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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told radio host Hugh Hewitt Monday that President Donald Trumps controversial airstrikes on Syrian government targets last week were a “missed opportunity” and that he would have liked to see more robust American intervention.
Dictator Bashar al-Assads government claims that “tens of thousands of Syrians” took to the streets in Damascus on Monday to celebrate Syrian Independence Day and mark the regimes “victory” over this weekends airstrikes launched by the U.S. and its allies, suggesting the attack failed to dent the countrys chemical weapons program.
The first school for transgender people has opened in Lahore, Pakistan, in another surprising step for LGBT rights in the strictly Islamic country.
Two far leftist groups occupied a luxury beachfront triplex property Monday that Brazilian police say leftist ex-president and current presidential frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva received as part of a kickback from companies benefitting from corruption during his tenure.
The UK Daily Mail reports that two Russian warships filled with military equipment – including BTR-80 tanks, high-speed patrol boats, and a Pelena-1 bomb radar system – have been sighted en route to Syria following Fridays airstrikes on Syrian targets by the United States and its allies.
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.
The government of Turkey went to great lengths Monday to insist that it is not taking sides in the Syrian civil war, instead occupying the northern Syrian region of Afrin to neutralize the effectiveness of the Syrian Kurdish Peoples Protection Units (YPG/YPJ), which Ankara considers a terrorist group.
Andrew Brunson, a Protestant pastor who has led a mission and church in western Turkey for more than two decades, appeared in Turkish court on Monday facing terror-related charges.
The U.S. Inspector General for Afghanistan Recon (SIGAR), a congressionally-mandated watchdog agency, documented claims in a report released this month that the American military in Afghanistan is purchasing fuel for the Afghan security forces from Iran in violation of United States sanctions.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC — Persecution against Christians, Muslims, and other religious groups in communist China has escalated as Communist Party leader Xi Jinpings atheist regime attempts to crack down on religion in the country, a top official from a U.S. religious freedom panel and a human rights lawyer told Breitbart News.
A surveillance company founded by a former Israeli intelligence officer has been using Facebook, YouTube and other social networks to build a massive facial recognition database — and is just one of many companies doing so.
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.
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.
The Chinese state-run newspaper Global Times condemned the Western strikes on Syrian regime assets in Damascus in a column on Sunday, declaring the strikes the behavior of “rogues” and positing that U.S. President Donald Trump has “no clue” what his Syria policy is.
A Labour peer and former chief of Britains Royal Navy questioned government claims that the Assad regime was behind chemical attacks in Syria live on the BBC Monday, as calls for evidence supporting the attack to be made public grows.
Contents: Israels top court orders 207 African migrants to be released from jail; Uganda first agrees to accept Israels African migrants, then backs down
Iran is reportedly responsible for more than half of all recorded executions in the world and ranks second after China.
After a hearing on Friday that lasted only 18 minutes, a court in Moscow gave Russias Roskomnadzor agency the authority to ban the popular secure messaging platform Telegram. The company had refused to surrender its encryption keys to Russias FSB security service, as demanded by a 2016 counterterrorism law.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told reporters in San Francisco on Sunday that President Donald Trump had behaved as if he were “above the law” in ordering precision strikes on Friday targeting Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assads chemical weapons infrastructure.
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.
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.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday that Paris had convinced Donald Trump to stay engaged in Syria “for the long-term” — but just hours later the White House responded by saying it wanted US forces there “to come home as
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.
LONDON (AP) – Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face British lawmakers to explain her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament. Britain, the United States and France hit targets in Syria Saturday in response
Pope Francis has called for respect for the lives of two disabled persons due to be euthanized, urging prayers for Vincent Lambert in France and Alfie Evans in England.
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.
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.
Pope Francis expressed his distress over the situation in Syria Sunday, calling on world leaders to assure that “justice and peace prevail.”
Paris (France) (AFP) – President Emmanuel Macron asserted Sunday that Paris had convinced Donald Trump to stay engaged in Syria “for the long-term”, adding that French air strikes did not amount to a declaration of war against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
China joined dictator Bashar al-Assads allies Russia and Iran in condemning the precision airstrikes by the United States, France, and Britain on Saturday.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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