Tag: Europe

The ball is now in the Iranian court

French diplomacy refuses for the moment to back down from objections to a rushed agreement with Iran. Over the past few weeks, Paris has been leading a tougher stance on negotiations with Iran, compared with the official US positions.   French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius even called back his negotiating team this Thursday from Lausanne […]

Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?

The French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut, the son of Holocaust survivors, is an accomplished, even gifted, pessimist. To his disciples, he is a Jewish Zola, accusing France’s bien-pensant intellectual class of complicity in its own suicide. To his foes, he is a reactionary whose nostalgia for a fairy-tale French past is induced by an irrational fear […]

EU Names New Middle East Special Envoy

European Union foreign ministers named Fernando Gentilini as new special representative for the Middle East on Monday, AFP reported, filling a post vacant since early 2014 in the hope of getting the stalled peace process “back on track,” officials said.   Gentilini – an Italian, as is EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini – currently heads the EU’s Western Balkans and Turkey division and his appointment will […]

ISIS Vows To ‘Blow Up The White House, Big Ben And The Eiffel Tower’

En route to conquering the European cities of Paris and Rome, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria says they plan to “blow up” the White House, Big Ben and the Eiffel Tower. ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani detailed the terror group’s plans to conquer Portugal, Spain, Paris and Rome in an almost 30-minute audio […]

Economic catastrophe awaits if Jews leave Europe, Jewish leader warns

Europe is on the verge of a serious economic crisis if the European Union does not introduce new legislation to counter anti-Semitism, according to the president of the European Jewish Congress.   Moshe Kantor said every Jewish family on the continent is contemplating whether they should “leave or stay” as they fear the levels of […]

U.S. Commander: Arming Ukraine Increases Pressure on Putin

There’s no expectation Ukraine could defeat Russia militarily if given American weapons, but they could add “muscle” to diplomatic efforts, the commander of U.S. Army Europe said Tuesday.   While emphasizing the U.S. still seeks a diplomatic solution to the crisis, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said in Berlin that helping Ukraine with weapons would increase […]

US Senate to call for European nations to appoint anti-Semitism envoys

The US Senate will likely soon call on European leaders to appoint national anti-Semitism czars to monitor and combat hate against their countries’ Jewish minorities.   That call is included in a bipartisan resolution introduced on Wednesday, which is being co-sponsored by 53 senators.   “Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, we are witnessing […]

New euro banknotes Greek myth

Amid Greece’s approval from the European Commission on its proposed reform measures to extend its bailout program, the ECB released new banknotes named after the Greek mythology figure “Europa” — which the continent is obviously named after.   In a speech on Tuesday, ECB President Mario Draghi said, “The inclusion of the mythological figure Europa, who gave her name to […]

Ambassador Warns ISIS Could Launch Attacks Against Europe from Libya

In an exclusive interview with David Webb, a Breitbart News contributor and SiriusXM Patriot channel talk show host, Libyan Diplomat Dr. Aref Nayed, warned that ISIS in Libya has consolidated its grip on the city of Sirte, located on the Libyan northern coast nearly an hour away from Europe by plane.   Webb asked the […]

Ukrainian crisis: Ceasefire agreed as Russia launches military exercises

A battle of nerves ended this morning as the Russian and Ukrainian leaders agreed to a ceasefire in Belarus over contested territory in the embattled eastern European state.   Russian president Vladimir Putin announced the ceasefire would be effective from midnight 15th February, bringing hope to a conflict that has claimed the lives of more […]