* Activists barred from sacrificing sheep near Temple Mount The High Court of Justice on Monday upheld a police decision to bar a group of Temple Mount activists from trying to reenact the ritual slaughter of a sacrificial animal near the Jerusalem holy site in preparation for the upcoming Passover holiday.
* Former Egyptian Ambassador: Trump Should Undo Obama's Sponsorship Of Muslim Brotherhood TEL AVIV - President Abdel Fatah Sisi's visit to the United States later this month will be an opportunity to undermine the Muslim Brotherhood's standing in Washington.
* St Petersburg metro explosion kills 10 in Russia Ten people have been killed in an explosion between two underground stations in St Petersburg.
* Palestinian Authority Textbooks Teach Pupils to be Expendable 'Martyrs' As such, the report concluded that the curriculum does not meet the UNESCO-derived standards of peace and tolerance in education.
* Donald Trump vows to 'solve North Korea' problem as White House adviser warns Kim Jong-un could hit US with nukes by 2020 In a separate interview with the publication, deputy White House national security adviser KT McFarland warned: "There is a real possibility that North Korea will be able to hit the US with a nuclear-armed missile by the end of the first Trump term."
* Trump backs Sisi as he seeks to 'reboot' US-Egypt ties Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is visiting the White House for the first time since he led the military's overthrow of his predecessor in 2013.
* Jordan's King: "The fact that terrorists are going to Europe is part of Turkish policy" "The problem is bigger than the Islamic State, this is a third world war, and this is Christians, Jews working with Muslims against outlaws."
* Egypt: "3,000 extremist fatwas" incite Muslims to destroy churches "Muslims had never destroyed any kind of heritage after their historic victories in foreign countries, in contrary to what ISIS and other extremists are doing now."
* Report: Saudi Arabia Still Seeking Nuclear Weapons Capability Saudi Arabia is still believed to be seeking nuclear weapons technology in a bid to counter the threat posed by Iran's nuclear program.
* Israel, European States Advance Plans for World's Longest Underwater Gas Pipeline The proposed 2,000 kilometer (subsea pipeline would connect gas fields offshore Israel and Cyprus with Greece and possibly Italy.