* Russia Test-Fires Series of Nuclear Missiles During Strategic Drills - Large-scale exercises test entire command and control chain.
* Jordan's King Abdullah: Cameras will not be installed inside al-Aksa Mosque - Camera installation was a Jordanian idea monarch says, adding that they would be installed in cooperation with the Palestinians.
* Staff likely smuggled bomb onto Russian plane - US officials say most likely scenario is that one or more airport staff members were in on plot to bomb Metrojet flight over Sinai.
* A Palestinian's 'best friend' - not a dog - PA reveals that the rock is the 'best friend ever' of Palestinians, in fresh wave of incitement to terror despite US threats of aid cut.
* VIDEO: ISIS hands out candy to celebrate 'downing' of Russian plane - In the clip, an ISIS operative alternates between Arabic and Russian in threatening to carry out more attacks against Russian targets.
* The great exorcism boom - From Manila to Mexico City Catholic priests are leading a new and sometimes spectacular crusade against demonic possession.
* Israel to request 5 billion dollars in aid - Aid package requested set to include F-35 stealth jets, Arrow 3 missiles and V-22 Osprey helicopters; issue to be discussed during Netanyahu, Obama meeting next Monday.
* Egyptian flooding drowns Gaza's tunnel business - A campaign being conducted by the Egyptian army seeks to flood every tunnel crossing into the country from Gaza, much to the ire of Palestinians.
* Report: Iranian military hackers take aim at Obama administration officials - The latest reports of a surge in hacking attacks come after a landmark international agreement in July that eased severe economic sanctions on Iran in return for Tehran curbing its nuclear program.
* Balfour Declaration en route to Israel? - Israeli diplomat in Britain raises possibility the document could travel to Israel for centenary in 2017.