Category: Global News

Xi Jinping Abolishes China’s Censorship Agency, Puts Media Directly Under His Control reports: “The Chinese government is considering a plan to abolish the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) and replace it with an even more powerful censorship agency directly overseen by […]

U.S. official: Israel-Hezbollah war could bring in Iran

Israel National News reports: “A top Trump administration intelligence official warned on Tuesday of the ‘real potential’ of war between Israel and Hezbollah that could bring in Iran and embroil the region in conflict, JTA […]

Florida Teen Accused of Triple Stabbing ‘Inspired by Muslim Faith’ reports: “A Florida teenager is accused of murdering a 13-year-old boy and injuring two others in a stabbing attack, which he said was ‘because of his Muslim faith.’ Local media reports that 17-year-old Corey […]

As Trump and Kim Look to Meet, China Watches From Sidelines

Voice of America News reports: “China is voicing support for the possible U.S.-North Korea summit, despite concerns that it will be left out of talks that could dramatically alter regional security and political dynamics. U.S. […]

White House Hosts Meeting on Gaza Crisis; Palestinians Boycott

Voice of America News reports: “The White House on Tuesday hosted 19 nations, including Israel and Arab Gulf states, to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, but the Palestinian Authority boycotted the meeting, angered by […]

Palestinian Official – Israel ‘Summarily Executes’ Children reports: “Israel was built on the bodies of the Palestinian children it ‘murdered,’ the host of a program recently aired on official Palestinian Authority TV declared, an unhinged claim that was echoed by a […]

Haley: We’re prepared to act on Syria

Israel National News reports: “Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, warned on Monday that Washington ‘remains prepared to act if we must,’ if the UN Security Council fails to act on Syria, […]

Arabs planning ‘day of rage’ on Friday

Israel National News reports: “The National and Islamic Forces, the supreme coordinating body of the Palestinian organizations, announced on Monday that this coming Friday, March 16, will be a ‘day of popular rage’ at all […]

Hamas calls to resume suicide bombings

Israel National News reports: “Mustafa al-Sawwaf, a columnist for the Hamas Al-Risalah daily, called for the renewal of suicide bombings against Israelis. The article was printed as part of a special edition marking the 22nd […]

Honduras, Paraguay ‘ready in principle’ to move embassies to Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Two more Latin American nations may soon relocate their embassies to Jerusalem, Army Radio reported, citing a ‘senior Israeli diplomatic source.’ Honduras and Paraguay said they are both ready ‘in principle’ […]

Mattis: ‘Unwise’ for Assad to use chemical weapons

Israel National News reports: “U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday it would be ‘very unwise’ for the Syrian regime to use gas as a weapon against the people of Eastern Ghouta and elsewhere, AFP […]

Two votes against, three abstentions: Xi secures power in perpetuity

Asia Times Online reports: “The path was cleared on Sunday for China’s Xi Jinping to rule the country indefinitely as its rubber-stamp parliament passed a constitutional amendment removing presidential term limits. The amendment was passed […]