* Iran endorses nuclear EMP attack on United States Suspected for years of plotting to dismantle the U.S. electric grid, American officials have confirmed that Iranian military brass have endorsed a nuclear electromagnetic pulse explosion that would attack the country's power system.
* US Syria Policy Mocked as Al Qaeda Hunts Down US-Backed Rebels US Syria Policy Mocked as Al Qaeda Hunts Down US-Backed Rebels.
* 'Beat up an Arab' game appears on Iranian website The game, linked to the country's Ministry of Culture and Guidance, has faced criticism from Iranian-Arabs who say it's racist.
* US Urges Turkey to Tone Down War Against Kurds US and Europe warn Turkey after reports its Kurdish crackdown is killing civilians, as Ankara continues to largely ignore ISIS.
* Yemen crisis: Houthi rebels 'driven from key al-Anad airbase' Pro-government forces in Yemen have retaken the country's largest airbase in a battle with Houthi rebels, government officials say.
* Sources: Hamas focusing on terror attacks from West Bank after high casualties in Gaza war Hamas has changed its strategy as a result of heavy losses during Operation Protective Edge, 'Al-Hayat' quotes sources in Gaza as saying.
* LGBT rights: Anti-terror orders should be used against Christian teachers who say same-sex marriage is wrong, says Tory MP Christian teachers who tell pupils that gay marriages is 'wrong' should have anti-terror banning orders used against them, a Tory MP has argued.
* He's Back: Ahmadinejad Launches Political Campaign Iran's former president launches a political campaign in hopes of returning to power in February's parliamentary elections.
* Russian President Turns 'Temple Mount' into Relative Term Russian President Vladimir Putin raised eyebrows when he dubbed a Crimean archaeological site the 'Temple Mount of Orthodox Christians'.
* Study names three 'most Jewish' cities in America Ranked by region, the Northeast is 4 percent Jewish; the Midwest, South and West each are 1 percent Jewish.