* Future Saudi King Appears to Unofficially Recognize Israel Israel and Saudi Arabia still have no official diplomatic relations, but the future monarch of the oil-rich kingdom appeared to unofficially recognize the Jewish state in remarks to American media this week.
* Russia expected to invest over $50b in developing Iran's oil, gas fields TEHRAN - Russian companies are expected to invest over $50 billion in development of oil and gas fields in Iran, Tass reported quoting Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov as saying on Monday.
* Tony Blair: UK Labour leadership must root out anti-Semitism completely Ex-PM says situation would have been unthinkable when he led Labour; 'Progressive part of British politics must get out of this notion when you criticize whole concept of Zionism'.
* Netanyahu Fires Back: 'Who is Turkey calling an occupier?' Israeli premier blasts Turkish president, who called Israel 'terrorist state, occupier'. 'Erdogan isn't used to people talking back to him.'
* New IDF orders: Initiate action in Gaza instead of letting Hamas call the shots Israeli forces guarding the Gaza border were instructed Monday, April 2, to remove the gloves and take action for pre-empting Hamas' escalating border provocations.
* Israel scraps plan to send African migrants to West Israel's prime minister has cancelled a deal with the UN to relocate African migrants living in the country, a day after reaching the agreement.
* China "building goodwill" in state-sponsor of jihad terror Pakistan This is a particularly troubling story, as Pakistan is a state sponsor of jihad terrorism; back in 2011, China warned the U.S. that "any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China."
* We came 'to let US know' about close military ties with Russia -Chinese defense minister in Moscow Beijing has sent a delegation to Russia to show Washington the unity of Russian and Chinese military forces and "support" Russia at the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security.
* Israel Puts Iran on Notice The warning that the Al Kibar strike sends out.
* Far-right, Nazi apologist views going mainstream in much of Central Europe In many places, the shift rightward has included rehabilitation of Nazi collaborators and a rise in anti-Semitic and anti-minority statements by officials.