Monday, December 15, 2014


THREE DEAD IN BLOODY END TO SIEGE Two hostages feared dead and Muslim gunman killed as police storm Sydney cafe with assault rifles and stun grenades moments after hostages fled.

Historian Says War with Hezbollah is Imminent Aryeh Yitzhaki thinks Russian reaction to latest IAF strike in Syria shows something sinister is brewing.

Germany says it will help finance four new Israeli warships The mass-circulation Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday that Berlin had earmarked up to 115 million euros for the warships -- which would cost around 1 billion euros in total.

Israel's New Chief of Staff Has Tough Stance on Hezbollah Says Israel will not hesitate to use 'disproportionate force' .

Hamas Burns Temple Model in Anniversary Rally In honor of 27th anniversary, Hamas puts out new propaganda video and parade showcasing its "successes" over Israel.

Russian rouble falls to new low against US dollar The Russian rouble has dropped to a new low against the US dollar, as falling oil prices and Western sanctions continue to weigh on the country.

Turkey media arrests: Erdogan rejects EU criticism Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the European Union after it criticised the mass arrest of opposition journalists at the weekend.

Germany tense over anti-Islam 'Pegida' march in Dresden A march against "Islamisation of the West" is due to take place in Dresden, with turnout expected to reach about 10,000 in the eastern German city.

Revitalized Turkey drifts away from Europe and towards Eurasia Along with Russia, Turkey lies at the confluence between Europe and Asia. A peripheral European power, like Russia, it is following Moscow's lead and also looking east.

IS beheaded 4 Christian children, says "Vicar of Baghdad" Speaking from Jerusalem, Anglican priest Andrew White recounts murder of youths who refused to convert to Islam.