* Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if Iran is attacked by America, warns top Iranian politician Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if the United States attacks Iran, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency.
* Diplomats: Europeans keen to avoid sending Iran nuclear case to back U.N. for now France urged Iran on Tuesday to reverse its first major breach of a nuclear pact with world powers as European states signaled they would not seek to reimpose U.N. sanctions - for now.
* Netanyahu calls for automatic European sanctions on Iran over uranium breach PM says Israel will not allow Islamic Republic to obtain atomic weapons as country exceeds stockpiles permitted under 2015 deal, while Steinitz accuses Tehran of pursuing 'nuclear blackmail' but says continued international pressure would cause regime to back down.
* Will Israel strike Tehran? US on alert for imminent war as Iran crosses 'nuclear red line' The US has raised alarm over concerns that Israel could soon drag the country into a war with Iran, after the Islamic Republic breached the limit on its uranium stockpiles.
* Arab League angry over opening of Pilgrims' Road Arab League: Israel's opening of road used by pilgrims during Second Temple is "flagrant violation of international law".
* Israel's foreign minister warns Iran veering toward war after uranium ramp-up Israel Katz says Tehran will suffer heavy blows in a conflict, Israel could act alone against nukes if needed.
* Al-Qaida is stronger today than it was on 9/11 Al-Qaida has recruited an estimated 40,000 fighters since Sept. 11, 2001, when the Osama bin Laden-led extremist group attacked the United States, according to the not-for-profit Council on Foreign Relations.
* European Parliament opens amid protest and discord The European Parliament has re-opened in Strasbourg with an anti-EU protest by the UK's Brexit Party and a demonstration by Catalan nationalists whose MEPs are barred.
* UK-based 'Muslim Scholars' Demand 'Fascist' Israel Returned to Arabs, Want Jerusalem as Caliphate Capital Twenty-six "Muslim scholars" based in Britain have called for "fascist" Israel to be returned to the Arabs, and expressed their hope that "Jerusalem will be the capital of the Islamic Caliphate when it returns, Allah willing."