* Russia And The West's Insane Syrian War A war that only Islam can win.
* No-fly zone would 'require war with Syria and Russia' - top US general Speaking to the US Senate, the Pentagon's leaders blamed Russia for the Aleppo aid convoy attack, but admitted they 'had no facts'.
* U.S. Federal Court: Facebook's 'moral obligation' to contain jihadist rhetoric A civil lawsuit filed by Shurat HaDin (the Israel Law Center) was brought on behalf of 20,000 Israelis against Facebook 'for facilitating incitement and for damages in the wrongful deaths of several American citizens killed by terrorists while in Israel.'
* Syria conflict: US and UK rhetoric 'unacceptable' - Russia Russia has criticised the US and UK for using "unacceptable" tone and rhetoric in speeches on Syria at the UN, after being accused of "barbarism".
* Iran gains Mediterranean bases in Italy and Syria As part of Iran's drive to rule the strategic waves of regional waters, Tehran has negotiated a naval exchange deal with Rome for its warships to be berthed in Italian ports, DEBKAfile's military sources reveal.
* Israel consortium signs 'historic' 15-year, $10b gas deal with Jordan Amman electric company to purchase 45 billion cubic meters of gas from Leviathan field in the Mediterranean.
* As Gaza spirals downward, the IDF watches, digs in for the next fight Palestinians in the Strip facing growing economic despair, arrested reconstruction and no hope for the future, senior officer says.
* Iran's supreme leader tells Ahmadinejad not to run again for president Ahmadinejad had not announced any plans to run in the vote scheduled for May, but has made several speeches in recent months, prompting speculation of a political comeback.
* Jordan: Muslim murders Christian who posted cartoon mocking Islamic Paradise Nahid Hattar was murdered outside the court where he was facing charges for insulting Islam.
* Netanyahu: No matter US election results, we'll have a friend in the White House The prime minster spoke of his meetings with the presidential candidates as well as recent comments made by former prime minster Ehud Barak.