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Paris Gets Go Ahead for Public Hanukkah Celebrations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 1:15pm 12/2/2015 at 1:15pm

Tuesday reports surfaced that Paris Police were advising against lighting Hanukkah candles in public places due to security concerns.

The Times of Israel reported:

Miri Michaeli, Europe correspondent for Israel’s Channel 10 news, tweets a troubling report from Paris.

The tweet reads, in Hebrew: “Chabad: Paris police order [us] to cancel most of our...

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Eagles of Death Metal Open Up About Bataclan Slaughter

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 7:30pm 11/28/2015 at 7:30pm

Eighty-nine people died when terrorists opened fire on a packed house at Paris’ Bataclan concert hall earlier this month. The crowd had come to see the Eagles of Death Metal; an hour into the show, the terrorists began shooting into the crowd. That night, 130 people died all across Paris, and...

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Tunisia’s President Declares War on ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 4:00pm 11/27/2015 at 4:00pm

Another head-of-state has joined French President François Hollande in declaring war on ISIS.

Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi and his Interior Ministry issued a series of statements following an attack on...

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U.S. Avoids Destroying ISIS Oil Wells Because of Environmental Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 4:30pm 11/25/2015 at 4:30pm

When it comes to destroying ISIS, how serious is the Obama Administration? So serious that the White House avoids destroying the source of ISIS funding because of environmental concerns. Yes, environmental concerns.

Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell joined Charlie Rose to discuss ISIS and the Obama Administration’s aversion to destroying ISIS...

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“This will get complicated”: Turkey Warns, Shoots Down Russian Fighter Jet

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:06pm 11/24/2015 at 2:06pm

Today U.S. officials confirmed that the Turkish military fired upon a Russian jet when it repeatedly violated Turkish airspace near the Turkey-Syria border.

The jet crash landed in the Jabal Turkmen area of the coastal Syrian province of Latakia, and it is now believed that both pilots have died under...

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Brussels Still Locked Down, as Belgium Hunts for Paris Attack Fugitive

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/24/2015 at 12:00pm

Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the seat of EU Parliament, rightly calls itself the ‘Heart of Europe’ – today that heart has almost come to a standstill. The city entered the fourth day of high terror alert, as security forces enforced a lockdown while carrying out massive raids on suspected terrorists hideouts. Belgian...

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Terror Update: France Launches Airstrikes as Domestic Search Continues

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 23, 2015 at 4:50pm 11/23/2015 at 4:50pm

10 days after a series of terrorist attacks rocked Paris, the city is still in the process of regaining its footing and tracking down the team of extremists who killed 130 people and injured hundreds more. Officials are still attempting to identify a third terrorist involved in the Stade de France...

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“Liberté, égalité, fraternité, and crème brûlée…versus WHAT?” BBC Host Goes Off on ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 8:00am 11/22/2015 at 8:00am

This month’s attacks in Paris, France killed 130 innocent people and left hundreds more battered, bruised, and reawakened to the danger of radical Islamic terrorism in the west. Political leaders and presidential candidates are speaking out, and everyone’s megaphone is pointed straight at Syria and the heart of ISIS.

BBC anchor and...

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The DNC Just Lost Its Mind—and Maybe Its Own Base—with this New Ad

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2015 at 5:44pm 11/20/2015 at 5:44pm

Since footage of the terrorist attacks in Paris started plastering itself across our computer and television screens, the country—and the rest of the world, at this point—has been engaged in a knock down, drag out battle royale over refugees, terrorists, refugees who might be terrorists, and most notably, the influence and...

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Merkel Falters as Anti-Immigration Party becomes 3rd Largest in Germany

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 1:00pm 11/19/2015 at 1:00pm

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel doubles down on her open-border policy just days after the deadly Paris terror attacks by reiterating her government’s willingness to absorb more migrants, the political landscape in changing rapidly before her eyes. The anti-immigration party AfD that was just above 3 percent in opinion polls as recently as...

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On Fighting ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 8:30am 11/19/2015 at 8:30am

The best approach to addressing the ISIS threat would have been one of prevention—an ounce of it worth far more than a pound of cure.

An obvious move would have been to keep a small residual force in Iraq, back when even Obama was crowing about the successful transition there. Another...

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ISIS Threatens Attack on Times Square in New Video

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 8:43pm 11/18/2015 at 8:43pm

Earlier this year, I dove in to the world of ISIS propaganda with a piece explaining that ISIS is using digital media to both recruit new members, and make it more difficult for international intelligence officials...

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Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Syrian Refugee Influx

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 4:45pm 11/18/2015 at 4:45pm

Wednesday, Bloomberg released a poll that captured national attitudes on America’s commitment to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees.

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Bomb Scare Rocks German Soccer Stadium, Officials Give “All Clear”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 4:11pm 11/17/2015 at 4:11pm

A soccer match between Germany and the Netherlands has been canceled over the “concrete threat” of a planned bomb attack.

Hanover, Germany is the latest site of two separate terror scares in the wake of Friday’s massacres in Paris, France. French intelligence officials gave the all clear just moments ago (as...

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Russia Confirms Terrorism Downed Jet in Sinai

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 11:44am 11/17/2015 at 11:44am

Today the Russian Federal Security Service confirmed that a terrorist bomb was responsible for the crash and destruction of a Russian passenger jet in the Sinai last month.

2.2 pounds of TNT explosives were used to bring the plane down in what officials are saying was “definitely a terrorist act.” Alexander...

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U.S. Makes Another Arms Dump for Syrian Arab Coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 16, 2015 at 9:49pm 11/16/2015 at 9:49pm

Over the weekend the U.S. military completed its second arms delivery to the Syrian Arab Coalition. The supplies were delivered to Erbil and then carried west.

The Syrian Arab Coalition is an “umbrella group” consisting of 5000 Arab forces that have joined together with Kurdish fighters to take on the Islamic...

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France Launches Air Strikes on ISIS Targets in Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 16, 2015 at 4:40pm 11/16/2015 at 4:40pm

French jets struck ISIS targets in Syria this Sunday night, destroying a jihadi training camp and a munitions dump in the city of Raqqa, where Iraqi sources say the Paris attacks were planned.

Twelve aircraft including 10 fighter jets dropped a total of 20 bombs in the biggest air strikes since France...

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