* 'Hamas has brought nothing but pain and destruction to Gaza' Israel's Ambassador Danon speaks on UN 'Report on Ten Years of Hamas Rule in Gaza'.
* Trouble among America's Gulf Allies The State Department should declare both the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs), thus triggering the penalties and sanctions required by law when such a declaration is made.
* Israel a key player in Syria ceasefire deal Analysis: The agreement signed between the US, Russia and Jordan would likely have never been born without Israel's involvement, in light of its alleged influence on rebel elements in the Syrian Golan Heights.
* The Meaning of UNESCO's Decisions Regarding Jewish Heritage in the Holy Land The latest UNESCO decision to recognize Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs as a threatened "Palestinian" world heritage site sparked a tantrum among Israeli leaders.
* Hezbollah's Missiles Will Not Rust Israel weighs its options in the face of a dangerous military buildup across the border.
* Today is 250th birthday of the President most knowledgeable about Islam: John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams was born on July 11, 1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts, and served as President of the United States from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829.
* China's Intelligence Networks in United States Include 25,000 Spies Beijing's spy networks in the United States include up to 25,000 Chinese intelligence officers and more than 15,000 recruited agents who have stepped up offensive spying activities since 2012.
* Tourism in Israel hits record high Tourism during first half of 2017 jumps 26%, marking record high. Tourism Minister: Expect similar stats in coming months.
* Does Fatah see new UNESCO resolution as an endorsement of violence and terror in Jerusalem? This week UNESCO passed a resolution denouncing Israel's activity in the Old City of Jerusalem, particularly its archaeological excavations.
* After Mosul: Iraq Faces Three Challenges Last Thursday, Dressed in battle fatigues and adopting a martial tone, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi entered the remains of the historic al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul to announce the end of ISIS.