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Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Monday told the armys top brass to prepare for an Iran-led threat coalescing on Israels northern border, which he said includes the Lebanese Armed Forces.

byBreitbart Jerusalem17 Apr 2018, 1:00 AM PDT0

Syria attack (Matthew Daniels / U.S. Navy / Getty)

The United States, United Kingdom, and France joined in a combined operation on April 14 that used “precision” strikes against Syrias chemical weapons infrastructure. The following are key points about the raid.

byCaroline Glick16 Apr 2018, 2:09 PM PDT0

Syrian soldiers inspect the wreckage of a building described as part of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) compound in the Barzeh district, north of Damascus, on April 14, 2018

Inspectors with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Syria on Saturday with plans to visit the site of the alleged chemical weapons strike in Douma on Monday. On Monday the British delegation to the OPCW said the inspectors were blocked from visiting Douma by the Russian and Syrian governments.

byJohn Hayward16 Apr 2018, 12:24 PM PDT0

Syrian senior presidential advisor Buthaina Shaaban gestures as she answers a question from a journalist on Syrian peace talks at the United Nations on January 29, 2014 in Geneva. Syria's opposition said peace talks with President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Geneva took a step forward on January 29 with discussions on a transitional government after four days of deadlock. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – The American empire is poised to crumble and the failure of the joint missile attack on Syrian chemical weapons sites is the first triumph marking the beginning of the end, Syrian President Bashar Assads envoy said on Sunday.

byDeborah Danan16 Apr 2018, 9:37 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – All crossings into Israel from the West Bank and Gaza will shut down as a security measure ahead of celebrations marking Israels 70th Independence Day, the army said Sunday.

byDeborah Danan16 Apr 2018, 9:32 AM PDT0

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill December 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. Comey was questioned about the mass shootings in San Bernardino and Paris, the ability of people on the so-called 'no fly list' to buy firearms in the United States and the affects of budget sequestration on the FBI's ability to protect America and fight terrorism. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former FBI Director James Comey stated it “wasnt necessary” to inform President Donald Trump that the infamous dossier had been paid by Trumps primary political opponents, namely Hillary Clintons 2016 presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

byAaron Klein16 Apr 2018, 8:28 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)

Former FBI Director James Comey stated in an interview that he has “struggled” his whole life with his “ego and– and a sense that I– I have to be careful not to fall in love with my own view of things.”

byAaron Klein16 Apr 2018, 6:35 AM PDT0

Labours shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has illustrated a tweet about Syria with a computer generated fake image of an Israeli jet bombing the capital of Iran.

bySimon Kent16 Apr 2018, 6:16 AM PDT0

African migrants from Eritrea sit in the street in the southern district of Israel's Tel Aviv on April 5, 2018

Contents: Israels top court orders 207 African migrants to be released from jail; Uganda first agrees to accept Israels African migrants, then backs down

byJohn J. Xenakis16 Apr 2018, 6:08 AM PDT0

The government of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, shown here addressing a rally in Tehran on February 11, 2018, has sought to encourage Iranians living abroad to return

Iran is reportedly responsible for more than half of all recorded executions in the world and ranks second after China.

byAdelle Nazarian16 Apr 2018, 6:00 AM PDT0

DAMASCUS, SYRIA - APRIL 07: An affected Syrian child receives medical treatment after Assad regime forces allegedly conducted poisonous gas attack to Duma town of Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria on April 07, 2018. (Photo by Halil el-Abdullah/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

DAMASCUS, Syria — The worlds chemical weapons watchdog is set to convene Monday to discuss the suspected toxic gas assault in Syria that prompted an unprecedented wave of Western strikes, as its inspectors probe the attack near Damascus.

byBreitbart Jerusalem16 Apr 2018, 4:45 AM PDT0

Saudi Arabias King Salman on Sunday slammed Irans “blatant interference” in the region and lashed out at the US over Jerusalem as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for their annual summit.

byBreitbart Jerusalem16 Apr 2018, 4:04 AM PDT0

Wealthy Jews are trying to take over the world and they are using the power of celebrity and fame in Hollywood to achieve their nefarious end, a Saudi scholar has claimed.

bySimon Kent16 Apr 2018, 3:09 AM PDT0

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In an interview on Sunday on 103 FM Radio – one day after the US-led attack in Syria and hours after mystery explosions rocked Iranian bases there – former Mossad head Danny Yatom urged that preparations be made for a possible threat from Iran.

byBreitbart Jerusalem16 Apr 2018, 2:02 AM PDT0

Protesters hold placards as they demonstrate in Parliament Square against anti-Semitism in the Labour Party on March 26, 2018 in London, England. The Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council have drawn up a letter accusing Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to address anti-Semitism in his party. Mr Corbyn has today apologised to Jewish groups for 'pockets of anti-Semitism' in Labour. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

The “ugly, disgusting” stain of anti-Semitism is defining the UK Labour Party and must be rooted out, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has warned.

bySimon Kent16 Apr 2018, 1:41 AM PDT0

terrorist tunnel

Israel went public Sunday with a military laboratory it set up in 2016 to pool anti-tunnel expertise and spearhead efforts to foil the cross-border digs.

byBreitbart Jerusalem16 Apr 2018, 1:11 AM PDT0

Salman, Mohammed bin Salman

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabias King Salman opened a summit of Arab leaders on Sunday by condemning an old foe, Iran, without making any reference to missile strikes by Western powers on Syrian government targets over a suspected gas attack a week ago.

byBreitbart Jerusalem16 Apr 2018, 12:28 AM PDT0

Pope Francis expressed his distress over the situation in Syria Sunday, calling on world leaders to assure that “justice and peace prevail.”

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.16 Apr 2018, 12:02 AM 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)

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

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

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The Holocaust was a “lie” made real by Jews who colluded with Adolf Hitler in order to bring “settlers to Palestine,” a Palestinian analyst has claimed.

bySimon Kent15 Apr 2018, 4:05 AM PDT0

Former FBI Director James Comey claims he was disturbed by a purported conversation among the President-Elect Trumps transition team about how to publically “position” the intelligence communitys information that Russia may have attempted to interfere in the 2016 election.

byAaron Klein15 Apr 2018, 3:48 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

Israeli Merkava tanks and armour wait in a holding area near to the Israeli-Lebanon border as forces move deeper into Lebanon to root out Hezbollah militants carrying out rocket attacks on Israel on July 30, 2006, at a forward base near the northerly town Kiryat Shemona, Israel.

An IDF soldier was killed and three others were injured in a tank accident near the Egyptian border, the army said Saturday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem15 Apr 2018, 2:31 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

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

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

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

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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

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

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During an interview on MSNBC on Friday, Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) responded to the strikes on Syria and said President Trump “is not, I think, stable to conduct an operation like this.” Swalwell said Congress should “prevent an unhinged president,

byIan Hanchett13 Apr 2018, 8:30 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

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