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Islamic State ‘planning to use Libya as gateway to Europe’ – Telegraph.co.uk

The video, which prompted Egypt to launch retaliatory bombing raids on Isil positions in Libya, included footage of a khaki-clad militant pointing a bloodstained finger northwards, declaring: “We will conquer Rome, by Allah’s permission.” The Isil propagandist, who uses the alias Abu Arhim al-Libim, describes Libya as having “immense potential” for Isil. He points out […]

Is This the Day of Reckoning for Greece and Europe? – New York Times

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Europe’s Increasingly Targeted Jews – The Atlantic

Virginia Mayo/AP After recent anti-Semitic murders in Paris and Copenhagen, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on European Jews to leave the continent. He urged them to go to Israel, “your home.” Of course, their home is France or Denmark or whatever their country of residence. But as Zack Beauchamp notes, outside of the United […]

Europe shares end mixed after data; Greece in focus – CNBC

On the data front, price growth in the U.K. slowed once again in January, edging closer to deflationary territory and marking its lowest level since records began in 1989. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) came in at just 0.3 percent in January, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) said Tuesday. This was in line […]

Europe And U.S. Finally Declare That Russian Soldiers Are Fighting In Ukraine – Forbes

In Minsk on February 12, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko waived passports of Russian soldiers caught or killed in Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s propagandists immediately scoffed at such “political comedy,” but Poroshenko’s display showed that Russia is waging an undeclared war, using regular troops with regular Russian military equipment to destroy a weaker army, while claiming it […]

Islamic State ‘planning to use Libya as gateway to Europe’ – Telegraph.co.uk

The video, which prompted Egypt to launch retaliatory bombing raids on Isil positions in Libya, included footage of a khaki-clad militant pointing a bloodstained finger northwards, declaring: “We will conquer Rome, by Allah’s permission.” The Isil propagandist, who uses the alias Abu Arhim al-Libim, describes Libya as having “immense potential” for Isil. He points out […]

Anti-Semitism in Europe: Will it cause Jews to leave? – CNN

Anti-Semitism in Europe: Will it cause Jews to leave? – CNN

(CNN)The door is open, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said to Jews worldwide. “Extremist Islamic terrorism has struck Europe again, this time in Denmark,” he said Sunday. “We are preparing and calling for the absorption of mass immigration from Europe. To the Jews of Europe and to the Jews of the world I say that […]

Yanis Varoufakis: No Time for Games in Europe – New York Times

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Jews Face Renewed Doubt Over Their Future in Europe – TIME

Rumle Skafte—AP People lay flowers outside a synagogue where an attack took place in Copenhagen, Feb. 15, 2015. Denmark’s synagogue attack is the latest in a series across Europe Denmark will do everything it can to protect Jews, said its Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt to reporters Monday. But across town, the thousands of bouquets that […]

ISIS Sets Sights on Europe in Latest Beheading Video – TIME

Mohamed El-Shahed—AFP/Getty Images Relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly killed by ISIS militants in Libya react after hearing the news on Feb. 16, 2015 in the village of Al-Awar in Egypt’s southern province of Minya. Brutal killing of 21 seems an attempt to provoke retaliation More Egyptian Coptic Christians Mourn Brothers Slain by ISIS Pope […]