UN Security Council Rejects U.S., Russia Resolutions On Venezuela

A demonstrator holds a Venezuelan flag on the bridge in Urena, Venezuela, on the border with Colombia. The UN Security Council has rejected rival resolutions on the crisis in Venezuela presented by the United States and Russia. The United States … Read More

Netanyahu, unfazed by indictment, vows to be Prime Minister for years

posted in: Israel, News

Netanyahu on corruption charges: “This house of cards will collapse.” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a press conference, February 28th, 2019. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Only the voters will decide if I remain in office, not bureaucrats, … Read More

Sisi: If Jews return to Egypt, We’ll build synagogues

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“President Sisi spoke fondly not only of Egypt’s past vibrant Jewish community, but also said that should there be a resurgence of the Jewish community in Egypt.” If Jews are interested in establishing a Jewish community in Egypt, the government … Read More

As El Paso region sees surge in migrant crossings, nonprofit groups’ support services feel the strain

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — The statue of Mount Cristo Rey standing over this small border community is the site of an annual pilgrimage near the Texas-New Mexico state lines, where tens of thousands gather each October to celebrate their Catholic … Read More

Will Netanyahu petition block AG plan to indict?

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Decision could decisively impact election; Case 2000 still unclear. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens to Avichai Mandelblit. (photo credit: ABIR SULTAN/POOL/VIA REUTERS) Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit is expected to announce his intent to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery … Read More

Column: A disgraceful display of excuses by Pope Francis

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Pope Francis arrives during the opening of a global child protection summit day 2 for reflections on the sex abuse crisis within the Catholic Church, at the Vatican, 21 February 2019.ANSA/GIUSEPPE LAMI Washington Pope Francis’ closing address to the Vatican … Read More

Christian persecution not just happening overseas — many in US targeted for their faith, too

Stock photo When it comes to religious persecution, it’s easy to think that it’s an issue far away from home. As Americans, we take for granted many freedoms that are still contested in other areas of the world. Our founding fathers … Read More

The Syrian conflict at the brink of a turning point

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Even with only 200 American troops in Syria, the United States maintains its management role in the conflict. Vehicles belonging to the US-backed coalition drive down a road in Syria’s northern Deir Ez-Zor province, February 21. (AFP) US President Donald … Read More

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