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Four Saudi Princes Detained and Investigated for Treason

Two senior members of the Saudi royal family were arrested on Friday and placed under investigation for treason. Two of their younger relatives were also detained in what observers portrayed as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launching a pre-emptive strike against threats to his rule before King Salman bin Abdulaziz passes the crown to him.

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Fitton: Our Republic Is Under Assault

For almost four years now we have been busy uncovering the truth about the widest – and most destructive corruption in American history, the Deep State coup against President Donald Trump.

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Fitton: How to Stop Impeachment Now

The fraudulent House impeachment effort has matters exactly backward. President Trump didn’t commit high crimes, he is a crime victim. If anyone should be put on trial in the Senate, it is Rep. Adam Schiff.

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Fitton: The Impeachment Vote Farce

There is no abuse of power by President Trump, but it is clear that abuses were committed against him by the DOJ, the State Department, the FISA court, and certainly by Democrats in the House.

Trump on trial: vote on impeachment looms

Fitton: Impeachment About Nothing

The corrupted case for impeachment suffered major setbacks this week. There was no direct, or indirect evidence, of any misconduct by President Trump.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: A tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump created while former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch's testifies before the House Intelligence Committee is shown in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the second impeachment hearing held …

Seven Killed in Protests Against Military Rule in Sudan

Tens of thousands of protesters marched across Sudan on Sunday in the latest demonstration against military rule. The junta tried to make it more difficult to organize mass demonstrations by blocking the Internet, but the streets were still filled with people demanding civilian rule. 

A Sudanese protester walking with a crutch joins others in a march during a mass demonstration against the country's ruling generals in the capital Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on June 30, 2019. (Photo by Ahmed MUSTAFA / AFP) (Photo credit should read AHMED MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sudanese Protesters Demand ‘Full Dissolution of Deep State,’ Military Backs Down

Sudanese protesters held a sit-in outside military headquarters in Khartoum over the weekend, demanding the “full dissolution of the deep state” and the prosecution of former regime officials following the ouster of 30-year ruler Omar al-Bashir. Army troops reportedly attempted to disperse the demonstration but backed down when protesters joined hands, chanted “Freedom!” and “Revolution,” and pleaded with troops to protect them.

Lieutenant General Omar Zain al-Abdin, the head of the new Sudanese military council's political committee, addresses a press conference on April 12, 2019 in the capital Khartoum, one day after Sudan's army ousted the Arab-African country's veteran president Omar al-Bashir. - Sudan's military council pledgeed talks with 'all political entities' …

Sudan: Military Coup Ousts Islamist Dictator Omar Bashir

After months of increasingly large protests demanding an end to his three bloody decades of rule, the miitary deposed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday and placed under arrest. Revelers filled the streets in response to the news, but demonstrators said they will not relax until a civilian government takes over.

Sudan's Bashir brought down by people he ruled with iron fist

Algerian President Resigns After 20 Years in Power, Protests Continue

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday after months of turmoil, street demonstrations demanding his ouster, and finally the military taking steps to force him out by questioning the sick and reclusive 82-year-old president’s fitness for office. The question of what comes next is on the minds of both international observers and Algerians, who continued demonstrating in the streets after Bouteflika’s announcement, demanding the rest of the corrupt political elite depart as well.

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Erdogan Supporters Hijack Twitter to Support Venezuelan Dictator Maduro

Turkey’s authoritarian President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his support for semi-deposed Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday and Thursday. Erdogan supporters, and even some of his critics, enthusiastically followed his lead and pushed their #WeAreMADURO hashtag to the top of trending topics on Twitter.

Visit by Turkey's Erdogan boosts Venezuela's Maduro

Mugabe Calls His Ouster an Illegal Coup, Says Successor Mnangagwa Is a ‘Disgrace’

94-year-old dictator Robert Mugabe returned to the spotlight on Thursday, four months after he was removed from the office he held for four decades. Despite an extravagant exit package that guaranteed Mugabe a lifetime of luxury in exchange for his graceful departure, he bitterly criticized the “coup” that swept him from power, denounced his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa as a “disgrace,” and suggested his ouster should be reversed.

Ex-Zimbabwe leader Mugabe calls ouster 'coup d'etat'

Netanyahu’s Coalition Members Say They Won’t Rush to Abandon PM

TEL AVIV – Senior members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition said they would not rush to make any decisions until after the attorney general made his ruling in the wake of police recommendations published Tuesday that the premier be indicted on corruption, bribery and fraud charges.

Key Israel minister criticises Netanyahu, but staying in coalition

Police Recommendations Against Netanyahu Are ‘Coup’ Attempt, MKs Say

TEL AVIV – Members of Knesset in the ruling Likud party described police recommendations that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted for a series of corruption charges a “coup” designed by the prime minister’s opponents, while leaders of the opposition are calling for Netanyahu’s immediate resignation in the wake of Tuesday’s police statement.

Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in graft cases

Mnangagwa Makes First Foreign Trip as President of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who became the new and theoretically temporary president of Zimbabwe after the military cordially invited his nonagenarian mentor Robert Mugabe to consider retirement, made his first foreign trip in office on Thursday. He visited South Africa to convince investors that Zimbabwe is once again a safe place to put their money.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa received a statue of a crocodile -- his nickname -- after planting a tree at the party conference