* Report: ISIS used advanced Russian weapons in Sinai attacks Egyptian media calls unprecedented Sinai attacks a 'war,' claims that militants responsible were heavily armed with sophisticated weaponry.
* Christians Fight Back Against ISIS's Islamic War After suffering choice of forced conversion, tax to stay Christian or death, Iraqi Christians are taking up arms to fight for their faith.
* Temple Mount Madness: 'Allahu Akbar' Yes, 'Shema Yisrael' No Watch: Jewish woman defies screaming Muslim mob by reciting Shema Yisrael prayer, and is immediately silenced by police.
* Iran deadlines swept aside as negotiators settle on moment of truth "We have our own sense of deadline," US Secretary of State John Kerry said outside the Palais Coburg on Wednesday afternoon.
* Watch: In twisted revenge, Syrian rebels execute Islamic State fighters in orange jumpsuits The Syrian rebel group, called Jaysh Al-Islam or the "Army of Islam," is comprised of approximately 25,000 soldiers following the unification of 60 rebel factions.
* Episcopalians Vote To Allow Same-Sex Weddings In Churches Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.
* Egypt May 'Invite' IDF to Strike ISIS in Gaza Egyptian sources tells Israeli media that if ISIS conquest of Sinai spreads to Gaza, Sisi may want Israel to crack down on the enclave.
* F-16 vs. ISIS: Biggest battle in Sinai since Yom Kippur War Egyptian army claims to have killed 123 Islamic State fighters in response to unprecedented attack in Sinai; Israeli official: Hamas' military wing is assisting the jihadists in Sinai.
* Isis Threatens To Take Gaza From Rival Terror Group Hamas The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) on Tuesday threatened to take over the Gaza Strip from one of its rival Sunni terror groups, Hamas, which rules the Palestinian territory.
* Greek debt crisis: 'No' vote 'won't lead to better deal' A "No" vote in the Greek referendum on bailout terms would not provide Greece with an easy way out of its economic crisis, the head of the grouping of eurozone finance ministers has said.