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Details Leak From China's Mass Detention Camps in Xinjiang; US Official Blasts 'Concentration Camps'
A new leak of classified Chinese government documents has revealed how authorities are using a massive data collection program to target and detain an estimated one million ethnic minority Muslims in the country's Xinjiang province.
Showdown looms between Russia, West over Syria chemical weapons probe
Russia and the West are braced for a fresh showdown at the world’s chemical weapons watchdog this week over a new team that will name culprits for attacks in Syria for the first time.
Pompeo: Economic Woes Driving Protests in Iran the Result of Regime Policies, Not US Pressure
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the weekend denied that the U.S. pressure campaign on Iran was responsible for the economic grievances that sparked the current wave of protests, saying regime policies predating the restoration of sanctions were to blame.
Attorney general rules Netanyahu does not have to resign as caretaker PM
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit said Monday that Benjamin Netanyahu can continue to hold office as a caretaker prime minister despite criminal charges against him, but left open the question of whether he can be tasked with forming a new government.
Lindsey Graham, Ron Dermer support U.S.-Israel defense treaty
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) expressed support in a possible Senate move to ratify a narrow U.S.-Israel mutual defense treaty in 2020 on Wednesday. He spoke at the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) gala event in Washington.
Top US general meets Israeli brass amid Iran tensions
The top US general is visiting Israel for meetings with top military leaders, the latest in a series of high-level military meetings amid heightened tensions with Iran.
Arab League slams US shift on settlements as ‘biased, unacceptable’
Arab League foreign ministers denounced the Trump administration’s announcement that it no longer considers Israeli settlements to be a violation of international law.
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U.S. Supreme court extends block on Trump financial records dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave President Donald Trump a boost by extending its hold on a lower court ruling that required his longtime accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led House of Representatives committee.
Trump impeachment report could be finalized as soon as next week, Schiff says
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee told his colleagues Monday that the committees investigating whether to impeach President Donald Trump are readying a report on the inquiry and plan to deliver it to the Judiciary Committee as soon as next week.
Federal court reverses decision barring Christian schools from praying over loudspeaker before games
A federal appeals court has reversed a decision that barred two Christian schools in Florida from praying over a loudspeaker before a state championship football game.
'Demonic power': Franklin Graham claims supernatural element behind attacks on Trump
Evangelist Franklin Graham claimed the political turmoil fracturing the country in the wake of impeachment proceedings into President Trump likely has a supernatural origin.