Turkish Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared in an aggressive speech against Western values of free expression Wednesday that “no Muslim can be a terrorist” because only “black-hearted” people can commit that crime. The next day, suspected jihadists launched a wave of at least five attacks and attempted attacks against French civilians and targets. Muslim leaders around the world have
A security guard was stabbed outside a French consulate in Saudi Arabia early Thursday morning just hours after three people were murdered by a terrorist in a church in France.
The chief of a U.N. anti-extremism body expressed "deep concern" Wednesday as Muslims around the world reacted to cartoons featuring Mohammed, saying "insulting religions and sacred religious symbols provokes hatred and violent extremism."
The Labour Party has suspended Jeremy Corbyn after he rejected the overall findings of the EHRC's report on antisemitism under his leadership, saying the issue had been "overstated".
When the Pew Research Center asked registered voters in summer 2016 what the top issues influencing their votes were, 80 percent said that terrorism was "very important," more than any issue but the economy. In summer 2020, the issue did not even make the top 12.
Iran has begun a construction project near a recently built road at its Natanz nuclear facility, a satellite image released on Monday showed.
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpoor said on Wednesday that Tehran will not tolerate any threat to the security of Iran's border areas from ongoing clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Palestinian Islamic scholar Sheikh Ali Abu Ahmad used an address at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem to warn French President Emmanuel Macron and all the “infidels who have acted with insolence against Muslims” to get ready for holy war. Sheikh Ahmad said boycotts of French products “do not change a thing” and the only solution is the reestablishment of the
The Israeli and U.S. envoys to the United Nations this week called on the Security Council to refrain from “shrinking” away from the recent U.S.-brokered normalization deals between Israel and three Arab nations, and urged the global body to promote peace in the region by embracing the accords. In his first address to the Security Council since replacing his predecessor
An Iranian court sentenced the CEO of Aparat, a video-sharing website similar to YouTube, to ten years in prison this month for “encouraging corruption” after an Aparat user uploaded a video to the platform last year that authorities in the Islamic Republic deemed “vulgar.” In the video, children were asked “whether they know how they were born,” Radio Free Europe/Radio
Photos and videos circulating online on Tuesday appear to show the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group flag at a demonstration on Sunday in northeastern Syria. Local Muslims organized the rally to protest French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent comments denouncing Islamists’ use of violence in response to cartoons. The anti-Macron protest took place in Sari Kani (Ras al-Ain), a town currently controlled by Turkish-backed jihadists.
Iran summoned its French chargé d’affaires on Monday to protest French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent comments against Islamists’ use of violence in the face of satirical cartoons. Tehran summoned France’s chargé d’affaires in Iran, Florent Aydalot, to Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday. Aydalot met with the foreign ministry’s deputy director-general for European Affairs, Iran’s state-run Press TV reported
A caravan of dozens of vehicles supporting U.S. President Donald Trump rolled down the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway in Israel on Tuesday evening, the latest “Trump train” organized by supporters of the 45th president. Breitbart News correspondent Deborah Danan captured the parade on video as she was driving on the road, noting that it stretched for “a few miles.” Right
Hospital officials confirmed the deaths of least eight people and 110 injured at press time in a Tuesday morning bomb attack on a Quran study class in Peshawar, Pakistan. The bomb targeted a madrassa, an Islamic seminary, in the northwestern city. The explosion came as a prominent Islamic scholar delivered a lecture on Islamic theology in the Jamia Zuberia madrassa’s main hall. Police
Afghan security forces on Sunday claimed to have killed Husam Abd al-Rauf, al-Qaeda’s second-in-command, during a raid last week in eastern Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security Forces (ANDSF) said on Twitter that they killed Rauf, a top al-Qaeda propagandist who was ranked on the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s most-wanted list. The raid reportedly took place in the village of
Endorsed by President Trump in a district he carried by ten points in 2016, State Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican nominee for New York’s 11th congressional district, is running against incumbent Democrat Max Rose in a race that the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) termed a top offensive target for 2020. She spoke with Breitbart News to discuss the upcoming
In the wake of a pro-Trump rally held by Orthodox Jews in New York City on Sunday, a new poll was released suggesting that more than two-thirds of American Jews believe the Republican Party holds anti-Semitic views, compared to 37% who say the same about Democrats. The poll included a survey of American Jews and Americans in general. “Results from
President Donald Trump will have withdrawn about 8,000 U.S. troops from land wars in the Middle East and South Asia by the end of November, as part of his efforts to end the U.S.’s participation in foreign wars. In Afghanistan, Trump is slated to bring home approximately 4,000 U.S. troops from America’s longest war. When he first entered office in
The Australian government on Monday said it is “deeply concerned” at the “offensive, grossly inappropriate treatment” of female passengers on a Qatar Airways flight bound for Sydney, who were ordered to disembark in Doha before being subjected to a forced strip search and invasive medical examination.
Paris -- France's largest employers' federation on Monday urged companies to "resist the blackmail" over a product boycott by Arab countries as a backlash widens over Paris's hardened stance against radical Islam.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, saying the French president needed treatment and “mental checks” for daring to criticize Muslims and Islam.
The number of Jews living in Europe today is just a tenth of what it was just 140 years ago, a new study reveals, as France leads a surge in emigration due to antisemitism.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday praised President Donald Trump for securing three peace deals in six weeks between Arab countries and Israel, and expressed his hope that under the next U.S. administration more agreements would follow.
The United States blacklisted Iraj Masjedi, Iran’s ambassador to Iraq, and two senior officials of the Iran-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah on Thursday. Iran retaliated on Friday by imposing sanctions against the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller, his deputy Steve Fagin, and Rob Waller, head of the U.S. consulate in the Kurdistan capital of Erbil. The U.S. Treasury Department said
Jerusalem (AFP) — Israeli warplanes struck suspected Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip before dawn on Friday following rocket fire from the blockaded Palestinian territory. Fighter jets and other aircraft struck a “weapons manufacturing site and underground infrastructures” operated by Islamist group Hamas, which has controlled the territory since 2007, the Israeli army said. Hamas reported no casualties from
The announcement Friday of peace and normalization between Sudan and Israel is one of the most significant diplomatic achievements in the Middle East in the past half-century. In particular, it reverses the infamous three “noes” of Khartoum — no peace, no recognition, and no negotiation — that Arab states adopted in 1967, after Israel’s victory in the war that year.
A Biden presidency could harm normalization accords between Israel and Arab states if it chooses to reverse the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump’s special Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz said in an interview published Thursday. “I am nervous, if I am just being completely honest,” said Berkowitz, who was in Israel this week as part
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s advisor and former Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein said in an interview published Wednesday that the U.S.-brokered normalization deals between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain prove the Arab world is not beholden to the Palestinians anymore, and the latter no longer hold a veto over peace. “Amid nonstop Palestinian intransigence, Netanyahu long advocated
With recent successful Middle East peace deals brokered by the Trump administration exposing years of failed Democrat policies, former Secretary of State John Kerry sought to claim his part in making the epic deals a reality, despite having railed against the possibility of such events when serving in the Obama administration. Kerry praised the Trump-brokered deals between Israel and the
BERLIN (AP) — A prominent European Jewish organization slammed a Munich auction house’s decision to sell several of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler’s handwritten speech notes, saying Tuesday it “defies logic, decency and humanity” to put them on the market. Rabbi Menachem Margolin, the head of the Brussels-based European Jewish Association, said the upcoming sale of the manuscripts is particularly worrisome
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the Islamic republic is entirely uninterested in the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential election because the next incumbent of the White House will have to surrender to the Iranian nation. “It is by no means important for the Islamic Republic of Iran who will win the U.S. presidential election, because any government
The American Oversight liberal interest group has called for an investigation in response to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stating this month that the State Department will release former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, which were stored on her unsecured private server despite containing classified information. On October 9, in an interview with Dana Perino of The Daily
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday welcomed a senior delegation of Emirati officials to Israel for their first official state visit since the signing of the U.S.-brokered normalization deal last month, calling the visit “historic.” “Welcome to Israel,” Netanyahu said. “Today we are making history in a way that will stand for generations.” “The enthusiasm for this agreement among our
President Donald Trump on Monday announced a deal with the government of Sudan to pay $335 million in compensation to the victims of terrorism and their families. In return, Trump promised to remove Sudan from the U.S. government’s list of state sponsors of terrorism. Trump made the announcement on Twitter, where he specified that Sudan will not be delisted as
The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat on Tuesday asked his Israeli counterpart to move quickly to set up embassies in Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi. His plea came as a delegation of Emirati officials visited Israel for their first official state visit since signing a U.S.-brokered normalization deal last month. “I have full faith in your unreserved support for opening
The United Arab Emirates and Israel on Tuesday signed a visa waiver agreement, making the Gulf country the first Arab state that Israelis can travel to without a visa. The agreement was one of four signed between the two countries as a senior delegation of Emirati officials visited Israel for their first official state visit since signing a U.S.-brokered normalization deal
(UPI) — The Trump administration on Monday blacklisted two Chinese businessmen and six Chinese companies for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and in some cases of helping it to evade U.S. sanctions. In June, the United States sanctioned the IRISL and its Shanghai-based subsidiary the E-Sail Shipping Company for contributing to Tehran’s ballistic missile and military programs through
(UPI) — The United States has threatened to impose sanctions against any individual or entity that contributes to Iran’s conventional weapons program while rejecting the expiration of a United Nations arms embargo on Tehran. The decade-long embargo — which was part of a landmark 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from in 2018 — expired
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat was in critical condition Monday and put on a ventilator at a Jerusalem hospital after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Erekat, the secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization and one of the highest ranking Palestinian officials, posed a “huge challenge” to the medical staff, Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital said. “Erekat had a quiet night but this morning
Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which is actively investigating the validity of emails incriminating Joe Biden and members of his family, called on the FBI to conduct a counterintelligence briefing to determine the extent that a Biden presidency would pose a national security risk. Saturday night on Justice with Judge Jeanine,