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Tensions Soar After Chinese Boat Rams, Sinks Vietnamese Vessel In Disputed Waters

Tensions in the South China Sea are once again soaring after a Vietnames fishing boat reportedly came under attack by a Chinese vessel near the contested Paracel Islands, a Vietnamese official said Friday. According to the Australian Associated Press the dangerous incident has sent tensions in the region to “a new high”. The Vietnamese boat was fishing near Discovery […]

I’m Pro-Life (3rd Edition) Part 1 | Change My Mind

Steven Crowder of Louder with Crowder sits down with a woman who’s had an abortion and continues trying to justify it with pro-choice arguments. So here’s the thing, all abortion arguments come down to selfishness. Women don’t want the baby because they don’t want the baby. For pick the reason. They’re not willing to deal […]

South African court rules Dutch Reformed Church’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

A court in South Africa ruled Friday that the Dutch Reformed Church’s rules against same-sex marriage are “unlawful and invalid.” The decision comes from the bench of the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria led by Judge Joseph Raulinga, which reversed a decision to not recognize same-sex marriage in the church that was made by the […]

Illinois lawmaker pushes for ‘nondiscriminatory’ textbooks that highlight LGBT

A bill that would require school textbooks purchased with certain state funds to highlight the contributions of LGBT individuals to American history and culture is making its way through the Illinois House. “Historically, they’ve been ignored, and either deliberately or inadvertently left out of our history books,” said state Rep. Anna Moeller, an Elgin Democrat […]

Afghan Government Donates $1 Million To UN Palestinian Aid Agency

The government of Afghanistan has contributed $1 million to the main United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees. In a ceremony in Istanbul on March 3, Abdul Rahim Sayed Jan, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Turkey, handed the donation to Pierre Kraehenbuehl, commissioner of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Turkey’s foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, praised […]

U.S. Deploys THAAD Missile Defense System in Israel in Joint Drill

According to IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis, the THAAD system will be deployed to southern Israel and some 200 American troops will take part in the drill. In a first, troops belonging to the US European Command (EUCOM) have deployed the THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense system in Israel as part of a joint drill between […]

UK, EU to hold more Brexit talks as May woos opposition

Senior European Union and British officials were set to hold more Brexit talks less than a month before the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the bloc, as U.K. officials denied Monday that attempts to seal a divorce deal are deadlocked. EU and U.K. officials said the bloc’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, will meet U.K. […]

IRAN, HEZBOLLAH COMMANDING FORCES LOCATED ALONG GOLAN BORDER

Forces commanded by Hezbollah and Iran are facing Israel along the Golan Heights border and are being used as sources of tactical information, according to a report on the Nziv.net news site. Hezbollah began returning home to Lebanon after fighting in the Syrian civil war for some eight years, the report said. The fighters, though […]

Birmingham school stops LGBT lessons after Muslim parents protest

Hundreds of children withdrawn from Parkfield community school for day A primary school that taught pupils about homosexuality as part of a programme to challenge homophobia has stopped the lessons after hundreds of children were withdrawn by parents in protest. Parkfield community school in Saltley, Birmingham, has been the scene of weekly protests over the […]

DID NETANYAHU JUST RENOUNCE HIS SUPPORT FOR A PALESTINIAN STATE?

A government led by Lapid and Gantz, Netanyahu warned, “will establish, I want to say sooner or later, but with them it will be much sooner, a Palestinian state.” To the casual listener, it certainly sounded as if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday night had renounced his support for a Palestinian state. In a […]