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While the news media is largely describing “protesters” seeking to end the blockade of the Gaza Strip and create a Palestinian state, many so-called demonstrators approaching the Israeli border have been reportedly armed with weapons and attempting to attack Israeli soldiers.

byAaron Klein31 Mar 2018, 11:15 AM PDT0

Palestinian Hamas top leader Ismail Haniyeh, gives a speech during a press conference in his office in Gaza City, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Haniyeh says that U.S. Vice President Mike Pences tour in Israel was “unwelcome,” adding that his speech before the Israeli parliament a day earlier “proves the USA has a strategic alliance with the Zionist entity.” (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

Demonstrations Friday along Israels border with the Gaza Strip mark the beginning of the Palestinians return to “all of Palestine,” Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said in a speech at the scene.

byBreitbart Jerusalem31 Mar 2018, 10:39 AM PDT0

US student Colin Madsen's body was found close to Lake Baikal in Siberia

Contents: Russias Far East under growing threat from Chinese settlers and tourists; Russians increasingly fear losing Lake Baikal to China – and to garbage; Popular pressure grows in China to reclaim Vladivostok (Haishenwai) from Russia

byJohn J. Xenakis31 Mar 2018, 8:49 AM PDT0

A Christian nun holds a crucifix during a Good Friday procession in Hyderabad, India, Friday, March 30, 2018. Christians all over the world attend mock crucifixions and passion plays that mark the day Jesus was crucified, known to Christians as Good Friday. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

As Christians around the world prepare to observe the holy weekend of Easter, many will be asked at their services to pray for the persecuted around the world.

byFrances Martel31 Mar 2018, 8:35 AM PDT0

Alexanda Amon Kotey, left, and El Shafee Elsheikh, who were allegedly among four British jihadis who made up a brutal Islamic State cell dubbed

Two men from Britain and alleged members of the Beatles Islamic State execution cell have complained about being stripped of their UK citizenship, claiming they have been denied the right to a fair trial.

byLiam Deacon31 Mar 2018, 5:37 AM PDT0

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's meeting with Emmanuel Macron of France on January 5, 2018, was overshadowed by human rights concerns

Tensions between Turkey and France over French support for Syrian Kurds turned profoundly ugly on Friday, as Turkish officials including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened France with terrorist warfare as a consequence of its actions.

byJohn Hayward30 Mar 2018, 3:42 PM PDT0

Cardinal critic reveals drama in Vatican's overture to China

Some members of Chinas Christian community feel betrayed by the Vaticans negotiations with Beijing over Chinese bishop appointments. In fact, the South China Morning Post writes of Catholics feeling as “betrayed and abandoned” as Jesus on Good Friday.

byJohn Hayward30 Mar 2018, 3:31 PM PDT0

Freed Dapchi schoolgirls wait to meet Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who has vowed to do 'everything in our power to bring Leah back safely'

Boko Haram refuses to release a 15-year-old Christian girl kidnapped this month along with 110 other schoolgirls because she met the terrorist organizations efforts to convert her to Islam with rebuffs, her parents revealed.

byEdwin Mora30 Mar 2018, 1:29 PM PDT0

Iraqi Syriac Christian priest Charbel Aesso leads an easter service at Saint John's Church (Mar Yohanna) in the nearly deserted predominantly Christian Iraqi town of Qaraqosh on April 16, 2017 near Mosul, Iraq. Qaraqosh was retaken by Iraqi forces in 2016 during the offensive to capture the nearby city of Mosul from Islamic State but it remains almost completely deserted. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Many followers of Jesus Christ in Iraq will get to celebrate Easter at home for the first time since fleeing the region in 2014, when the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) began its genocide campaign against the religious minority group.

byEdwin Mora30 Mar 2018, 1:04 PM PDT0

Pakistani Christians hold banners and lighted candles during a protest in Karachi on December 17, 2017, after a suicide bomber attack on a church in Quetta. At least eight people were killed and 15 wounded when two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan during a service on December 17, just over a week before Christmas, police said. The attack took place at the Methodist Church in the restive southwestern city of Quetta in Balochistan province. / AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM (Photo credit should read RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities in predominantly Muslim Pakistan, where Christians often face mistreatment at the hands of Islamic extremists, have reportedly vowed to provide “foolproof security” for churches on the Good Friday and Easter holidays.

byEdwin Mora30 Mar 2018, 1:03 PM PDT0

Long-time Fox News contributor Father Jonathan Morris said that Christian persecution is not only holding strong but is “growing throughout the world” in a Good Friday conversation with Alex Marlow on Breitbart Radio.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.30 Mar 2018, 12:55 PM PDT0

The latest crisis laying siege to Facebook has raised the specter that Mark Zuckerberg has lost control of his creation and been naive about the unintended consequences of people sharing so much about themselves

A Facebook executive in 2016 hypothesized that the companies platform could allow terrorists to coordinate, resulting in peoples deaths.

byLucas Nolan30 Mar 2018, 11:53 AM PDT0

Many churches across Venezuela will be unable to offer a Eucharist this Easter due to a chronic lack of flour used to produce the communion wafer.

byBen Kew30 Mar 2018, 10:53 AM PDT0

An Egyptian youth walks past a polling station in the capital Cairo's western Giza district on March 25, 2018, ahead of a vote that saw President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reelected to a second term in office

Media outlets and international groups have condemned former army chief and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisis reelection victory on Thursday, calling it a “sham” for including only a meager opposition presence and obstacles to getting on the ballot.

byAdelle Nazarian30 Mar 2018, 10:38 AM PDT0

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A Bible publisher protested this week that the Cuban communist regime has prevented them from distributing 17,000 copies printed for the island of the New International Version of the text, an update only legally available to Cuba since the regime lifted its ban on printing new Bibles in 2015.

byFrances Martel30 Mar 2018, 10:32 AM PDT0

Israeli border guards walk through fumes from burning tires during clashes with Palestinian protesters near the Israeli settlement of Beit El in the Israeli occupied West Bank, on March 30, 2018, after Land Day demonstrations. Land Day marks the killing of six Arab Israelis during 1976 demonstrations against Israeli confiscations of Arab land. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

At least eight Gazans were killed and over 1,100 were reportedly wounded in Hamas-instigated mass protests and riots along the Israel-Gaza border. And Hamas is singlehandedly responsible for every one of those deaths and injuries.

byAaron Klein30 Mar 2018, 10:26 AM PDT0

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Life is perilous for North Koreas underground Christian community, especially since their children have been taught that Christianity is an evil subversive force that threatens the noble and pure Communist state, and Christian parents have every reason to fear their kids will rat them out.

byJohn Hayward30 Mar 2018, 10:25 AM PDT0

A federal jury found Noor Salman not guilty on Friday of charges that she aided and abetted her late husband Omar Mateen in his ISIS-linked jihad attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Salman was also acquitted on charges of obstructing justice by giving misleading statements to law enforcement officers after the massacre.

byJohn Hayward30 Mar 2018, 10:15 AM PDT0

A drone used by Israeli troops fires teargas at Palestinians during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops along the Gaza border Friday morning as thousands gathered there for mass sit-ins led by the militant Islamic group Hamas that rules the territory. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Israeli border police dropped tear gas from a drone onto Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Friday, a police spokesman told AFP, acknowledging operational deployment of new technology.

byBreitbart Jerusalem30 Mar 2018, 9:24 AM PDT0

A Palestinian woman reacts from the fire shooting by Israeli troops during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

At least 8 Palestinians were killed and some 1,100 were wounded by Israeli tear gas, rubber bullets and live fire in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian sources said, as a series of massive protests along the security fence around the Hamas-controlled enclave intensified and turned violent.

byBreitbart Jerusalem30 Mar 2018, 9:06 AM PDT0

The US opioid epidemic is accelerating, with hospital emergency room visits for overdoses from drugs like heroin, fentanyl and prescription painkillers up 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mexican cartels are “effectively using China to launder money,” a move that may potentially allow Beijing to establish a robust law enforcement presence in Latin America in addition to its current significant military activities in the region, an expert from U.S. Army War College warned this week.

byEdwin Mora30 Mar 2018, 8:23 AM PDT0

Christians congregated in the town of San Pedro Cutud, Philippines, this Friday to crucify volunteer devotees participating in an annual reenactment of the death of Jesus according to the Gospels. Christians in the Philippines also observe Good Friday with floggings and processions.

byFrances Martel30 Mar 2018, 8:05 AM PDT0

Chinese nationals carry Pakistani and Chinese flags during Chinese President Hu Jintao arrival at Allama Iqbal International airport in Lahore, 25 November 2006. Chinese President Hu Jintao received a warm welcome in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore where he arrived for cultural and business visits after concluding a free trade deal and pledging to boost strategic ties. a reception hosted by the citizens of Lahore at the scenic Mughal-era Shalimar gardens. AFP PHOTO/Arif ALI Arif Ali / AFP

Tensions between Pakistan and the United States over Islamabads reluctance to take decisive action against terrorist groups have deepened the relationship between traditional allies China and Pakistan, officials claimed this week.

byEdwin Mora30 Mar 2018, 7:03 AM PDT0

Contents: Ethiopia chooses Oromo leader, Abiy Ahmed, hoping to reduce violence; Kenyas government vs the judiciary — tensions mount over farcical deportation spectacle

byJohn J. Xenakis30 Mar 2018, 6:02 AM PDT0

A visitor with with a Star of David and the words 'Against Hatred Toward Jews' written on her hands attends a rally against anti-Semitism on September 14, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. With the slogan 'Stand Up! Never Again Hatred Towards Jews' ('Steh auf! Nie wieder Judenhass'), the Central Council of Jews in Germany (Zentralrat der Juden) organized the demonstration after anti-Semitic incidents in the country occurring in the wake of the conflict in Gaza this summer, in which more than 2,000 Palestinians were killed by the Israeli government, the majority of whom were civilians, according to Palestinian authorities. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

BERLIN, Germany — A German aid organization says it is investigating alleged anti-Semitic comments posted on social media by some of its staff.

byBreitbart Jerusalem30 Mar 2018, 4:08 AM PDT0

Palestinian medics carry a wounded man who was shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

Clashes erupted as thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest on Friday, with five Palestinians killed and more than 50 wounded.

byBreitbart Jerusalem30 Mar 2018, 3:29 AM PDT0

Chinas Tiangong-1 space station is expected to reenter Earths atmosphere as a fiery ball of shrapnel in the first minutes of April, according to Aerospace.org.

byNate Church30 Mar 2018, 3:00 AM PDT0

Pope Francis called for the condemnation of “fake news,” while urging journalists to break monopolies that present just one version of the story.

In reaction to reports that Pope Francis has denied the existence of hell, the Vatican has released a carefully worded statement that does not refute the substance of the claims.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.30 Mar 2018, 2:59 AM PDT0

David Friedman, ambassador to Israel nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Friedman, the combative bankruptcy lawyer Trump tapped as his envoy to Israel, said he regretted using 'inflammatory rhetoric' during the divisive 2016 presidential campaign, but didn't specify which remarks he apologized for. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Palestinian Authority reacted with fury on Thursday to Ambassador David Friedmans remarks that if President Mahmoud Abbas does not negotiate with the US or Israel, then Washington and Jerusalem will find someone else to work with.

byBreitbart Jerusalem30 Mar 2018, 2:08 AM PDT0

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Mohammed al Dayya, who for many years served as former PLO leader Yasser Arafats personal bodyguard, was released on Thursday from Palestinian prison.

byBreitbart Jerusalem30 Mar 2018, 1:16 AM PDT0

In this weeks Delingpole podcast, special guest Sean Langan talks about his kidnapping by the Taliban, beheading of his best friend, Jim Foley and meeting Al Qaeda, Isis, and Hamas leaders.

In this weeks Delingpole podcast, special guest Sean Langan talks about his kidnapping by the Taliban, beheading of his best friend, Jim Foley and meeting Al Qaeda, Islamic State, and Hamas leaders.

byZuzanna Mroz30 Mar 2018, 12:32 AM PDT0

St Marys Catholic Church in Great Yarmouth was “desecrated” in a satanist attack for the second time in four months.

byVictoria Friedman30 Mar 2018, 12:21 AM PDT0

FILE - This Tuesday, March 7, 2017 frame grab from video provided by Arab 24 network, shows U.S. forces patrol on the outskirts of the Syrian town, Manbij, a flashpoint between Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, in al-Asaliyah village, Aleppo province, Syria. Rolling 200 Marines backed with Howitzers into northern Syria, the Trump administration is ditching its predecessors style of working quietly behind the scenes in Syrias conflict, opting instead for dramatic displays of U.S. force in an attempt to shape the fight. The latest deployment significantly widens Americas footprint in a highly toxic battlefield and risks drawing troops into a long and costly war with unpredictable outcome. (Arab 24 network, via AP, File)

RICHFIELD, Ohio — US President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that US forces would pull out of Syria “very soon” and lamented what he said was Washingtons waste of $7 trillion in Middle East wars.

byBreitbart Jerusalem30 Mar 2018, 12:13 AM PDT0

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as Jim Mattis, U.S. secretary of defense, right, listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Trump opened the cabinet session promoting a very big meeting on steel and aluminum tariffs on Thursday afternoon. Photographer: Michael Reynolds/Pool via Bloomberg

President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis have discussed using military funds to pay for a border wall with Mexico, the Pentagon confirmed on Thursday.

byKristina Wong29 Mar 2018, 5:44 PM PDT0

Over the past year, the Venezuelan bolivar has plummeted 95.5 percent against the dollar on the black market

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro announced on Tuesday that he will knock three zeros off their currency and create a new monetary system known as the “sovereign bolivar.”

byBen Kew29 Mar 2018, 4:15 PM PDT0

F-35 independence day drill

Two Israeli F-35 fighter jets entered Iranian airspace over the past month, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Thursday. The act is a signal of heightened regional tensions, especially in light of recent Israeli military attacks in Syria, including against Iranian bases in the country.

byBreitbart Jerusalem29 Mar 2018, 3:14 PM PDT0

Jim Chilton knows a thing or two about border security in the United States. The multi-generational ranchers 50,000-acre beef cattle operation stretches along the border between Arizona and Mexico.

byPenny Starr29 Mar 2018, 2:50 PM PDT0

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is warning that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit

An itinerary leaked to The Independent this week showing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salmans schedule in the U.S. shows meetings with four presidents, celebrities, and powerful CEOs.

byBen Kew29 Mar 2018, 2:36 PM PDT0

BEIJING, Nov. 3, 2017 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) and commander in chief of the CMC joint battle command center, speaks during his inspection tour to the command center on Nov. 3, 2017. Xi Jinping on Friday instructed the armed forces to improve their combat capability and readiness for war. (Xinhua/Li Gang via Getty Images)

A Chinese court handed down a death sentence on Wednesday for Zhang Zhongsheng, former vice-mayor of the city of Luliang, who has been convicted on corruption charges. The court cited Zhangs “extreme greed” to explain the harsh sentence, which Chinas state-run Global Times hailed as the “ultimate deterrent” and a powerful signal to other corrupt officials.

byJohn Hayward29 Mar 2018, 2:15 PM PDT0

Photo taken on July 10, 2008 shows a Chinese soldier (L) gesturing next to an Indian soldier at the Nathu La border crossing between India and China in India's northeastern Sikkim state

Beijing recently declared the Doklam border region, home to a standoff between regional rivals India and China last year, an undisputed “Chinese territory,” once again provoking tensions with New Delhi.

byEdwin Mora29 Mar 2018, 12:49 PM PDT0

Boeing

The Boeing corporation admitted on Wednesday that a “small number of systems” were affected by a “limited intrusion of malware,” but denounced what it called “overstated and inaccurate” reports that the malware attack was much larger.

byJohn Hayward29 Mar 2018, 12:32 PM PDT0

A relative of a prisoner cries in front of a police station in Valencia after a deadly fire that killed 68 people

68 people were reportedly killed on Wednesday in a riot at the police station in Valencia, Venezuela. When families gathered outside on Thursday to demand news of their loved ones, the police dispersed the crowd with tear gas.

byJohn Hayward29 Mar 2018, 12:13 PM PDT0

Busan Film Review: Missing Johnny

Taiwans Mainland Affairs Council is crying foul after Beijing indefinitely suspended screenings of the movie Missing Johnny, whose star Lawrence Ko has evidently been blacklisted for favoring Taiwanese independence.

byJohn Hayward29 Mar 2018, 12:00 PM PDT0

John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN), speaks during the American Conservative Unions Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, March 3, 2016. CPAC runs until March 5 with the five remaining 2016 Republican presidential candidates speaking. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Sebastian Gorka, former deputy assistant to President Trump and Fox News national security strategist, said he expects Ambassador John Bolton to remove officials from the National Security Council (NSC) who do not support the president.

byKristina Wong29 Mar 2018, 11:17 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – Thousands of Palestinians will gather at the border with Gaza on Friday and set-up a “tent city” for a six-week-long protest “to demand the right of return to the homes and villages that they were expelled from in 1948,” Ahmad Abu Ratima, an organizer of the protest, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.

byDeborah Danan29 Mar 2018, 11:10 AM PDT0

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