PDT0

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - APRIL 17: The Israeli flag is burned by Palestinian militants during an anti-Israel rally on April 17, 2004, in Gaza, Gaza Strip. Thousands of palestinians attended demonstrations, to support prisoners who are held in israeli jails in towns and refugee camps along the Gaza Strip, during the Palestinian Prisoner Day. (Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)

Military leaders in Iran threatened to “annihilate” Israel in remarks made over the weekend as tensions between the two countries increase over the ongoing civil war in Syria.

byPenny Starr23 Apr 2018, 5:34 PM PDT0

A picture shows the exterior of the US embassy in Tel Aviv, which the US has said it will relocate to Jerusalem in May 2018 in a controversial move

TEL AVIV – Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will lead a delegation of 250 American officials and Jewish leaders, including 40 politicians, to the opening of the embassy in Jerusalem next month, Channel 10 news reported Sunday.

byDeborah Danan23 Apr 2018, 3:07 PM PDT0

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey delivers the keynote remarks at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Leadership Dinner March 29, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. While testifying before the House Intelligence Committee last week, Comey said the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, and will pursue it 'no matter how long that takes.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former FBI Director James Comey may have misled the public when he claimed in his recently released book that he only provided “one unclassified memo” to an associate with the purpose of sharing the contents with a reporter.

byAaron Klein23 Apr 2018, 9:26 AM PDT0

Satellite images of the T-4 base in Syria before and after an airstrike on April 9 (Screenshot/Channel 10)

TEL AVIV – Satellite images from a military operation on an Iranian site in Syria earlier this month show the “surgical precision” of the strike, Channel 10 reported Sunday.

byDeborah Danan23 Apr 2018, 9:01 AM PDT0

Armed Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, launch rockets as they continue to battle Shiite Huthi rebels in the area of Sirwah, in the west of Marib province, east of the capital, Sanaa, on May 21, 2015. A United Nations conference to relaunch political talks on Yemen will open in Geneva next week, a UN spokesman said on May 20, despite uncertainty over who will attend. AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

Riyadh – Saudi air defences on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the kingdoms southern border city of Najran, which set a farm ablaze, state media said.

byBreitbart Jerusalem23 Apr 2018, 3:40 AM PDT0


The emergence of “another form of anti-Semitism” from refugees of Arab origin arriving in Germany has been denounced by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

bySimon Kent23 Apr 2018, 2:57 AM PDT0

The only surviving suspect from the 2015 Islamic State Paris terror attacks has been convicted in a Belgian court.

byLiam Deacon23 Apr 2018, 2:29 AM PDT0

Relatives sit up a photo while masked militants from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of Hamas, receive condolences at the house mourning of engineer Fadi al-Batsh, who was killed assassinated in Malaysia this morning, in front of his family house in Jebaliya, Gaza Strip, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, raising suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gazas ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, accusing Israel of being behind the brazen killing.

byBreitbart Jerusalem23 Apr 2018, 2:17 AM PDT0

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WARSAW, Poland — Two men have been detained in Poland on suspicion of spreading fascism by organizing a concert to mark Adolf Hitlers birthday, a prosecutor told AFP on Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem23 Apr 2018, 1:55 AM PDT0

hamas tunnel

A member of Hamass military wing was reportedly killed Sunday in a tunnel collapse near Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip. Reports in Palestinian media identified the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades member as Thaer Nayef al-Zaraie.

byBreitbart Jerusalem23 Apr 2018, 1:19 AM PDT0

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a joint press conference with his Belarus' counterpart following their meeting in Minsk on February 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MAXIM MALINOVSKY (Photo credit should read MAXIM MALINOVSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Irans Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that the United States would face an “unpleasant” response if Washington decides to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

byAdelle Nazarian22 Apr 2018, 5:26 PM PDT0

Between the people, a woman dances, in the Pardisan Park in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, March 13, 2012, during Chaharshanbe Souri, or Wednesday Feast, an ancient Festival of Fire, on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year. Iranians jump over burning bonfires while throwing firecrackers, celebrate arrival of the spring which coincides with Iranian new year, or Nowruz. Setting off firecrackers has turned into careless massive explosions in the recent years, which leaves many wounded every year, prompting strong reactions by police. The festival, came from pre-Islamic Zoroastrianism era, has been discouraged by conservative Islamist rulers after 1979 Islamic Revolution, but without any success. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iranian authorities in the conservative city of Mashhad arrested a Culture Ministry official on Thursday after news spread that men and women were dancing at an event accompanied by a singer in a public mall.

byAdelle Nazarian22 Apr 2018, 5:20 PM PDT0

Natalie Portman (Mark Ralson / AFP / Getty)

If American Jewish leaders were interested in defending their values and interests, they would have called Natalie Portman on this stunt when she first tried it in 2015.

byCaroline Glick22 Apr 2018, 12:55 PM PDT0

Jared and Ivanka Trump (Michael Reynolds / Pool / Getty)

White House advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are confirmed to attend the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, Israel, on May 14, according to the left-wing Israeli daily Haaretz.

byJoel B. Pollak22 Apr 2018, 10:55 AM PDT0

A minister from the ruling Likud party on Sunday said Israeli-born actress Natalie Portmans refusal to arrive in person to accept an award at an event in Jerusalem because of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus attendance at the same event “bordered on anti-Semitism.”

byDeborah Danan22 Apr 2018, 7:58 AM PDT0

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