A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky. The Gothic cathedral is one of the city’s landmarks; a beloved icon for locals and a deeply-valued symbol of the Catholic faith.
An IDF officer was killed on Sunday night while his unit was operating undercover inside Gaza. The flare-up comes while Israel and Hamas are engaged in difficult ceasefire negotiations intended to calm violence on Israel’s southern border, caused by weekly Hamas-led riots and incendiary aerial devices.
Israel’s relationship with Russia has been a little shaky of late. The current tension began with the downing of a Russian spy plane over Syria. Although Syrian air defenses that were responsible, Israel was blamed for the incident. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting in Paris to try and heal… Read more »