* John Kerry: Temple Mount Must Remain 'In the Hands of Jordan' US Secretary of State calls for 'calm' and for 'both sides to avoid escalation,' after escalating violence in Jerusalem, Judea-Samaria.
* Conflict with US will never end, Iranian commander says Navy chief claims Washington, Tehran on opposites sides of right and wrong, says Americans incapable of confronting Islamic Republic.
* French PM to Russia: Direct Your Airstrikes at ISIS French Prime Minister Manuel Valls urges Russia to direct airstrikes at ISIS jihadists in Syria, echoes comments by President Hollande.
* Jewish Journalists: Bar Jews from Temple Mount Prominent mainstream media journalists blame Temple activist Yehuda Glick for the latest terror spate.
* Turkey says Russia has escalated Syrian conflict with violation of its airspace Turkey, which has the second-largest army in NATO, scrambled two F-16 jets on Saturday after a Russian warplane crossed into its airspace, the foreign ministry said.
* Assad: ISIS has flourished under American sponsorship Syrian president says only alliance with Iran, Russia, Iraq can prevent destruction of entire region.
* Sources: US enforcement of Iran arms embargo slipped during nuclear talks US government has pursued far fewer violations of a long-standing arms embargo against Iran in past year compared to recent years, according to court records review and 2 senior officials.
* 40 Syrian insurgent groups call on regional states to form alliance against Russia, Iran "Civilians have been directly targeted in a manner that reminds us of the scorched earth policy pursued by Russia in its past wars," joint statement reads.
* Germany's Jewish community head fears Muslim migrants' anti-Semitism "Many Syrians and Arab migrants grow up in an environment in which hostility to Jews and Israel is common practice," Josef Schuster told Hesse radio on Wednesday.
* Thousands Defiantly Attend Early Morning Service at Kotel No fear: Despite Arab violence Israeli Jews flock to Western Wall to pray traditional morning service at dawn on the final day of Sukkot.