* Breaking Israel News Exclusive: Sanhedrin Passes Judgement Against Pope Francis, Obama on Mt. Zion 71 elders of Israel who identify themselves as the Sanhedrin gathered Wednesday on Mount Zion in a historic trial bringing to judgement Pope Francis and US President Barack Obama in absentia. The rabbis called the two leaders to trial for crimes leading to the mortal endangerment of Israel and the Jewish nation.
* Iran says finds unexpectedly high uranium reserve Uranium can be used for civilian power production and scientific purposes, but is also a key ingredient in nuclear weapons.
* The Christian militia taking on Islamic State in Iraq Across the sun-scorched landscape of the Nineveh Plain in Iraq, north of Mosul, a small contingent of fighters in sand-coloured uniforms is on patrol, 7.5 miles (12km) from the frontline with the self-styled Islamic State.
* Defense Minister bans Islamist Temple Mount activists Ya'alon's office: Murabitun and Murabatat create tension and violence, are directed by hostile Islamist organizations.
* 'Russia, Iran sending military forces to save Assad's regime' Security source: Moscow setting up air strike capabilities; Iran sent IRGC ground force; ISIS is threatening to take Damascus.
* US official: 'IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria' There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC.
* Powerful militant group in Gaza allegedly pledges allegiance to ISIS A communique in the name of Jaish al-Islam circulating on social media claims the group is an integral part of Islamic State in the Sinai.
* Wilders tells Dutch parliament refugee crisis is 'Islamic invasion' "Masses of young men in their twenties with beards singing Allahu Akbar across Europe.
* 'Zionist regime will cease to exist in 25 years,' Khamenei vows Iran's supreme leader says his government won't negotiate with the US on any other issue.
* 'Its shameful that even Israel debated taking refugees' Faced with mounting criticism over their refusal to accept refugees, the Gulf monarchies have launched a campaign to combat that the claims, saying that they have donated millions and accepted vast numbers of Syrians as migrants.
* 'We're fighting for our existence there' Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor tells Ynet about the challenging four years in which he defended Israel's interests as the UN appeared to unfairly single out the Jewish state.