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In a piece penned by state-run outlet Fars News Agency about the accused YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam, Iran admits to persecuting the Bahai faith to which Aghdam belonged.

byAdelle Nazarian13 Apr 2018, 7:55 PM 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)

Israel revealed on Friday that an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace in February after launching from an airbase in Syria was carrying explosives. The base was attacked on Monday, allegedly by Israel, in a strike that reportedly targeted Irans entire attack drone weapons system — prompting soaring tensions between Israel and Iran.

byBreitbart Jerusalem13 Apr 2018, 5:47 PM PDT0

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

The posture of being “triggered” not only risks destroying dialogue altogether, but it also compounds the pain felt by the offended party.

byJoel B. Pollak13 Apr 2018, 5:00 PM PDT0

2937762 09/16/2016 September 16, 2016. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Grigoriy Sisoev/Sputnik via AP

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed on Friday that Russian experts have “found no traces of chemical weapons” at the site of the attack in Douma, Syria. He accused foreign intelligence services of faking the attack to justify action against Syria and discredit Russia.

byJohn Hayward13 Apr 2018, 7:59 AM PDT0

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former FBI Director James Comeys soon-to-be released book depicts a man with clear personal bias against President Donald Trump.

byAaron Klein13 Apr 2018, 7:44 AM PDT0

Palestinian protestors try to take down a section of barbed wire at the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City in the central Gaza Strip, on April 13, 2018. Clashes erupted as thousands protested for a third consecutive Friday along Gaza's border with Israel after violence in which Israeli forces have killed 33 Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Friday hurled an explosive device and firebombs at Israeli troops manning the border, during what the Israel Defense Forces described as “several attempts” to damage the fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip and cross over into Israeli territory.

byBreitbart Jerusalem13 Apr 2018, 7:20 AM PDT0

James Comey (Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty)

In his soon to be released book, former FBI Director James Comey describes how he pushed back against a request from President Donald Trump to investigate the most infamous claim made inside the anti-Trump dossier – the widely mocked and entirely unsubstantiated claim that the politician hired prostitutes to urinate on a hotel room bed in Moscow.

byAaron Klein13 Apr 2018, 7:18 AM PDT0

An Iranian clergyman passes anti-Israeli posters, during activities marking the 10th anniversary of the assassination of the late Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader, Fathi Shaqaqi in Tehran, 30 October 2005. Iran's hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted today that his controversial call for Israel to be 'wiped off the map' was nothing new, stressing that he was merely quoting Iran's late revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran stands ready to destroy Israel and warned it to avoid any “stupid” measures against the Islamic Republic, the Iranian Supreme Leaders envoy to the elite Quds Force military wing warned.

bySimon Kent13 Apr 2018, 3:20 AM PDT0

muslim Sheikh Ekrima Sabri

The Palestinian mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein, on Thursday published a fatwa, or Islamic religious decree, banning anyone “from giving up, or selling Jerusalem and the land of Palestine to the enemy” — a reference to Israelis.

byBreitbart Jerusalem13 Apr 2018, 2:33 AM PDT0

Fox News Tucker Carlson challenged anyone supporting American military action in Syria to define what U.S. interests there might be. The answer is fairly simple.

byJoel B. Pollak13 Apr 2018, 1:51 AM PDT0

Israeli warplane

Lebanese president Michel Aoun said Israeli jets operating in Lebanese airspace amounts to an attack on his countrys sovereignty.

byBreitbart Jerusalem13 Apr 2018, 1:36 AM PDT0

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” The White House said he would consult further with allies.

byBreitbart Jerusalem13 Apr 2018, 1:26 AM PDT0

A view of Jerusalem Old City seen from Mount of Olives, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday, Dec. 6, and instruct the State Department to begin the multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. His decision could have deep repercussions across the region. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

The Honduran National Congress on Thursday backed a resolution calling for its embassy in Israel to be relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

byBreitbart Jerusalem13 Apr 2018, 1:07 AM PDT0

This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria. Syrian rescuers and medics said the attack on Douma killed at least 40 people. The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. The alleged attack in Douma occurred Saturday night amid a resumed offensive by Syrian government forces after the collapse of a truce. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

Two U.S. officials told NBC News on Thursday afternoon that two different chemical weapons – chlorine gas and an unidentified nerve agent – were found in blood and urine samples from victims of Saturdays suspected WMD attack in Syria.

byJohn Hayward12 Apr 2018, 4:32 PM PDT0

The top adviser to Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that he hoped Syrias army and its allies would drive the “occupying” U.S. troops out of the country and “liberate” Idlib from anti-Assad insurgents.

byAdelle Nazarian12 Apr 2018, 3:34 PM PDT0

Russia reportedly moved 11 of its warships, cargo vessels, and submarines from the Syrian port of Tartus on Wednesday, ahead of President Donald Trump warning about carrying out a potential strike on the civil war-ravaged country in retaliation for a chemical attack on civilians on Saturday.

byAdelle Nazarian12 Apr 2018, 2:26 PM PDT0

Young people are deeply distrustful of the media according to the latest Harvard/Institute of Politics poll, signaling more trust in President Donald Trump.

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump said Americans have “a moral obligation to combat anti-Semitism, confront hate, and prevent genocide,” in a statement marking Yom Hashoah, Israels Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday.

byDeborah Danan12 Apr 2018, 11:47 AM PDT0

Poland's President Andrzej Duda, left, and Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, center, walk in the March of the Living, a yearly Holocaust remembrance march between the former death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau, in Oswiecim, Poland, on Thursday, April 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

TEL AVIV – President Reuven Rivlin told his Polish counterpart Andrjez Duda on Thursday while on a visit to the concentration camps in Poland that while some Poles helped rescue Jews during the Holocaust, others participated in their extermination.

byDeborah Danan12 Apr 2018, 11:46 AM PDT0


Sixty-six percent of American Millennials between the ages of 18 and 34 years old did not know that Auschwitz was part of the Holocaust, according to a survey released Thursday.

byKatherine Rodriguez12 Apr 2018, 10:34 AM PDT0

Dublin Mayor Micheal Mac Donncha speaks in a conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Israeli authorities are investigating how Donncha arrived in the country despite instructions to bar his entry. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

JERUSALEM — Israels Foreign Ministry has summoned Irelands ambassador to express dismay over Dublins mayor attending an “anti-Israel” event in Ramallah.

byBreitbart Jerusalem12 Apr 2018, 10:21 AM PDT0

US Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on April 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC — Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trumps pick to lead the Department of State (DOS), suggested during his confirmation hearing hosted Thursday by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations that the administration will not withdraw from the controversial Iran nuclear deal, stressing that it will focus on fixing the pact instead.

byEdwin Mora12 Apr 2018, 9:55 AM PDT0

US President Donald Trump speaks about the spending bill during a press conference in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House on March 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump signaled disappointment that the world expected the United States to act in Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons in the country.

byCharlie Spiering12 Apr 2018, 9:43 AM PDT0

crimes against humanity

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad condemned Western powers in remarks during a meeting with a top Iranian adviser on Thursday, asserting that “some Western countries” object to any success Assads forces have on the battlefield.

byFrances Martel12 Apr 2018, 8:05 AM PDT0

March of the Living (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

President Reuvin Rivlin of Israel and President Andrzej Duda of Poland led 15,000 participants in the 30th annual March of the Living along the road from Auschwitz to Birkenau in a striking gesture of solidarity between the two nations.

byJoel B. Pollak12 Apr 2018, 6:50 AM PDT0

Donald Trump, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani

This mornings key headlines from The world awaits Trumps promised retaliation for al-Assads chemical weapons attack; Israel braces for attack from Iran in retaliation for Sundays airstrike; Turkey to open a new border crossing to Syrias Afrin; Yemen war escalates as Iran-backed Houthis launch missiles at Saudi targets.

byJohn J. Xenakis12 Apr 2018, 6:09 AM PDT0

This US Navy handout photo shows an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the

TEL AVIV – Israel held top-level security meetings Wednesday to prepare itself for an assault from Iran or Syria in the case that the U.S. conducts airstrikes on the wartorn country in retaliation for the Assad regimes chemical attack.

byDeborah Danan12 Apr 2018, 5:12 AM PDT0


TEL AVIV — As Israelis here gear up to celebrate the Jewish states 70th anniversary next week, the prospects for an Israel-Iran proxy confrontation in the near future seem significant.

byAaron Klein12 Apr 2018, 5:08 AM PDT0

Donald Trump

Despite a message on Twitter urging Russia to “get ready” for missile strikes into Syria, President Donald Trump specified that the timing of the strikes remained a mystery.

byCharlie Spiering12 Apr 2018, 4:30 AM PDT0

Polish survivor Edward Mosberg (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

AUSCHWITZ, Poland — Participants in the 30th annual March of the Living stressed common bonds between Jews and Poles despite ongoing controversy about Polands controversial law criminalizing claims about Polish involvement in the Holocaust. Edward Mosberg, 92, a Holocaust survivor,

byJoel B. Pollak12 Apr 2018, 4:07 AM PDT0

Claiming that “the rules of the games have changed,” a political and media adviser to President Bashar Assad claimed Thursday that Syria was ready for war with international forces if hostilities were to break out.

byBreitbart Jerusalem12 Apr 2018, 3:01 AM PDT0

People hold up placards and Union flags as they gather for a demonstration organised by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism outside the head office of the British opposition Labour Party in central London on April 8, 2018. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been under increasing pressure to address multiple allegations of anti-Semitism within the party, which saw protesters gather outside the party's head office in London after Jewish campaigners demonstrated outside parliament two weeks ago. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMEN (Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Jewish communities across Europe are enduring a level of mainstream anti-Semitism “not seen since the Second World War,” the European Jewish Congress has warned.

bySimon Kent12 Apr 2018, 2:35 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Israel is commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

JERUSALEM — Israelis are standing still for a nationwide moment of silence in remembrance of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

byBreitbart Jerusalem12 Apr 2018, 1:10 AM PDT0

This Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo shows an Israeli Air Force F-15 plane in flight during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim air force base near the city of Beersheba, Israel. Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria, the Israeli military said. The military said its warplanes struck several targets in Syria and were back in Israeli-controlled airspace when several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria toward the Israeli jets. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says it bombed Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after an explosive device detonated near an Israeli army vehicle along the Gaza-Israel border.

byBreitbart Jerusalem12 Apr 2018, 12:58 AM PDT0

Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi waits for the beginning of the general conference at the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Wednesday hit back at Saudi accusations that Tehran provides “support for terrorism,” pointing at alleged links between Riyadh and jihadists such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group.

byBreitbart Jerusalem12 Apr 2018, 12:52 AM PDT0


Europe must increase its efforts to integrate Muslims and eradicate “religious hate speech”, Muslim World League (MWL) chief Mohammed al-Issa has declared.

byVirginia Hale12 Apr 2018, 12:27 AM PDT0

Ambassador to the United Nations and Head of the Government delegation Bashar al-Jaafari gestures during a press conference following a new round of negotiations of peace talks on Syria at the United Nations Office in Geneva on March 21, 2016.

Syrias Permanent Representative to the U.N. Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari called the United States a “monster … who sponsored terrorism” throughout the Middle East during a session of the Security Council on the situation in Syria on Tuesday.

byAdelle Nazarian11 Apr 2018, 8:02 PM PDT0

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Members of the U.N. Security Council vote on the third draft resolution to create a new inquiry to find blame for the chemical weapons attack last week in Douma, Syria during a United Nations Security Council meeting regarding the situation in Syria, April 10, 2018 in New York City. All three resolutions failed to pass. On Tuesday, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced their inspectors will travel to the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria to investigate reports of a chemical weapons attack that killed as a many as 60 people and injured hundreds. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Russian representatives at the United Nations Security Council vetoed a resolution proposed by the U.N. to open an inquiry into the Syrian governments alleged use of chemical weapons.

byBen Kew11 Apr 2018, 6:31 PM PDT0

DAMASCUS, SYRIA - APRIL 07: An affected Syrian child receives medical treatment after Assad regime forces allegedly conducted poisonous gas attack to Duma town of Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria on April 07, 2018. (Photo by Halil el-Abdullah/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

As the United States and its allies contemplate military action against Syria for gassing its own people, Syria is poised to chair the United Nations committee responsible for banning chemical weapons.

byMichelle Moons11 Apr 2018, 6:00 PM PDT0

A Syrian man mourns after an alleged chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in Syria. At least 78 civilians, including women and children, died according to the initial findings. Photo by Mohammed Hassan/UPI

The World Health Organization published a statement on Wednesday saying it was “deeply alarmed” by reports of chemical weapons deployment in Syria. WHO said it has received reports from partners in the Douma area that roughly 500 patients have been treated for symptoms consistent with toxic exposure, while over 70 deaths were reported from the attack, 43 of them apparently caused by toxic chemical exposure.

byJohn Hayward11 Apr 2018, 11:25 AM PDT0

Netanyahu Orban (Karoly Arvai / AFP / Getty)

Notably, the first foreign leader who called Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to congratulate him for his decisive victory in Hungarys parliamentary elections Sunday was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

byCaroline Glick11 Apr 2018, 9:37 AM PDT0

Iran anti-Israel anti-US protest (Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press)

Perhaps the next time we hear another hateful comment about the Holocaust from an Iranian official, we can remind ourselves of the two pre- and post-revolutionary Irans.

byJacqueline Saper11 Apr 2018, 9:35 AM PDT0

The mother of one of the two suspects arrested in the anti-Semitic murder of 85-year-old holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll has been arrested after police suspect she may have attempted to tamper with the weapon used to stab the pensioner to death.

byChris Tomlinson11 Apr 2018, 8:31 AM PDT0

A video image provided by the Syrian Civil Defense, an aid group, of toddlers after a suspected chemical attack in the rebel-held Syrian suburb of Douma on Sunday. Credit Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via Associated Press

TEL AVIV – The U.S. envoy to the UNs disarmament conference slammed the decision to have Syria preside over its coming session, saying the Assad regime does not have the “credibility or moral authority” for such a role.

byDeborah Danan11 Apr 2018, 8:29 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – The IDF has been put on high alert after Iran threatened to retaliate for the airstrike in Syria attributed to Israel that killed at least 14 people, including seven Iranians.

byDeborah Danan11 Apr 2018, 8:27 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV – The airstrike on Syria attributed to Israel targeted an air base built by Iran and with the knowledge of Russia, constituting the “most significant direct attack” to date, Israels Channel 10 reported on Tuesday night. “All the

byDeborah Danan11 Apr 2018, 8:24 AM PDT0

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