Foreign Affairs
French Election Pits Far-Right Firebrand Against Investment Banker In Historic Runoff
French voters shut out the country's political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country's modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted across the spectrum for the runoff election.
6 Israelis Charged For Racist Attacks Against Palestinians
Following investigations, charges were filed against the six suspects in an Israeli magistrate’s court for “committing nationalist crimes driven by terrorism and anti-Arab sentiment.
Report Warns Assad’s Downfall Would Be Big Win For ISIS
42% of all ISIS' fighting in Syria has been focused on attacking Syrian government forces and their allies.
WATCH: Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Activists Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds
Activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds near a West Bank settlement were attacked by settlers on Friday. Settlers threw stones at the activists, who belong to the Ta’ayush organization, and tried to hit them with clubs near the Baladim outpost. Four of the activists were lightly hurt, according to a complaint filed with the police. skip – fbshare A video captured by the activists shows masked figures approaching and attacking the group before fleeing. One of activists attacked
Israeli Extremists Taunt Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoners With BBQ
Palestinians who are being held in deplorable conditions in Israeli prisons recently announced a hunger strike in return for improved conditions. Right-wing Israeli extremists have decided to torture the strikers by barbecuing right in front of the prison where they are being held.
Bolivia’s Evo Morales: US Wants To Overthrow Venezuela To Steal Oil
“The plan of the empire is to overthrow the constitutional president elected by Venezuela ... as a warning to anti-imperialist governments,” Morales said.
Trump Team Promises To ‘Deal With Iran’ Before New Administration Comes To Power
Ironically, the United States is warning of an Iran terrorizing the world with its bombs, funding “militias” across the world, and expanding its influence in the region by force as well as unprovoked aggression against specific countries.
Syrian Government Formally Requests UN Investigation Into Chemical Attack
The moves comes as both Israel and the United States are claiming Syria still possess chemical weapons.
North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike
The comments come in response to Tillerson statement on Wednesday when he said "we're reviewing all the status of North Korea, both in terms of state sponsorship of terrorism as well as the other ways in which we can bring pressure on the regime in Pyongyang.
Mattis Cites Iran As Reason US Will Assist Saudi Arabia In Bombing Campaign Of Yemen
Since the war began in 2015, some 10,000 people have been killed, including 4,000 civilians, and roughly 3 million Yemenis have been displaced, according to the United Nations.