* IDF: A Special Army Preparing for Gog and Magog The IDF represents Israel's multicultural nature but underneath the wrinkled green uniform is a special army preparing for the very special war that precedes the Messianic era.
* Caroline Glick: Iran Opens a War Against Israel from Gaza A Kornet anti-tank missile hit a civilian bus transporting Israeli soldiers adjacent to Israel's border with Gaza at 4:30 in the afternoon on Monday.
* ANALYSIS: Widespread Anger in Israel After Ceasefire With Hamas After 460 rockets were fired at southern Israel in a little more than one day, the Israeli government and Hamas entered an Egyptian brokered ceasefire on Tuesday evening.
* Amid coalition turmoil, key partners Kahlon and Deri call for early elections Following defense minister's resignation, finance and interior ministers tell Netanyahu that heading to the polls would be beneficial for Israel.
* Pope Francis Discusses 'Jerusalem Question' with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Pope Francis received the President of the State of Israel in the Vatican Thursday to discuss Israeli-Palestinian relations as well as the "Jerusalem question," in a meeting described as cordial and positive.
* PA, Russia step up economic ties The Palestinian Authority and Russian Federation have their given bilateral commercial and economic ties a major boost.
* Could an EU army become a reality? EU defence ministers have signed off on 17 joint military projects.
* Brexit future relationship deal 'not finished' and could still be changed by EU member states, Barnier warns The part of Theresa May's Brexit deal about Britain's future relationship with the EU is "not finished" and could still be changed by EU member states in the coming days, Brussels has said.
* Why Renewed US Sanctions on Iran are Good News for Palestinians What the Hamas official is actually saying is that thanks to Iran's backing, Hamas continues to hold hostage the two million residents of the Gaza Strip, whose lives have been literally destroyed by the Hamas leaders' policies.
* There Are Choices: Alternatives to 'Two-State' Astonishingly, when presented with different alternatives, only 10% preferred the "two-state" approach.