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State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert had some fun at the expense of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad during a press briefing on Thursday. Nauert needled the Syrian strongman for behaving like an ordinary head of state, even as his brutal operation in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta grinds to its bloody conclusion.
China expert Michael Pillsbury of the Hudson Institute, author of The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower, joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour on Thursday’s Breitbart News Tonight to defend President Donald Trump’s trade battle with China.
Turkey insists it has reached an agreement to work with the United States to bring the fight to Manbij, Syria, as part of its post-Afrin efforts to expand its aggressive military operation to other Kurdish-held areas further east and into Iraq if necessary.
A refugee from Uzbekistan is on trial on charges of providing material support to a terrorist organization after he allegedly used code words to send money to the Islamic Jihad Union.
Cuban state propaganda newspaper Granma called for a regional “Latin America First” policy to combat the alleged “Monroe doctrine” revival occurring under President Donald Trump this week, promoting a “Thinking Americas Forum” to replace the pro-democracy Summit of the Americas that Trump is expected to attend.
Two weeks after the White House announced that President Donald Trump would accept an invitation to meet North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un in person by May, the State Department confirmed that they have not heard any word from Pyongyang on planning that summit.
Peru lived yet another tense moment on Friday morning as President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski threatened to withdraw his resignation from the nation’s highest office if Congress rejected it and pursued impeachment proceedings, instead.
Taliban terrorists have expressed a willingness to talk peace and reconciliation with fellow jihadi organizations who share their position against the “foreign occupation” by U.S.-NATO troops.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) charged one Iranian entity and nine Iranians on Friday in a hacking scheme to steal intellectual property and information from at least 144 United States-based universities, various companies, and government agencies for private financial gain.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, expected to handily win Egypt’s presidential elections next week without impediment after arresting or intimidating potential opponents out of running, argued that the voters in one of the most populous Muslim countries in the world are “not ready” for greater choice.
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri, in a newly disseminated video, urges the group’s jihadi followers to “unite in confronting” the top enemy of all Muslims across the world, the United States and its “blatant crusader,” President Donald Trump.
Former British military officers have warned a new draft Brexit deal means control of UK armed forces could be given over to the European Union (EU) after Brexit.
Up to two-thirds of sub-Saharan Africa’s 1.1 billion population want to migrate to Europe or to the United States, with millions planning to make the move in the next five years.
The omnibus spending bill passed by the Republican-controlled House and Senate specifically bans President Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from building new border walls and fencing with the prototype designs the president most recently visited.
The Taliban’s alleged benefactor, Moscow, is reportedly obstructing the Trump administration’s efforts to end the nearly 17-year war by intensifying support for the jihadist group as a means to pressure the United States into lifting sanctions on Russia.
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A spokesman for the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem has denounced the “genocide” facing Christians in the Holy Land, declaring: “Every five minutes, a Christian dies in the Middle East, and Muslim leaders know it.”
The Vatican has taken new measures to punish critics of Pope Francis in a move that seems to belie the pope’s earlier calls for greater dialogue and debate within the Church.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday renewed his demand that Hamas hand control over the entire Gaza Strip to the PA government, starting with the terror group’s security forces.
An Austrian embassy attaché was recalled from his role in Tel Aviv after photos emerged of him wearing a clothing brand co-owned by Identitarian activist and leader Martin Sellner who was recently detained and refused entry into the UK.
The two terror attacks in the past seven days in Mevo Dotan and Jerusalem’s Old City, which claimed the lives of three Israelis in total, naturally put defense forces across the country on high alert ahead of the coming Passover holiday, but doubly so in the capital.
The Palestinian Authority on Thursday called for US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman to be added to a “global terror list” as it stepped up its war of words with the American envoy, days after PA President Mahmoud Abbas denounced him as a “son of a dog” and “settler.”
South Korea’s vibrant film industry is facing its own sexual harassment crisis. On Tuesday, the Korean Academy of Film Arts was accused of suppressing details in a female-on-female sexual assault case. Wednesday brought the indictment of Kim Yong-bin, formerly head of the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, on a charge of indecent assault.
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee said on Wednesday that the United States Navy’s decision to deny the application from a “secular humanist” for its chaplain corp was the appropriate decision for a post that is designed to support the religious needs of members.
One of the leading figures in Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime in Venezuela has claimed that the U.S. dollar “does not exist” and has no real financial worth.
An Israeli company located in Judea and Samaria is working to combat the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement through a monthly box subscription that allows supporters throughout the world the opportunity to be part of the Israel experience.
If North Korea is half as scared of John Bolton as the Democrats are, negotiations should go rather well.
The House passed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill on Thursday, sending it on its way for a vote in the Senate ahead of a midnight Friday deadline to avoid a government shutdown.
President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he is appointing Amb. John Bolton as his new national security advisor, ending weeks of speculation he would be tapped for the job.
Peruvian courts are weighing whether to prevent Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who resigned as president on Wednesday, from leaving the country following multiple allegations of corruption, including one linking him to the disgraced Brazilian firm Odebrecht.
Comedian Bill Murray’s clumsy attempt to glorify the Parkland gun control activists by comparing them to Vietnam protesters was shockingly ignorant and insensitive for an elderly man who was actually alive during the Vietnam War aftermath and the Cambodian genocide. The truth of that history provides a powerful argument against gun control fantasies.
A Turkish singer will spend ten months in prison after being convicted this week of the crime of “insulting the president.” Zuhal Olcay stood accused of changing the lyrics to one of her hits songs during a concert to condemn President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policies.
The education ministry of Saudi Arabia has promised to purge every trace of Muslim Brotherhood ideology from textbooks and fire anyone sympathetic to the group who works for the school system.
The Chinese Communist Party announced this week the creation of a universal propaganda arm named “Voice of China,” which the regime hopes will “ensure its voice is heard loud and clear around the world.”
Many jihadists organizations who plan attacks in Pakistan to target U.S. military troops and their allies in neighboring Afghanistan are still enjoying sanctuary in the country despite Islamabad’s claims that it has eradicated all “organized” terror havens within its borders, Breitbart News has learned.
An editorial in China’s state-run Global Times this week called for a national strategy to displace the United States as the world leader in artificial intelligence technology.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly pushing ahead with the first repatriation of an accused Saudi jihadist held at the American military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
WASHINGTON, DC — The struggling socialist Venezuelan regime, a global hub for crime-terror convergence, has been harboring criminal and terrorist groups such as Iran’s proxy Hezbollah, Chinese Triads, the Russian Mafia, and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), an expert on Latin America told lawmakers.
President Donald Trump is set to announce tariffs and investment restrictions aimed at convincing China to halt practices the U.S. believes are a form of economic aggression, according to White House officials.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) claimed responsibility for a heinous attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul Wednesday that killed up to 33 and injured 65 others while they were celebrating the Persian new year.
RAMALLAH – A series of recent health scares have raised concerns about octogenarian President Mahmoud Abbas, reviving anxiety about a potentially chaotic succession battle bound to further weaken the Palestinian cause.
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei of stealing the people’s money to amass his fortune of approximately $800 billion toman, or $190 billion dollars.
“If we keep going the way we’re going, we will be an agricultural colony for China,” said Curtis Ellis, praising President Trump’s tariff crackdown on China’s trade abuses, during a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.
The United States announced this week it will provide $2.5 million in aid to Venezuelan refugees who have fled their country to Colombia amid a deepening political and humanitarian crisis in their homeland.
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