* PMO: Israel will not change status quo on the Temple Mount Netanyahu's office clarifies government has "no intention of changing policy" as Knesset debate riles Arab world.
* West warns Russia amid rising tensions in Crimea Western nations have called on Russia to ease tensions in Ukraine's Crimea region after armed men seized the local parliament and raised the Russian flag.
* Baghdad bombings leave scores dead and more injured At least 30 people have been killed in bombings around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, according to officials.
* 'Nasrallah preps Hezbollah for possible war with Israel' Israeli troops on high alert; columnist close to Shiite terror group compares Israeli official's quick confirmation of recent airstrike to premature ejaculation.
* Jordan PM warns Israel over Temple Mount authority Entire peace treaty could be put to review, says Abdullah Ensour, after parliament votes to expel Israeli envoy.
* Jihadist Syrian rebel group imposes Sharia restrictions on Christians Group calls for end to public Christian rituals, displaying of cross 'or anything from their book.'
* Poll: A majority of Israelis prefer to receive news updates via Internet More Israelis prefer online notifications, as compared to TV, print, radio news updates, according to recent survey.
* Russian spy ship docked in Havana A Russian warship was docked in Havana Wednesday, without explanation from Communist Cuba or its state media.
* 'Stand Firm in the US' Leaders in Judea, Samaria send a message to Netanyahu, ahead of his visit to Washington: 'Go forth and save the nation and the land.'
* Arab League Contemplates Turning to UN Over Al-Aqsa Arab League discusseds the possibility of filing a complaint to the Security Council over alleged "Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa compound."