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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Facebook executive in 2016 hypothesized that the companies platform could allow terrorists to coordinate, resulting in peoples deaths.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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BERLIN, Germany — A German aid organization says it is investigating alleged anti-Semitic comments posted on social media by some of its staff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mohammed al Dayya, who for many years served as former PLO leader Yasser Arafats personal bodyguard, was released on Thursday from Palestinian prison.
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.
St Marys Catholic Church in Great Yarmouth was “desecrated” in a satanist attack for the second time in four months.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.