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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

Mateusz Morawieck (Wojtek Radwanski / AFP / Getty)

Polands restrictive Holocaust law must be abolished so that misunderstandings can be addressed honestly and Polish-Jewish relations can improve.

byShmuley Boteach11 Apr 2018, 8:21 AM PDT0

Polands second city welcomed thousands of visitors Wednesday ahead of Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday as participants in the annual “March of the Living” memorial gathered in the town.

byJoel B. Pollak11 Apr 2018, 8:11 AM PDT0

George Soros, Founder and Chairman of the Open Society Foundations arrives for a meeting in Brussels, on April 27, 2017. Meeting will mainly focus on situation in Hungary, including legislative measures that could force the closure of the Central European University in Budapest. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / OLIVIER HOSLET (Photo credit should read OLIVIER HOSLET/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — A progressive group founded by former leaders of the far-left MoveOn.org organization are planning a training session with hundreds of Democratic candidates for major office, advocating messaging that pushes a public health care option for all Americans

byAaron Klein11 Apr 2018, 6:15 AM PDT0

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President Donald Trump issued a threat on Twitter against Russia, warning them that missiles from the United States were directed at Syria.

byCharlie Spiering11 Apr 2018, 4:37 AM PDT0

In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Baruch Shub, a Holocaust survivor poses for a photo at his apartment in a senior citizens' home in Kfar Saba, Israel. While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Shub and his friends were hiding out in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying their best to undermine the Nazi war machine by derailing trains, burning bridges and sabotaging telephone and electricity lines. Israel marks its annual Holocaust memorial day this week, with a dwindling survivor population. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

KFAR SABA, Israel — While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Baruch Shub and his friends were hiding in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying to undermine the Nazis by derailing trains, burning bridges, sabotaging communication lines and killing the occasional collaborator.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 3:45 AM PDT0

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JERUSALEM – The Israeli army said it fired at unspecified Hamas “military targets” in Gaza on Wednesday after a Palestinian bomb attack on an army engineering unit working inside the Hamas-ruled territory.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 2:41 AM PDT0

FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, a U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet lands on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) following a patrol off the disputed South China Sea. The USS Carl Vinson, which is steaming through the South China Sea, is just one of several high-profile displays of U.S. naval power as President Donald Trump's administration weighs options of how to reassure allies and respond to an assertive China. The current makeup of the aircraft carrier strike group suggests it may not carry out an anticipated freedom of navigation operation just yet. China has scoffed at U.S. patrols and stepped up its own presence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump faced a decision on whether to strike Syria and risk a clash with Damascus ally Russia, after UN members failed Tuesday to agree on action to probe chemical attacks in the war-wracked country.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 2:32 AM PDT0

A customer uses her Apple iPhone X during an Apple event at their main store Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Apples failure to tell consumers that its software could slow performance in some iPhones has sparked Israels consumer protection agency to launch its own investigation.

bySimon Kent11 Apr 2018, 2:01 AM PDT0

Mourners and journalists carry the body of Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja, during his funeral in Gaza City on April 7, 2018. Among those killed at Friday's protest was Yasser Murtaja, a photographer with the Gaza-based Ain Media agency, who died from his wounds after being shot, the local health ministry said. Murtaja's company confirmed his death, with witnesses saying he was close to the front of the protests in Southern Gaza when he was hit. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday said a Gaza journalist who was reportedly killed by Israeli gunfire over the weekend was a member of Hamas.

byBreitbart Jerusalem11 Apr 2018, 1:44 AM PDT0

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UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyns poor response to anti-Semitism charges and his “hostility” to the Jewish community has led to the Israeli Labor Party cutting all ties with its British counterpart.

bySimon Kent11 Apr 2018, 1:04 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump

TEL AVIV – In comments that appeared to refer to the Syria missile strike attributed to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the Jewish state will retaliate against anyone harboring aspirations to harm his country.

byDeborah Danan10 Apr 2018, 10:18 PM PDT0

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opens the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2014 in New York City. World leaders, activists and protesters have converged on New York City for the annual UN event that brings together the nations for a week of meetings and conferences. This year's General Assembly has highlighted the problem of global warming and how countries need to strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – The UNs disarmament conference on chemical weapons will be presided over next month by Syria, despite the ruling Assad regimes repeated chemical attacks on its own citizens, the most recent occurring on Saturday and resulting in the deaths of at least 42 people.

byDeborah Danan10 Apr 2018, 10:17 PM PDT0

A Syrian army tank rolls into the formerly rebel-held area of Beit Nayem in Eastern Ghouta on March 6, 2018

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif claimed on Tuesday that the United States and Israel are “boosting the morale” of Syrian opposition groups in Syria, which he referred to as “terrorist groups,” as well as the Islamic State (ISIS, Daesh).

byAdelle Nazarian10 Apr 2018, 3:27 PM PDT0

FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 6, 2011 file photo, a traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar, with tall buildings of the financial district in the background. Qatar's government says it is forming a committee to pursue compensation for damages stemming from its isolation by four Arab countries. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)

Saudi Arabia and its United Arab Emirates ally are reportedly planning to turn the region along the border they share with Qatar into a nuclear waste dump, further deepening the rift between the countries.

byEdwin Mora10 Apr 2018, 7:55 AM PDT0

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TEL AVIV – Arab Knesset member Haneen Zoabi (Joint List) said that Israel is “looking for an excuse to kill the Palestinians” and called on Palestinians to “march on Jerusalem” in support of the violent Gaza protests. She made her comments at a press briefing at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

byDeborah Danan10 Apr 2018, 7:23 AM PDT0

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A senior Iranian official threatened Israel with retribution, warning its airstrike on a Syrian air base that killed seven Iranians “will not go unanswered.”

bySimon Kent10 Apr 2018, 4:18 AM PDT0

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VARSOVIE, Poland — Two Holocaust survivors and a Polish anti-Nazi resistance fighter have filed a lawsuit against the publisher of books praising Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler in a civil case that the plaintiffs lawyers said on Monday is the first of its kind in Poland.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 3:59 AM PDT0

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley vehemently denied rumors of an affair with President Donald Trump, calling them 'highly offensive'

UNITED NATIONS — US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday urged the United Nations Security Council to act following the latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, warning the United States was ready to respond.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 3:12 AM PDT0

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya speaks on April 9, 2018 at the site of protests on the Israel-Gaza border east of Gazy City. The border fence between the Palestinian enclave and Israel has become the backdrop of mass Gaza demonstrations that lead to deadly clashes. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

The protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel will continue until they achieve their goals and the Palestinians return to all of Palestine, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh vowed on Monday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 1:49 AM 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)

The target of an airstrike early Monday at the T-4 airbase in Syria was apparently an Iranian drone base.

byBreitbart Jerusalem10 Apr 2018, 12:58 AM PDT0

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Germanys Homeland Ministry has said they agree with proposals from Jewish leaders to strip anti-Semitic migrants of their right to remain in the country.

byLiam Deacon10 Apr 2018, 12:47 AM PDT0

** FILE ** Members of Iranian Corps Guards of the Islamic Revolution forces parade during large-scale military parades in Tehran to mark the 27th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Iran that sparked the bloody 1980-88 war, in Tehran, Iran in this photo taken on Saturday Sep. 22, 2007. They own car factories and construction firms, operate newspaper groups and oil fields and increasingly, serve in parliament or become provincial governors. To supporters, the Revolutionary Guards are the cream of the country's talent. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian,file)

NEW YORK — The reported deaths of four Iranian “military advisers” killed in an airstrike in Syria spotlight Tehrans meddling in Syria in a clear attempt to extend its fundamentalist tentacles to Israels north and exert hegemony across the region.

byAaron Klein9 Apr 2018, 5:00 PM PDT0

The story always suggested to me the idea that there might sometimes be a reason that bad things happen, though not apparent at the time.

byJoel B. Pollak9 Apr 2018, 2:33 PM PDT0

The Latest: Syria blames US, Israel for attack on air base

Israeli airstrikes again targeted an Iranian base in Syria that reportedly houses Russian troops, this time killing four members of Irans Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), currently fighting on behalf of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, Tehran confirmed on Monday.

byEdwin Mora9 Apr 2018, 1:30 PM PDT0

In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah gestures during a rally to mark Jerusalem day or Al-Quds day, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for a ballistic missile fired by Shiite rebels in Yemen that was intercepted near the Saudi capital, Riyadh. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah claimed the United States, under former President George W. Bush, offered the Lebanon-based, Iran-backed Shiite terrorist group money to end its resistance movement against Israel.

byAdelle Nazarian9 Apr 2018, 1:06 PM PDT0

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas senior adviser Mahmoud al-Habbash accused Hamas of sending Gazans to their death for the sole purpose of garnering headlines featuring “emotional stories of heroism.”

byDeborah Danan9 Apr 2018, 9:33 AM PDT0

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US officials have reportedly confirmed that Israel carried out a predawn missile strike on an air base in central Syria that reportedly killed 14 people on Monday, while Russia protested that it had not been informed ahead of time.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 9:32 AM PDT0

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas holds a press conference following a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak in Cairo on October 20, 2009. Abbas met with Mubarak to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East peace process. AFP PHOTO/CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP / CRIS BOURONCLE AND - (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will no longer be responsible for what happens in Gaza if Hamas continues to refuse to hand over full control of the coastal enclave and its weapons to the PA government, he said on Sunday.

byDeborah Danan9 Apr 2018, 9:31 AM PDT0

If President-elect Donald Trump made good on his threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal, the US would face serious international fallout

President Donald Trump condemned the reported chemical weapons attack in Syria, promising an administration response in the next 24-48 hours.

byCharlie Spiering9 Apr 2018, 9:01 AM PDT0

Contents: New chemical weapon attack in Syria kills 48, hospitalizes hundreds; Trump threatens big price to pay after Assads chemical weapons attack in Syria; Syria reports that its under missile attack, likely by the US

byJohn J. Xenakis9 Apr 2018, 6:15 AM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that the United States would regret withdrawing from the nuclear deal, and that Iran would respond in “less than a week” if that happened.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 2:54 AM PDT0

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Syria and its Russian ally accused Israel on Monday of carrying out a deadly dawn bombing raid on a military airbase, as global outrage mounted over an alleged poison gas attack outside Damascus.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 1:27 AM PDT0

Ron Atias of Israel, and Venilton Teixeira of Brazil compete in the men's Taekwondo event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Israels Taekwondo Junior National Team was essentially banned from participating in the 2018 World Junior Championships, as well as trials for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games to be held in Argentina in October, after being denied entry permits by Tunisa, the host country.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 1:07 AM PDT0

Israeli fighter jets targeted a Hamas

JERUSALEM – Israeli fighter jets targeted a Hamas “military target” in northern Gaza on Monday in response to Palestinians infiltrating the border and laying bombs the previous day, the army said.

byBreitbart Jerusalem9 Apr 2018, 12:36 AM PDT0

FILE - In this file image provided on Friday, April 7, 2017 by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea. The U.S. missile attack has caused heavy damage to one of Syria's biggest and most strategic air bases, used to launch warplanes to strike opposition-held areas in central, northern and southern Syria. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Missiles struck an air base in central Syria early Monday, its state-run news agency reported. Although the agency said it was likely “an American aggression,” U.S. officials said the U.S. had not launched airstrikes on Syria.

byBreitbart Jerusalem8 Apr 2018, 7:58 PM PDT0

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