Tuesday, December 31, 2019


Trump blames Iran for US embassy attack, vows to hold nation 'fully responsible' President Trump on Tuesday blamed Iran for "orchestrating" an attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad and vowed to hold the country "fully responsible."

'Death to America': Pro-Iran Mob Attacks U.S. Embassy in Iraq A mob attacked the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, prompting some embassy staff to evacuate.

First time in 40 Years: Iranian Backed Protesters Storm US Embassy, Ambassador Evacuated Pro-Iranian protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad.

IAF Commander Norkin: US airstrikes in Iraq a potential game changer Thousands of paramilitary members march on US Embassy in Baghdad following deadly strikes.

40% more Jewish visitors to Temple Mount compared to last Hanukkah The miracle of the oil menorah commemorated on Hanukkah took place at the Temple, according to Jewish tradition.

An Interesting Year Comes to an End International organizations, starting with the United Nations itself, appear less relevant than ever.

Fighting the Demonization of Israel at the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, has decided to indict senior Israeli policymakers and military officers for committing war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza.

Analysis: Turkey has found a new proxy war in Libya Turkey, since 2011, has been waging a pro-Sunni proxy war in Syria, in the hope of one day establishing in Damascus a pro-Turkey, Islamist regime.

EU Divisions In Libya Leaves Space Wide Open For Turkey Europe will have to unite on a common position on Libya if it wants to keep third parties such as Turkey from exerting their influence on the war-stricken country.

2020 Could See Renewed Refugee Crisis In Europe A desperate scramble from Syria's Idlib province has begun. Pouring from the last rebel stronghold as state troops advance, the region's weary populace face a perilous journey.

Over the next two years the EU will decide its future path - here's why the UK has to be involved despite Brexit  In both Britain and the rest of Europe, a frank and honest discussion is needed about what it means to be sovereign in a changing world.