Phillippines President to visit Israel

Phillippines President Duterte will visit Israel in September, reports say.

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UN Security Council to discuss Gaza escalation

Ambassador Danon tells Security Council: 'Hamas is solely responsible for the recent escalation.'

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Hamas and Israel Are in a Perilous Cycle. Is War a Miscalculation Away?

They stepped back from the brink of all-out conflict on Saturday, but none of the underlying tensions have been resolved ...
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How Pizzagate Pusher Mike Cernovich Keeps Getting People Fired

Mike Cernovich was celebrating on Friday, at least for a few hours. Disney had
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Russian Diplomat Calls for the Release of Suspected Foreign Agent Maria Butina

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the arrest is unacceptable
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Russia demands US release 'spy', calls charges false

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Saturday that the arrest of a Russian gun ...
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America's widening role in Syria's civil war

America's widening role in Syria's civil warThe unprecedented US downing of a Syrian regime warplane highlights the rapidly shifting dynamic in the six-year conflict where President Donald Trump has given American commanders a freer rein in the battlefield. The United States insisted Monday it wants no broader role in Syria’s civil war, and seeks only to destroy the Islamic State group, but the weekend incident shows the limits of America’s ability to stay disengaged. With myriad competing forces quickly converging in Syria, and new powers delegated to Trump’s commanders, the risk of additional confrontation is real.


U.S. student freed from N. Korea dies

U.S. student freed from N. Korea diesOtto Warmbier, the U.S. student who was freed from North Korea last week, has died at the age of 22. Warmbier was imprisoned for more than 17 months and was returned home to Ohio in a coma. His family released a statement Monday saying, “It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home.”