Saturday, October 06, 2012


* Friday prayers end in riots on Temple Mount Riots broke out on the Temple Mount on Friday afternoon as hundreds of Muslim worshipers threw stones at police officers.

* IDF shoots down drone that penetrated deep into Israel The IDF shot down a foreign drone that had penetrated deep into Israeli airspace on Saturday afternoon.

* WSJ: Unrest in Tehran altering Israel's stance The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that the protests in Iran linked to the country's weakening currency are causing Israeli officials to reconsider the likelihood of a strike against Iranian nuclear targets in the coming months.

* Iran denies offering new plan on nuclear impasse Iran denied on Saturday a US media report that it had offered a "nine-step plan" aimed at solving its stand-off with the West over its disputed nuclear program.

* London council set to remove 'anti-Semitic' mural showing Jewish bankers A mural painted on a wall in East London depicting Jewish bankers apparently exploiting black men is set to be removed following complaints that it has anti-Semitic undertones.

* Turkey 'responds to fresh Syrian mortar fire' Turkey has fired into Syria for a fourth day after a Syrian mortar landed near a Turkish village.

* Number Of Gay And Bisexual TV Characters At Highest-Ever Level The number of gay and bisexual characters on scripted broadcast network TV is at its highest-ever level in the season ahead, according to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

* Jordanians demand constitutional reform in mass rally More than 10,000 Jordanians demanded widespread constitutional reforms on Friday.

* Security and Defense: Fighting with faith The office of Lt.-Col. Amichai Segal at battalion headquarters in the middle of the northern West Bank, is surrounded by rocky, hilly agricultural country.

* 'Controversial anti-Islam ads set for Washington DC' A federal judge ordered the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Agency to begin displaying controversial anti-jihad advertisements beginning Monday in Washington DC.