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Terrorist groups in Afghanistan, predominantly the Taliban, have reached the “highest level” of “control or influence” of the countrys districts despite the unprecedented airstrike campaign launched against jihadists under U.S. President Donald Trump, an American watchdog agency revealed in an assessment of the conflict released Tuesday.

byEdwin Mora1 May 2018, 4:41 PM PDT0

Wang Qishan, Miguel Vargas

The Dominican Republic announced on Monday that it will break diplomatic ties with Taiwan, establish diplomatic relations with mainland China, and recognize Taiwan as an “inalienable part of Chinese territory.” The move came after China offered the Dominican Republic a $3 billion investment and loan package, and fits neatly into Chinas strategy of isolating Taiwan.

byJohn Hayward1 May 2018, 4:08 PM PDT0

Peppa Pig is for the chop in China

Authorities in China have launched a “crusade” against the British childrens cartoon character Peppa Pig over fears that it is a negative influence on both young children and young adults.

byBen Kew1 May 2018, 3:37 PM PDT0

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters on Monday night that the United States has known about Irans atomic archive “for a while,” and he discussed it with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when they met on Sunday.

byMichelle Moons1 May 2018, 3:33 PM PDT0

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to meet with UAE leaders on Monday

During his visit to Jordan on Tuesday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared that Jordans stability is “indispensable for regional stability” and pledged to “dramatically develop our bilateral ties” on security and trade issues.

byJohn Hayward1 May 2018, 2:57 PM PDT0

Left-wing activists and Marxist governments participated in May Day on Tuesday, in what many claim as an attempt to promote the rights of the ordinary worker.

byBen Kew1 May 2018, 1:24 PM PDT0

Turkey is expected to give an al-Qaeda-affiliated group known as the al-Rahman Corps the police command of the Afrin region in Syria along with authority to impose Sharia, or strict Islamic laws, on the residents, which include members of the persecuted Yazidi and Christian minorities, a monitor group revealed over the weekend.

byEdwin Mora1 May 2018, 1:01 PM PDT0

Cuban authorities arrested Eliécer Llorente, the teenaged son of dissident Daniel Llorente, to prevent him from repeating the protest act that his father performed a year ago Tuesday: running ahead of the communist International Workers Day parade waving a U.S. flag in front of Raúl Castro.

byFrances Martel1 May 2018, 12:41 PM PDT0

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin opened the door to talks with China to resolve the brewing trade dispute

Top Trump administration economic officials are headed to China in the second half of this week to discuss trade contentions between the two nations.

byMichelle Moons1 May 2018, 11:56 AM PDT0

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An unidentified source told CNN on Tuesday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has tentatively agreed to meet with President Donald Trump, and there is a “strong possibility” the summit will be held in late May in Panmunjom – the same “peace village” on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where Kim met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in last Friday.

byJohn Hayward1 May 2018, 11:52 AM PDT0

The icons for Tencent Holdings Ltd. applications WeChat, clockwise from top left, QQ, JOOX, Tencent News and Tencent Video are arranged for a photograph on an Apple Inc. iPhone taken in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Tencent is scheduled to release second-quarter earnings figures on Aug 16. Photographer: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Chinese government has been accessing deleted WeChat messages without a warrant, leading to easy crackdowns on dissidents.

byCharlie Nash1 May 2018, 10:48 AM PDT0

A man walks past decorations for the Communist Party's 19th Congress in Tiananmen Square, on the eve of its opening

Chinas National Peoples Congress passed a law, going into effect on Tuesday, prohibiting any speech or behavior that desecrates “the deeds and spirit of the heroes and martyrs” of the Communist Party.

byFrances Martel1 May 2018, 10:44 AM PDT0

US President Donald Trump and US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speak at UN headquarters on September 18, 2017

The U.S. State Department has released a report on the voting behavior of other countries at the United Nations — and has identified the top ten best and worst countries in terms of voting for or against the U.S., respectively.

byJoel B. Pollak1 May 2018, 10:08 AM PDT0

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I agree with South Korean President Moon Jae-in: if anyone deserves the Nobel prize for bringing about peace between North and South Korea its Donald Trump.

byJames Delingpole1 May 2018, 9:34 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech on Iran's nuclear program at the defence ministry in Tel Aviv on April 30, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a slideshow presentation on Monday detailing the Jewish states findings of Irans ongoing nuclear weapons program. Below are the presentations key takeaways.

byRobert Kraychik1 May 2018, 9:01 AM PDT0

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (L) shake hands during a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House April 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. The two leaders also met in the Oval Office to discuss a range of bilateral issues earlier in the day. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump promised his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, that the White House would “be working” on protecting Christians in his country during a joint press conference in Washington Monday.

byFrances Martel1 May 2018, 8:58 AM PDT0

Netanyahu and Iran files (Jack Guez / AFP / Getty)

TEL AVIV – Mossad spies infiltrated a top-secret warehouse in Iran, took half a ton of documents on the regimes nuclear weapons program and smuggled them back to Israel that same night, the New York Times reported late Monday.

byDeborah Danan1 May 2018, 8:52 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on April 29, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus presentation of documents that prove Iran continued running a secret nuclear weapons program after the nuclear deal went into effect is a direct refutation of promises made by President Barack Obama and his spokespeople. Their new narrative is that they always expected Iran to cheat, but that is not at all what they told the American people during President Obamas second term.

byJohn Hayward1 May 2018, 7:47 AM PDT0

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday morning that President Donald Trump should not engage directly in the details of negotiation with North Korea.

byJoel B. Pollak1 May 2018, 7:05 AM PDT0

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If people are really serious about world peace, the solution is to “ban all weapons,” Pope Francis said in a tweet this week.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.1 May 2018, 6:33 AM PDT0

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Apologizing for 2016 campaign talk wouldnt make “ten cents worth of difference” in the lawsuit against President Donald Trumps temporary travel restriction, according to Trump.

byMichelle Moons1 May 2018, 6:31 AM PDT0

Contents: Nine journalists killed by suicide bombers in Kabul Afghanistan; The Taliban announces the Spring fighting season, codename Al Khandaq; Analysts guess at why Afghanistans security situation keeps deteriorating

byJohn J. Xenakis1 May 2018, 6:30 AM PDT0

An Israeli satellite company on Monday revealed the damage caused to at least 13 buildings on an allegedly Iranian-controlled military base in northern Syria by an airstrike the previous day.

An Israeli satellite company on Monday revealed the damage caused to at least 13 buildings on an allegedly Iranian-controlled military base in northern Syria by an airstrike the previous day.

byBreitbart Jerusalem1 May 2018, 3:56 AM PDT0

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)

Full text of a presentation by Israels Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Irans nuclear program, in Tel Aviv on April 30, 2018.

byBreitbart Jerusalem1 May 2018, 3:35 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents material on Iranian nuclear weapons development during a press conference in Tel Aviv, Monday, April 30 2018. Netanyahu says his government has obtained

Lawmakers on Monday night largely praised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus revelation of a trove of Iranian files he said showed Tehran has long pursued atomic weapons — and continued to do so after the 2015 deal meant to curb its nuclear program.

byBreitbart Jerusalem1 May 2018, 2:13 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents material on Iranian nuclear weapons development during a press conference in Tel Aviv, Monday, April 30 2018. Netanyahu says his government has obtained

Iranian officials on Monday lambasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus presentation about Irans nuclear weapons ambitions as “childish” and “ridiculous.”

byBreitbart Jerusalem1 May 2018, 1:53 AM PDT0

A man walks beside the Saudi flag at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally.

Two Israeli men accused of spying against Saudi Arabia went on trial Monday. Prosecutors say the accused spies used phony Jordanian passports to enter Saudi Arabia after their visas expired.

byBreitbart Jerusalem1 May 2018, 12:54 AM PDT0

TOPSHOT - Venezuelan citizens cross the Simon Bolivar international bridge from San Antonio del Tachira in Venezuela to Norte de Santander province of Colombia on February 10, 2018. Oil-rich and once one of the wealthiest countries in Latin America, Venezuela now faces economic collapse and widespread popular protest. / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE CASTELLANOS (Photo credit should read GEORGE CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images)

Colombia is receiving more refugees from Venezuela each month than Italy did from the Middle East and Africa when the European migrant crisis, dubbed the worst refugee calamity since World War II, reached its pinnacle, a United Nations official asserted Monday.

byEdwin Mora30 Apr 2018, 7:09 PM PDT0

FILE- In this Monday, July 20, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama, right, meets with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Bomb blasts at two bustling bus stations killed 29 people and wounded 105, officials said Thursday, July 23, 2015, after Nigerias new president warned that the U.S. refusal to sell his country strategic weapons is “aiding and abetting” Boko Haram. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci file)

A top adviser to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari blasted the Obama administration for not providing the African country “as much” support to combat terrorism “as we thought we deserved” on Sunday, noting that cooperation between the two countries has improved under President Donald Trump.

byEdwin Mora30 Apr 2018, 6:35 PM PDT0

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President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday afternoon that he has proposed the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea as a potential location for a U.S.-North Korea denuclearization summit.

byMichelle Moons30 Apr 2018, 5:23 PM PDT0

Obama and Ben Rhodes (Reuters)

The vaunted “echo chamber” that President Barack Obamas aide Ben Rhodes created to sell the Iran deal was quiet on Monday, in the aftermath of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus revelations of new intelligence proving that Iran had lied to the world about its nuclear weapons program.

byJoel B. Pollak30 Apr 2018, 4:13 PM PDT0

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at a press conference in Riyadh on April 29, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for unity among the Gulf states against the “common challenge” of Iran during his trip to Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

byJohn Hayward30 Apr 2018, 3:02 PM PDT0

US Soldiers in S. Korea

President Trumps Chief of Staff, John Kelly, “dissuaded” the populist president from following through on a plan to bring the roughly 25,000 American troops stationed in South Korea home to the United States, a new report alleges.

byJohn Binder30 Apr 2018, 3:01 PM PDT0

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit North Korea on Wednesday ahead of the upcoming summit between Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump, the Chinese foreign ministry has announced.

byBen Kew30 Apr 2018, 2:50 PM PDT0

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping listen to a speech during the BRICS Leaders Meeting with the BRICS Business Council in Goa, India, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or BRICS, face the tough task of asserting their growing influence as a power group even as they bridge their own trade rivalries to help grow their economies. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

The leaders of nuclear-armed rivals China and India endorsed the ongoing efforts by representatives from both countries to reach a “mutually acceptable settlement” to the tensions along their border during an informal meeting over the weekend.

byEdwin Mora30 Apr 2018, 2:43 PM PDT0

The appointment of former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton's appointment as White House national security adviser was not a surprise but it was still felt as a rude shock by many foreign policy professionals and commentators

National Security Adviser John Bolton discussed nuclear negotiations with North Korea on Sundays edition of Face the Nation on CBS.

byJohn Hayward30 Apr 2018, 2:35 PM PDT0

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Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu provided “nothing new” in his speech about Irans alleged nuclear weapons program.

bySean Moran30 Apr 2018, 2:11 PM PDT0

This picture taken on February 22, 2017 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 23 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) visiting the People's Theatre to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State Merited Chorus in Pyongyang. / AFP / KCNA VIA KNS / STR / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS THIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PHOTO IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY AFP. / (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

The regime of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad announced Monday that it had awarded North Korean Ambassador to Damascus, Jang Myong Ho, Syrias “Order of Merit of Excellent Degree” in honor of his work to bring Assad deeper in the orbit of dictator Kim Jong-un.

byFrances Martel30 Apr 2018, 11:59 AM PDT0

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel

“Its a hotbed, and were going to to be stopping that,” Trump said, referring to the ongoing terrorist activity in the region.

byCharlie Spiering30 Apr 2018, 11:39 AM PDT0

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani gives a speech in the city of Tabriz in the northwestern East-Azerbaijan province on April 25, 2018, during an event commemorating the city as the 2018 capital of Islamic tourism

Irans ruling regime blasted the “unholy partnership” between the United States and Saudi Arabia on Monday, arguing it will bring “further instability, war, extremism and an arms race in the Middle East.”

byBen Kew30 Apr 2018, 11:32 AM PDT0

President Rodrigo Duterte (C with outgoing police chief Ronald dela Rosa L) has overseen a bloody anti-drug war that has killed more than 4,000 people

The office of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte published a list of over 200 elected officials in the country accused of ties to drug trafficking organizations on Monday, urging the public not to vote for them in upcoming elections.

byFrances Martel30 Apr 2018, 11:25 AM PDT0

Netanyahu and Iran files (Jack Guez / AFP / Getty)

U.S. intelligence reportedly confirmed that tens of thousands of files seized by Israel from Iran that, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, document Irans covert nuclear weapons program are “authentic.”

byJoel B. Pollak30 Apr 2018, 11:07 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV — In a dramatic press conference here aimed at the international community, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday unveiled a cache of secret files he says were obtained from inside a hidden Iranian site and clearly demonstrate that Tehran maintained a secret nuclear weapons program despite declarations to the contrary.

byAaron Klein30 Apr 2018, 10:44 AM PDT0

Clocks show the respective time in Seoul and Pyongyang in a meeting room at the Peace House in the truce village of Panmunjom. © This is copyrighted material owned by Digital Chosun Inc. No part of it may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission.

North Korean state media reported Monday that dictator Kim Jong-un has proposed changing North Koreas time zone to align with South Korea as it was for decades before Kim chose to move the time up by half an hour as a symbolic gesture against Japan.

byFrances Martel30 Apr 2018, 10:16 AM PDT0

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Greece is being “overwhelmed” by illegal migrants surging across its land border with Turkey, with a local mayor warning the situation is “on the verge of spinning out of control”.

byJack Montgomery30 Apr 2018, 10:08 AM PDT0

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National Security – Latest News | Breitbart

Terrorist groups in Afghanistan, predominantly the Taliban, have reached the “highest level” of “control or influence” of the countrys districts despite the unprecedented airstrike campaign launched against jihadists under U.S. President Donald Trump, an American watchdog agency revealed in an assessment of the conflict released Tuesday.

byEdwin Mora1 May 2018, 4:41 PM PDT0

Wang Qishan, Miguel Vargas

The Dominican Republic announced on Monday that it will break diplomatic ties with Taiwan, establish diplomatic relations with mainland China, and recognize Taiwan as an “inalienable part of Chinese territory.” The move came after China offered the Dominican Republic a $3 billion investment and loan package, and fits neatly into Chinas strategy of isolating Taiwan.

byJohn Hayward1 May 2018, 4:08 PM PDT0

Peppa Pig is for the chop in China

Authorities in China have launched a “crusade” against the British childrens cartoon character Peppa Pig over fears that it is a negative influence on both young children and young adults.

byBen Kew1 May 2018, 3:37 PM PDT0

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