* In dramatic sign of warming ties, Netanyahu makes secret visit to Oman The first Israeli leader to visit Muscat since 1996, prime minister discusses peace process with Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said.
* Liberman: We must turn over every stone before confronting Hamas "Neither fuel nor salaries interest them," Liberman said. "The heads of Hamas themselves claim, 'We want to remove the siege."
* Jordan: Peace Treaty Unaffected by Discarding Land Deals Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said the deal, which was signed in November 1994, had been conceived as a temporary arrangement from the start.
* King Abdullah's move to terminate parts of peace treaty seen as snub to Netanyahu Jordan's King Abdullah ended weeks of speculation when he announced Oct. 21 that the kingdom is terminating two annexes in its 1994 peace treaty with Israel regarding the special use of Jordanian territories.
* The elasticizing of semantics "Zionism developed as a colonialist movement" is how Professor Ishay Rosen Zvi, head of the Talmud and Late Antiquity section in the Jewish Philosophy Department at Tel Aviv University, opens a recent op-ed of his published in Haaretz.
* Jordanian Law Permits the Murder of Israelis Jordanian soldier Ahmad Musa Dakasma, the notorious murderer of seven Israeli schoolgirls, was recently released from prison after serving 20 years.
* Police Chief: Turkey Fueling Islamic State Pipeline to Iraq The government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is helping the Islamic State (ISIS) rebuild a clandestine terror network inside Iraq that poses an ongoing security threat, according to Iraqi National Police Brigadier General Aref al-Zebari.
* US war with China is likely in 15 years, retired general says The former commander of the U.S. Army in Europe says it's likely the United States will be at war with China in 15 years.
* Europe's Crisis of Survival In facing this existential challenge, a downward spiral in which Europeans seem to be slowly dying out by failing to reproduce, it seems that Europe has also lost all confidence in its hard-won Enlightenment values, such as personal freedoms, reason and science replacing superstition, and the separation of church and state.
* Travel Jerusalem with no stone left unturned in the City of David Jerusalem is holy to three religions: Judaism, Islam and Christianity.