Saudi Arabia’s reform program continued on Monday with a statement from the Information Ministry that women will now be allowed to retain custody of their children after a divorce.
TEL AVIV – The Trump administration will move ahead with projects in the Gaza Strip with or without the Palestinian Authority if its chairman Mahmoud Abbas continues to boycott the U.S., senior administration officials said Tuesday.
Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s chief of staff and deputy chief of staff submitted their resignations shortly after the announcement that Tillerson was let go from the department.
A source within the Japanese government said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may seek a meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, presumably at some point after U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Kim, assuming that summit does indeed occur.
In his first annual message to the legislature in January – roughly equivalent in ceremonial significance to a State of the Union address – Liberian President George Manneh Weah called for eliminating the “unnecessary, racist, and inappropriate” constitutional clause that bars non-blacks from becoming full citizens of his nation. Liberia’s top Muslim cleric responded this week by warning that black citizens would be marginalized and oppressed if the rules are changed.
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu warned Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo Wednesday that any new top diplomat in America must learn “how to behave” before addressing Ankara, claiming Turkey “would like to work with” anyone nominated to the post.
‘Fascism’ is just a ‘smear’ used by the media to discredit ‘populism’, Steve Bannon has said in a wide-ranging interview in the Spectator.
North Korea’s state media, which has softened its tone towards the United States since President Donald Trump accepted to meet dictator Kim Jong-un, published an aggressive piece Wednesday condemning human rights “imperialists” for exposing the widespread violations in the communist country.
French authorities have fined a bread baker €3,000 ($3,700) for keeping his bakery open seven days a week, when the laws stipulate a mandatory day off.
The Chinese state newspaper Global Times chided U.S. President Donald Trump in a piece analyzing the removal of now former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, claiming the high turnover in the administration shows Trump has a “lack of willingness or ability” to “see disagreements resolved.”
George Clooney has praised President Donald Trump’s foreign policy as the probable reason for the unlikely peace talks between the U.S. and North Korea.
French authorities are reportedly considering fining Apple and Google for allegedly taking advantage of smaller french tech firms.
Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney joined SiriusXM host Matt Boyle on Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily to talk about the sacking of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. Gaffney proposed that if President Trump wants more top officials who truly support his policies, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster should be the next to go.
Climate change coupled with wide-spread famine is “creating more terrorism” in Africa, home to jihadist organizations like the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al-Qaeda, declared Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
Tensions between the United States and Turkey have reportedly led to media reports that the U.S. intends to withdraw its troops from Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey.
TEL AVIV – Officials from the UN agency for Palestinian refugees will meet in Rome with world powers on Thursday in an urgent attempt to alleviate the crisis it faces after the U.S. withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in funding earlier this year.
NEW YORK — New details presented in an extensive New Yorker magazine profile of former British spy Christopher Steele, the author of the largely discredited anti-Trump dossier, raise immediate questions about a key representation inside the FISA application to obtain a warrant to conduct surveillance on Carter Page.
An estimated 1,300 displaced women from Boko Haram’s birthplace in Nigeria reportedly wrote a letter to the country’s president accusing the African country’s military of raping them and forcing them to exchange sex for food after “wrongly” detaining their husbands and children as suspected members of the jihadist group.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Russian- and Iranian-assisted regime of Bashar al-Assad is winning the civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands in Syria since 2011, suggested the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, stressing that toppling the dictator is not part of the American mission in the conflict-ridden country.
The Family Research Council (FRC) said in a statement Tuesday that the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State will enhance the administration’s goal of a return to “American values and principles” and make support for human rights and religious freedom a priority.
The British government has given 23 Russian diplomats which it claims are “undeclared intelligence officers” one week to leave the country, after the Russian Federation failed to provide a response to questions over their involvement in the attempted murder of two people in Salisbury, England, by the midnight deadline.
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In the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva this week, participants were regaled with stories of egregious human rights abuses in Pakistan including systematic persecution of Christians by the Islamic majority.
Australia is ready to consider issuing special visas to mainly white, Afrikaans-speaking South African farmers due to the “horrific circumstances” of land seizures, violence and murder they face.
LONDON (AP) – Britain’s prime minister was chairing a meeting of the country’s national security council Wednesday after Moscow ignored a midnight deadline to explain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used against a former spy
Egypt wants its citizens to report on the news media. Escalating a pre-election crackdown on independent or critical reporting, Egyptian authorities have published a list of telephone numbers for citizens to alert them to reports they view as undermining security or spreading false news.
A Chinese bishop of the government-controlled Catholic Patriotic Association has said that loyal citizenship must take priority over Christian faith.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday strongly condemned the explosion that targeted the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in the northern Gaza Strip, calling it a “murderous terror attack.”
The Israeli military hosted US Marines this week for an urban combat drill in a mock-up of a generic Middle East village, sharing know-how and signaling the allies’ shared interests as their leaders close ranks on a host of regional issues.
TEL AVIV — The Islamic State has released photos over the encrypted Telegram forum purpoting to be from the areas under its control in Syria showing members of the IS-affiliated Khaed Bin Waleed militia in the Yarmouk region of the Golan, the triangular border zone between Syria, Jordan and Israel.
TEL AVIV — Hamas has demanded that other jihadist Palestinian organizations prevent any attempts to carry out attacks in the border area with Israel in order to avoid harming the chances of leading thousands of Palestinians to the border fence in a protest planned as part of events marking the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding, a senior official in one of the jihadist Palestinian organizations told Breitbart Jerusalem.
The anti-American government of Venezuela has facilitated the growth of Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah and its human and drug trafficking operations across Latin America all the way up to the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and some analysts warn.
China’s state-run media outlets are falling all over themselves congratulating Xi Jinping for arranging North Korea’s diplomatic opening and potentially bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula with his wise leadership.
The Trump administration is pushing for Afghan-led reconciliation between Taliban narco-jihadists and Kabul as U.S. military and intelligence officials reportedly expressed concern that Afghanistan is teetering on the brink of providing haven to terrorists seeking to attack America.
Herbert London, president of the London Center for Policy Research and former president of the Hudson Institute, warned of threats posed to the U.S. by China’s ascendance in the realm of technological innovation.
A fistfight erupted on the floor of the Turkish parliament on Tuesday following the passage of a controversial election law, which critics denounced as a means for the ruling party to rig elections and make effective political opposition all but impossible.
Keeping maximum pressure on North Korea was again a topic of discussion during Vice President Mike Pence’s closed-door meetings on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro is purging high-ranking members of his military as fears within his government grow that they may lose of the institution vital to his power.
The Chinese government is considering a plan to abolish the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) and replace it with an even more powerful censorship agency directly overseen by the State Council, which is the Chinese equivalent of a presidential cabinet.
Herb London, president of the London Center for Policy Research and former president of the Hudson Institute, said the Chinese government wants to see President Donald Trump fail in moves to curb threats from North Korea.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told reporters this week that his boss, dictator Nicolás Maduro, would attend the annual Summit of the Americas despite being disinvited, with the aid of other leftist governments in the hemisphere.
The hysteria over tariffs with conservatives and Republicans is almost amusing. Do we not understand Trump? He always starts out with a big blast, a wide-reaching plan and predictably, everyone overreacts with endless cries of the coming apocalypse. He then pulls back, zeroes in on his targets and negotiates.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s seemingly sudden dismissal by President Donald Trump comes after a year of constant stories about his impending departure. He had a number of significant policy and messaging disputes with the president, and every one of them was followed by a chorus of unnamed administration sources telling reporters that Tillerson’s ouster was imminent.
Gina Haspel will be the first woman to head the nation’s top intelligence shop if she is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told reporters this weekend that the United States had reached a “common understanding” with Turkey for a plan to expel its allies, the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG/YPJ), from northern Manbij, Syria.