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      In Chirac’s shadow, Macron steps into Jerusalem’s symbolism
      Jan22

      In Chirac’s shadow, Macron steps into Jerusalem’s symbolism

      Emmanuel Macron begins a visit to Jerusalem on Wednesday with a symbolic stop at one of France’s territories in the Holy Land aiming to avoid controversies of past presidents while underscoring Paris’ historical influence in the region. The two-day visit, which includes political meetings to discuss Iran tensions and the peace process...

      Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan, rejects Dems on witnesses
      Jan22

      Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan, rejects Dems on witnesses

      Senators voted to block four separate motions from Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to subpoena records and documents related to Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.; …read more Source:: The Jerusalem...

      Trump trial starts with clash on rules, evidence
      Jan22

      Trump trial starts with clash on rules, evidence

      US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began in earnest in the Senate yesterday, with his chief legal defender attacking the case as baseless and a top Democratic lawmaker describing overwhelming evidence of wrongdoing.Democrats have called on the Republican-controlled Senate to remove Trump from office for pressuring Ukraine to...

      Spotlight on White House lawyer in Trump trial
      Jan21

      Spotlight on White House lawyer in Trump trial

      When White House counsel Pat Cipollone argues President Donald Trump’s case in a Senate trial this week, he will also be defending his role in a controversial legal strategy that helped lead to Trump’s impeachment on a charge of obstructing Congress.Democratic lawmakers in the House of Representatives said yesterday that evidence...

      Forward Hernandez joins LA Galaxy from Sevilla
      Jan21

      Forward Hernandez joins LA Galaxy from Sevilla

      Mexico striker Javier Hernandez has joined Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy from Sevilla, the La Liga club announced yesterday. Hernandez, who has also played for Manchester United and Real Madrid, has left after only five months with Sevilla, who signed him from West Ham last summer.The 31-year-old had become a fringe player under coach Julen...

      The historical memory of the Holocaust in Russia and Ukraine
      Jan21

      The historical memory of the Holocaust in Russia and Ukraine

      Studies show that 48% of respondents in 11 Russian cities were unable to answer the question “What is the Holocaust?”; …read more Source:: The Jerusalem...

      Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet
      Jan21

      Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet

      Iran acknowledged on Jan. 21 that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran’s main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board. …read more Source:: Hurriyet Daily...

      Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner
      Jan21

      Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

      Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests. The country’s civil aviation authority said it has yet to receive a positive response after requesting technical assistance from France and the United States to...

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner
      Jan21

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner Iran’s aviation body asks for international help in black box analysis, after confirming two surface-to-air missiles had brought down the plane MEE and agencies Tue, 01/21/2020 – 10:59 The coffins of Iranian victims of the Ukrainian plane crash during funeral ceremony...

      Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin Tuesday
      Jan21

      Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin Tuesday

      President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial begins in earnest Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from office and Republicans determined to acquit him — and quickly, if possible. Four months after the Ukraine scandal exploded and went on to overshadow the end of Trump’s term, and 10 months...