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Turkey Responds to Trump Pressure: Arrest of Christian U.S. Pastor ‘Legal’

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry responded Thursday to President Donald Trump’s characterization on Twitter of the arrest of American Pastor Andrew Brunson as a “total disgrace,” insisting that his prolonged detention is a “legal process” necessary for the country’s national security.

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Top 12 MAGA Moments in Donald Trump’s First Year as President

President Donald Trump had a successful first year, but there were moments when his supporters felt particularly vindicated about their decision to vote for him. Those moments are “MAGA moments,” when it was clear that Trump was keeping his promise to Make America Great Again.

A members of the UMNO (United Malays National Organization) Youth holds up a placard as they gather to protest against the killing of Kim Jong Nam outside North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the …

‘Diplomatic Breakdown’: North Korea Bans Malaysians from Leaving Country

North Korea responded to Malaysia’s expulsion of its ambassador and tighter restrictions on North Korean travel by announcing a travel ban of its own. In classic North Korean style, their travel ban prevents Malaysians from leaving Pyongyang, effectively taking all of them hostage.

An Iraqi boy looks on as people collect wood and metal at a site which was targeted by an airstrike a couple of days ago, in Qayyarah south of Mosul, on October 29, 2016. Iraqi paramilitary forces launched an operation to cut the Islamic State group's supply lines between its …

Islamic State Abducts Over 200 Near Mosul, Retreats With Thousands: UN

Islamic State fighters have abducted 295 former Iraqi Security Forces members near Mosul and forced 1,500 families to retreat with them from the town of Hammam al Alil toward Mosul airport, U.N. human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said on Tuesday.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

Iran Takes More U.S. Hostages, Wants More Ransom Money

Iran’s state-controlled media are talking up the possibility of extorting “many billions of dollars” in further ransom payments from the United States, and they have been stocking up on American hostages to get the money.

North American Couple Abducted by Taliban Resurfaces in Video

North American Couple Abducted by Taliban Resurfaces in Video

A new video purports to show an American woman and her Canadian husband, who were taken hostage by the Afghan Taliban in 2012, pleading for help from their respective governments and warning that their captors will kill them, their family, and other prisoners, including women and children, unless the Afghan government stops executing Taliban prisoners.

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Blue State Blues: Obama & Hillary Let Iran Take Israel and the Jews Hostage

Not even Clinton’s best defenders can name one thing she has done for Israel. She has embraced the antisemitic Black Lives Matter movement, which accuses Israel of “genocide.” And she not only supported the Iran deal, but also chose a running mate who boycotted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 2015 speech against it.

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Iran ‘Ransom:’ U.S. Delayed Cash Until Prisoners Freed

TEL AVIV – U.S. officials and others briefed on the operation have provided new details about the transfer of $400 million in cash to Tehran earlier this year, depicting what the Wall Street Journal has described as a “tightly scripted

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Iran ‘Ransom’ Mystery Deepens – Feds Won’t Divulge Timing of Critical $1.3 Billion Payment

After refusing to divulge how the payment was transferred, the State Department has now refused to answer repeated requests about when it sent to Iran a sum of $1.3 billion, which was part of the same settlement for which the Obama administration delivered $400 million in pallets of foreign currency flown aboard an unmarked jetliner in January. The cash was flown in the same day five American hostages were released from Iranian custody.