NRG, an Israeli news site, posted a video showing what happened when its reporter walked through Paris dressed as an observant Jew. The results were, by turns, dismaying, disgusting, and scary. Watch the clip below.
On the afternoon of February 22nd, Nir Barkat, 55, the mayor of Jerusalem, happened to be walking down a street near City Hall with his bodyguard when he noticed a man being stabbed nearby. Footage from security cameras show the mayor and his bodyguard approaching and eventually lunging at the attacker, later identified as an […]
The maker of the world-famous Nutella spread and Kinder chocolates, and the richest man in Italy, Michele Ferrero, died this week on Saturday, at 89 years old. His death was announced in a statement released by The Ferrero Group, of which the deceased was a former chairman. Michele Ferrero was born on April 26, 1925, […]
A group of hackers spread worldwide has stolen approximately one billion dollars from over 100 banks, over a period of two years. This past Saturday, Kaspersky Labs, a company which Interpol and other authorities charged with investigating the cybercrime released a report detailing how the syndicate of hackers, known as Carbanak, comprising individuals from China, […]
An unidentified gunman opened fire outside a synagogue in Copenhagen, Denmark, only hours after a similar attack at a cultural center in the city. At the synagogue, one person died from a gunshot wound to the head and 2 police offers were shot in the arm and leg, according to AP. Danish Police have yet to state […]
Dramatic amateur video shows the immediate aftermath of a Copenhagen café shooting in which one person was killed and three injured. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The American television network NBC announced that it would be suspending veteran anchor and news-hour celebrity Brian Williams for a period of six months. The disciplinary action comes in the wake of the scandal that snowballed after Williams admitted to embellishing a story he told several times about his experience in the 2003 Iraq War. […]
Russian, Ukrainian, French and German leaders have reached a ceasefire agreement to end fighting in Ukraine, after 16 hours of joint negations in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. The ceasefire will take effect on Sunday, February 15th. President Vladimir Putin of Russia announced the breakthrough, saying, “There is also the political settlement. The first thing […]
The leader of a jihadist recruitment effort in Belgium has been jailed by the Belgian courts, in a precedent-setting case. In Antwerp, a judge found 45 members of “Sharia4Belgium,” a group which promoted radical Islamism and recruited Europeans for fighting for ISIS (Islamic State), guilty of terrorism-related crimes. The group’s leader, Fouad Belkacem, was sentenced […]
On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, President Barack Obama made a formal request for congressional approval to start a military campaign against ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The timing is telling: the move came almost 24 hours after it was confirmed that American humanitarian worker Kayla Mueller had been killed while in […]