Sanctions on Iran are not enough to stop the country’s illicit ballistic missile program, according to senior State Department officials, who said on Thursday that a new package of sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic would not halt the country’s missile development.
Iran poses the “most significant threat” in the Middle East region, where its nefarious activities and support for terror organizations have only grown since the announcement of the landmark nuclear agreement, according to the top U.S. military commander in the region.
Public support in Israel for the establishment of a Palestinian state has hit a historic low, according to the findings of a new poll that shows the Israeli people are more skeptical than ever that the Palestinians will take the steps necessary to strike a peace accord with the Jewish state.
Iran maintains a network of spies and lobbyists who clandestinely push the Islamic regime’s agenda in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere, according to the head of Iran’s ministry of intelligence, who touted the pro-Iran network’s ability to spread its ideology to the West.
The Obama administration worked in its final weeks in office to undermine the incoming Trump White and continues to do so, according to multiple sources both in and out of the White House.
The State Department is denying accusations by Palestinian officials that it directly intervened with Facebook to reinstate the Fatah political party’s official account, which was shut down about a month ago for its efforts to promote terrorism and anti-Israel materials.
The Trump administration will boycott the United Nation’s Human Rights Council, or UNHRC, due to its efforts to advance an anti-Israel agenda, according to senior administration officials familiar with the effort who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.
The leader of a United Nations-backed agency known for its anti-Israel bias has resigned from the organization after U.S. and Israeli officials aggressively pushed back against a report dubbing the Jewish state an “apartheid regime.”
Christians living in areas controlled by the Islamic State continue to be killed en masse by the radical Muslim group, threatening their existence in the region, according to a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers who are calling on the Trump administration to immediately take steps to end what they describe as genocide.
An unusual amount of highly suspicious cellphone activity in the Washington, D.C., region is fueling concerns that a rogue entity has assumed control over the communications of numerous individuals, likely including U.S. government officials and foreign diplomats, according to documents viewed by the Washington Free Beacon and conversations with security insiders.