* Russia says Syrian 'chemical attack' was staged Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a reported chemical attack in Syria was staged by foreign agents.
* The New Cold War Heats Up in Syria Sending a clear message to Assad, Putin and beyond.
* Iraqi ex-minister calls to decapitate anyone flying Israeli flag Baqir Jabr Al-Zubeidi claims Israel established presence in Iraq's Kurdistan region to spy on neighboring countries.
* Palestinian Authority's Nazi sympathies revealed PA teenagers learn that Hitler was a hero to be admired and emulated, senior Fatah official says Hitler 'was not morally corrupt.'
* In sharp exchange, Putin warns Netanyahu to stand down on Syria, hears Israel will stop Iran DEBKAfile reports exclusively that the Russian president and Israeli prime minister were at angry cross-purposes in their phone conversation on Wednesday, April 11.
* Israeli Flag Burning: IDF Braces For Third Week of Gaza Protests The IDF braces for the third consecutive week of violent riots along the border with Gaza.
* Ramallah conference: 'Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine' Conference on Jerusalem says in statement that "occupied city of Al-Quds" is the capital of "Palestine".
* Assad adviser: Syria ready for war with West, Israel will be 'biggest loser' Buthaina Shaaban tells Lebanese media that Syria is not afraid of confrontation, 'will be prepared for it if it happens'.
* Iran Envoy: Iran Will Destroy Tel Aviv, Haifa if Israel makes 'excuses' Israel should "avoid stupid measures," warned the cleric.
* IDF: Iranian Drone We Downed Was on Armed Sabotage Mission According to the statement by the army, the conclusion was made following an analysis of the airfield, and operational and intelligence research carried out on the remaining parts of the drone.