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Gunmen open fire on convoy crossing into US from Mexico, wounding 3

A group of gunmen attacked a convoy of vehicles traveling into Mexico from the United States, wounding three people, including Americans. The Associated Press reported that the attack on Saturday occurred on the bridge that connects the town of Miguel Aleman with Roma, Texas, according to the Tamaulipas state security department. The department initially reported that… […]

Two Republican lawmakers are blocking food from reaching Palestinian refugees

Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) and Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) are blocking $75 million in food assistance from reaching Palestinian refugees. Source

State Dept dodges question on whether Palestinians have right to defend themselves, says situation ‘not comparable’ with Ukraine

On Monday U.S. State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller dodged a question on whether Palestinians have the right to defend themselves against Israeli aggression and told reporters that the situation cannot be compared to what’s happening in Ukraine. The comments came in response to a question from Al Quds‘ Said Arikat that was asked shortly after Miller […]

Biden’s refusal to demand accountability for Israeli army killings is an open farce

The Biden administration’s refusal to demand any accountability from Israel for army killings is now an open farce among media who cover these atrocities. Source

Israel moves illegal Homesh settlement amid Biden criticism

Jewish settlers have reestablished a Yeshiva in the illegally occupied West Bank. The school had previously been located in the Israeli settlement of Homesh, but was moved to nearby state-owned land. The move, which was approved by Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was done without permits and in violation of existing […]

The new C-130s that Greece is getting from the USA

The US State Department has approved the transfer of two C-130 transport aircraft to Greece from US military surplus. These are clearly of a much younger generation of aircrafts compared to those currently serving in Greece. The C-130 Hercules is a multi-role transport aircraft manufactured by Lockheed Martin. It is highly versatile and is used… […]

US Imposes Sanctions on 39 Entities Aiding Iranian Trade

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinkin announced that his department is imposing sanctions against 39 entities believed to be assisting Iranian clients in illegally engaging in trade. The U.S. State Department’s March 9 announcement outlined sanctions against dozens of “shadow banking” entities spread across several countries that would be subjected to the sanctions due to […]

‘Accountability requires action’: Shireen Abu Akleh’s family meets with Blinken

Family members of slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken to reiterate their calls for an independent investigation into her death. Source

Abu Akleh family demands accountability following inconclusive US investigation

Following the US investigation into Abu Akleh’s killing, which was ruled “inconclusive”, her family are still urging for an open independent investigation by the US, UN, and the ICC. Source

Exclusive – Illinois’ Esther Joy King After ‘Wild Wild West’ Afghanistan Rescue Effort: I Know People Who Are Still in Kabul

An Illinois Republican with ties to Afghanistan said that she aided in the August U.S. evacuation efforts after Taliban forces took over the country and that she knows people who are still stuck there. Esther Joy King, who was recently promoted to captain in the U.S. Army Reserve Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps, told Breitbart […]

Desperate US Sends Blinken To Africa

Above Photo: Antony Blinken and Senegalese president Macky Sall. State Department. Africa is a key component of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Its inroads into the continent have created panic in Washington and Secretary of State Blinken was dispatched to undo what can’t be undone. He engaged in hypocritical hectoring while the administration destabilizes Ethiopia […]

Exclusive: Rep. Reschenthaler Blasts Biden’s ‘Dangerous Anti-American Agenda’ After Iran-Backed Rebels Storm U.S. Embassy in Yemen

In an exclusive statement to Breitbart News on Friday following the storming of the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen and the taking of hostages there by a group whose terrorist designation was removed by President Biden, Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) blasted the president’s “weak” stance on foreign issues as well as the media’s refusal to […]

Report: 20K More Afghans Seeking Resettlement Across U.S.

The number of Afghans requesting to be resettled in the United States stands at about 20,000 as President Joe Biden’s administration continues flying in thousands each week. Biden’s massive Afghan resettlement operation plans to bring at least 95,000 Afghans to the U.S. for resettlement across 46 states. The Afghans are initially flown into Philadelphia International […]

Chuck Schumer Dances with Stephen Colbert While Americans, Allies Are Stranded in Afghanistan

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, the New York Democrat, was caught on camera dancing around outside with Stephen Colbert, the late-night talk show host, at the same time, thousands of Americans are trapped in Afghanistan with Afghan allies. In a clip over 20 seconds long, Schumer is seen dancing with a mask on and Stephen […]

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Holds, Egyptian Mediators Shuttle Between the Two Sides

Palestinians walk at the compound that houses Al-Aqsa Mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City May 21, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held on Saturday as Egyptian mediators pressed […]

Biden Administration Approved $735 Million Arms Sale to Israel

Israeli soldiers stand by an artillery unit as it fires near the border between Israel and the Gaza strip, on the Israeli side May 17, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Amir Cohen President Joe Biden’s administration approved the potential sale of $735 million in precision-guided weapons to Israel, and congressional sources said on Monday that US lawmakers were […]

Biden State Dept says Israel has right to self-defense, won’t say whether Palestine does

State Department spokesperson Ned Price began his Monday press conference by condemning Hamas for launching rockets at Israel. “This is an unacceptable escalation,” declared Price. “While we urge deescalation on all sides, we also recognize Israel’s legitimate right to defend its people and its territory. Said Arikat, Washington Bureau Chief for al-Quds, had a very […]

When Regime Change Does Not Change A Thing

By Moon of Alabama. April 25, 2021 | Educate! Some people think that a change in government actually changes things. Not so. Venezuela – Before – After: Ukraine Before – After: Afghanistan – Before – After: Nord-Stream – Before – After: Yemen – Before – After: Navalny – Before – After: Crimea – Before – After: Iran –Before – After: Xinjiang – Before – After: Myanmar – Before – After: I could go on … Source

Palestinian-Americans struggle to get vaccinated, say U.S. government abandoned them

When Wafaa Jallaq and her group of friends went to the Qalandiya checkpoint between the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem on February 23rd, the group had high hopes that after nearly one year of the pandemic, they would finally be getting the COVID-19 vaccine.  Jallaq, a 26-year-old Palestinian-American from Ohio, arrived at […]

Jewish Groups Call for Action Against State Department Official After Racist and Antisemitic ‘Blood and Faith’ Blog Is Revealed

The racist and antisemitic website run by State Department official Fritz Berggren. Photo: screenshot. Jewish leaders and groups as well as New York Congressman Ritchie Torres expressed outrage Sunday after revelations that a State Department official had a long history of racist and antisemitic online posts. According to Politico, Fritz Berggren, described as “a mid-ranking […]

Joe Biden: ‘We’re Willing to Work with Beijing When It’s in America’s Interest’

President Joe Biden said he is willing to work with the communist government of China as long as it is in America’s interests during a speech on Thursday. “We’re willing to work with Beijing when it’s in America’s interest to do so,” he said during a speech at the State Department outlining his approach to […]

Joe Biden Recommits to Global Leadership, Reversing Trump ‘America First’ Agenda

President Joe Biden detailed his plan Thursday to end former President Donald Trump’s “America first” diplomacy and resume a focus on global leadership. “The message I want them the world to hear today America is back,” he said. Biden spoke at the State Department on Thursday afternoon, outlining his diplomatic agenda and the priorities of […]

Will the Senate confirm coup plotter Nuland?

Photo Credit: Nuland and Pyatt planning regime change in Kiev Who is Victoria Nuland? Most Americans have never heard of her because the U.S. corporate media’s foreign policy coverage is a wasteland. Most Americans have no idea that President-elect Biden’s pick for Deputy Secretary of State for Political Affairs is stuck in the quicksand […]

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Censorship: Time to ‘Put Wokeism to Sleep’

Pompeo criticized censorship by media and Big Tech, calling for “woke-ism” to be put to sleep, during a speech on Monday.

U.S. Re-Designates Cuba, Ally of Hezbollah and Marxist FARC, State Sponsor of Terrorism

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that his department would return Cuba to its list of State Sponsors of Terrorism over the Castro regime’s ties to international terrorist organizations like Hezbollah and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Source

Joe Biden’s Secretary of State Nominee Formerly Advised Big Tech, Wall Street

President-Elect Joe Biden’s nominee to head the State Department, Antony Blinken, formerly advised the nation’s largest tech conglomerates and Wall Street firms, financial disclosure reports find. Blinken, while at WestEx Advisors, which he co-founded, advised clients such as Big Tech corporations like Facebook, Uber, and LinkedIn, as well as Wall Street firms such as Blackstone, […]

Exclusive — Secretary Pompeo: ‘America First Will Have a Lasting Legacy’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview in his office at the State Department in Foggy Bottom in Washington, DC, that he believes, no matter who is president next year, President Donald Trump’s “America First” vision for the country and the world will have a “lasting legacy” far beyond this […]

Will The Biden Team Be Warmongers Or Peacemakers?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. November 9, 2020 | Educate! Above photo: Obama and Biden meet Gorbachev – did Biden learn anything? Wikimedia Commons. Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as America’s next president! People all over this pandemic-infested, war-torn and poverty-stricken world were shocked by the brutality and […]

Intra-Afghan Peace Negotiations Begin in Qatar as Pompeo Meets Taliban, Afghan Government

DOHA, Qatar — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Afghans not to squander an opportunity for lasting peace in remarks to the summit between Afghan government and Taliban leaders here that represents the beginning of peace negotiations. “As we look toward the light, we recall the darkness of four decades of war, and the lost […]

White House Latest Video To Muslims Makes Situation Worse!

WASHINGTON (BHN) – The Obama administration scrambled Friday to repair damage done by their latest attempt to placate angry Muslims in the Middle East. Barely 24 hours after the White House’s last failed effort to reach out to the Islamic…

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