* Intelligence Report, Iran Much Closer to Nuclear Bomb Than Previously Thought As a result of IDF airstrikes against its military bases in Syria, Iran has been forced to transfer its anti-Israel assets to Hezbollah-controlled Lebanon.
* Arab states fear Khashoggi case could trigger regional instability Some brutal humor is circulating in the Arab world.
* Palestinian Authority PM calls for Chinese role in peace process China's VP Wang Qishan travels to West Bank before meeting with Rivlin, praises Israel's 'tremendous human capital'.
* Muslim clerics order freeze on sale of Muslim lands in Jerusalem Muslim clerics instruct community in eastern Jerusalem to refrain from selling property for fear of it being transferred to foreigners.
* Five proven Dead Sea Scroll forgeries only the tip of the iceberg, scholars say The Museum of the Bible's announcement it will pull fragments from display is to be lauded, but is only a first step as accusations fly over dozens of others in global collections.
* "Zionist Christians" do "not belong to Christianity" according to Palestinian Christian leader "The Christian Evangelists are tantamount to pulpits in the service of the Zionist enterprise. They are enemies of the Christian values".
* Human Rights Watch: 'Palestine' is a Police State, West Should Stop Aiding It More often than not, allegations of Israeli abuse take up all the headlines, leaving little room (or desire) to report on the verifiable abuses being perpetrated against the Palestinians by their own governments.
* Jesuit Magazine Defends Ordaining Gay Men to the Priesthood The Jesuit-run America magazine has weighed in on the debate regarding homosexuality and the Catholic priesthood, insisting that ordaining gay men does not increase the risk of clerical sex abuse.
* The 'Saudi Affair' in Istanbul Unveils Sunni vs Sunni Rivalry Turkey, pursuing its own Islamist agenda and trying to rival Saudi influence in the Sunni world, is just too happy to have discredited the Wahhabi royals.
* Shabbat Project 2018: 1 million Jews to celebrate Shabbat together This year's Shabbat Project will include 1 million Jews in more than 1,000 cities in 98 countries worldwide celebrating Shabbat - together.