* US officials said to warn of potential new Iran threat to forces, interests Defense, administration sources say CNN intelligence gathered over past month showed Iranian military units, weapons on the move; believe no decision to attack as yet.
* 'Israel must prepare for an Iranian attack in the near future' Arab affairs corresepondent Zvi Yehezkeli says both Israel and US understand Iran may attack again in the near future.
* IRGC commander: Our missiles are aimed at 21 US bases IRGC commander says Iran can launch 20,000 missiles per day, is prepared for “the greatest war against the greatest enemy.”
* Netanyahu to press Pompeo for more pressure on 'tottering' Iran Israeli PM lands in Portugal, states 'there is now a broad operational leeway to weaken Iran'.
* Pope Francis Compares President Trump to King Herod In a report published on Thursday, it was reported that while on a recent visit to Buddhists in Thailand, Pope Francis addressed the issue of refugees, comparing the policy of building walls and detention centers to the acts of King Herod who killed Jesus.
* Hitler ‘was defending European civilization’? Italian professor to face discipline for Nazi tweets The university’s rector issued a statement condemning the “shameful” posts, stating that they “offend the sensitivity of the entire University.”
* Matt Redman and Francis Chan Join Catholics for Alpha Conference 2020 Francis Chan has long left the reservation of biblical Christianity. A graduate of Master’s Seminary, Chan received top-notch Christian education only to become one of the world’s premier ecumenical wolves in sheep’s clothing.
* Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long Moscow hopes to seal a deal to supply Turkey with more S-400 missile systems in the first half of next year.
* Turkey is trying to take over the Mediterranean, through Libya Turkey says a new deal with Libya has “proven its capabilities to the world in a manner that is compatible with international law but also signaled its future intentions in the region."
* This huge galaxy has the biggest black hole ever measured The monster black hole in galaxy cluster Abell 85 is roughly the size of our solar system, but packs the mass of 40 billion suns.