* Israeli Air Force on top alert for Palestinian rocket fire on last Ramadan Friday All Israel's security branches, the air force, military, emergency teams and firefighters are on top preparedness against Hamas' threat to outdo its former record of violent ourbreaks on June 8, the last Friday of Ramadan. Iran too has proclaimed the date "Jerusalem Day."
* Analysis: How the Media Serve as an Echo Chamber for Hamas US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman this week harshly criticized the international media for being an "echo chamber" for Hamas and other Palestinian organizations in their reporting on the Gaze border riots over the past two months.
* IAF Conducts Extensive Drill Simulating War On Multiple Fronts Amid ongoing tensions on Israel's southern and northern fronts, the Israel Air Force concluded a large scale training exercise simulating a scenario in which Israel finds itself engaging adversaries on multiple fronts.
* Uproar After Israeli Teacher Asks Students to Pray Against Gay Parade Israel, or at least the Greater Tel Aviv area, has made a name for itself of late as a place of great tolerance for homosexuality, and even a top travel destination for the LGBT crowd.
* Trump, at White House Iftar, hails Ramadan's "timeless message of peace, clarity, and love" "Clarity," really? Not "charity"? The White House website says "clarity," so that's that.
* Argentina cancels World Cup warm-up match with Israel "in sympathy with the Palestinians" Argentina were set to play in Jerusalem ahead of the World Cup in Russia.
* Knesset Hearing Reveals EU Efforts to Increase Arab Control in Biblical Heartland In the past three years alone, at least 42,000,000 (nearly $50 million, or NIS 175 million), half of which was contributed by the European Union, has been donated for the express purpose of facilitating Arab control over Area C.
* Pompeo's stark warning: We won't let Iran develop a nuclear weapon "We're watching reports that Iran plans to increase its enrichment capacity," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Thursday, June 7.
* Recalling History: Rabbi Ariel Encounters His Past On The Temple Mount Rabbi Yisrael Ariel ascended the Temple Mount on Wednesday to commemorate 51 years since he had stood there as a young man, guarding the site after he and his comrades-in-arms had conquered the holiest site in Judaism.
* Pride Week: While Tel Aviv celebrates - Jerusalem fights Situated in the heart of Jerusalem, The Open House, for short, services some 20,000 members of Jerusalem's LGBT community every year.
* Masked Palestinians throw rocks, chairs at visitors on Temple Mount During one of the routine daily group visits on the Temple Mount, Palestinian men inside the al-Aqsa mosque threw large rocks at the visitors as they came within proximity of the holy place.
* Israel blames Iran for Gaza border violence Israel has accused Iran of fuelling recent violence on the Gaza border that has seen more than 100 Palestinians killed amid protests against Israel
* Iraq arms cache explosions destroy Baghdad mosque At least 17 people have been killed and 80 wounded by explosions that destroyed a mosque in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, medical sources say.
* Syria not 'immune', Israel will destroy Assad's forces if attacked, says Netanyahu Israel will "destroy" any Syrian forces that attempt an attack against Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned. He also cautioned President Assad against inviting Iranian troops into Syria.