A barrage of rocket fire targeted Baghdad's fortified Green Zone on Sunday, hitting part of the U.S. embassy complex in that country. Saudi Arabia's al-Arabiya news agency noted that the American compound "has been regularly hit by rockets in recent months.
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Human rights activists have issued warnings that the novel coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, could pose a dire threat to prisoners in western China's Muslim concentration camps, Radio Free Asia (RFA) noted on Thursday.
A Wuhan resident from Bogotá told Colombian newspaperEl Tiempo on Thursday that residents of the Chinese metropolis were aware of a flu-like illness spreading "before 2019 ended," weeks before the Communist Party publicly revealed an outbreak of a newly documented deadly coronavirus.
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will deploy to central Wuhan, the metropolis where a previously unidentified coronavirus that has killed at least 26 people originated, to help build medical facilities to fight the virus, the Communist Party confirmed on Friday.
American authorities identified and apprehended three Syrian nationals accused of belonging to al-Qaeda in Dallas from Colombia, the Colombian news agency RCN reported Thursday, publishing images of the three individuals' fake passports.
China's years-long expansion into Africa – and the corresponding flood of Chinese workers establishing themselves there – has left the continent particularly vulnerable to the spread of a new iteration of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.
The founder of China's oldest environmental organization and his wife died of "severe lung disease" amid the spread of a novel virus that causes pneumonia, but tested neither of them for the virus and failed to isolate any potential contacts, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported on Wednesday.
Chinese authorities added four cities to their lockdown of Wuhan, home to a deadly new virus spreading rapidly, on Thursday afternoon, bringing the total population within the transport shutdown zone to about 20 million people.
Local police in Wuhan, China, revealed they had "handled" the cases of eight individuals accused of publishing statements not approved by the Communist Party on social media regarding the deadly respiratory disease that recently originated in that city, Radio Free Asia (RFA) revealed on Tuesday.
Hong Kong confirmed its first case of a mystery coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday after weeks of expanding its power to isolate potential patients and amid warning the virus could evolve to be deadlier.
The mayor of Wuhan, a city of 11 million in central China where a new form of coronavirus spreading globally originated, told potential visitors to avoid the city Tuesday as health officials warned the virus could mutate the more rapidly it spreads.
Chinese media announced on Tuesday it had sentenced Meng Hongwei, who was president of Interpol when Chinese authorities abducted him in October 2018, to 13 years and six months in prison for allegedly taking bribes.
Chinese officials confirmed the death toll of a mystery coronavirus spreading from central China doubled to six people from Monday into Tuesday, insisting that Beijing is prepared to screen potential carriers as Asia prepares for Lunar New Year, one of the continent's biggest travel days.
Venezuelan socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro told theWashington Post in an interview this weekend that he could see a future of "dialogue" with President Donald Trump, over a year since he ceased being the legal head of state of his country and after months of increasingly harsh sanctions on his violent regime.
The U.S. State Department issued an assertive vote of confidence for American Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris on Monday after he urged Seoul to pause before allowing tourism to North Korea, a remark that rekindled personal attacks on Harris' mustache for being "too Japanese.
Chinese officials and state media insisted on Monday that the emergence of a previously unknown respiratory virus affecting hundreds and believed to have killed three people so far presented "no need to panic" and that the virus was not spreading significantly within China.
Local media reported that 150,000 people in Hong Kong attended a protest Sunday demanding the world impose sanctions on the Communist Party of China that ended abruptly with police brutality and the arrest of its organizer despite the group receiving a legal permit for assembly.
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As the number of Christians living under severe persecution around the world grows, American officials must make clear to nations that profit from American business that "human rights are a concern of the American people," David Curry, the CEO of the Christian aid group Open Doors, told Breitbart News in an interview this week.
Iran's PressTV state news agency published an interview with an alleged American "scholar" Wednesday who branded President Donald Trump a "child rapist" and claimed American laws require the executions of Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over the airstrike on Iranian terror chief Qasem Soleimani.
The Pentagon's Central Command confirmedlate Thursday that 11 American troops showed symptoms of concussions strong enough to be flown out of Iraq following an Iranian ballistic missile attack that President Donald Trump claimed left no casualties.
An unchallenged China will herald in "a dystopian future in which no one is beyond the reach of Chinese censors, and an international human rights system so weakened that it no longer serves as a check on government repression," Human Rights Watch warned in its annual report on the country published Wednesday.
Iranian official claimed on Wednesday that they had arrested a person believed to have taken video footage of the final moments of Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752, which appeared to show it aflame before crashing.
The Democrats chosen to participate in CNN and theDes Moines Register's presidential debate on Tuesday wanted to make very clear to the world: They like women.
Senior Iranian officials suggested on Wednesday that U.S. "cyberattacks" and "enemy sabotage" may have taken down Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752, less than a week after Tehran admitted that its soldiers shot the civilian plane out of the sky.
Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed that President Donald Trump "weakened the sanctions" on North Korea during Tuesday night's Democrat debate, an allegation contradicted by the fact that North Korea is currently under unprecedented sanctions and the Trump administration has refused to soften them.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi took time from his visit to Zimbabwe on Monday to condemn Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen for being re-elected in a landslide, declaring that Taiwan's "separatists" would "stink for 10,000 years.
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines told reporters on Monday that he planned to disregard doctors' warnings to stay away from the volcano Taal, currently erupting near Manila, and "pee" on the "damned volcano.
Media based in or run by the Iranian authoritarian regime spent much of Monday and Tuesday publishing articles touting friendly relations with China in their English-language outlets.
A spokesman for Iran's courts announced lawsuits against President Donald Trump and the American armed forces generally in the Iranian legal system for the elimination of the nation's terror chief Qasem Soleimani.
China'sGlobal Times state propaganda newspaper took a hard line Monday against the Iranian Islamic regime, asserting there was "no excuse" for Iran's military to shoot down a commercial airliner and that the incident underscored the "incompetent personnel" running Iran's armed forces.
Iran's parliament passed a statement of support for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a U.S.-designated terrorist organization, on Sunday for its "heartwarming" admission that one of its members shot down a Ukrainian commercial airliner last week.
Iran rejected the authenticity of a video circulating on Monday, and confirmed to be real by the Associated Press, of anti-regime protesters helping a woman bleeding profusely after reportedly being shot by Iranian police.
The Iranian government's admission on Saturday that it shot down a Ukrainian commercial airliner triggered widespread protests nationwide attended by hundreds chanting slogans against the regime and the former head of its foreign terrorist organization, Qasem Soleimani.
The head of plane crash investigations in Iran told reporters Friday that the black boxes the nation retrieved from Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752, which burst into flames and crashed early Wednesday in Iran, may end up in Russia.
Civil Aviation Organization of Iran chief Ali Abedzadeh insisted Friday it was "obvious" an Iranian missile had not shot Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752 out of the sky on Wednesday.
HispanTV, a Spanish-language propaganda outlet owned by the government of Iran, published a report Wednesday touting a visit by senior members of Nicolás Maduro's socialist regime in Venezuela to the Iranian embassy with the purpose of mourning General Qasem Soleimani.
Investigators in Iran claimed on Thursday that the black boxes ofa Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight out of Tehran that crashed as Iran shot over a dozen missiles at Iraqi military bases housing U.S.
Iraqi Prime MinisterAdel Abdul-Madhi lightly chastised the allied government of Iran on Wednesday in a statement rejecting "any violation of its sovereignty" after Tehran launched over a dozen ballistic missiles in the direction of Iraqi military bases.
Hassan Rouhani, the president of Iran, declared Wednesday that the "ultimate revenge" against America for the elimination of terrorist leader Qasem Soleimani would be the full withdrawal of American troops from the Middle East.
At least four English-language Iranian regime sites claimed on Wednesday that missile strikes targeting Iraqi airbases housing U.S. troops killed "at least 80 American forces," a claim the U.S.
The Chinese government newspaperGlobal Times published a column Tuesday repeating a conspiracy theory growing popular among Democrat circles in Washington: that President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike against Iranian terror chief Qasem Soleimani to distract from impeachment proceedings.
Iran's rubber-stamp parliament voted to expand an April 2019 bill declaring U.S. Central Command a terrorist organization to all of the Pentagon following the elimination of Iranian terror chief Qasem Soleimani.
Chaos ensued outside of the top legislature in Venezuela, the National Assembly, on Sunday as dictator Nicolás Maduro deployed police and National Guard forces to block anti-Maduro members of the Assembly from entering the legislative headquarters, including President Juan Guaidó.
The editor-in-chief of one of Turkey's largest pro-Islamist newspapers disparaged former Iranian terrorism chief Qasem Soleimani in a column this weekend for "ruthlessly implementing every type of terrorism" against Muslim people throughout the Middle East.
A column published Sunday in PressTV, an Iranian regime media outlet, blamed the CIA and Israel's Mossad intelligence service for the September 11, 2001, attacks and accused "Evangelical Christian fascist" Vice President Mike Pence of lying about Iranian terror chief Qasem Soleimani's ties to the attacks.
Zeinab Soleimani, daughter of late Iranian terror chief Gen. Qasem Soleimani, warned the families of American soldiers that their loved ones would soon die in remarks Monday at her father's funeral.
The notorious Quds Force is a unit under Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps with the authority to carry out secretive foreign intervention operations. Its mandate includes unconventional warfare and intelligence activities.
The Communist Party of China chided America on Friday for the elimination of Iranian terror chief Qasem Soleimani via airstrike, urging the United States to "remain calm" and respect "Iraq's sovereignty," but not mentioning Iran at all.
Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran's external terrorism forces eliminated overnight Friday by a U.S. drone strike, oversaw every military decision taken by Iran in Latin America, according to a report by the Argentine news network Infobae last year.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Friday that he had appointedBrigadier General Esmayeel Qaani to replace former terror chief Qasem Soleimani, whose tenure the United States ended with an airstrike on Friday.
Top Russian diplomats and lawmakers expressed outrage and discontent at the death of Qasem Soleimani on Thursday, the head of Iran's Quds Force terror cell.
China's state-runGlobal Times newspaper condemned Western human rights defenders Thursday for standing up against the sentencing of Pastor Wang Yi over founding the Early Rain Covenant Church without Communist Party consent.
China's state-runGlobal Times newspaper condemned Western human rights defenders Thursday for standing up against the sentencing of Pastor Wang Yi over founding the Early Rain Covenant Church without Communist Party consent.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen urged China to co-exist with a sovereign Taiwan and warned the world that "One Country, Two Systems" – the policy that applies to Hong Kong and Beijing has attempted to impose on Taiwan – is simply not viable in remarks Wednesday.
Protesters in Hong Kong sent a message on Wednesday that they did not intend for their pro-democracy movement to die down in 2020, starting the year attracting one million to an assembly that concluded with police violently cracking down, arresting hundreds, and pepper-spraying a lawmaker in the face.
As the sun sets on another year, those who left their mark on 2019 prepare for a new decade – one that will likely face unprecedented political, economic, and moral challenges to the free world.
The end of the decade brought with it a tumultuous 2019 -- a year defined by global protests, shock election results, surprise heroes, unthinkable tragedies, and new rays of hope.
The communist government of Cuba revealed tourism to the island dictatorship dropped 8.5 percent throughout 2019 -- including major declines in tourism from Europe -- in statistics Cuban media analyzed on Monday.
Japanese media reported on Monday that Prime Minister Abe Shinzo intervened to convince Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele not to give control of a key port in the country to the Chinese Communist Party.
An anonymous Taliban official told the Associated Press on Monday that the terrorist group had agreed to a "peace deal" that would result in the release of 5,000 jihadists.
The Chinese communist regime confirmed on Monday that He Jiankui, a biophysicist who claimed to produce the world's first genetically modified babies, had been convicted of several crimes and would serve three years in prison.
A court in China sentenced Pastor Wang Yi, founder of the illegal Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, to nearly a decade in prison on Monday for operating an illegal "business" and "inciting subversion.
Chinese state media announced Monday that a court in southern Shenzhen sentenced He Jiankui, a rogue biophysicist, to three years in prison for claims he illegally edited the genes of twins in utero.
North Korea has yet to deliver on a promised "Christmas gift" to America as of Monday when state media praised dictator Kim Jong-un for beginning "a new history of industrial production of kimchi" in the country.
KFC is preparing for Wednesday, typically among its most profitable days in Japan as a bucket of fried chicken has become – through savvy marketing, lack of cultural awareness, and some deception – a traditional Christmas dinner.
The organizers of the First Anti-Communist Concert in the USAbelieve that it has never been more important for those communities traumatized by totalitarian leftist regimes to vocally reject Marxist ideology.
China'sGlobal Times government propaganda outlet dismissed the use of elections as a viable form to express the will of the people Tuesday in a column penned by a former vice president of the Communist Party's (CPC) indoctrination school.
A spokesman for Hong Kong's police force said during an interview Monday that protesters should consider the epithet "cockroach" a term of endearment, as cockroaches are resilient and "full of vitality.
Hong Kong police violently repressed a protest attracting an estimated thousand people Sunday against the use of concentration camps to eliminate the ethnic Uyghur minority of western China, beating protesters with batons and threatening to shoot them.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry called reports a British child found a note from a Chinese slave in a Christmas card a "farce" on Monday, accusing British reporter Peter Humphrey, who endured Chinese forced prison labor, of fabricating a "drama.
Communist North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un told his Workers' Party in a meeting Sunday to "bolster up the overall armed forces" in light of tensions with the United States, shortly before Pyongyang promised America a "Christmas present" of its choosing.
The secretary-general of the Hong Kong democracy movement Demosisto, Joshua Wong, accused the Hong Kong police on Thursday of hacking into his mobile phone and illegally obtaining evidence against him in his upcoming trial.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin lamented during his annual end-of-year press conference Thursday that communist mass murderer Vladimir Lenin had made the "strange" decision in the establishment of the Soviet Union to place "Russian" territories within the Ukrainian socialist republic.
An infuriatedGlobal Times, the flagship English-language propaganda outlet of the government of China, claimed in a column Thursday that the House of Representatives voting to impeach President Donald Trump should cast doubt over all criticism of China's human rights atrocities.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg accused President Donald Trump of being "silent" in the face of atrocities committed by the communist government of China during Thursday night's Democrat presidential debate, hosted by PBS.
President Donald Trump issued a statement of support Tuesday for his Bolivian counterpart, President Jeanine Áñez, on Twitter, suggesting that Washington has evidence that backs her administration's claims that foreign entities are instigating violence against conservatives in that country.
President Joko Widodo of Indonesia warned the nation's devout Muslims on Tuesday not to use violence to enforce afatwa handed down by the nation's Islamic council in 2016 against Christmas celebrations, urging tolerance for other faiths.
An advocacy group organized in response to chronic blackouts in Venezuela revealed on Monday that the nation's electric grid had failed 80,700 times in 2019, on several occasions plunging the entire country into the dark.
A court in Pakistan sentenced former President Pervez Musharraf to death for imprisoning top judges in 2007 as part of a "state of emergency" meant to keep him in power.
Representatives from China and Russia urged the United Nations Security Council on Monday to lift sanctions on North Korea imposed in the aftermath of its last nuclear weapons test in 2017, failing to convince their American counterpart to support the move.
An independent journalist revealed a video released by Boko Haram this weekend in which one of its many captives claims that Leah Sharibu, a Nigerian Christian Teen abducted in early 2018 is alive, contradicting earlier reports.
Hong Kong police violently subdued several protests in and around shopping malls Sunday targeting pro-China businesses, silencing both the protesters and journalists covering their activities.
Chinese dictator Xi Jinping applauded Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam during her visit to Beijing Monday for her "courage" in leading a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, describing the past year as the "grimmest" since China seized the capitalist city from British control.
Lawmakers supporting Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro filed charges Thursday against President Juan Guaidó for what they called a "looting campaign" of corruption by opposition leaders, apparently a first step to imprisoning the president.
Cubans living abroad with the blessing of their government "constitute an important pillar in the defense of the Nation, our culture, history, and values," the communist Foreign Relations Ministry admitted in a press release published on its site Thursday.
Timemagazine disappointed many who follow current events, and baffled millions of people with normal lives, on Wednesday announcing that teen climate extremist Greta Thunberg had more influence on the world than any other human being.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday that she met with the losing pro-communist candidates in November's District Council elections to apologize for their defeat and that it was "natural" for her to do so.
President Sebastián Piñera of Chile confirmed reports early Tuesday of the disappearance of a Hercules C-130 military aircraft en route to Antarctica, describing the incident as an "accident.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky pronounced himself unsatisfied with his first in-person meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, telling reporters that "very little" was accomplished in multilateral talks on Russia's invasion and colonization of eastern Ukraine.
Socialist ex-President Evo Morales accused the current interim government of Bolivia – in power because Morales chose to resign – on Sunday of "not respect[ing] liberty, dignity, and identity" for establishing friendly relations with and asking help from the "Zionist" government of Israel.
TheGlobal Times, a Chinese government propaganda newspaper, declared on Monday that "all" the victims of China's Muslim concentration camps had "graduated" from the camps' "vocational programs," furthering Beijing's claim that the concentration camps exist to help Muslims get better jobs.
Nearly a million Hong Kong residents flooded the streets of the city on Sunday, demanding safeguards for their longstanding democracy against the Communist Party of China, the largest crowds to show for rallies since the summer.
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Organized criminal groups are feeding and drugging would-be terrorists to maximize the damage that looting and fires have caused in the heart of Santiago, Chile, a local councilman told Breitbart News in an interview this week.
The North Korean state newspaperRodong Sinmun published an extensive library of photos of Kim Jong-un on Thursday scaling Mount Paektu, the highest peak on the Korean peninsula and a key historical and spiritual site for both North and South Koreans.
ThePeople's Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China, and the government's CCTV broadcaster published images this week depicting Chinese people ransacking an inaccurate rendition of the White House, a call to violence in response to Washington supporting pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters.
The Chinese government propaganda newspaperGlobal Times encouraged the world once again to turn away from healthy democratic norms and embrace the "harmony" of authoritarianism in a column Thursday, deriding the normal competition for the U.S.
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele announced a windfall of alleged "donations" from the Chinese government during a visit to Beijing Tuesday, a marked digression from Bukele hinting he may cut ties with China entirely upon assuming the presidency in February.
A small group of communists denounced the United States outside of its consulate in Hong Kong Tuesday, burning an effigy of President Donald Trump in a devil costume and trampling the American flag.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro claimed to have over 3 million armed socialist militia members at his disposal and ordered his defense minister to give out 13,000 military-grade firearms to "workers" in anticipation of an alleged attack by Colombia, the Spanish newspaperABCreported on Monday.
The Chinese state propaganda outletGlobal Times published an interview with a communist official in Xinjiang, home to most of the nation's ethnic Uyghur Muslims, on Wednesday asserting that the concentration camps there are "schools" and all escaped prisoners are lying.