Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told those attending an event hosted by the Organization of Iranian American Communities at the National Press Club on Wednesday that President Donald Trump changed American foreign policy with one tweet in support of protests taking place in Iran.
WASHINGTON, DC — The American military’s refusal to support the Kurds in their fight against Turkey in northern Syria’s Afrin region is likely to push them to join the Iranian- and Russian-backed Bashar al-Assad coalition, according to an analyst who recently traveled to the Middle East as part of a United States military delegation and a former U.S. ambassador.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and his father Kim Jong-il reportedly applied for Western visas using Brazilian passports back in the 1990’s.
A panel of United Nations experts convened to examine North Korea’s evasion of sanctions has established a link between North Korea and Syria’s chemical weapons program.
Protesters who support Ukraine’s populist Movement of New Forces claimed this week that the nation’s top prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko lunged at their protest tent Monday night brandishing an ax.
As if Communist China’s frenzy to suppress criticism of Xi Jinping’s bid for a lifetime in office wasn’t weird enough already, users of the Twitter-like Weibo social media platform report that the letter “N” was briefly classified as an “illegal” search term.
Henri Falcón – a former governor, Hugo Chávez supporter, and the leader of the “Progressive Advance” party – has announced his candidacy in the illegitimate Venezuelan presidential election scheduled for April 22.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro shared a video of him on Monday rescuing a “disoriented” sloth that had reportedly gotten lost, angering many following the worst humanitarian crisis in the nation’s history. “This story has a happy ending,” Maduro wrote on
China’s state-run Global Times newspaper published an outraged column Wednesday condemning Western free media for criticizing the Communist Party’s move to do away with term limits on the Chinese presidency, effectively securing Xi Jinping’s total control of the state indefinitely.
The Indian government is responding angrily to allegations from a senior Canadian official that rogue Indian officials tried to sabotage Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to the country by arranging the controversial dinner invitation for a businessman with a background in Sikh separatist terrorism.
The newspaper El Nacional highlights a growing stray dog problem plaguing the streets of Venezuela’s cities this week, triggered by impoverished residents unable to afford dog food and vaccines releasing their animals into the wild.
NEW YORK — One little noticed takeaway from a Washington Post article claiming four foreign countries have “privately discussed ways they can manipulate Jared Kushner” is that U.S. intelligence agencies are apparently spying on Israeli officials.
Communist China is seeking to expand its military and political influence across Latin America, warns the Center for a Secure Free Society (SFS) think-tank in a new report, echoing the U.S. armed forces.
China has signaled significant changes to its top diplomatic lineup due to growing tensions with the Trump administration over trade issues and intellectual property theft. The changes also appear consistent with President Xi Jinping’s effort to consolidate power by installing friends and loyalists in important positions.
The commander of United States Central Command said Tuesday that the U.S. was authorized to provide military support to Saudi Arabia in its war against Houthi rebels in Yemen under a bilateral agreement governing logistics sales.
TEL AVIV – People were panicked over the weekend when a river in eastern Lebanon suddenly turned a deep red, in what was later said to have been a leak from a local chocolate factory, Lebanese media reported.
TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that Israel would maintain a “zero” tolerance policy for rockets launched from the Gaza Strip and Syria, even if they are infrequent.
Riyadh (AFP) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to visit the United States from March 19-22, for the first time as heir to the throne, a Saudi government source told AFP on Wednesday.
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Monday that would have placed pressure on Iran by condemning the nation for violating an arms embargo by sending Iranian weapons to Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels.
A new national cryptocurrency launched by Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime in Venezuela has failed to provide evidence of having raised any money at all.
Saudi Arabia has elevated a woman to the Sunni kingdom’s deputy labor minister post as it reshuffles positions within its military and government.
Contents: Russia’s ‘humanitarian pause’ in Syria turns into farce on first day; Report: North Korea is selling chemical weapons supplies to Syria; Areas of control in Syria and Iraq
Israel’s energy minister said this week that the country aims to eliminate the use of coal, gasoline and diesel fuel by 2030.
The men and women of the British Armed Forces should follow their U.S. counterparts and be encouraged to wear their uniform while engaging with local communities, a Parliamentary debate has heard.
The United States and three European allies condemned Iran on Tuesday after the United Nations found Tehran had violated the arms embargo on Yemen by failing to block supplies of missiles and drones to Houthi rebels.
The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on Tuesday heaped fulsome praise on Honduras for being one of a few countries that backed the controversial US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry will travel to London to discuss nuclear energy with officials from Saudi Arabia on Friday as the Trump administration pursues a deal to build reactors in the kingdom, according to two people familiar with the plans.
Just a few hours from Germany, Europe’s largest economy, a Ukrainian soldier is killed every three days defending the territory of his country inside its borders, according to the Trump administration’s special representative to the Ukraine conflict Amb. Kurt Volker.
Representatives of the Catholic Church in Scotland have declared they will oppose a new law prohibiting parents from spanking their children, on the grounds that the state is overstepping its authority by interfering in the way parents choose to discipline their own kids.
Tensions between Colombians and Venezuelan refugees on the border of the two nations are growing as locals fear the migrants will leave them jobless in their hometowns.
Freedom of speech is tenuous at best in China, but censors are cracking down especially hard on criticism of President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power, particularly his effort to remove term limits so he can rule indefinitely.
China is seeking to enhance its military posture in the Middle East, where Beijing is pursuing deeper cooperation with state sponsor of terror Iran, the chief of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) cautioned lawmakers Tuesday.
Polygraph.info, a website produced by U.S. government-funded Voice of America News and Radio Free Europe, has published leaked audio recordings it claims to be of Russian mercenaries complaining about their humiliating defeat at the hands of American forces in Syria.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is on his way to London for meetings with the government of Saudi Arabia on nuclear energy. The Saudis are interested in civilian nuclear power and also in using talks with the United States to push for tighter controls on Iran’s nuclear program.
Iranian police have warned that women have who been detained for peacefully protesting Iran’s compulsory, or mandatory, hijab could face up to ten years in prison.
Increasingly isolated in Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Algeria Tuesday for a whirlwind five-day tour of Africa intended to boost his economy and raise the diplomatic profile of his country tarnished by an ongoing invasion of Syria and repeated failures to prevent terror attacks in urban tourist centers.
The U.S. military denies having a “direct relationship” with members of a Kurdish militia under attack from Turkey in Syria’s Afrin region despite acknowledging they have “familial ties” to the very same Kurds who helped the U.S.-led coalition bring the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) to its knees in the region.
Washington (AFP) – An envelope containing an “unknown substance” was opened at a US base near Washington on Tuesday, leaving 11 people sick, including military personnel, officials said.
TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said President Donald Trump is “worthy of all praise” for his decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem in May and it was “only a matter of time” before other countries follow suit.
TEL AVIV — The Canadian opposition Conservatives said Monday they would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel if they win the election in 2019, adding that they recognize “the obvious fact that Israel, like every other sovereign nation, has a right to determine where its capital is located.”
Trump could order security clearance for Kushner, but said he would leave the decision to Kelly.
South Africa’s National Assembly passed a motion Tuesday to allow the government to expropriate land without compensation, fulfilling the wishes of radicals and black nationalists, but raising fears for the fate of the country’s white minority, as well as the future of its agricultural sector.
Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano demanded “fairness” from a highly critical UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday, asserting that President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drug crime was necessary to “save lives” and “make our people safe and secure from all threats, terrorism, corruption and criminality.”
A top U.S. diplomat to North Korea has unexpectedly announced his retirement days after President Donald Trump expressed a willingness to open talks with the rogue communist state.
Human rights advocates urged President Donald Trump this week to bring a case before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on behalf of the four Americans killed while rescuing Cuban refugees in 1996, shot down in what the U.S. Congress has deemed an act of terrorism.