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The leader of Lebanons Hezbollah on Monday praised provisional parliamentary election results as vindicating his Shiite groups armed operations.

byBreitbart Jerusalem8 May 2018, 12:47 AM PDT0

Jewish youth from Paraguay, pose for a photo, in front the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site in Jerusalem, Wednesday, April 29, 2009 after participating in the ''March of the living". Israelis are celebrating Independence Day, marking the 61st anniversary of the creation of the state. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Paraguay is set to become the third country, after the US and Guatemala, to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israel said Monday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem8 May 2018, 12:22 AM PDT0

FILE - In this file photo posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on March 28, 2015, which is consistent with AP reporting, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria. Clashes between two extremist factions in northwestern Syria have left dozens of fighters dead on both sides and raised fears of more deadly violence between groups battling President Bashar Assad's troops ahead of U.N.-brokered peace talks later this month. (Al-Nusra Front Twitter page via AP, File)

The monthly income generated by al-Qaeda jihadists is “estimated at $20-40 million,” about ten times higher the $3 million that the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) makes over the same time frame, a top Russian official told reporters.

byEdwin Mora7 May 2018, 8:31 PM PDT0

The Senate Judiciary Committee's ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, during the committee's business meeting to discuss the nomination of Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) led a group of 12 Democrat leaders in the Senate in writing an open letter to President Donald Trump on Monday urging him to keep the U.S. in the Iran deal.

byJoel B. Pollak7 May 2018, 7:52 PM PDT0

Hezbollah fighters take an oath during a parade to continue the path of resistance towards Israel.

Lebanon held elections for its parliament on Sunday for the first time since 2009. Not unexpectedly, Hezbollah was the big winner.

byJoel B. Pollak7 May 2018, 6:38 PM PDT0

Hassan Rouhani

The United States will suffer “historic regret” if it pulls out of the controversial nuclear agreement reached between U.S.-led world powers and Tehran back in July 2015, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reportedly cautioned over the weekend.

byEdwin Mora7 May 2018, 3:51 PM PDT0

Trump, Iran Deal,

The president faces an upcoming May 12 deadline to rectify whether Iran is complying with the deal, and whether or not to renew a 120-day waiver of the sanctions.

byCharlie Spiering7 May 2018, 1:09 PM PDT0

Iran

JERUSALEM — Irans increasing international isolation combined with recent airstrikes targeting Iranian bases in Syria, the growing frustration of the Iranian people over economic woes, and the Mossads “astonishing” seizure of Tehrans secret nuclear archive have worked to demonstrate that the Iranian regime “is not that all powerful after all,” contended Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:21 PM PDT0

US Embassy sign (Jerusalem Municipality)

The Jerusalem municipality has proudly mounted the first street signs pointing the way toward the U.S. embassy, which is set to open one week from today, on the 70th secular anniversary of Israels independence on May 14.

byJoel B. Pollak7 May 2018, 11:03 AM PDT0

The chief commander of Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Tuesday that Iran does not need to extend its range of missiles because they already reach far enough to strike American forces deployed in the Middle East if the Islamic Republic experiences aggression from the U.S.

Iran is planning to retaliate for recent deadly airstrikes in Syria attributed to the Jewish state by having its proxies fire missiles at military targets in northern Israel sometime in the near future, defense officials warned on Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 8:02 AM PDT0

Demis Maryannakis/STAR MAX/IPx 10/27/15 Chele Chiavacci-Farley at The Alzheimer's Association 32nd Annual Rita Hayworth Gala at Cirpriani 42nd Street. (NYC)

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump should bolt the nuclear agreement with Iran, while lawmakers who supported the Iran nuclear deal “should be held accountable,” stated New York Republican Senatorial Candidate Chele Farley.

byAaron Klein7 May 2018, 7:55 AM PDT0

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency on December 18, 2017 shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaking to the press after receiving a Russian delegation in Damascus

An Israeli minister on Monday threatened that the Jewish state could kill Syrian President Bashar Assad if his regime doesnt prevent Iranian forces from launching attacks against Israel from his territory.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 5:38 AM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who has comfortably won a second term, gestures during a campaign rally in Tehran on May 9, 2017

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran would be willing not to abandon the nuclear deal even if the United States pulls out, providing the European Union offers guarantees that Iran would keep benefiting from the accord.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 4:08 AM PDT0

In this photo released by the Jerusalem Municipality, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat poses with a new road sign to the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Monday, May 7, 2018. Jerusalem's city hall says it has put up road signs pointing to the new U.S. Embassy, which is set to move to the contested city next week. Barkat placed the first signs on Monday in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood where the embassy is to be located(Jerusalem Municipality via AP)

JERUSALEM – Workmen on Monday put up street signs to the US embassy due to open in Jerusalem on May 14, a move hailed as historic by Israel.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 3:47 AM PDT0

FILE: In this file photo the Facebook Inc. logo is reflected in the eyeglasses of a user in this arranged photo in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. A Facebook IPO would provide funds to help the social-networking service maintain its expansion and fend off competition from Internet rivals such as Google Inc. and Twitter Inc. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Scandal-plagued social media giant Facebook is under fire over accusations it helps create jihadist terror networks around the world.

bySimon Kent7 May 2018, 2:17 AM PDT0

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suprised many observers by moving forward the date of Turkey's elections to June this year

If the United States approves a proposed law that would halt weapons sales to Turkey, the nation will retaliate, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 1:21 AM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech in Tehran on February 11, 2018

The Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, on Sunday denounced “Zionist propaganda” and the “vicious Zionist regime” in an angry speech warning the US that it would “soon regret” any decision by President Donald Trump later this month to terminate the sanctions waivers on Iran enabled by the July 2015 nuclear deal.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 1:03 AM PDT0

FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. One of the congressional committees investigating Russias interference in the 2016 election has invited the tech giants Facebook, Twitter and the parent company of Google to appear for a public hearing on Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

Israels Foreign Ministry on Sunday launched a Facebook page uniquely dedicated to fostering ties with Iraq.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:40 AM PDT0

hezbollah

Hezbollah was poised to seal its dominance of Lebanon Monday with results for the decades first general election expected to confirm the Iran-backed party as the main winner.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:24 AM PDT0

Ursula Haverbeck

BERLIN — A Holocaust survivors group is urging German authorities to intensify their search for a notorious neo-Nazi who did not show up for her prison sentence.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:12 AM PDT0

Civil rights leader Tamika Mallory, right, with her god-mother Hazel Dukes, left, NAACP New York State Conference president, prepare to hold a press conference, Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017, in New York. Mallory, who helped organize the Women's March on Washington, has accused an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination in kicking her off a flight. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

TEL AVIV – The Womens March leader who was lambasted for supporting virulently antisemitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan was in Israel on a tour last week with the George Soros-funded Center for Constitutional Rights.

byDeborah Danan6 May 2018, 4:06 PM PDT0

Bill Clinton and Juanita Broaddrick collage

Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick says it is “absolutely despicable” that in the age of the #MeToo movement, Clinton, whom Broaddrick labeled a “sexual predator”, is being touted at public events to promote his upcoming fiction novel.

byAaron Klein6 May 2018, 8:19 AM PDT0

Afghan security forces stand guard near the site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad on November 23, 2017. A suicide bomber struck at a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on November 23 killing at least eight, officials said, in an attack that underscored worsening security. The bomber approached the crowd of dozens on foot in provincial capital Jalalabad as they were demonstrating in support of a local police commander who had been sacked and calling for his reinstatement, provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said. / AFP PHOTO / Noorullah SHIRZADA (Photo credit should read NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images)

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 12 people and wounded 33, officials said.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 6:40 AM PDT0

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Israeli military aircraft struck a Hamas site in the northern Gaza Strip used as a launching pad for incendiary kites Saturday night, the military said Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 4:57 AM PDT0

israeli man attacked

TEL AVIV – Footage of Palestinian protesters faking injuries and using children as human shields in border riots was released by the IDF Saturday night.

byDeborah Danan6 May 2018, 4:48 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – A video of 50 IDF soldiers in uniform singing a well-known love song in Persian has gone viral on Iranian social media.

byDeborah Danan6 May 2018, 4:45 AM PDT0

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Members of the U.N. Security Council vote on the third draft resolution to create a new inquiry to find blame for the chemical weapons attack last week in Douma, Syria during a United Nations Security Council meeting regarding the situation in Syria, April 10, 2018 in New York City. All three resolutions failed to pass. On Tuesday, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced their inspectors will travel to the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria to investigate reports of a chemical weapons attack that killed as a many as 60 people and injured hundreds. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

BERLIN — Germany has said it will stand up for Israels interests and security if it wins a non-permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 2:14 AM 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 is warning President Donald Trump that pulling America out of the nuclear deal with world powers would be a “historic regret.”

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 2:05 AM PDT0

A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli border police officers during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Saturday, March 31, 2018. Israel's chief military spokesman says if violence drags on along the Gaza border, Israel will expand its reaction to strike the militants behind it. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Dozens of Palestinians broke into the Gaza side of the Kerem Shalom border crossing between Israel and the Hamas-run Strip on Friday evening, setting fire to the gas pipeline that supplies fuel to the Strip, the army said.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 1:40 AM PDT0

A Palestinian video aired on Al Jazeera over the weekend shows demonstrators at Fridays Gaza border protests breaching the border and entering Israeli territory unchallenged.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 1:24 AM PDT0

hamas

An explosion in the central Gaza strip on Saturday killed at least six members of Hamas military.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 12:56 AM PDT0

kippa

Unknown assailants destroyed several Jewish headstones in a cemetery in a southwestern suburb of Athens, Greek police said Saturday, announcing they would launch an investigation.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 12:25 AM PDT0

department of work and pensions

CAIRO — Egyptian police have arrested an atheist blogger who was previously detained for promoting his views, a rights lawyer said on Saturday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 12:12 AM PDT0

AP Photo/Hussein Malla

The Vatican has denied reports that it entered into an agreement with the government of Saudi Arabia to build Christian churches in the country.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.5 May 2018, 1:04 PM PDT0

The Boston Globe reported on Friday that former Secretary of State John Kerry has been secretly working with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif to save the Iran nuclear deal, which the Trump administration has strongly criticized and might renegotiate or cancel within the next two weeks.

byJohn Hayward5 May 2018, 9:31 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents material on Iranian nuclear weapons development during a press conference in Tel Aviv, Monday, April 30 2018. Netanyahu says his government has obtained "half a ton" of secret Iranian documents proving the Tehran government once had a nuclear weapons program. Calling it a "great intelligence achievement," Netanyahu said Monday that the documents show that Iran lied about its nuclear ambitions before signing a 2015 deal with world powers. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Intelligence officials from France, the UK and Germany visited Israel in recent days and were briefed on Israeli findings gleaned from a trove of captured Iranian documents on the Islamic republics past nuclear weapons development, Channel 10 news reported.

byBreitbart Jerusalem5 May 2018, 4:19 AM PDT0

IDF drone

TEL AVIV – A surfeit of Arabic-language newspapers have recently published articles discussing Israels superiority over Arab states, saying Israels strong democratic ethos and its willingness to prosecute its leaders is partly why it the only stable country in the region, a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) report released this week said.

byDeborah Danan5 May 2018, 4:12 AM PDT0

According to an official at the Syrian branch of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, IS has destroyed gravestones in the embattled Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria

TEL AVIV – An Israeli-Arab journalist slammed the international community for remaining silent on the horrific war crimes suffered by Palestinians in Syria, while vociferously condemning Israel for the plight of Palestinians within its own borders.

byDeborah Danan5 May 2018, 4:07 AM PDT0

Dead Sea Scrolls

Previously unseen Dead Sea Scroll fragments, which had been stored in cigar boxes since archaeologists unearthed them in the 1950s, were identified and unveiled at an international conference on Tuesday in honor of the 70th anniversary of the scrolls discovery in Jerusalem.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 6:25 AM PDT0

A flower sticks next to the writing 'Jedem das Seine' (literally: To each his own) at the gate of the Buchenwald concentration camp in Weimar, where ceremonies were held 15 April 2007 to mark the 62nd anniversary of the camp's liberation. US army units liberated 21,000 survivors here on 11 April 1945. AFP PHOTO DDP/JENS-ULRICH KOCH GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read JENS-ULRICH KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

MUNICH, Germany — Diethild Heubel pulls a precious document from a binder: a yellowed decades-old letter, neatly handwritten by her father, a German soldier taken prisoner at the end of World War II.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 5:43 AM PDT0

Djerba

DJERBA, Tunisia — Thousands of people participated in an annual Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisias famed Ghriba synagogue, which ended Thursday night without incident under heavy security.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 4:48 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)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman sought assurances from Russia on Thursday that its advanced missile defense systems wont be used against Israeli jets over Syria, and he called on Moscow to condemn Iran for its repeated threats against the Jewish state.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 4:11 AM PDT0

Christian

For the first time in history, Saudi Arabia has entered into a joint agreement with the Vatican to build churches for Christians living in the officially Muslim nation.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.4 May 2018, 3:51 AM PDT0

Palestinian Refugee Agency

Knesset members are advancing competing laws with the start of Israels new parliamentary session to serve as the equivalent to Americas Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authoritys “pay-to-slay” policy of providing terrorists and their families official stipends for the murder of Jews.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 3:29 AM PDT0

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a Christmas lunch with members of the Christian Orthodox community on January 6, 2016 in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Mahmud Abbas dismissed weeks of rumours the Palestinian Authority could collapse, saying he would 'never give up' on it. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

President Mahmud Abbas was reelected head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Friday, as the veteran leader seeks to strengthen his control over politics in the occupied West Bank.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 2:43 AM PDT0

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The leader of Lebanons Hezbollah on Monday praised provisional parliamentary election results as vindicating his Shiite groups armed operations.

byBreitbart Jerusalem8 May 2018, 12:47 AM PDT0

Jewish youth from Paraguay, pose for a photo, in front the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site in Jerusalem, Wednesday, April 29, 2009 after participating in the ''March of the living". Israelis are celebrating Independence Day, marking the 61st anniversary of the creation of the state. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Paraguay is set to become the third country, after the US and Guatemala, to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israel said Monday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem8 May 2018, 12:22 AM PDT0

FILE - In this file photo posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on March 28, 2015, which is consistent with AP reporting, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria. Clashes between two extremist factions in northwestern Syria have left dozens of fighters dead on both sides and raised fears of more deadly violence between groups battling President Bashar Assad's troops ahead of U.N.-brokered peace talks later this month. (Al-Nusra Front Twitter page via AP, File)

The monthly income generated by al-Qaeda jihadists is “estimated at $20-40 million,” about ten times higher the $3 million that the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) makes over the same time frame, a top Russian official told reporters.

byEdwin Mora7 May 2018, 8:31 PM PDT0

The Senate Judiciary Committee's ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, during the committee's business meeting to discuss the nomination of Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) led a group of 12 Democrat leaders in the Senate in writing an open letter to President Donald Trump on Monday urging him to keep the U.S. in the Iran deal.

byJoel B. Pollak7 May 2018, 7:52 PM PDT0

Hezbollah fighters take an oath during a parade to continue the path of resistance towards Israel.

Lebanon held elections for its parliament on Sunday for the first time since 2009. Not unexpectedly, Hezbollah was the big winner.

byJoel B. Pollak7 May 2018, 6:38 PM PDT0

Hassan Rouhani

The United States will suffer “historic regret” if it pulls out of the controversial nuclear agreement reached between U.S.-led world powers and Tehran back in July 2015, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reportedly cautioned over the weekend.

byEdwin Mora7 May 2018, 3:51 PM PDT0

Trump, Iran Deal,

The president faces an upcoming May 12 deadline to rectify whether Iran is complying with the deal, and whether or not to renew a 120-day waiver of the sanctions.

byCharlie Spiering7 May 2018, 1:09 PM PDT0

Iran

JERUSALEM — Irans increasing international isolation combined with recent airstrikes targeting Iranian bases in Syria, the growing frustration of the Iranian people over economic woes, and the Mossads “astonishing” seizure of Tehrans secret nuclear archive have worked to demonstrate that the Iranian regime “is not that all powerful after all,” contended Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:21 PM PDT0

US Embassy sign (Jerusalem Municipality)

The Jerusalem municipality has proudly mounted the first street signs pointing the way toward the U.S. embassy, which is set to open one week from today, on the 70th secular anniversary of Israels independence on May 14.

byJoel B. Pollak7 May 2018, 11:03 AM PDT0

The chief commander of Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Tuesday that Iran does not need to extend its range of missiles because they already reach far enough to strike American forces deployed in the Middle East if the Islamic Republic experiences aggression from the U.S.

Iran is planning to retaliate for recent deadly airstrikes in Syria attributed to the Jewish state by having its proxies fire missiles at military targets in northern Israel sometime in the near future, defense officials warned on Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 8:02 AM PDT0

Demis Maryannakis/STAR MAX/IPx 10/27/15 Chele Chiavacci-Farley at The Alzheimer's Association 32nd Annual Rita Hayworth Gala at Cirpriani 42nd Street. (NYC)

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump should bolt the nuclear agreement with Iran, while lawmakers who supported the Iran nuclear deal “should be held accountable,” stated New York Republican Senatorial Candidate Chele Farley.

byAaron Klein7 May 2018, 7:55 AM PDT0

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency on December 18, 2017 shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaking to the press after receiving a Russian delegation in Damascus

An Israeli minister on Monday threatened that the Jewish state could kill Syrian President Bashar Assad if his regime doesnt prevent Iranian forces from launching attacks against Israel from his territory.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 5:38 AM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who has comfortably won a second term, gestures during a campaign rally in Tehran on May 9, 2017

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran would be willing not to abandon the nuclear deal even if the United States pulls out, providing the European Union offers guarantees that Iran would keep benefiting from the accord.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 4:08 AM PDT0

In this photo released by the Jerusalem Municipality, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat poses with a new road sign to the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Monday, May 7, 2018. Jerusalem's city hall says it has put up road signs pointing to the new U.S. Embassy, which is set to move to the contested city next week. Barkat placed the first signs on Monday in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood where the embassy is to be located(Jerusalem Municipality via AP)

JERUSALEM – Workmen on Monday put up street signs to the US embassy due to open in Jerusalem on May 14, a move hailed as historic by Israel.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 3:47 AM PDT0

FILE: In this file photo the Facebook Inc. logo is reflected in the eyeglasses of a user in this arranged photo in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. A Facebook IPO would provide funds to help the social-networking service maintain its expansion and fend off competition from Internet rivals such as Google Inc. and Twitter Inc. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Scandal-plagued social media giant Facebook is under fire over accusations it helps create jihadist terror networks around the world.

bySimon Kent7 May 2018, 2:17 AM PDT0

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suprised many observers by moving forward the date of Turkey's elections to June this year

If the United States approves a proposed law that would halt weapons sales to Turkey, the nation will retaliate, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 1:21 AM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech in Tehran on February 11, 2018

The Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, on Sunday denounced “Zionist propaganda” and the “vicious Zionist regime” in an angry speech warning the US that it would “soon regret” any decision by President Donald Trump later this month to terminate the sanctions waivers on Iran enabled by the July 2015 nuclear deal.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 1:03 AM PDT0

FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. One of the congressional committees investigating Russias interference in the 2016 election has invited the tech giants Facebook, Twitter and the parent company of Google to appear for a public hearing on Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

Israels Foreign Ministry on Sunday launched a Facebook page uniquely dedicated to fostering ties with Iraq.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:40 AM PDT0

hezbollah

Hezbollah was poised to seal its dominance of Lebanon Monday with results for the decades first general election expected to confirm the Iran-backed party as the main winner.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:24 AM PDT0

Ursula Haverbeck

BERLIN — A Holocaust survivors group is urging German authorities to intensify their search for a notorious neo-Nazi who did not show up for her prison sentence.

byBreitbart Jerusalem7 May 2018, 12:12 AM PDT0

Civil rights leader Tamika Mallory, right, with her god-mother Hazel Dukes, left, NAACP New York State Conference president, prepare to hold a press conference, Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017, in New York. Mallory, who helped organize the Women's March on Washington, has accused an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination in kicking her off a flight. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

TEL AVIV – The Womens March leader who was lambasted for supporting virulently antisemitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan was in Israel on a tour last week with the George Soros-funded Center for Constitutional Rights.

byDeborah Danan6 May 2018, 4:06 PM PDT0

Bill Clinton and Juanita Broaddrick collage

Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick says it is “absolutely despicable” that in the age of the #MeToo movement, Clinton, whom Broaddrick labeled a “sexual predator”, is being touted at public events to promote his upcoming fiction novel.

byAaron Klein6 May 2018, 8:19 AM PDT0

Afghan security forces stand guard near the site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad on November 23, 2017. A suicide bomber struck at a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on November 23 killing at least eight, officials said, in an attack that underscored worsening security. The bomber approached the crowd of dozens on foot in provincial capital Jalalabad as they were demonstrating in support of a local police commander who had been sacked and calling for his reinstatement, provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said. / AFP PHOTO / Noorullah SHIRZADA (Photo credit should read NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images)

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 12 people and wounded 33, officials said.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 6:40 AM PDT0

damascus

Israeli military aircraft struck a Hamas site in the northern Gaza Strip used as a launching pad for incendiary kites Saturday night, the military said Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 4:57 AM PDT0

israeli man attacked

TEL AVIV – Footage of Palestinian protesters faking injuries and using children as human shields in border riots was released by the IDF Saturday night.

byDeborah Danan6 May 2018, 4:48 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – A video of 50 IDF soldiers in uniform singing a well-known love song in Persian has gone viral on Iranian social media.

byDeborah Danan6 May 2018, 4:45 AM PDT0

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Members of the U.N. Security Council vote on the third draft resolution to create a new inquiry to find blame for the chemical weapons attack last week in Douma, Syria during a United Nations Security Council meeting regarding the situation in Syria, April 10, 2018 in New York City. All three resolutions failed to pass. On Tuesday, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced their inspectors will travel to the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria to investigate reports of a chemical weapons attack that killed as a many as 60 people and injured hundreds. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

BERLIN — Germany has said it will stand up for Israels interests and security if it wins a non-permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 2:14 AM 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 is warning President Donald Trump that pulling America out of the nuclear deal with world powers would be a “historic regret.”

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 2:05 AM PDT0

A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli border police officers during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Saturday, March 31, 2018. Israel's chief military spokesman says if violence drags on along the Gaza border, Israel will expand its reaction to strike the militants behind it. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Dozens of Palestinians broke into the Gaza side of the Kerem Shalom border crossing between Israel and the Hamas-run Strip on Friday evening, setting fire to the gas pipeline that supplies fuel to the Strip, the army said.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 1:40 AM PDT0

A Palestinian video aired on Al Jazeera over the weekend shows demonstrators at Fridays Gaza border protests breaching the border and entering Israeli territory unchallenged.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 1:24 AM PDT0

hamas

An explosion in the central Gaza strip on Saturday killed at least six members of Hamas military.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 12:56 AM PDT0

kippa

Unknown assailants destroyed several Jewish headstones in a cemetery in a southwestern suburb of Athens, Greek police said Saturday, announcing they would launch an investigation.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 12:25 AM PDT0

department of work and pensions

CAIRO — Egyptian police have arrested an atheist blogger who was previously detained for promoting his views, a rights lawyer said on Saturday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem6 May 2018, 12:12 AM PDT0

AP Photo/Hussein Malla

The Vatican has denied reports that it entered into an agreement with the government of Saudi Arabia to build Christian churches in the country.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.5 May 2018, 1:04 PM PDT0

The Boston Globe reported on Friday that former Secretary of State John Kerry has been secretly working with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif to save the Iran nuclear deal, which the Trump administration has strongly criticized and might renegotiate or cancel within the next two weeks.

byJohn Hayward5 May 2018, 9:31 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents material on Iranian nuclear weapons development during a press conference in Tel Aviv, Monday, April 30 2018. Netanyahu says his government has obtained "half a ton" of secret Iranian documents proving the Tehran government once had a nuclear weapons program. Calling it a "great intelligence achievement," Netanyahu said Monday that the documents show that Iran lied about its nuclear ambitions before signing a 2015 deal with world powers. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Intelligence officials from France, the UK and Germany visited Israel in recent days and were briefed on Israeli findings gleaned from a trove of captured Iranian documents on the Islamic republics past nuclear weapons development, Channel 10 news reported.

byBreitbart Jerusalem5 May 2018, 4:19 AM PDT0

IDF drone

TEL AVIV – A surfeit of Arabic-language newspapers have recently published articles discussing Israels superiority over Arab states, saying Israels strong democratic ethos and its willingness to prosecute its leaders is partly why it the only stable country in the region, a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) report released this week said.

byDeborah Danan5 May 2018, 4:12 AM PDT0

According to an official at the Syrian branch of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, IS has destroyed gravestones in the embattled Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria

TEL AVIV – An Israeli-Arab journalist slammed the international community for remaining silent on the horrific war crimes suffered by Palestinians in Syria, while vociferously condemning Israel for the plight of Palestinians within its own borders.

byDeborah Danan5 May 2018, 4:07 AM PDT0

Dead Sea Scrolls

Previously unseen Dead Sea Scroll fragments, which had been stored in cigar boxes since archaeologists unearthed them in the 1950s, were identified and unveiled at an international conference on Tuesday in honor of the 70th anniversary of the scrolls discovery in Jerusalem.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 6:25 AM PDT0

A flower sticks next to the writing 'Jedem das Seine' (literally: To each his own) at the gate of the Buchenwald concentration camp in Weimar, where ceremonies were held 15 April 2007 to mark the 62nd anniversary of the camp's liberation. US army units liberated 21,000 survivors here on 11 April 1945. AFP PHOTO DDP/JENS-ULRICH KOCH GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read JENS-ULRICH KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

MUNICH, Germany — Diethild Heubel pulls a precious document from a binder: a yellowed decades-old letter, neatly handwritten by her father, a German soldier taken prisoner at the end of World War II.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 5:43 AM PDT0

Djerba

DJERBA, Tunisia — Thousands of people participated in an annual Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisias famed Ghriba synagogue, which ended Thursday night without incident under heavy security.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 4:48 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)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman sought assurances from Russia on Thursday that its advanced missile defense systems wont be used against Israeli jets over Syria, and he called on Moscow to condemn Iran for its repeated threats against the Jewish state.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 4:11 AM PDT0

Christian

For the first time in history, Saudi Arabia has entered into a joint agreement with the Vatican to build churches for Christians living in the officially Muslim nation.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.4 May 2018, 3:51 AM PDT0

Palestinian Refugee Agency

Knesset members are advancing competing laws with the start of Israels new parliamentary session to serve as the equivalent to Americas Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authoritys “pay-to-slay” policy of providing terrorists and their families official stipends for the murder of Jews.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 3:29 AM PDT0

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a Christmas lunch with members of the Christian Orthodox community on January 6, 2016 in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Mahmud Abbas dismissed weeks of rumours the Palestinian Authority could collapse, saying he would 'never give up' on it. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

President Mahmud Abbas was reelected head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Friday, as the veteran leader seeks to strengthen his control over politics in the occupied West Bank.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 2:43 AM PDT0

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