* Vatican Versus Religious Jews: Tunnel Wars on Mount Zion Rabbi Yosef Berger, the rabbi of King David's Tomb on Mount Zion, informed Breaking Israel News of a truly disturbing situation.
* Netanyahu is still the front-runner for re-election Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a strong lead in the first poll taken after early Israeli elections were called for April, AP reports.
* Orban: Europe and Islam don't mix With EU parliamentary elections fast approaching, Victor Orban is staking out that a Christian pitch could win over a European electorate.
* Syria to be readmitted to Arab League: report Syria's allied in the Gulf are reportedly working bring Damascus back into the Arab League, over eight years after the country was kicked out for its brutal response to peaceful demonstrations.
* Russia says will host Putin-Erdogan-Rouhani summit early 2019 Moscow will early next year host the leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey to discuss the Syrian conflict, Russia's deputy foreign minister said Friday, after the United States announced it was withdrawing troops from the country.
* Russia and Syria threaten to fire SA-5 missiles into central Israel if IAF air strikes continue A new Russian threat was received in Israel on Wednesday, Dec. 26: Any more air strikes and Syria's SA-5 air defense missiles will be fired deep into Israel - like the one that shook several towns on Tuesday night in the middle of an IAF attack on Iranian sites in Syria.
* Top Turkish delegation to visit Russia for Syria talks President Erdogan could meet his Russian counterpart Putin depending on the outcome of negotiations between Turkish and Russian officials in Moscow, said AK Party spokesman.
* The Danger of a Widening Iranian Corridor Through Syria The surprise announcement by US President Donald Trump to pull American forces out of Syria has led to concern that Iran can now complete its "land bridge" from Tehran to Beirut.
* Palestinians: The Real "Crimes" As far as Abbas and other Palestinians are concerned, Israel's security measures in response to terrorist attacks are also a "crime."
* Jesus' baptism site was a closed military zone for 50 years. That's about to change. This dusty bank of the Jordan River has long been a place of new beginnings. In the Old Testament, it is written that Joshua crossed over here, leading his band of weary Israelites into the Promised Land.