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Pence Speaks At Israel’s Knesset After Public Scolding In Jordan

Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel late Sunday after tense meetings with the leaders of Jordan and Egypt, who publicly scolded him for President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Jordan’s King Abdullah II gave Pence a “candid and frank” talk about the U.S. decision, warning it would likely exacerbate…

Rex Tillerson Asks Russia To Rethink Alliance With Bashar Al-Assad

Speaking to reporters a week before his scheduled trip to Moscow, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday there is “no doubt in our mind” that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government is behind a chemical attack that killed dozens of Syrians on Tuesday, and “it’s time that the Russians really need to think carefully about…

U.S. Limits Devices on Planes From 8 Muslim-Majority Nations

Starting Tuesday morning, electronic devices larger than a smartphone are forbidden from passenger cabins on foreign airlines’ nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries across the Middle East and Africa. The new Trump administration policy, which took effect at 3 a.m. ET, means passengers traveling from those areas must check…

2 American Trainers Killed in Jordan [VIDEO]

Two American military personnel have been shot and killed in Jordan while training police at a security facility near Amman, according to Jordanian security forces. A South African trainer also died and six others were wounded in the attack, which initial reports indicate was a shooting spree by a Jordanian police officer at the site.…

Stewart: Fox Wants Obama To Be A Dictator Like King Abdullah II [VIDEO]

Jon Stewart mocked Fox News’ mooning over King Abdullah II of Jordan and other leaders for the sake of scoring potshots against President Barack Obama. “Apparently you love freedom — you just wish it was being administered in this country by a dictator,” Stewart argued. “It’s kind of ironic, because if President Obama started acting…

Fox News is The Media Arm of ISIS

Fox News Helping Terrorists According to the website, The Guardian, the full 22-minute video of Jordanian pilot Muath Al-Kaseasbeh being set on fire by militants was posted on the Fox News website with the title, “WARNING, EXTREMELY GRAPHIC VIDEO: ISIS burns hostage alive.” It has since been taken down, and companies like Google/Youtube are taking…

Jordan Willing to Swap ISIS Terrorist [VIDEO]

Jordan has consent to Isis terms to release Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman who was sentenced to death in Jordan for her connection to a 2005 terrorist attack on a hotel that left 60 dead. The release of al-Rishawi would, according to the terms, allow the two ISIS hostages—a Jordanian pilot and Japanese freelance journalist—to…