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The Vatican has denied reports that it entered into an agreement with the government of Saudi Arabia to build Christian churches in the country.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.5 May 2018, 1:04 PM PDT0

The Boston Globe reported on Friday that former Secretary of State John Kerry has been secretly working with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif to save the Iran nuclear deal, which the Trump administration has strongly criticized and might renegotiate or cancel within the next two weeks.

byJohn Hayward5 May 2018, 9:31 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

Intelligence officials from France, the UK and Germany visited Israel in recent days and were briefed on Israeli findings gleaned from a trove of captured Iranian documents on the Islamic republics past nuclear weapons development, Channel 10 news reported.

byBreitbart Jerusalem5 May 2018, 4:19 AM PDT0

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TEL AVIV – A surfeit of Arabic-language newspapers have recently published articles discussing Israels superiority over Arab states, saying Israels strong democratic ethos and its willingness to prosecute its leaders is partly why it the only stable country in the region, a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) report released this week said.

byDeborah Danan5 May 2018, 4:12 AM PDT0

According to an official at the Syrian branch of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, IS has destroyed gravestones in the embattled Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria

TEL AVIV – An Israeli-Arab journalist slammed the international community for remaining silent on the horrific war crimes suffered by Palestinians in Syria, while vociferously condemning Israel for the plight of Palestinians within its own borders.

byDeborah Danan5 May 2018, 4:07 AM PDT0

Dead Sea Scrolls

Previously unseen Dead Sea Scroll fragments, which had been stored in cigar boxes since archaeologists unearthed them in the 1950s, were identified and unveiled at an international conference on Tuesday in honor of the 70th anniversary of the scrolls discovery in Jerusalem.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 6:25 AM PDT0

A flower sticks next to the writing 'Jedem das Seine' (literally: To each his own) at the gate of the Buchenwald concentration camp in Weimar, where ceremonies were held 15 April 2007 to mark the 62nd anniversary of the camp's liberation. US army units liberated 21,000 survivors here on 11 April 1945. AFP PHOTO DDP/JENS-ULRICH KOCH GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read JENS-ULRICH KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

MUNICH, Germany — Diethild Heubel pulls a precious document from a binder: a yellowed decades-old letter, neatly handwritten by her father, a German soldier taken prisoner at the end of World War II.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 5:43 AM PDT0

Djerba

DJERBA, Tunisia — Thousands of people participated in an annual Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisias famed Ghriba synagogue, which ended Thursday night without incident under heavy security.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 4:48 AM PDT0

FILE - In this undated file photo a Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system is on display in an undisclosed location in Russia. President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday, June 4, 2013, that Russia hasnt yet fulfilled a contract to send sophisticated S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria to avoid tilting the balance of power in the region.(AP Photo, File)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman sought assurances from Russia on Thursday that its advanced missile defense systems wont be used against Israeli jets over Syria, and he called on Moscow to condemn Iran for its repeated threats against the Jewish state.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 4:11 AM PDT0

Christian

For the first time in history, Saudi Arabia has entered into a joint agreement with the Vatican to build churches for Christians living in the officially Muslim nation.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.4 May 2018, 3:51 AM PDT0

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Knesset members are advancing competing laws with the start of Israels new parliamentary session to serve as the equivalent to Americas Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authoritys “pay-to-slay” policy of providing terrorists and their families official stipends for the murder of Jews.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 3:29 AM PDT0

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a Christmas lunch with members of the Christian Orthodox community on January 6, 2016 in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Mahmud Abbas dismissed weeks of rumours the Palestinian Authority could collapse, saying he would 'never give up' on it. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

President Mahmud Abbas was reelected head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Friday, as the veteran leader seeks to strengthen his control over politics in the occupied West Bank.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 2:43 AM PDT0

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The Palestinian flag will be raised next week at the Cannes film festival, which will host their first ever national pavilion.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 2:37 AM PDT0

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian National Council at his compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

The New York Times editorial board has called for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbass ouster after he attributed the genocide of Jews during the Holocaust to their “social behavior” in what the US paper called a “vile speech” earlier this week.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 2:31 AM PDT0

Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, left, talks with London mayor Sadiq Khan, as they wait to pose for a group photograph after the Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence at St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London, Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Jeremy Corbyns left-wing Labour Party has been punished at the ballot box for its inability to deal with allegations of anti-Semitism.

bySimon Kent4 May 2018, 1:49 AM PDT0

An Israeli satellite imaging company on Thursday released images showing what it described as “unusual” movement around the Iranian Fordo nuclear facility, a one-time uranium enrichment plant buried deep underground that was converted to a research center as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

An Israeli satellite imaging company on Thursday released images showing what it described as “unusual” movement around the Iranian Fordo nuclear facility, a one-time uranium enrichment plant buried deep underground that was converted to a research center as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

byBreitbart Jerusalem4 May 2018, 1:09 AM PDT0

The self-described second wife of a convicted Islamic State terrorist recruiter who refused to stand for an Australian judge has been convicted of disrespectful behaviour.

The self-described second wife of a convicted Islamic State terrorist recruiter who refused to stand for an Australian judge has been convicted of disrespectful behaviour.

bySimon Kent4 May 2018, 12:43 AM 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

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 08: Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Comey said that President Donald Trump pressured him to drop the FBI's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and demanded Comey's loyalty during the one-on-one meetings he had with president. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

In his recently released memoir, former FBI Director James Comey was highly critical of Rudy Giuliani, describing the former United States Attorney and NYC mayor as publicity hungry and lacking humility, while accusing Giuliani of using criminal cases as a public attorney to further his own political ambitions.

byAaron Klein3 May 2018, 1:09 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

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

Iran

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

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

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Female football fans donned fake beards, mustaches and wigs to sneak into a major soccer match in Iran in defiance of the countrys strict Islamic codes of conduct.

bySimon Kent3 May 2018, 1:24 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

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

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

TEL AVIV – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Monday praised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his “stunning revelations” about Irans nuclear program, saying they prove that the nuclear accord signed with Tehran was “truly catastrophic.”

byDeborah Danan2 May 2018, 7:51 AM PDT0

US President Donald Trump faces a May 12 deadline to decide on the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord

TEL AVIV – The trove of secret documents presented by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clearly shows that “Iran lied” and its nuclear capabilities were “far more advanced and further along” than thought before the signing of the nuclear deal, the White House said Tuesday.

byDeborah Danan2 May 2018, 7:44 AM PDT0

Nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann stands in a protective glass booth flanked by Israeli police during his trial June 22, 1961 in Jerusalem. The Israeli police donated Eichmann's original handprints, fingerprints and mugshot to Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial ahead of Israel's annual Holocaust remembrance day May 4, 2005 which this year also marks the 60th anniversary of the Nazi's World War II defeat in 1945. (Photo by GPO via Getty Images)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israels seizure of Irans purported nuclear program archive and the dramatic display of the documents taken from a facility in the heart of Tehran marked a rare case of Israel going public about the operations of its top-secret Mossad spy agency.

byBreitbart Jerusalem2 May 2018, 6:51 AM PDT0

Assemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, speaks to members of the New York state Assembly prior to a vote on a emergency budget extension in place of the state budget in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol on Monday, April 3, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

TEL AVIV — Longtime Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind, a Democrat, rated President Trump “A-triple-plus” for his administrations policies toward Israel and relationship with the Jewish state.

byAaron Klein2 May 2018, 6:47 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.

TEL AVIV – An airstrike on what is said to be an Iranian military base in Syria was carried out by the Israel Air Force using F-15 fighter jets, three American officials told NBC news on Tuesday.

byDeborah Danan2 May 2018, 5:14 AM PDT0

Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot said Tuesday that Palestinian terror groups had attempted to kidnap soldiers during mass protests on the Gaza border which he said were a front for terrorist activity.

byBreitbart Jerusalem2 May 2018, 3:25 AM PDT0

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JERUSALEM – US and Israeli officials have condemned Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas over alleged anti-Semitic comments, after he suggested the “social function” of Jews in the banking sector had led to past massacres.

byBreitbart Jerusalem2 May 2018, 3:09 AM PDT0

President of France, Emmanuel Macron, center, holds up his glass during a dinner hosted by Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (Mick Tsikas/Pool Photo via AP)

Crikey! Australian eyebrows shot skywards after French President Emmanuel Macron called Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbulls wife “delicious” in Sydney on Wednesday.

bySimon Kent2 May 2018, 2:52 AM PDT0

President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday began the first visit of an Israeli head of state to Ethiopia, telling a welcoming party at the airport that he was “returning the visit of the Queen Sheba, and coming on behalf of King Solomon.”

President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday began the first visit of an Israeli head of state to Ethiopia, telling a welcoming party at the airport that he was “returning the visit of the Queen Sheba, and coming on behalf of King Solomon.”

byBreitbart Jerusalem2 May 2018, 2:05 AM PDT0

The intelligence information on Irans nuclear program presented by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the world on Monday was a “smoking bomb…not just a smoking gun,” according to the Jewish states US envoy.

The intelligence information on Irans nuclear program presented by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the world on Monday was a “smoking bomb…not just a smoking gun,” according to the Jewish states US envoy.

byBreitbart Jerusalem2 May 2018, 1:26 AM 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

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

TEL AVIV -- CNNs Chris Cuomo conducted a largely belligerent interview with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his “New Day” program on Tuesday in which the CNN host repeatedly interrupted and spoke over the Israeli leader, going so far as to confront Netanyahu about Israels suspected nuclear arsenal.

TEL AVIV — CNNs Chris Cuomo conducted a largely belligerent interview with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his “New Day” program on Tuesday in which the CNN host repeatedly interrupted and spoke over the Israeli leader, going so far as to confront Netanyahu about Israels suspected nuclear arsenal.

byAaron Klein1 May 2018, 9:56 AM PDT0

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