ISIS and Assad have put the relations between two countries on the brink for months, despite external appearance of cooperation.
- Russian jet hit inside Syria after incursion into Turkey, U.S. official says (Reuters)
- Obama tells Erdogan: U.S. and NATO support for Turkey's right to defend its sovereignty (Reuters)
- Magnitude 7.5 quake hits eastern Peru, USGS says (Reuters)
- Hostage-taking in French town ends, hostages safe (AP)
- Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February (AP)
- French jets destroy ISIS command center at Tel Afar, west of Iraq's Mosul, official says (Reuters)
- Tunisia to declare state of emergency, give security forces more powers after bus attack. (Reuters)
- Hostage situation in French town of Roubaix near Belgium; several with gunshot wounds (Reuters)
- Syrian group: IS releases more Assyrian Christian hostages (AP)
- NATO rejects Russian claim that jet wasn't in Turkish airspace (Reuters)
- Libya official: 5 killed, 17 wounded by suicide bombing at checkpoint near Tripoli (AP)
- At least 12 killed, 16 wounded in Tunisia bus blast. (AP)
- Paris prosecutor: Abaaoud, other suspect planned to attack La Defense Paris business district (Reuters)
- Obama: Turkey has right to defend territory, urges no escalation after plane shoot-down (AP)
- 13 Afghan soldiers captured by Taliban after helicopter crash (Reuters)
Just as anti-Semitism was behind America’s denial of refuge to Jews in the 1930s and 40s, Islamophobia undergirds much of the anti-refugee sentiment today. It was wrong then, just as it is wrong today.
Europeans might want to hold their noses while they do it, but they should be looking to Israel – and not just for homeland security technology.
IDF still hasn’t decided whether to investigate incidents which Palestinians claim constitute war crimes.
Haaretz looks behind the memorial plaques affixed on or near the homes of the city’s late, great cultural figures.
Russians to send the 'Moksva' cruiser, equipped with air defense systems much like the infamous S-300 system, to area near Syria's maritime border with Turkey.
The series will be called 'Eagles' in English and directed by Allen Poul, who previously did episodes of 'The Newsroom' and 'Six Feet Under.'