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    Israel pledges reprisals for UN vote against settlements
    Dec26

    Israel pledges reprisals for UN vote against settlements

    Israel’s Foreign Ministry said it began summoning the ambassadors of countries who voted in favor of the resolution, including those from the permanent members of the Security Council — Russia, China, the United Kingdom and France. Speaking to a weekly meeting of his Cabinet on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel...

    War and Democracy in the Age of Trump
    Dec25

    War and Democracy in the Age of Trump

    Click here for reuse options! “This country has never experienced a commander in chief who is this unpredictable. And that surely is dangerous.” The ancient Greek historian Herodotus once observed that Persian rulers indulged the habit of getting drunk when making important decisions. When sober and sensible next morning, their custom was to...

    Israel to do ‘all it takes’ to emerge unharmed by UN vote
    Dec25

    Israel to do ‘all it takes’ to emerge unharmed by UN vote

    JERUSALEM — Israel pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel’s close ally. Israel’s Foreign Ministry said it began summoning the ambassadors of countries who voted in favour of the...

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets with his cabinet to discuss ‘plan of action’ against U.N.
    Dec25

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets with his cabinet to discuss ‘plan of action’ against U.N.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with his cabinet Sunday to discuss the plan of action his government will need to take against the United Nations after the international body’s security council voted last week to ban Israel from building settlements in land claimed by the Palestinians. Most have labeled the resolution...

    Read Pope Francis’ Christmas Day Prayer for Peace
    Dec25

    Read Pope Francis’ Christmas Day Prayer for Peace

    Pope Francis delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” Christmas day message from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Sunday. The Pope dedicated his message to “all peoples, especially those scarred by war and harsh conflicts that seem stronger than the yearning for peace.” He wished peace to the victims of the war...

    Israel Will Do ‘All It Takes’ to Recover From ‘Shameful’ U.N. Vote: Prime Minister Netanyahu
    Dec25

    Israel Will Do ‘All It Takes’ to Recover From ‘Shameful’ U.N. Vote: Prime Minister Netanyahu

    (JERUSALEM) — Israel pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel’s close ally. Israel’s Foreign Ministry said it began summoning the ambassadors of countries who voted in favor of the...

    Israel Summons Ambassadors to Issue Reprimand After U.N. Resolution
    Dec25

    Israel Summons Ambassadors to Issue Reprimand After U.N. Resolution

    Israel summoned the ambassadors of 10 nations to Jerusalem to reprimand them on Sunday and had more harsh words for the Obama administration over a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding an end to settlement-building. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put his personal imprint on the show of anger by repeating at the weekly cabinet meeting...

    Russian Plane Carrying 92 Crashes in Black Sea; 10 Dead Seen
    Dec25

    Russian Plane Carrying 92 Crashes in Black Sea; 10 Dead Seen

    A Russian plane carrying 92 people to an air base in Syria crashed Sunday into the Black Sea minutes after taking off from the city of Sochi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. Thousands of rescue workers were searching the undersea crash site but there appeared to be no survivors. Those on board included dozens of members of Russia’s...

    Israel Summons Foreign Ambassadors To Jerusalem Over Anti-Settlement UN Vote
    Dec25

    Israel Summons Foreign Ambassadors To Jerusalem Over Anti-Settlement UN Vote

    By Jeffrey HellerJERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel summoned the ambassadors of 10 nations to Jerusalem to reprimand them on Sunday and had more harsh words for the Obama administration over a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding an end to settlement-building.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put his personal imprint on the show of anger by...

    Russian plane crashes in Black Sea; famous choir aboard
    Dec25

    Russian plane crashes in Black Sea; famous choir aboard

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian plane carrying 92 people to an air base in Syria crashed Sunday into the Black Sea minutes after taking off from the city of Sochi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. Thousands of rescue workers were searching the undersea crash site but there appeared to be no survivors. Those on board included dozens of members of...