* New York Times Prints Another Anti-Israel Cartoon Amid Antisemitism Scandal Rocking Newspaper The New York Times printed a second anti-Israel cartoon on Saturday in its international edition, a development that comes in the wake of the newspaper having run an antisemitic cartoon on Thursday, retracting it on Saturday, and then, later on Sunday, apologizing for running it.
* Five Things You Need to Know About ISIS Leader's Video ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi re-appeared in a video at the end of April to show that he is still alive and that he is tracking current events and urging ISIS on after its defeat in Syria.
* U.S. working to designate Muslim brotherhood as terror group Sisi, who ousted President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013 and was elected president the following year, has overseen a crackdown on Islamists as well as liberal opposition in Egypt.
* Report: Religious Freedom Conditions Worsening in China New regulations ban 'unauthorized' religious teachings in effort to 'sinicize' beliefs.
* Turkey and the EU: A Doomed Engagement The March 31 elections, which blended victory with defeat for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, put a further brake on Turkey's stalled membership talks with the EU.
* Concluding Knesset term, Yehuda Glick ascends Temple Mount 'Three years ago, I came here and asked G-d to accompany me all along the way. Today, I thank him for the close escort.'
* Saudi Arabia offered Abbas $10 Billion to accept Trump's Peace Plan - Report A senior Palestinian official in Ramallah refused to comment on the report.
* Iran designates all U.S. Troops in Middle East as Terrorists The law specifically labels as a terrorist organization the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), which is responsible for U.S. military operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan.
* Israel should prepare for the day China will rule the Middle East Israeli government has so far been dangerously indifferent to Chinese plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Syria over the next 30 years, effectively cementing their presence in the war-battered, neighboring state.
* 21st Knesset officially begins President Rivlin quotes Menachem Begin in calling for civility between the coalition and the opposition in the new Knesset.