* Syrian-Russian Provocations Could Spark Golan Clash For four days since July 25, the Syrian army has been continuously firing artillery batteries - moved close to Israel's defense lines on the Golan border - in a manner that comes dangerously close to provoking an Israeli response.
* Is Russia a better friend than the U.S. to Israel? Israeli jets attacked Russian-protected Syria this week. Would U.S. have allowed the same?
* "Striking Israel will bring destruction upon Hamas" The Prime Minister to citizens of the Gaza belt: "the rules of the game have changed'.
* China and Russia to hold joint drills in South China Sea China says it is to hold joint military exercises with Russia in the South China Sea, amid heightened tensions over the disputed waters.
* 'The physical violence has got to stop' Attorney Yisrael Caspi will not stand silent after members of the Waqf assaulted two archaeologists on the Temple Mount yesterday.
* 'IDF special forces, US Marines train for combating ISIS in Negev drill' IDF forces relayed their experience in combating regional terrorism threats to the US forces, according to Israel's Channel 2.
* Interactive attraction opens at Western Wall Tunnels The exhibit includes over 250,000 scanned images and 600 scenes of animation used to prepare the intricate videos of the movements of Jews around the globe.
* Syria conflict: 'Exit corridors' to open for Aleppo, says Russia Corridors are to open to allow unarmed rebels and civilians to leave besieged areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo, Russia - Syria's key ally - has said.
* Turkey coup attempt: More than 130 media outlets shut The Turkish authorities have announced the closure of 131 media organisations, as a crackdown continues following the failed coup on 15 July.
* Pope declares 'the world is at war' but denies Islam has any role Pope Francis declared that 'the world is at war' following the slitting of the throat of an 86-year-old priest by two Islamic State-linked jihadists, right in the middle of a mass in France.