Weekday News Wrap: Thursday, May 30, 2013
- After reportedly receiving a shipment of Russian missiles, Syrian President Bashar al Assad has said his country will respond to any Israeli attack on its soil.
- Hundreds of South Korean workers have called during a rally on political leaders in Seoul and Pyongyang to reopen the joint industrial complex in North Korea.
- Israel is preparing to build more than 1,000 new settler homes in east Jerusalem, in mostly Arab areas, according to the non-governmental organization Terrestrial Jerusalem.
- A Russian court rejected an appeal by members of the feminist punk group Pussy Riot against their sentence for a protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- Foreign Policy features an article about the price of peace, asking how much a U.N. blue helmet is actually worth.