October 15, 2018
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Some Christians in Syria denounced the recent precision strikes by the United States, Britain, and France against the regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad as “unjust, brutal aggression” that will provide jihadists with the “momentum to continue in their terrorism” in a statement issued Saturday.

byEdwin Mora15 Apr 2018, 1:28 PM PDT0

TEL AVIV – One of Israels foremost archaeologists last week filed a petition to the High Court demanding the removal of a recently built mixed-gender prayer platform by the Western Wall, saying it was “damaging rare archeological findings” in the area.

byDeborah Danan15 Apr 2018, 1:26 PM PDT0

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) fires a Tomahawk land attack missile early Saturday, April 14, 2018, as part of the military response to Syria's use of chemical weapons on April 7. The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again. (Lt. j.g. Matthew Daniels/U.S. Navy via AP)

TEL AVIV – Satellite images from Saturdays U.S.-led joint military operation in Syria show extensive damage to three chemical weapons facilities in the wartorn country.

byDeborah Danan15 Apr 2018, 1:24 PM PDT0

Germany, protecting Iran and Hezbollah, fails to note the lessons of the two world wars it started: If you wish to prevent a world war, you shouldnt empower forces that seek to initiate one.

byCaroline Glick15 Apr 2018, 12:26 PM PDT0

Edward Mosberg (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

A Holocaust survivor told the March of the Living memorial ceremony on Thursday that if President Donald Trump had been in charge during the Second World War, he would have destroyed the concentration camps.

byJoel B. Pollak15 Apr 2018, 11:52 AM PDT0

Traders will be closely watching Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the Baoa Forum to see if he mentions the trade dispute with the United States

China joined dictator Bashar al-Assads allies Russia and Iran in condemning the precision airstrikes by the United States, France, and Britain on Saturday.

byEdwin Mora15 Apr 2018, 10:16 AM PDT0

Hassan Nasrallah

Contents: American, British, French attack on Syria signals sharp change in Western policy; Britain publishes its legal justification for military action; Iran, Hezbollah and Syria threaten retaliation against Israel

byJohn J. Xenakis15 Apr 2018, 9:10 AM PDT0

Code Pink (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Code Pink, the radical left-wing anti-war group famous for disrupting congressional hearings, protested outside the San Francisco homes of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Saturday — even thought those Democrats share their skepticism of President Donald Trumps attack on Syria.

byJoel B. Pollak15 Apr 2018, 6:36 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 Jewish employee of the Anne Frank House museum was told that he was not allowed to wear his kippa because it would conflict with the organisations “independent position” and might “influence” the message of combatting anti-Semitism.

byVictoria Friedman15 Apr 2018, 4:52 AM PDT0

Israel

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday announced it destroyed a sophisticated Hamas attack tunnel, leading from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, over the weekend.

byBreitbart Jerusalem15 Apr 2018, 4:17 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 Saturday said Israel “fully supports” President Donald Trumps “stand against the use and spread of chemical weapons” with the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syrian targets carried out earlier that day.

byDeborah Danan15 Apr 2018, 3:46 AM PDT0

US President Donald Trump poses for a photo with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump said he 'may' attend the opening of a controversial new US embassy in Jerusalem, a fraught prospect designed to underscore close ties with Benjamin Netanyahu, whom he hosted Monday.Trump warmly welcomed the embattled prime minister to the White House, claiming US-Israel ties had 'never been better' and floating a May trip that would be a major security and diplomatic challenge. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – Israel was informed of the U.S.-led military strikes in Syria ahead of time, Israeli and American officials confirmed on Saturday morning.

byDeborah Danan15 Apr 2018, 3:45 AM PDT0

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CAIRO — Egypts army said jihadists wearing explosive belts tried to storm a military camp in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday in an assault that left eight soldiers and 14 attackers dead.

byBreitbart Jerusalem15 Apr 2018, 1:48 AM PDT0

Palestinian men look at the debris of a tuk tuk vehicle at the site of an explosion east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on April 14, 2018. Four members of Islamic Jihad died in the blast (AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB)

Palestinian terror organization Islamic Jihad said Saturday that four of its members were killed in an accidental explosion near the Gaza Strip border with Israel.

byBreitbart Jerusalem15 Apr 2018, 1:33 AM PDT0

In this weeks Delingpole podcast, James and his brother Dick - a self-described “libertarian” and “occasional historical French soldier” - discuss “soul healing” after giving up Twitter for Lent, the absurdity of the Nazi Pug trial, and the unfortunate emasculation of Canada under “President Bieber”.

In this weeks Delingpole podcast, James and his brother Dick – a self-described “libertarian” and “occasional historical French soldier” – discuss “soul healing” after giving up Twitter for Lent, the absurdity of the Nazi Pug trial, and the unfortunate emasculation of Canada under “President Bieber”.

byZuzanna Mroz15 Apr 2018, 12:28 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV — A “violent explosion” was heard in the southern section of Aleppo, Syria in an area where Iranian forces were present, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Saturday.

byAaron Klein14 Apr 2018, 4:51 PM PDT0

Child Victims Chem Attack-

The Center for the National Interests Director of Defense Studies Harry Kazianis and Foreign Affairs Reporter Curt Mills joined SiriusXM hosts Matt Boyle and Amanda House on Breitbart News Saturday to discuss how President Donald Trump sells strikes in Syria to his base.

byKristina Wong14 Apr 2018, 4:42 PM PDT0

A 38-year-old father dangled his child from the roof of his home because he was trying to prevent it from being demolished.

A quick-thinking police officer rescued a toddler whose father allegedly flung her from a rooftop as he tried to protest authorities looking to demolish his home, an illegal shack, in South Africa.

byKatherine Rodriguez14 Apr 2018, 2:11 PM PDT0

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House April 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. Marking their 100th anniversary of their post-World War I independence from Russia, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite participated in the United States-Baltic Summit with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sebastian Gorka joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host John Carney on Fridays Breitbart News Tonight to discuss President Donald Trumps strategy in ordering missile strikes on Syria.

byRobert Kraychik14 Apr 2018, 12:24 PM PDT0

Assad, Putin

TEL AVIV — Russian military forces “enable” the Bashar Assad regime in Syria to maintain air superiority, providing Assad with the “total military freedom of action” necessary to carry out offensives against urban areas, according to an intelligence document declassified by the French government.

byAaron Klein14 Apr 2018, 12:02 PM PDT0

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley listens during a United Nations Security Council emergency meeting concerning the situation in Syria, at United Nations headquarters, April 14, 2018 in New York City. Yesterday the United States and European allies Britain and France launched airstrikes in Syria as punishment for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's suspected role in last week's chemical weapons attacks that killed upwards of 40 people. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, said Saturday at the second emergency meeting in as many days that the overnight strike against Syrian infrastructure was justified “to deter the use of chemical weapons.”

byPenny Starr14 Apr 2018, 11:42 AM PDT0

In this handout released by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) fires a Tomahawk land attack missile at Syria as part of an allied strike April 14, 2018. Monterey is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. President Donald Trump has ordered a joint force strike on Syria with Britain and France over the recent suspected chemical attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.(Photo by Matthew Daniels/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Syrias Ministry of Expatriates and Foreign Affairs vehemently protested targeted airstrikes against Assad regime scientific research centers in Damascus early Saturday morning local time in response to alleged chemical attacks by the regime, blaming them on “western arrogance and hegemony.”

byFrances Martel14 Apr 2018, 8:49 AM PDT0

Labour peer and former chief of Britains Royal Navy Lord West has questioned the evidential basis for Western strikes against the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad, stating that there should be “unequivocal proof” of a chemical attack before intervention.

byOliver JJ Lane14 Apr 2018, 8:15 AM PDT0

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Contents: UN says DR Congo humanitarian crisis at highest emergency level; DR Congo boycotts its own international humanitarian conference for DR Congo; U.S., France, Britain launch Syria attack in retaliation for al-Assads use of chemical weapons

byJohn J. Xenakis14 Apr 2018, 7:33 AM PDT0

US President Donald Trump addresses the nation on the situation in Syria April 13, 2018 at the White House in Washington, DC. Trump said strikes on Syria are under way. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

While experts can debate whether striking Syria is good policy, the legal reality should not be open to debate: President Donald Trumps strikes against Syria were fully authorized by the U.S. Constitution.

byKen Klukowski14 Apr 2018, 6:06 AM PDT0

brexit

“Better off in.” This was the slogan of the Remain campaign during Britains EU referendum. It didnt persuade the 17.4 million people who voted Brexit.

byJames Delingpole14 Apr 2018, 5:52 AM PDT0

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President Donald Trump declared “mission accomplished” after ordering precision missile strikes in Syria just hours earlier.

byCharlie Spiering14 Apr 2018, 5:43 AM PDT0

British Tornado strike aircraft joined a coalition of United States and French aircraft in the early hours of Saturday morning to launch strikes against Syrian government targets associated with chemical weapons.

byOliver JJ Lane14 Apr 2018, 4:04 AM PDT0

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is “confident” of the “success” of British strikes on Syria overnight, as well as defending the attacks as the “right and legal” thing to do.

byLiam Deacon14 Apr 2018, 3:51 AM PDT0

Mattis, Syria strike

Israel on Saturday said that the combined US, British and French strikes on Syria was an “appropriate” response to the alleged chemical gas attack and warned that Damascus actions put it in danger of further strikes, including against its leadership.

byBreitbart Jerusalem14 Apr 2018, 3:10 AM PDT0

Mattis, Syria strike

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that whether the United States will launch further attacks against the Syrian regime will depend on whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons again.

byKristina Wong13 Apr 2018, 10:14 PM PDT0

_US Blasts Syria Base

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) argued on Friday night that President Donald Trumps strikes on Syria are “unconstitutional, illegal, and reckless.”

bySean Moran13 Apr 2018, 9:10 PM PDT0

Syrian chemical attacks

“The United States assesses with confidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the eastern Damascus suburb of Duma on April 7, 2018, killing dozens of men, women, and children, and severely injuring hundreds more,” the memo read.

byCharlie Spiering13 Apr 2018, 8:21 PM PDT0

YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam

In a piece penned by state-run outlet Fars News Agency about the accused YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam, Iran admits to persecuting the Bahai faith to which Aghdam belonged.

byAdelle Nazarian13 Apr 2018, 7:55 PM PDT0

In this picture taken on March 2, 2017, young offenders take part in training programs at Cape Collinson Correctional Institution in Hong Kong. Established in 1958, Cape Collinson Correctional Institution is a minimum security institution and training centre that houses a capcity of 192 male young offenders undergoing training under the Training Centres Ordinance. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE (Photo credit should read ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

A new report from a human rights group called Safeguard Defenders exposes Chinas practice of extracting forced confessions from imprisoned activists, many of them foreign nationals.

byJohn Hayward13 Apr 2018, 7:14 PM PDT0

Trump Nominates First Black Woman to Serve at Brigadier General Rank

If confirmed, Marine Corps Colonel Lorna M. Mahlock will be the first black woman to attain one of the highest military positions in the world.

byNate Church13 Apr 2018, 6:37 PM PDT0

Trump Syria speech (Mandel Ngan / Getty)

President Donald Trump told the nation Friday evening that he had ordered “precision” military strikes against targets in Syria in response to Bashar al-Assads reported use of chemical weapons against civilians in the city of Douma. In addition to the military response, the president also sent a clear diplomatic message.

byJoel B. Pollak13 Apr 2018, 6:34 PM PDT0

GHOUTA SYRIA

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Loud explosions light up skies over Syrian capital, heavy smoke as President Trump announces airstrikes. Copyright © 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

byBreitbart News13 Apr 2018, 6:30 PM PDT0

TO GO WITH AFP BY HABIBOU BANGRE Clients surf the internet at an internet cafe on February 25, 2015 in Kinshasa. Sales are down and business is slow -- small entrepreneurs in the Democratic Republic of Congo are bearing the brunt of an official clampdown on mobile Internet services and text messages. Internet operators remain powerless in the face of complaints from customers and have yet to communicate the extent of their losses caused by the restrictions. People, however, have found various ways of bypassing the restrictions although it has meant shelling out more. AFP PHOTO/FEDERICO SCOPPA (Photo credit should read FEDERICO SCOPPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tanzanias new suite of Internet regulations includes a $930 annual fee for anyone who runs a blog, coupled with extensive registration paperwork that includes a bizarre amount of financial information about the applicant, comparable to the business plan that would be submitted to secure a commercial loan from a bank.

byJohn Hayward13 Apr 2018, 6:19 PM PDT0

“These are not the actions of a man. They are crimes of a monster instead,” Trump said, condemning Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad for using chemical weapons against his people.

byCharlie Spiering13 Apr 2018, 6:11 PM PDT0

This photo released on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and taken at an undisclosed location claims to show the US RQ-170 Sentinel drone which Tehran says its forces downed earlier this week. The Obama administration has delivered a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces, but said it is not hopeful that Iran will comply. President Barack Obama said Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, that the U.S. wants the top-secret aircraft back. (AP Photo/Sepahnews)

Israel revealed on Friday that an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace in February after launching from an airbase in Syria was carrying explosives. The base was attacked on Monday, allegedly by Israel, in a strike that reportedly targeted Irans entire attack drone weapons system — prompting soaring tensions between Israel and Iran.

byBreitbart Jerusalem13 Apr 2018, 5:47 PM PDT0

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting, Friday, April 13, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Nikki Haley, the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations, had harsh words for her Russian counterpart during an emergency meeting on Friday of the U.N. Security Council in New York City.

byPenny Starr13 Apr 2018, 5:43 PM PDT0

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

The posture of being “triggered” not only risks destroying dialogue altogether, but it also compounds the pain felt by the offended party.

byJoel B. Pollak13 Apr 2018, 5:00 PM PDT0

TURPAN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 13: (CHINA OUT) Uyghur men gather for a holiday meal during the Corban Festival on September 13, 2016 in Turpan County, in the far western Xinjiang province, China. The Corban festival, known to Muslims worldwide as Eid al-Adha or 'feast of the sacrifice', is celebrated by ethnic Uyghurs across Xinjiang, the far-western region of China bordering Central Asia that is home to roughly half of the country's 23 million Muslims. The festival, considered the most important of the year, involves religious rites and visits to the graves of relatives, as well as sharing meals with family. Although Islam is a 'recognized' religion in the constitution of officially atheist China, ethnic Uyghurs are subjected to restrictions on religious and cultural practices that are imposed by China's Communist Party. Ethnic tensions have fueled violence that Chinese authorities point to as justification for the restrictions. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC — The communist administration of Chinese President Xi Jinping has burned down Christian crosses at various churches and is forcing Muslim Uighurs to eat pork as part of its efforts to impose atheist values on everyone in the country, some U.S. government and independent analysts indicate.

byEdwin Mora13 Apr 2018, 4:22 PM PDT0

Venezolanos en el Perú protestan contra Nicolás Maduro en la Plaza San Martín

Estimated thousands of members of the Venezuelan exile community in Peru marched on the streets of Lima Thursday night to demand that the Summit of the Americas, which the city is currently hosting, address the socialist-driven humanitarian crisis in their country.

byFrances Martel13 Apr 2018, 4:12 PM PDT0

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