* US Supreme Court Backs Obama on 'Jerusalem Passport' Ground-breaking ruling on case, as Supreme Court sides with Obama and Bush in refusing to list Jerusalem as part of Israel.
* Focus at G7 turns to global jihadist threat Iraqi PM scheduled to discuss US-led campaign against Islamic State; Russia's Putin excluded from gathering over Moscow's polices on Ukraine
* Turkey elections: Erdogan says no party can rule alone Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the inconclusive election result means no party can govern alone.
* Reports of US plans to put missiles in Europe don't build trust - Kremlin Reports of US plans to deploy missiles in Europe hardly promote the balance of interests on the continent and mutual trust, President Vladimir Putin's press spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
* Report: Israel Plans to Evacuate 1 Million Lebanese Israel last week wrapped up nation-wide preparations for a future multi-front war that on the surface appeared to focus on how to protect the local population from the increasing capabilities of Israel's foes.
* G7 summit: Merkel says time is running out for Greece deal German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that time is running out for a deal to keep Greece in the eurozone.
* (American) Pharaoh Pays Out Big Bucks to Egyptian Jew American Pharaoh, a race horse owned by Egyptian-born Ahmed Zayat, became the first thoroughbred to capture the coveted Triple Crown in nearly four decades.
* Erdogan down but not out Most of Turkey's polling companies predicted a defeat for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and a resounding victory for the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) of Selahattin Demirtas.
* 'Germany saw dramatic increase in anti-Semitic, anti-Israel crimes in 2014' German Green Party MP calls for urgent action in light of "frightening explosion" of incidents.
* Obama Lambasted for Ruling Out Military Option on Iran With all the fuss over Obama's threats to stop backing Israel at the UN, another equally worrying comment slid under the radar.