* WATCH: Netanyahu Wishes Christians 'Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year' "To all of our Christian friends around the world, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year," Netanyahu said in a video message on Thursday from the courtyard of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ).
* UN Security Council will vote today to end Israeli settlements in Judea, Samaria Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Trump had both called for the United States to veto the draft resolution.
* Europe's Compassionate Hatred of Israel The Jerusalem Declaration of UNESCO seeks to Islamize, with the help of many governments in Europe and other Christian countries, the ancient history of the people of Israel.
* Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri killed in Milan The Berlin market attacker, Anis Amri, has been shot dead by police in Milan.
* Trump clarifies nuke comment: 'Let it be an arms race' US President-elect Donald Trump sowed more doubt about his position on nuclear proliferation on Friday.
* A 2,000-Year Old Hanukkah Gift Uncovered in Jerusalem Nearly 30 years after archaeologists finished their excavations, representatives from Jerusalem's Tower of David announced on Tuesday the unexpected discovery of a 2,000-year old bronze coin.
* Putin celebrates victory in Syria, expansion of nukes On Thursday Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered confident remarks regarding Moscow's victory in Syria and their future nuclear readiness.
* 'Nauseating': Google profits from Holocaust denial websites, Jewish museum says A Jewish heritage museum has become the latest to criticize Google over its search hits, accusing it of profiting from Holocaust denial.
* Inside the Ring: U.S. Intel Warned of Christmas-related Islamic State Truck Attacks U.S. intelligence agencies issued general warnings around the world that Islamic State terrorists were planning to use trucks in attacks on gatherings of people.
* Migrant crisis: UN says 5,000 drown trying to reach Europe this year The number of undocumented migrants who drown in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe has reached 5,000, the highest annual total yet, the UN says.