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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

Dario Edoardo Vigano, Vatican's prefect of the Secretariat for Communications and Director of Vatican Television Center, attends a press conference, on April 29, 2016 in Rome. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

The former communications director for the Vatican who was forced to resign after his office digitally altered a photo has delivered a talk on “fake news” at a high-profile conference in Rome.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.5 May 2018, 11:53 AM PDT0

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Contents: Residents of Yemens Socotra island protest UAE military deployment; Rift grows between Saudi Arabia and UAE in Yemen

byJohn J. Xenakis5 May 2018, 10:39 AM PDT0

Juncker

EU boss Jean-Claude Juncker argued Marx should not be judged for the Communist atrocities that took place in his name.

byVirginia Hale5 May 2018, 9:49 AM 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

Sweden

Swedish immigration minister Helene Fritzon said Friday that current immigration levels in the Scandinavian country are nearly “double” what the country can handle, and released a proposal to cut them in the future.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.5 May 2018, 7:16 AM PDT0

London

The hospital in Sadiq Khans London which U.S. President Donald Trump described as a “war zone” following a wave of deadly knife attacks has issued a statement responding to the controversy.

byJack Montgomery5 May 2018, 6:49 AM PDT0

A handout picture provided by the office of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on November 1, 2017 shows him meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran.

Russia stressed that it plans to stand by its ally Tehran in opposing changes to the Iran nuclear deal amid the looming May 12 deadline for U.S. President Donald Trump to decide whether to reimpose sanctions on the Islamic Republic, a move that could imperil the agreement.

byEdwin Mora5 May 2018, 6:24 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

Trump

President Trump highlighted reports of London looking like a “war zone” amidst surging knife crime, as he defended U.S. gun laws at the National Rifle Association (NRA) conference.

byVirginia Hale5 May 2018, 1:40 AM PDT0

Six of the 200 alt-left Antifa extremists arrested on May 1st in Paris were presented before a court this week, with several of the alleged rioters coming from upper-middle class backgrounds.

byChris Tomlinson5 May 2018, 1:13 AM PDT0

General Robert Neller listens during the Senate Armed Services Committee on Information Surrounding the Marines United Website at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on March 14, 2017

The highest-ranking officer in the U.S. Marine Corps described the American forces in Afghanistan as “Mujahideen” freedom fighters, or Muslim holy warriors, triggering criticism from some analysts.

byEdwin Mora4 May 2018, 2:06 PM PDT0

A member of the Iraqi forces holds the Islamic State group flag upside down in Mosul on July 1, 2017

In an interview with Fox News conducted from a prison run by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces coalition, former ISIS fighter Hamza Nmeie warned that the Islamic States ideology will survive the collapse of the “caliphate” and inspire new groups obsessed with defeating the United States.

byJohn Hayward4 May 2018, 12:50 PM PDT0

China Trade Delegation

Five top Trump administration officials are returning from two days of trade meetings with officials in China, bringing with them the message that the administration needs to give “immediate attention” to changing the U.S.-China trade and investment relationship.

byMichelle Moons4 May 2018, 12:37 PM PDT0

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) fires a Tomahawk land attack missile early Saturday, April 14, 2018, as part of the military response to Syria's use of chemical weapons on April 7. The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again. (Lt. j.g. Matthew Daniels/U.S. Navy via AP)

China deploys cruise and surface-to-air missiles in South China Sea; Chinas military attacks US pilots in Djibouti with high-grade blinding lasers

byJohn J. Xenakis4 May 2018, 11:51 AM PDT0

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin questioned the legitimacy of President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás has threatened an “armed revolution” should he lose this months presidential election.

byBen Kew4 May 2018, 11:23 AM PDT0

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The Afghan governments control of its population has increased one percent since December, from 64 percent to now 65 percent, according to the Special Inspector General on Afghanistan Reconstruction.

byKristina Wong4 May 2018, 11:10 AM PDT0

The Huawei booth is shown at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Defense Department announced on Wednesday it has banned the sale of smartphones made by the Chinese corporations Huawei and ZTE on U.S. military bases, describing them as an “unacceptable risk to the Departments personnel, information, and mission.”

byJohn Hayward4 May 2018, 9:50 AM PDT0

“The trip is being scheduled,” Trump said. “We now have a date and we have a location. Well be announcing it soon.”

byCharlie Spiering4 May 2018, 9:36 AM PDT0

U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, have lunch with U.S. and South Korean troops at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Trump is on a five-country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

National Security Adviser John Bolton on Friday dismissed a New York Times story about plans for a troop drawdown in South Korea as “utter nonsense.” The Pentagon also said the report is “false,” and President Donald Trump stated that a troop withdrawal is “not on the table.”

byJohn Hayward4 May 2018, 9:02 AM PDT0

President Donald Trump ridiculed special counsel Robert Muellers investigators looking for possible charges of obstruction of justice, calling such accusations “nonsense.”

byCharlie Spiering4 May 2018, 8:08 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

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The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat released its first ever annual report this week, in which it held up its “Gender Action Plan” as a key to increasing the participation of women in responding to global warming.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.4 May 2018, 6:10 AM PDT0

U.S. Marines from III-Marine Expeditionary Force from Okinawa, Japan, run on the snow to attend a joint military winter exercise with South Korean marines in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. More than 400 marines from the two countries participated in the Dec. 4-22 joint winter exercise in South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton dismissed a New York Times story reporting that President Donald Trump was exploring the option of reducing the amount of troops in South Korea.

byCharlie Spiering4 May 2018, 5:54 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

Palestinian Refugee Agency

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

Palestinian Flag

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

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

SUBI REEF, SOUTH CHINA SEA - SEPTEMBER 2016: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) A satellite image of Subi Reef, an artificial island being developed by China in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Image taken 4 September 2016. (Photo by USGS/NASA Landsat data/Orbital Horizon/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

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

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