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China recently installed anti-ship cruise missiles in the South China Sea, sparking concern and a warning of “consequences” from the United States.

byBen Kew3 May 2018, 7:26 PM PDT0

The reactor building at the Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, 1200 Kms south of Tehran, where Iran has began unloading fuel into the reactor core for the nuclear power plant on October 26, 2010, a move which brings the facility closer to generating electricity after decades of delay. AFP PHOTO/MEHR NEWS/MAJID ASGARIPOUR

China on Wednesday argued that the signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, should uphold the nuclear agreement amid threats by American President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to kill the deal.

byAdelle Nazarian3 May 2018, 7:09 PM PDT0

António Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, is “an important diplomatic victory” Thursday and made the case to “preserve it.”

byAdelle Nazarian3 May 2018, 6:37 PM PDT0

Boko Haram members poised with guns, ammunition, camouflage, masks

The Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram, a name that translates to “Western education is a sin,” has killed 100,000 people since it began waging its insurgency in 2009, including 2,295 teachers and hundreds of students in the northeastern part of the country alone, officials from the African nation revealed this week.

byEdwin Mora3 May 2018, 6:06 PM PDT0

MONTE REAL, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 06: US Air Force C-130 takes off at Monte Real Air Force Base during Real Thaw 2018 exercise on February 06, 2018 in Monte Real, Portugal. Real Thaw 2018 (RT18) is a Portuguese Air Force led live-fly exercise to evaluate and certify their operational capability being conducted at Monte Real Air Force from January 29 to February 09. The tenth edition of RT18 features 35 aircraft and 1500 personnel from the Portuguese Air Force, Army and Navy and military forces from Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain, the United States of America and NATO. (Photo by Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

The Pentagon said Thursday the U.S. government has “formally demarched the Chinese government” after two American pilots were injured by Chinese military personnel directing lasers at U.S. aircraft near their adjacent bases in Djibouti.

byKristina Wong3 May 2018, 5:42 PM PDT0

Prisoner in Korea

During Thursdays White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders could not “confirm the validity” of Wednesday media reports that three U.S. prisoners of North Korea had been released.

byMichelle Moons3 May 2018, 4:44 PM PDT0

South Korean activists release balloons carrying anti-North Korea leaflets at a park near the inter-Korea border in Paju, north of Seoul, on October 10, 2014

The diplomatic thaw between North and South Korea led to the highly publicized dismantling of propaganda loudspeakers along the border this week, but the U.S. State Department promised on Wednesday that the effort to bring “independent information” to communist North Korea will continue.

byJohn Hayward3 May 2018, 3:45 PM PDT0

Popular right-wing personality Lauren Southern

Conservative journalist and author Lauren Southern appeared on SiriusXM Patriots Breitbart News Sunday to discuss the illegal immigrant caravan, the Defend Europe Alps mission, and white persecution in South Africa. “The first thing I want to address is the shocking

byCharlie Nash3 May 2018, 1:44 PM PDT0

Brazilian senator and former president (1990-1992), Fernando Collor de Mello, speaks during the Senate's debate impeachment trial against Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff at the National Congress in Brasilia, on August 30, 2016. Rousseff faces judgment Tuesday in a Senate vote expected to remove her from office despite her dramatic claim of being the victim of a coup. The country's first female president confronted her accusers in a marathon session Monday, telling the Senate that she is innocent and warning that the Brazilian democracy is in danger. She is accused of having taken illegal state loans to patch budget holes in 2014, masking the country's problems as it slid into its deepest recession in decades. / AFP / ANDRESSA ANHOLETE (Photo credit should read ANDRESSA ANHOLETE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea welcomed a delegation of Brazilian lawmakers this week to Pyongyang to reportedly discuss bilateral ties. Among those present was presidential candidate Sen. Fernando Collor de Mello.

byFrances Martel3 May 2018, 1:05 PM PDT0

In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a media conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Hamas militant group on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2017, said it has accepted key conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, including nationwide elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, to clear the way for a reconciliation deal after a 10-year rift that has left the Palestinians divided between two governments. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

TEL AVIV – Israels Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem on Wednesday slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for claiming the Jews were responsible for their own demise in the Holocaust because of their financial activities , and that the Nazi atrocities had nothing to do with anti-Semitism.

byDeborah Danan3 May 2018, 11:50 AM PDT0

GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA - OCTOBER 23:(EDITORS NOTE: Image has been reviewed by the U.S. Military prior to transmission.) A humvee passes the guard tower guard tower at the entrance of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, also known as 'Gitmo' on October 23, 2016 at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The U.S. military's Joint Task Force Guantanamo is still holding 60 detainees at the prison, down from a previous total of 780. In 2008 President Obama issued an executive order to close the prison, which has failed because of political opposition in the U.S. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

The Pentagon honored an Obama administration-era agreement to repatriate an al-Qaeda-linked jihadi held at the Guantánamo Bay U.S. prison to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, marking the first such transfer under U.S. President Donald Trump who pledged to “load” the detention center “up with some bad dudes.”

byEdwin Mora3 May 2018, 11:50 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

TEL AVIV – The explosives-laden Iranian drone that infiltrated Israeli airspace in February was a possible retaliation for the Mossads theft of Irans nuclear weapons archive, a senior Israeli intelligence official told Ynet, adding that the few Iranians who were privy to the existence of the trove attempted to recapture it immediately from Israeli operatives.

byDeborah Danan3 May 2018, 11:50 AM PDT0

A handout photo provided by the office of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on January 9, 2018, shows him delivering a statement in the capital Tehran

TEL AVIV – Tehran is “quaking in its boots” following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus exposé revealing the regimes nuclear weapons program, a former Pentagon official told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday.

byDeborah Danan3 May 2018, 11:46 AM PDT0

The former rebel-held Syrian town of Douma was hit by an alleged chemical attack in April

Inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are seeking to exhume the bodies of victims from the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, on the theory that traces of nerve agents like sarin gas will linger in human tissue for much longer than environmental samples from the attack site.

byJohn Hayward3 May 2018, 11:33 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)

Nigerian outlets reported that President Muhammadu Buhari “disappeared” this week following his meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump.

byBen Kew3 May 2018, 11:24 AM PDT0

Yemeni fighters loyal to the government backed by the Saudi-led coalition ride in the back of a pickup truck during their the offensive in the Mesini Valley in the vast province of Hadramawt in February 2018

The New York Times reported on Thursday that U.S. Army Green Berets have been quietly working with Saudi forces in Yemen since late last year, allegedly in contradiction of official statements that America gave only logistical and intelligence support to the Saudi-led campaign against Iran-backed Houthi insurgents. The news comes as Sudan considers withdrawing from participation in the Saudi intervention, which has now been in progress for over three years.

byJohn Hayward3 May 2018, 11:01 AM PDT0

The Chinese government-run newspaper Global Times published a feature yesterday on rapper Wang Yifan, a “patriotic” hip-hop artist recently embroiled in controversy after performing a freestyle at Pennsylvania State University warning students that China “will make Americans call us daddy.'”

byFrances Martel3 May 2018, 10:31 AM PDT0

China's foreign minister Wang Yi (left) shakes hands with North Korea's foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on May 2, 2018

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in North Korea Wednesday for the first visit by a Chinese top diplomat to Pyongyang in 11 years. Wang told high-level North Korean officials that China “supports and congratulates” dictator Kim Jong-uns new policy of diplomacy with South Korea.

byFrances Martel3 May 2018, 9:42 AM PDT0

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) is urging Irish citizens to “honour the sanctity of human life” in the lead-up to the countrys national referendum on abortion.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.3 May 2018, 9:31 AM PDT0


With Bibis Iran deal revelations, Israel has started running down the clock not to Irans acquisition of nuclear weapons, but to the overthrow of the regime by the people of Iran.

byCaroline Glick3 May 2018, 9:00 AM PDT0

Arab Invasion

Pope Francis met with three Chilean victims of clerical sex abuse in the Vatican last weekend, in which he apologized to them for being “part of the problem.”

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.3 May 2018, 8:08 AM PDT0

Ten people suffered minor injuries when a bonfire exploded and sent a fireball into the gathered crowd at a Jewish festival in London, police say.

bySimon Kent3 May 2018, 7:14 AM PDT0

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga take part in a graduation ceremony at the Zakho military academy in the Iraqi Kurdish town of Zakho, some 500 kilometres north of Baghdad, on January 30, 2018. Some four-hundred eighteen male and female Peshmerga fighters completed their military training and graduated from the academy. / AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMED (Photo credit should read SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian and Iraqi Kurdish officials met with Iranian counterparts this week as Tehran makes a bid to convince the Kurds to abandon their relationship with the United States.

byEdwin Mora3 May 2018, 6:11 AM PDT0

Smoke and flames rise from fields near the Kibbutz Beeri on the Israeli side of the border with the Gaza Strip east of Gaza City, after Palestinians flew a kite laden with a molotov cocktail over the border before cutting the string leaving the burning material to fall in Israeli territory on April 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday flew a fire kite into Israel, starting a large blaze in fields in southern Israel that spread through dozens of acres of grasslands and agricultural fields, authorities said, the largest fire yet since the first use of these kites.

byBreitbart Jerusalem3 May 2018, 1:52 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)

Guatemala on Wednesday started to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, transferring furniture and other equipment into a yet-unfinished office in the capitals Malha Technology Park. Earlier this week, the Guatemalan flag was raised outside the building.

byBreitbart Jerusalem3 May 2018, 12:25 AM PDT0

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, as seen from the New Jersey Turnpike near Kearny, N.J., smoke billows from the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York after airplanes crashed into both towers. Saudi Arabia and its allies are warning that legislation allowing the kingdom to be sued for the 9/11 attacks will have negative repercussions. The kingdom maintains an arsenal of tools to retaliate with, including curtailing official contacts, pulling billions of dollars from the U.S. economy, and enlisting its lockstep Gulf allies to scale back counterterrorism cooperation, investments and U.S. access to important regional air bases. (AP Photo/Gene Boyars, File)

An American judge ruled on Tuesday that Iran must pay $6 billion to victims or those affected by the 9/11 terror attacks.

byBen Kew2 May 2018, 8:03 PM PDT0

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

Despite misleading claims by former Obama administration officials and their supporters in the liberal media that the material provided “nothing new,” the existence of the archive itself is a bombshell.

byCaroline Glick2 May 2018, 6:27 PM PDT0

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in Moon routinely summons his National Security Council immediately after the North's missile tests

Blogger Kim Dong-won, who writes under the alias “Druking,” is on trial in South Korea for the offense of “manipulating online opinion” against President Moon Jae-in and “obstructing business” by tinkering with a commercial website. The charges against Kim involve manufacturing a few hundred phony “likes” for comments on a news site called Naver, which might seem like a trivial offense, but the case has blossomed into a scandal that might even involve the South Korean presidency.

byJohn Hayward2 May 2018, 3:56 PM PDT0

A South Korean man watches North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivering his New Year's speech on a TV news program shown at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. North Korea's development of banned long-range missiles is in

American media outlets circulated news reports Wednesday afternoon alleging that North Korea had “released” the three U.S. prisoners it is known to have placed in labor camps as punishment for crimes against the nations communist ideology.

byFrances Martel2 May 2018, 3:11 PM PDT0

Indian paramilitary troopers after a gunfight in Kashmir in October: there have been clashes for decades in the disputed region

India joined the worlds top military spenders last year, coming in fifth place after the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, and Russia, respectively, a defense budgets independent watchdog revealed in an analysis released Wednesday.

byEdwin Mora2 May 2018, 1:24 PM PDT0

In this image taken from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System Friday, April 27, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, crosses the border into South Korea, along with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for their historic face-to-face talks, in Panmunjom. Their discussions will be expected to focus on whether the North can be persuaded to give up its nuclear bombs.(Korea Broadcasting System via AP)

A surprising new poll from the Korea Research Center found 78 percent of South Koreans claiming they trust North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to reach a denuclearization agreement with South Korea and the United States.

byJohn Hayward2 May 2018, 1:17 PM PDT0

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman presents a book titled

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman, best known in the 21st century as North Korean dictator Kim Jong-uns most outspoken friend in the Western world, claimed on Monday that Kim had a “change of heart” about his nuclear program after reading President Donald Trumps 1987 book, Trump: The Art of the Deal.

byJohn Hayward2 May 2018, 11:03 AM PDT0

Smoke rises in the distant where an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed near an in Savannah, Ga., Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in this view from Poolers, Ga. (Minh Phan via AP)

A military plane carrying at least five passengers crashed in Georgia on Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead, officials said.

byKatherine Rodriguez2 May 2018, 10:57 AM PDT0

Peter Schweizer, author of the new best-selling book “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour on Mondays Breitbart News Tonight to discuss his research into the deep business ties between the Chinese communist government and the family of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnells wife, President Trumps Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.

byJohn Hayward2 May 2018, 10:31 AM PDT0

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is to meet President Donald Trump on Monday, the first African leader to be received by Trump's administration in the White House

The president of Nigeria once again claimed this week that the Boko Haram jihadist threat is fading in the African country, shortly before the group killed dozens at a mosque near its birthplace.

byEdwin Mora2 May 2018, 10:30 AM PDT0

Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni claimed he is working for “low pay” as an argument for his citizens not to go on strike during a May Day speech on Tuesday.

byBen Kew2 May 2018, 10:20 AM PDT0

Kim Jong Un

A senior South Korean government official told reporters in Seoul on Wednesday that President Moon Jae-in believes that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un “understands” that denuclearizing his country would that require international inspectors receive access to the countrys nuclear test site.

byFrances Martel2 May 2018, 10:14 AM PDT0

Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un

Having significantly modified its tone on the nations illegal nuclear weapons program, North Koreas state media outlets have turned their outrage towards American-style free societies, referring to democracy on Wednesday as the worlds “most reactionary and unpopular ruling system.”

byFrances Martel2 May 2018, 9:57 AM PDT0

From left, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, accompanied by his wife Susan, gets a thumbs up from President Donald Trump, after being ceremonially sworn in at the State Department, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

“I want the State Department to get its swagger back,” Pompeo said in remarks after the swearing-in ceremony, promising to make American interests a priority.

byCharlie Spiering2 May 2018, 9:53 AM PDT0

After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

The U.S. military demobilized the command charged with overseeing American ground forces in Iraq this week, marking the end of major combat operations against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) with the intent to maintain a residual troop footprint in the country to prevent a resurgence of the jihadists.

byEdwin Mora2 May 2018, 9:50 AM PDT0

Afghan alleged former Taliban fighters hand over their weapons as part of a government peace and reconciliation process in Jalalabad on February 24, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis suggested this week that the Afghan Taliban has suffered military setbacks in recent months.

byEdwin Mora2 May 2018, 9:45 AM PDT0

Pope Francis at general audience

Only to the extent that a person is able to say “no” to the devil can he say “yes” to Christ, Pope Francis told pilgrims in his weekly audience on Wednesday.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.2 May 2018, 9:31 AM PDT0

SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES - MAY 17: Premature newborn hand in the Neonatal Intesive Care Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on May 17, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. The Neonatal care unit at Westmead Children's Hospital specialized in specialy care for newborns. (Photo by Jennifer Polixenni Brankin/Getty Images)

The U.S. State Department has removed the term “reproductive rights” from its annual human rights reports.

byDr. Susan Berry2 May 2018, 9:18 AM 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 state media urged citizens to work hard to benefit Beijing in celebration of International Workers Day, a Marxist holiday, on Tuesday, extensively quoting Communist Party leader Xi Jinpings assurance that “happiness is achieved through hard work.”

byFrances Martel2 May 2018, 9:08 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV — A key finding in the Republican House Intelligence Committees 250-page report on alleged Russian collusion raises immediate questions about the claim from Obama-era intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered in the U.S. election to ensure Donald Trumps victory.

byAaron Klein2 May 2018, 8:31 AM PDT0

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