• German cabinet approves plans to join military campaign against Islamic State in Syria (Reuters)
  • Court sentences third arsonist of Jerusalem bilingual school to three years in prison (Haaretz)
  • Indonesia cites faulty component, crew response in last year's AirAsia crash (Reuters)
  • IDF soldiers find improvised weapons and ammunition at Jenin refugee camp (Haaretz)
  • Al-Qaida's Yemen branch threatens Saudi Arabia over plan to execute its imprisoned members (Reuters)
  • Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet says faces tax inspection after journalists arrested (Reuters)
  • Al-Qaida threatens Saudi Arabia over plan to execute prisoners (Reuters)
  • Initial report: Man lightly wounded in Jerusalem, circumstances remain unclear (Haaretz)
  • Initial report: Man lightly wounded in stabbing attack at Gush Etzion junction in W. Bank. (Haaretz)
  • UN: Seventeen countries in Americas may have eliminated mother-to-child HIV transmission (Reuters)
  • Burkina Faso commission says Kabore wins presidency (AP)
  • U.S.: Russia violated Turkish airspace despite warnings, but dialogue needed (Reuters)
  • Putin: Turkey downed Russian plane to defend ISIS oil supplies (Reuters)
  • Pope's message to climate negotiators in Paris: Now or never (DPA)
  • Professor Marcus Klingberg, scientist and Soviet spy, died at 97 (Haaretz)
New York City, Dec. 13

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