• White House rejects Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo prison, Wall Street Journal reports (Reuters)
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to give away 99 percent of fortune ($45b) to charity (AP)
  • Prominent East Jerusalem lawyer arrested on suspicion of Facebook incitement (Haaretz)
  • Ash Carter: Turkey should do against ISIS from air, ground (Reuters)
  • Suspected Islamists in Paris court in first trial since attacks (Reuters)
  • IAF chief Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel visit India as guest of local counterpart (Haaretz)
  • Bulgarian police end check at Sofia airport, explosive not found (Reuters)
  • Explosion at Istanbul metro station believed to have been caused by power transformer (Reuters)
  • Istanbul municipality says trains suspended at one metro station after loud noise (Reuters)
  • About 2,500 asylum seekers now jailed in Holot the highest since its establishment (Haaretz)
  • Netanyahu: Israel operates in Syria occasionally (Haaretz)
  • Obama says despite challenges, thinks climate change can be solved (Reuters)
  • EU commits 350 million euros in aid for displaced Syrians (DPA)
  • Governor: Seven Kurdish militants killed in clashes with Turkish forces (Reuters)
  • Diplomats: NATO to invite Montenegro to join alliance (AP)
New York City, Dec. 13

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