* Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz dies Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died, royal officials have announced, weeks after he was admitted to hospital.
* Who is Saudi Arabia's new monarch, King Salman? Saudi Arabia's new king, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, is a veteran of the country's top leadership, versed in diplomacy from nearly 50 years as the governor of the capital Riyadh and known as a mediator of disputes within the sprawling royal family.
* Doomsday clock inches forward to three minutes from catastrophic midnight The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, a group founded by the creators of the atomic bomb, say the world is now three minutes from a catastrophic midnight and the closest it has been in 30 years.
* 'The Iranians Don't Believe Obama's Threats' Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton speaks with Arutz Sheva on why Iran's nuclear program is at a pivotal point.
* Using the Paris Attacks to Encourage Anti-Semitism Excalibur, the campus newspaper at York University in Ontario, last week featured an editorial penned by Features Editor Abdul Malik, who was attempting from a Muslim perspective to come to terms with the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris.
* Report: Construction of footbridge to Temple Mount exacerbated geopolitical tensions Dismantled bridge built to supplant Mughrabi Bridge last summer resulted in status quo change allegations.
* EU official: Without Jews, Europe has no future French PM: "If 100,000 Jews leave, France will no longer be France. The French Republic will be judged a failure."
* Ukraine rebel Zakharchenko 'rejects truce talks' The main pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says his troops are on the offensive and he does not want truce talks with Kiev.
* Eurozone in suspense as Greeks head to polls Greeks head to the polls on Sunday (25 January) in an election likely to put a far-left government in power in the country most hurt by the economic crisis and the austerity measures linked to its bailouts.
* Ya'alon Warns Hezbollah: We Won't Tolerate Attacks Hezbollah, Syria will be held responsible for attacks, Defense Minister warns, amid 'largest buildup since Second Lebanon War.'