Damon Morgan

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An ultimatum for North Korea

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>It is ultimatum time for the United States with North Korea.<p>For three decades North Korea has been pursuing a nuclear weapons …

Iran just heated up tensions with Trump in a major show of force to practice closing the Strait of Hormuz

Iran is expected to launch a major military exercise in the Persian Gulf intended to show it can close the Strait of Hormuz, according to CNN, citing two US officials.<p>"We are aware of the increase in Iranian naval operations within the Arabian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, and Gulf of Oman," Capt. …

Islamic Relief Should Be Shut Down

On June 10, at a drab airport hotel outside the city of Albany in upstate New York, a crowd gathered to break their fast and listen to speakers from …

Read President Trump's Statement on Juneteenth, Celebrating the Official End of Slavery in Texas

President Donald Trump issued a statement celebrating Juneteenth – the day slavery ended in Texas.<p>Trump’s statement commemorates the 153rd …

United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly condemned Israel on Wednesday for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians and asked U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to recommend an “international protection mechanism” for occupied Palestinian territory.<p>The United Nations General …

United Nations

The past 48 hours in looming trade war news, explained

Europe, Canada, and China are ready for a fight.<p>The widening gulf between the United States and some of its biggest trading partners grew even larger over the weekend.<p>In a rare and striking act, six of the seven countries that make up the G7 (Group of Seven), an informal bloc of some of the …

Globalization

Israeli army kills Palestinian nurse in Gaza border protest: medics

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces killed a Palestinian nurse on Friday as she tried to help a wounded protester at the Gaza border, according to health officials and a witness, while Israel said militants had attacked its troops with gunfire and a grenade.<p>A colleague of Palestinian nurse Razan …

‘The End of the World Will Start Here in Manbij’

About six miles north of the Syrian city Manbij is a town near the Turkish border called Dadat, which has been ruled by multiple occupiers since 2012. Atop one hill, the armed fighters of the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces, or S.D.F., crouch within bunkers and behind earthen walls. …

NATO's Worst Nightmare: Russia's Kaliningrad Is Armed to the Teeth

Since the accession of the Baltic nations into NATO, the region of Kaliningrad has been considered a strategic hotspot. Sandwiched between Lithuania …

Military

Taiwan air force scrambles as Chinese bombers fly round island

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

China

Iran's top leader sets 7 conditions to remain in nuclear deal

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

South Asia

Minister says U.S. may soon recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan

Any such move would be seen as a follow-up on the US exit from the international nuclear deal with Iran, and President Donald Trump's recognition of …

Israel

At least 30 killed in Islamic State attack on Syrian army near Palmyra

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least 30 Syrian army troops and Iranian-backed militiamen were killed on Tuesday when Islamic State fighters attacked a military outpost near Palmyra in eastern Syria, a monitor and residents from the area said.<p>They said the militants used suicide bombers and armored vehicles …

Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon report to Congress says North Korea sees nuclear weapons as central to its security, an assessment that would seem to complicate President Donald Trump's effort to persuade the North's dictator, Kim Jong Un, to give them up.<p>The report was delivered to Congress in April, …

Iran condemns US threats of 'strongest sanctions'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has launched a personal attack on Mike Pompeo after the Secretary of State promised the US would be imposing "the strongest sanctions in history" on his country.<p>Rouhani questioned Pompeo's credibility as a former CIA chief to make decisions for Iran and the …

Mike Pompeo Threatens to Impose the 'Strongest Sanctions in History' on Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanded that Iran halt all uranium enrichment, stop its ballistic-missile program and give nuclear inspectors access …

South Asia

history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1799 - Palestine Remix

Our timeline spans more than two centuries to explain the dramatic chain of events that led to the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. Further explore pivotal years in depth through our films.<p>SELECT A SPECIFIC ERA:<p>1799 – 1946<p>The British Mandate for Palestine, from 1917 to 1948, laid the …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

BAGHDAD (AP) — Influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's political coalition has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to complete results released by Iraq's electoral commission early Saturday.<p>The announcement came nearly a week after Iraqis cast their votes on …

Middle East

‘Nobody has been made safer’ by Israel’s actions, UN human rights chief says

Geneva — On Friday, the UN human rights chief criticised Israel’s deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as "wholly disproportionate", …

Gaza residents 'caged in a toxic slum: UN human rights chief Zeid

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has slammed Israel for its treatment of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. He said its response to recent …

Israel

A senior Hamas official admits what the media is denying about Palestinian ‘protesters’

A senior Hamas official admitted that there was not a “peaceful resistance” against the Israeli state by Palestinians, despite the constant denial of that fact by the mainstream media.<p>In a video translate by MEMRI, the senior Hamas official Mahmoud Al-Zahnhar said on Al-Jazeera Network Sunday that …

Conservative View

An unlikely idea for Middle East peace? | Letters

A one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict may seem a laughable idea, says <b>Karl Sabbagh</b>, but so did Theodor Herzl’s idea for a Jewish state that later became reality. <b>Benedict Birnberg</b> says both sides should campaign for two states<p>In 1902, Theodor Herzl wrote a book, Altneuland …

Hezbollah says rocket attack on Israeli-occupied Golan marks 'new phase'

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group said on Monday a missile salvo into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights last week marked a new phase in the Syrian war and showed Damascus and its allies would not let Israeli attacks in Syria go unanswered.<p>Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed …

It’s Amazing How Many Countries Appear to Be Trying to Bribe Our President Right Now

In light of the news that entities controlled by the Chinese government will contribute $500 million to an Indonesian development project that …

What is left other than for Israel to kill them all?

The events on Monday will go down as one of the most grotesque juxtapositions of history.In Jerusalem, the US opened its Israeli embassy in a move …

The Latest: Putin: Russian warships will remain off Syria

The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):<p>4:10 p.m.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russian warships with cruise missiles will remain on a permanent patrol in the Mediterranean Sea to react to possible threats emanating from the Syrian civil war.<p>Russia launched an air campaign on …

The Trump-Kim Jong Un summit looks like it's on thin ice as North Korea flips on the US

The North Korean government threatened to cancel the impending summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un over ongoing joint military drills involving South Korea and the US, the Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency reported Tuesday.<p>According to the report, North Korea's state-run news agency …

Gaza's troubles run deep, with no end in sight

Demonstrations by Palestinians have been breaking out every week since late March along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, with the deadliest confrontation on Monday killing 59 people and wounding nearly 3,000.<p>With a stifling Israeli-Egyptian blockade and repeated violence between Israel …

Israel

Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un could end in catastrophe — but that may be the point

President Donald Trump is set to make history on June 12 in Singapore as the first sitting US president to meet a sitting North Korean leader with peace and denuclearization are on the table.<p>But if the summit fails, it could end in catastrophe, and that may be the point.<p>As Secretary of State Mike …