* China says it will never allow war or chaos on its doorstep as tensions escalate on Korean Peninsula Beijing has said it will not allow war or chaos on the Korean Peninsula, as two US B-1B bombers conducted a new flight in the area, joined by South Korean and Japanese fighter jets in a show of force amid mounting tensions.
* VIDEO: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: All About The Facts A biting musical parody featuring the Latma comedy team.
* Army gives Hebron settlers new municipal powers Head of IDF Central Command transfers jurisdiction of infrastructure services for city's settlers from the PA to Israeli Interior Ministry.
* IS conflict: Iraq declares 'liberation' of Nineveh province Iraq's prime minister says Nineveh province has been "fully liberated" from so-called Islamic State, after the district of Tal Afar was recaptured.
* US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N.Korea SEOUL - The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday.
* Supreme Court Rejects Petition to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage Justices stated that the issue should be determined by legislators, not the court.
* Saudi Arabia Funds Families of Palestinian 'Martyrs' to Make Hajj Pilgrimage Saudi Arabia is picking up the tab for Palestinians making the annual Muslim trip to Mecca.
* Iran pilgrims make return to hajj with bitter memories After staying away from Mecca in 2016, in the wake of the previous year's stampede that killed hundreds, Iranians hope that security measures have improved.
* Israeli-Arab Summer Camp Teaches Kids to Hate Israel The summer holidays are coming to an end. That means summer camps are wrapping up with ceremonies and celebrations.
* NATO: Baltic Battle Groups Operational NATO announced this week its four multinational battle groups positioned in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland are now fully operational and it's rapid-deployment force based in Germany has been tripled in size.