Category: International

Furious Palestinians burn American flags and promise more ‘days of rage’ after Trump says Jerusalem IS Israel’s capital and claims his move will HELP bring peace to the Middle East – despite worldwide condemnation

President Donald Trump set off protests throughout the Middle East on Wednesday as he announced that America formally recognizes Jerusalem as Israel‘s capital city. He changed decades of U.S. policy in a brief afternoon speech and cast the move as a bid to preserve, not derail, aspirations for regional peace. Appearing in the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room […]

Report: New Palestinian Curriculum Praises ‘Martyrdom,’ Significantly ‘More Radical’ Than Before

Palestinian Authority textbooks issued for the new academic year are “significantly more radical” than their predecessors, routinely erasing Israel and glorifying “martyrdom,” a watchdog group has warned. In its review of the grades 1-11 curriculum — which underwent a full reform starting last year — the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se) […]

African migrants being sold as slaves by Libyan human traffickers ‘have their organs harvested, bodies mutilated and roasted like kebabs’ claims Nigerian ex-minister 

A former Nigerian government minister has claimed that migrants from his country are having their organs harvested after being sold into slavery in Libya. Femi Fani-Kayode, a onetime aviation minister in Nigeria, claimed that 75 per cent of slaves who have their organs harvested in North Africa are from his country. The Cambridge University-educated lawyer added that […]

Hungry Venezuelans turn to Colombia for a plate of food 

An estimated 25,000 Venezuelans trek across the Simon Bolivar International Bridge into Colombia each day for work or to trade goods on the black market. Increasingly, they’re also coming to eat in one of a half-dozen facilities offering struggling Venezuelans a free plate of food. Source: Hungry Venezuelans turn to Colombia for a plate of […]