* UNESCO officially adopts controversial Jerusalem resolution Following the holding of a new vote on a draft resolution that failed to acknowledge a Jewish connection to the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem by exclusively using the its Islamic appellation, the body finally adopted the resolution despite remonstrations from Israel and Jews around the world.
* UNESCO chief 'received death threats' for opposing Jerusalem motion Israeli envoy claims Irina Bokova has been given increased protection after speaking out against Arab-backed resolution.
* UNESCO's absurd decision reflects the world's honest opinion Israel was not established to be a safe haven for Jews, but to foster a society that presents a desirable and sustainable alternative to a ruptured and hate-filled world.
* Obama Quietly Empowers Iran's Military This sanctions relief not only gives legitimacy to the Revolutionary Guards globally, but emboldens and empowers Iran's elite military unit by allowing them legally to conduct business and transfer money.
* Mosul battle: EU 'should prepare for returning jihadists' The EU should be prepared for returning jihadists if the so-called Islamic State (IS) is driven out of its Iraqi stronghold, Mosul, an official warns.
* Islamic Messianic Dreams Shattered as ISIS Defeated in Dabiq As ISIS-held Dabiq in Northern Syria fell to rebel forces on Sunday, the Islamic prophesy of Messiah in which all the infidels either convert to Islam or die, what they call Mahdi, seems to have slipped away.
* IRGC's Jafari: Saudi Arabia, Israel plotting against Iran Iran's Revolutionary Guards commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said in comments on Tuesday Iran has strong evidence that shows Saudi Arabia along with Israel are seeking to hatch plots against Iran.
* The Vatican Submits to Islam (2006-2016) The Catholic Church's supine and pollyannish stance in the face of the advancing jihad, and active campaign to mislead Catholics about the nature and magnitude of the jihad threat, is a moral failure the likes of which have seldom been seen in history, and poses a severe challenge to any claim it makes to moral authority.
* THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING Vladimir Putin's nuclear warships pictured steaming towards the English Channel as Royal Navy prepares to scramble fleet The Russian fleet is believed to be planning military drills off Scottish coast before heading towards the Med.