* Abbas Warns of New 'Intifada' on Temple Mount After call for violence to stop 'filthy' Jews from visiting, Abbas tells France's Hollande that a terror war may be imminent.
* US 'preparing' for hybrid warfare with Russia in Baltics - report US has been getting ready for a possible war involving Russia in Europe's Baltic States, German media reports.
* Iran Promises to Violate Nuke Deal Never signed official nuke deal.
* 'Death to the Saudi dynasty,' Iranians chant as anger rises over hajj stampede Saudi Arabia suggested pilgrims failing to follow crowd control rules bore some blame for the worst disaster at the event for 25 years.
* Israel's soaring population: Promised Land running out of room? Today's population of 8.4 million is forecast to reach 15.6 million by 2059 and 20.6 million in a high case scenario.
* The Danger of the Blood Moon Phenomenon A good friend called me this week to ask what I thought of the Year of Shemitah and what some are saying is the beginning of the end of the world.
* Russia announces naval drills in 'east Mediterranean' Russia's defence ministry on Thursday said it will hold naval drills in the "east Mediterranean" in September and October, as the West frets over a military buildup by Moscow in Syria.
* Satellite imagery reveals new Russian bases in Syria Imagery shows another two military facilities under construction in addition to buildup of combat planes and tanks; Kerry: Supporting Assad is attracting foreign fighters who oppose him.
* Report: Muslims Are The Fastest Growing Immigrant Community Muslims are the fastest growing bloc of immigrants, according to new census data published by the Center for Immigration Studies.
* Hajj stampede: Saudi mufti says deaths 'beyond human control' Saudi Arabia's most senior cleric, the grand mufti, has said the stampede at the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca on Thursday was beyond human control.