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    Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holds, Despite Shelling Reports
    Feb16

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holds, Despite Shelling Reports

    The cease-fire took effect Sunday morning, but there have already been accusations of shelling in the city of Debaltseve. NPR’s Arun Rath talks to Karoun Demirjian from The Washington Post on the latest from the conflict zone.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    French Fighter Jet Sale to Egypt: Triumph and Questions
    Feb15

    French Fighter Jet Sale to Egypt: Triumph and Questions

    French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is due in Cairo Monday to sign off on a $5.9 billion purchase by Egypt of 24 French Rafale fighter jets and a frigate. The deal boosts France’s struggling economy and helps bolster Egypt’s military arsenal in the face of rising insecurity. Some are questioning why France is going ahead with...

    Ukraine, World Leaders Agree to Next Phase of Cease-Fire
    Feb15

    Ukraine, World Leaders Agree to Next Phase of Cease-Fire

    The Ukrainian president held a telephone conference Sunday with the world leaders who forged a cease-fire to the violence in eastern part of the country. …read more Source:...

    Israeli leader calls for mass Jewish influx after attack
    Feb15

    Israeli leader calls for mass Jewish influx after attack

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for the “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following the shooting attack outside a Copenhagen synagogue that killed a Danish Jew. Netanyahu says the government on Sunday will discuss a $46 million plan to encourage Jewish immigration from France,...

    Globe in Ukraine: Nation falls largely quiet as ceasefire takes effect
    Feb15

    Globe in Ukraine: Nation falls largely quiet as ceasefire takes effect

    Fate of agreement likely hinges on what happens in the previously unknown Debaltseve …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Denmark Chief Rabbi Mourns Loss Of ‘Irreplaceable’ Jewish Guard Following Attack
    Feb15

    Denmark Chief Rabbi Mourns Loss Of ‘Irreplaceable’ Jewish Guard Following Attack

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Sunday called for the “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following a deadly shooting near Copenhagen’s main synagogue, renewing a blunt message that has upset some of Israel’s friends in Europe. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that at a time of rising...

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding, except around contested railway hub
    Feb15

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding, except around contested railway hub

    …read more Source: Toronto...

    Israeli leader calls for mass Jewish influx after attack
    Feb15

    Israeli leader calls for mass Jewish influx after attack

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Sunday called for the “massive immigration” of European Jews to Israel following a deadly shooting near Copenhagen’s main synagogue, renewing a blunt message that has upset some of Israel’s friends in Europe. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that at a time of rising anti-Semitism...

    Yemeni militia defiant ahead of UN vote
    Feb15

    Yemeni militia defiant ahead of UN vote

    Sanaa (AFP) – Shiite militiamen who seized power in Yemen vowed to defy “threats” as the UN Security Council prepared to adopt a resolution Sunday calling on them to step aside or face consequences.Yemen is a traditional US ally in the fight against Al-Qaeda, but the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country has descended into...

    Ukraine cease-fire mostly holds; each side accuses other of violations
    Feb15

    Ukraine cease-fire mostly holds; each side accuses other of violations

    The battlefields of eastern Ukraine fell mostly silent Sunday as a shaky cease-fire went into effect, but both sides in the fight between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukrainian government accused the other of sporadic small arms and mortar fire. …read more Source: Los Angeles...