* Golan tension: Pro-Iran troops move on Quneitra Early Thursday, April 26, a mixed Syrian-Iranian-Hizballah force embarked on a general offensive in southern Syria ready for a leap on Israel's Golan border.
* Syria war: 'Israeli strike' hits military site near Damascus airport An Israeli missile strike has caused a large explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus international airport, Syrian state media report.
* Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter A Russian spy ship has sunk off the Turkish coast after being breached in a collision with a freighter, with all its crew rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says.
* North Korea puts out new video showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding SEOUL - A North Korean propaganda outlet Thursday released a video clip showing a simulated attack on the White House and declaring that "the enemy to be destroyed is in our sights."
* Israel, US eyeing Trump visit on May 22-23 President's first official trip to take place immediately before Jerusalem Day, when Israel marks 50 years of city's reunification.
* Israel may lose Europe in Jerusalem Sovereignty Battle at UNESCO The new text, which Israel has yet to see, would replace an initial draft from last month, which contests Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem.
* Israeli newspaper reports Trump will recognize entire Jerusalem as Israel's capital during trip US president won't, however, announce move of embassy from Tel Aviv, and will call for establishment of Palestinian state, Yedioth Ahronoth says.
* Israel at 69 has 8,680,000 citizens, 43% of world Jewry Central Bureau of Statistics figures show number of residents increased by 1.9% in the past year, including 174,000 babies.
* World Bible Quiz contestants 16 contestants reach final round of quiz: Four from Israel, three from the United States, two from Canada, and two from Mexico.
* Israeli Defense Minister warns of Iranian Presence in Golan Heights Liberman is in Moscow for International Security Conference along with Defense Ministers from 24 other countries including Saudi Arabia, Syria and Iran.