Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad said in an interview Thursday with Greek newspaper Kathimerini that he is not interested in meeting President Donald Trump to discuss an end to the civil war in his country because Trump has no real power in the United States.
JERUSALEM, Israel — Pastor John Hagee, founder and national director of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview Friday that President Donald Trump had earned “political immortality” by moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
TEL AVIV — The next few days may well be the most challenging and fateful period that Israels security establishment has contended with for decades. Not since the Six Day War or the Yom Kippur War has the Jewish state been confronted with such direct threats on its borders.
Contents: Turkey tightens grip on Syrias Afrin, and continues to threaten Manbij; Israel-Iran missile barrages in Syria take a pause on Thursday
In both the Iran deal and Jerusalem, the U.S. and Israel stand together, unapologetically, against the fearful tide of world opinion.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Tehran in the follow-up to President Donald Trumps withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, that if it harms Israel, the American military will respond.
The Israeli military released a series of images Friday it said showed the extent of damage to Iranian intelligence installations in Syria targeted during a massive aerial bombardment just 24 hours earlier.
TEHRAN – Iran on Friday condemned Israels air raids in Syria, saying they had been launched on “invented pretexts”.
BEIRUT – United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon said Friday they were keeping a close eye on the southern border with Israel, but the area was “quiet” after strikes on suspected Iranian positions in Syria.
During two pre-dawn hours, Israeli F-15 and F-16 fighter jets evaded “dozens of missiles” and dropped “many dozens” of bombs on over 50 Iranian targets throughout Syria as the Israel air force carried out an extensive campaign, dubbed “Operation House of Cards,” to try and destroy Irans military presence in the country.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Iran had “crossed a red line” with its missile barrage directed at Israel on Wednesday night, and that the IDF “reacted accordingly” by striking over 50 Iranian targets in Syria in response.
President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, two U.S. Secretaries of State, and the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) pressed Turkish officials this week to release American pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been in prison since October 2017 for allegedly aiding terrorists.
Sam Brownback, the new U.S. ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, joined faith leaders, activists, experts, and laymen at a summit on Capitol Hill on Thursday to urge U.S.-based Christians to stop ignoring the plight of fellow followers of Christ brutally persecuted overseas.
The future of Christianity overseas looks “bleak” if U.S.-based Christians continue to ignore the persecution of their spiritual brothers and sisters in places like the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, Frank Gaffney, the president of the Center for Security Policy think tank, suggested on Thursday.
The Pentagon on Thursday released its final report on the ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. troops on October 4, 2017. The report cited “systemic issues” including insufficient training and confusion about mission objectives, specifically the decision by the team to pursue a high-value Islamic State target without obtaining proper command approval.
North Korean state media warned America against “stupid behavior” in a piece Thursday after claiming that the U.S. has boasted of the efficacy of economic sanctions.
Cross-border sting operations carried out by Iraqi and American intelligence officials led to the capture of five high-ranking Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) terrorists found hiding in Syria, including a top aide to the groups chief Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi, authorities in Iraq revealed Thursday.
“Where is the evidence that our electoral integrity has been compromised?” Uí Bhriain continued. “Was it because the polls are tightening? Was it because it looks like this referendum – which is absolutely supported by the media establishment and political establishment – is going to be rejected by the people?”
Stung by criticism of Chinas disturbing new “social credit system,” the state-run Global Times responded on Wednesday that such a system is necessary to fight corruption among its huge population.
Venezuelas state oil company Petroleum of Venezuela (PDSVA) is facing a lawsuit in the United States for failing to pay $25 million owed to Canadian energy contractor SNC-Lavalin.
Reuters cited half a dozen experts on Wednesday who said the three prisoners freed by North Korea could suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), experiencing symptoms from “anxiety, depression, irritability, and anger” as a result of their ordeal.
Chinas state-run Global Times newspaper claimed in a piece Wednesday that Washingtons decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, “will tarnish the reputation of the superpower” and said America is an “unpredictable superpower” that “looks increasingly likely to do something silly.”
After an eight-year American Apology Tour ground to a disastrous halt, President Trump is piece by piece dismantling Mr. Obamas diplomatic legacy around the globe.
by Breitbart News10 May 2018, 3:18 PM PDT
When I was growing up, organizations that expressed any views at all similar to those expressed by Communist groups were called “Communist fronts.”
North Korean state media quoted dictator Kim Jong-un as stating in talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday that his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump would be an “excellent first step toward promotion of the positive situation development in the Korean peninsula,” the first mention of the meeting in state media.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro announced on Wednesday that Venezuelan mothers will receive a 1.5 million bolívar deposit in their bank accounts, a “bonus” to celebrate Mothers Day in the socialist Latin American country.
Mass anti-America protests are set to take place following Friday prayer this week in response to U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to reimpose sanctions on Irans Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameneis personal empire, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.
Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced legislation on Wednesday to create a National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.
First Lady Melania Trump strutted in a Christian Dior suit alongside President Trump to welcome home three Americans who were successfully freed from North Korean prisons.
For the first time since dictator Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump agreed to an unprecedented in-person meeting, North Koreas state media – the only media available to North Korean citizens – reported on Kims ongoing diplomacy with the United States on Thursday.
A top official from the Arab Gulf country of Bahrain is defending what he says is Israels “right” to defend itself after Israel launched overnight strikes on Iranian targets in Syria.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement Thursday morning condemning Iranian missile attacks on Israel and “strongly” supporting “Israels right to act in self-defense.”
Israels security cabinet was meeting Thursday evening at the IDFs headquarters in Tel Aviv as tensions with Tehran boiled over into direct confrontation for the first time and an Iranian official warned revenge “will come.”
Irelands “Save the Eighth” campaign has accused Google of attempting to silence pro-life voices prior to the upcoming national referendum on abortion by banning advertising on its platforms.
TEL AVIV – Massive strikes in Syria that Israel said destroyed nearly all of Irans infrastructure saw at least 23 fighters killed early on Thursday, according to numbers released by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
President Donald Trump ridiculed Senate Minority leader Church Schumer on Thursday for his hypocrisy on the Iran deal.
President Donald Trump revealed that Singapore would be the site of his planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, scheduled for June 12.
Albanian gangsters linked to South American cartels are taking over the illegal drugs scene in Britain.
Several main streets of Jerusalem are bedecked in Israeli and American flags in celebration of the upcoming transfer of the U.S. embassy to the city on Monday — and one major intersection in the center of the city features an explicit pro-Trump message.
Up to half of the estimated $126 billion in U.S. taxpayer funds devoted to nation-building efforts in Afghanistan are “misspent, mismanaged, or disappears entirely,” a top staffer from Sen. Rand Pauls (R-KY) office testified this week.
TEL AVIV – Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Thursday morning that the IDF had destroyed “almost all of Irans military infrastructure sites in Syria” overnight in response to a rocket barrage in Israels north, and warned Tehran that attacks on Israeli territory will be met with “the strongest possible force.”
Contents: Killing of two priests escalates farmer-herder conflict in Benue State, Nigeria; News of revenge attacks by farmers criticized as fake news; Israel, Iran and Syria exchange fire in first direct military confrontation
TEL AVIV — The ongoing proxy war that Iran has been waging on Israel for years exploded into open, direct confrontation last night when Iranian forces reportedly fired a volley of about 20 rockets aimed at IDF positions in the Golan Heights.
Russias defense ministry said on Thursday that Syria had shot down more than half of the missiles fired at it overnight by Israel, RIA news agency reported.