* Medvedev in Jerusalem as Putin waits for Trump Peter the Great, Russian guided missile cruiser heads for the Mediterranean Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his prime minister Dmitry Medvedev to Israel Wednesday.
* BIN EXCLUSIVE: Sanhedrin Asks Putin and Trump to Build Third Temple in Jerusalem The Nascent Sanhedrin is calling on Russian President Vladmir Putin and US president-elect Donald Trump to join forces and fulfill their Biblically-mandated roles by rebuilding the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem.
* Trump to work for 'just, lasting' Mideast peace US president-elect Donald Trump pledged Friday to work for a "just, lasting peace" between Israel and the Palestinians, in his first public message on the issue since his upset victory.
* Trump advisors divided over moving US embassy to Jerusalem Advisors of President elect Donald Trump are divided over the question of whether the campaign pledge to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem would now be fulfilled.
* Report: Iranian general reveals information about arming of Hezbollah A Senior military general revealed earlier this week that his country has been manufacturing missiles on foreign soil, transferring them to terrorist organization Hezbollah.
* ISIS executes scores, stockpiles chemicals ahead of Iraqi military push in Mosul Iraqi troops had found large stockpiles of sulfur and there were credible reports that Islamic State had used "phosphor projectiles" over Qayyara, close to Mosul.
* Trump commends protesters' 'passion' after new night of rallies US President-elect Donald Trump has praised protesters' "passion" after a new night of demonstrations against his election victory that included rioting in Portland, Oregon.
* UN to Israel: Stop shooting terrorists UN official blasts IDF soldiers' self-defense against knife-wielding Arab terrorists, demands Israel do more to protect lives of terrorists.