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The Russian military has figured out a method of scrambling American drones operating in Syria that can seriously hinder military operations, officials told NBC News on Tuesday.

byBen Kew10 Apr 2018, 2:11 PM PDT0

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refuted remarks by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that the world expects Turkey to hand northern Afrin, Syria, to the Assad regime as soon as possible, replying Tuesday that the affairs of the Turkish military are “up to us, not to Mr. Lavrov.”

byFrances Martel10 Apr 2018, 12:41 PM PDT0

In this April 9, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads:

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un mentioned “the prospect of the DPRK-U.S. dialogue” during a high-level meeting of the communist Korean Workers Party on Monday, state-controlled media reported over a month after South Korean officials announced that President Donald Trump had accepted an invitation to meet Kim in person.

byFrances Martel10 Apr 2018, 10:25 AM PDT0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a press conference in Moscow on April 10, 2018

After speaking with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that his government supports denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States.

byJohn Hayward10 Apr 2018, 10:18 AM PDT0

Supporters of former FARC rebel Jesus Santrich hold flags of his political party to protest his arrest outside the Attorney General Office where he is being held in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, April, 9, 2018. Seuxis Hernandez, a blind rebel ideologue best known by his alias Jesus Santrich, was picked up Monday at his residence in Bogota on charges that he conspired with three others to smuggle several tons of cocaine into the U.S. with a wholesale value of $15 million. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

A top peace negotiator for the Colombian terrorist group FARC who was expected to take a lawmaking seat in Colombias Congress this year was arrested late Monday on charges of attempting to traffic ten tons of cocaine into the United States.

byFrances Martel10 Apr 2018, 10:12 AM PDT0

U.S. Navy

A U.S. Navy destroyer reportedly entered waters near Syria shortly after President Donald Trump promised to make a “major decision” Monday on whether to order airstrikes against Bashar al-Assad.

byBen Kew10 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM PDT0

A cruise missile blasts off from the USS Porter during last year's strike on a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical attack

U.S. allies are lining up behind President Donald Trumps promise to make Syrian dictator Bashar Assad pay a “big price” for his latest use of chemical weapons. Syrian forces are reportedly on alert and bracing for possible coalition strikes at military bases across the country.

byJohn Hayward10 Apr 2018, 9:58 AM PDT0

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., speaks during a Congressional Field Hearing on the Affordable Care Act's impact on Americans, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Apache Junction, Ariz.

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) questioned attributions of responsibility to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for Saturdays alleged “poison gas” attack in Syria. He made his remarks in a Monday interview with SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour for Breitbart News Tonight.

byRobert Kraychik10 Apr 2018, 9:33 AM PDT0

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for the director of the CIA, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) is sworn in at his confirmation hearing before the Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on January 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. Mr. Pompeo is a former Army officer who graduated first in his class from West Point. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and 49 other international religious liberty leaders are urging Senate leaders to confirm President Donald Trumps nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

byDr. Susan Berry10 Apr 2018, 8:15 AM PDT0


French President Emmanuel Macron told a meeting of French bishops Monday that he wished to heal Church-State relations in the country, whose particular strain of secularism (“laïcité”) was profoundly colored by the anti-clericalism of the French Revolution and its aftermath.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.10 Apr 2018, 8:07 AM PDT0

FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 6, 2011 file photo, a traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar, with tall buildings of the financial district in the background. Qatar's government says it is forming a committee to pursue compensation for damages stemming from its isolation by four Arab countries. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)

Saudi Arabia and its United Arab Emirates ally are reportedly planning to turn the region along the border they share with Qatar into a nuclear waste dump, further deepening the rift between the countries.

byEdwin Mora10 Apr 2018, 7:55 AM PDT0

Haneen Zoabi

TEL AVIV – Arab Knesset member Haneen Zoabi (Joint List) said that Israel is “looking for an excuse to kill the Palestinians” and called on Palestinians to “march on Jerusalem” in support of the violent Gaza protests. She made her comments at a press briefing at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

byDeborah Danan10 Apr 2018, 7:23 AM PDT0

President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump has canceled his trip to the Summit of the Americas, where he was expected to meet with leaders of Latin American countries.

byCharlie Spiering10 Apr 2018, 6:57 AM PDT0

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party is set for an overwhelming victory with latest polls putting them 20 or more points clear of their nearest rivals

Contents: Viktor Orbáns Fidesz anti-migrant party wins overwhelming victory in Hungary; Europe as a whole moves steadily to the right

byJohn J. Xenakis10 Apr 2018, 6:24 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 British militants accused of being in the same terror cell as infamous executioner Jihadi John have warned there are more Islamic State-linked terror attacks to come in the West.

byLiam Deacon10 Apr 2018, 5:39 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.

The “malign power” of Satan is always in our midst, Pope Francis has asserted in a new teaching letter, and “poisons us with the venom of hatred, desolation, envy and vice.”

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.10 Apr 2018, 4:39 AM PDT0


A senior Iranian official threatened Israel with retribution, warning its airstrike on a Syrian air base that killed seven Iranians “will not go unanswered.”

bySimon Kent10 Apr 2018, 4:18 AM PDT0


VARSOVIE, Poland — Two Holocaust survivors and a Polish anti-Nazi resistance fighter have filed a lawsuit against the publisher of books praising Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler in a civil case that the plaintiffs lawyers said on Monday is the first of its kind in Poland.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 3:59 AM PDT0

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley vehemently denied rumors of an affair with President Donald Trump, calling them 'highly offensive'

UNITED NATIONS — US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday urged the United Nations Security Council to act following the latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, warning the United States was ready to respond.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 3:12 AM PDT0

Immigration and the care of migrants should be put on the front burner and not considered a second-tier issue, Pope Francis has insisted in a new teaching letter released Monday morning in the Vatican.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.10 Apr 2018, 2:55 AM PDT0

An Australian trade union organizer has been suspended amid claims he ran a fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page that siphoned off hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.

bySimon Kent10 Apr 2018, 2:43 AM PDT0

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya speaks on April 9, 2018 at the site of protests on the Israel-Gaza border east of Gazy City. The border fence between the Palestinian enclave and Israel has become the backdrop of mass Gaza demonstrations that lead to deadly clashes. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

The protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel will continue until they achieve their goals and the Palestinians return to all of Palestine, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh vowed on Monday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 1:49 AM PDT0

This photo released on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and taken at an undisclosed location claims to show the US RQ-170 Sentinel drone which Tehran says its forces downed earlier this week. The Obama administration has delivered a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces, but said it is not hopeful that Iran will comply. President Barack Obama said Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, that the U.S. wants the top-secret aircraft back. (AP Photo/Sepahnews)

The target of an airstrike early Monday at the T-4 airbase in Syria was apparently an Iranian drone base.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 12:58 AM PDT0

A Sydney barber has been sued by a woman after refusing to cut her daughters hair on the grounds that he was only trained to cut mens hair.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.10 Apr 2018, 12:43 AM PDT0

SUBI REEF, SOUTH CHINA SEA - NOV 10, 2016: DigitalGlobe imagery (Closeup-3) of the Subi Reef in the South China Sea, a part of the Spratly Islands group. Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images.

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) confirmed that Beijing has installed military equipment capable of jamming communications and radars on two of its outposts in the South China Seas Spratly Islands, reports the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing a satellite image and U.S. officials.

byEdwin Mora9 Apr 2018, 5:55 PM PDT0

In this Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012 photo, a gold press operator collects 10 gram gold blanks to press them with the logo of the Emirates Gold company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Gold prices remained relatively steady in 2012, close to $1,700 an ounce. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

A startup in Dubai called OneGram has created a Bitcoin-style cryptocurrency that ostensibly complies with sharia law, making it an acceptable alternative for devout Muslims.

byJohn Hayward9 Apr 2018, 5:33 PM PDT0

** FILE ** Members of Iranian Corps Guards of the Islamic Revolution forces parade during large-scale military parades in Tehran to mark the 27th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Iran that sparked the bloody 1980-88 war, in Tehran, Iran in this photo taken on Saturday Sep. 22, 2007. They own car factories and construction firms, operate newspaper groups and oil fields and increasingly, serve in parliament or become provincial governors. To supporters, the Revolutionary Guards are the cream of the country's talent. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian,file)

NEW YORK — The reported deaths of four Iranian “military advisers” killed in an airstrike in Syria spotlight Tehrans meddling in Syria in a clear attempt to extend its fundamentalist tentacles to Israels north and exert hegemony across the region.

byAaron Klein9 Apr 2018, 5:00 PM PDT0

BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 10: China's President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, November 10, 2014 in Beijing, China. APEC Economic Leaders' Meetings and APEC summit is being held at Beijing's outskirt Yanqi Lake. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon-Pool/Getty Images)

On Saturday, Japan activated its first marine combat unit since World War Two. China immediately panicked over the relatively small Japanese force, denouncing the revival of “militarism” under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and advising every other Asian nation to go on “high alert” in the state-run Global Times.

byJohn Hayward9 Apr 2018, 4:34 PM PDT0

Chemical Weapons

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders slapped back the suggestion of Sen. John McCain that President Donald Trump emboldened Syria to use chemical weapons on civilians.

byMichelle Moons9 Apr 2018, 3:30 PM PDT0

The story always suggested to me the idea that there might sometimes be a reason that bad things happen, though not apparent at the time.

byJoel B. Pollak9 Apr 2018, 2:33 PM PDT0

The Latest: Syria blames US, Israel for attack on air base

Israeli airstrikes again targeted an Iranian base in Syria that reportedly houses Russian troops, this time killing four members of Irans Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), currently fighting on behalf of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, Tehran confirmed on Monday.

byEdwin Mora9 Apr 2018, 1:30 PM PDT0

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump announces he will respond to Syrias most recent chemical attack upon its citizens within 24-48 hours. It is absolutely essential that response be forceful.

byJames Zumwalt9 Apr 2018, 1:15 PM PDT0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint press conference with UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura following their talks in Moscow on March 29, 2018

Russia expects Ankara to hand over the Afrin region Turkey seized from U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria to the Moscow and Iranian-backed regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said this weekend.

byEdwin Mora9 Apr 2018, 1:15 PM PDT0

In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah gestures during a rally to mark Jerusalem day or Al-Quds day, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for a ballistic missile fired by Shiite rebels in Yemen that was intercepted near the Saudi capital, Riyadh. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah claimed the United States, under former President George W. Bush, offered the Lebanon-based, Iran-backed Shiite terrorist group money to end its resistance movement against Israel.

byAdelle Nazarian9 Apr 2018, 1:06 PM PDT0

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a landmark visit to fellow export powerhouse Germany Friday, the third leg of his European tour, expected to cement flourishing trade ties and focus on the Crimea crisis. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE / AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping met United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Beijing this weekend and reportedly urged the leader to further promote “global governance” to solve the worlds problems.

byFrances Martel9 Apr 2018, 12:59 PM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a joint press conference with the leaders of Turkey and Russia in Ankara on April 4, 2018

Iran celebrated its National Nuclear Technology Day on Monday and Irans President Hassan Rouhani accompanied it with a warning to American President Donald Trump against pulling out from the nuclear deal.

byAdelle Nazarian9 Apr 2018, 12:42 PM PDT0

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: U.S. Senate Minority Whip Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) speaks to members of the media after a weekly Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon January 23, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats held a policy luncheon to discuss the Democratic agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Dick Durbin has announced he is “heartbroken” after visiting the socialist state of Venezuela, which is currently embroiled in the worst political, economic, and humanitarian crisis in its history.

byBen Kew9 Apr 2018, 12:25 PM PDT0

China has one of the world's most restrictive mechanisms for online censorship, blocking certain Western websites and apps

Chinese authorities have temporarily suspended four popular news apps from the countrys Android store in an attempt to tighten control over the spread of news and information.

byBen Kew9 Apr 2018, 12:07 PM PDT0

John bolton

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton began his tenure as National Security Adviser on Monday, taking over the position from H.R. McMaster. To say that Bolton has a full plate as he sits down at his desk would be an understatement. Here are the seven most urgent national security crises he faces on Day One.

byJohn Hayward9 Apr 2018, 11:58 AM PDT0

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets supporters who have gathered outside his residence, in Sao Bernardo do Campo, in the greater Sao Paulo area, Brazil, Saturday, March 5, 2016. Brazilian police hauled in the former president for questioning Friday, in a sprawling corruption case centered on the Petrobras oil company that has already ensnared some of the country's top lawmakers and richest and most powerful businessmen. Silva reacted with indignation, saying the Petrobras corruption case has become a political witch hunt targeting him and his governing Workers' Party. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Brazils socialist Workers Party (PT) is scrambling for a plan after its leader, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, began to serve a 12-year prison sentence on corruption charges Sunday.

byFrances Martel9 Apr 2018, 11:22 AM PDT0

This combination of pictures  shows Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (L), who also owns The Washington Post, and US President Donald Trump

If President Donald Trump is looking for a way to clip Amazon CEO Jeff Bezoss wings, blocking a massive contract with the Pentagon could be one way to do it.

byKristina Wong9 Apr 2018, 11:17 AM PDT0

Ekaterina Fedyaeva, a Russian woman, was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip instead of saline during a surgery, according to a report Sunday.

A criminal investigation is underway after a Russian woman died from receiving embalming fluids in an intravenous drip instead of a saline solution during surgery, according to a report Sunday.

byKatherine Rodriguez9 Apr 2018, 10:31 AM PDT0

A farmer plows his fields in the small northeastern agricultural town of Eaton, Colorado, on February 10, 2017. With a population of just over 5,000 residents, 71% of the town's registered voters cast their ballots in support of President Donald Trump during the 2016 US presidential election. / AFP PHOTO / Jason Connolly (Photo credit should read JASON CONNOLLY/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump acknowledged that his stand-off with China on trade was hurting American farmers, but promised that conditions would change eventually.

byCharlie Spiering9 Apr 2018, 10:04 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas senior adviser Mahmoud al-Habbash accused Hamas of sending Gazans to their death for the sole purpose of garnering headlines featuring “emotional stories of heroism.”

byDeborah Danan9 Apr 2018, 9:33 AM PDT0


US officials have reportedly confirmed that Israel carried out a predawn missile strike on an air base in central Syria that reportedly killed 14 people on Monday, while Russia protested that it had not been informed ahead of time.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 9:32 AM PDT0

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