* 3 Jewish Israelis indicted for praying on Temple Mount Men accused of disrupting public order for calling out 'Shema Yisrael' at Jerusalem holy site last year; defendants say 'absurd' charges stifle freedom of worship.
* EU Trying to Prevent Jews from Accessing Holy Sites in Jerusalem The Jerusalem municipality has created a plan to transport people from from the First Station to the Old City and Mount Olives via cable car.
* Jerusalem to remain united in 'Deal of the Century' - report In the reported draft, Jerusalem would remain unified under shared control between a new Palestinian state and Israel.
* Russia aims to become a major arms trader in the Middle East again Russia is seeking to sell advanced military hardware to several US allies in the Middle East, potentially securing lucrative deals in the region for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
* PA ministry: First Palestinian terror wave was "glorious", Fatah pledges to use same "modus operandi" This week Palestinians marked the anniversary of the outbreak of the first Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel - the first Intifada or "the Stone Intifada."
* Poland could exit EU over judicial reform clash: top Polish court Poland could end up leaving the European Union because of plans by the ruling nationalists that would allow judges to be fired if they question the legitimacy of the government's judicial reforms, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday.
* Israel Must be Wary of Two-Faced Jordan Last month, the Kingdom of Jordan cancelled a component of its 1994 peace treaty with Israel.
* By sending troops to Libya, Erdogan is risking a major Mediterranean conflict Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan is upping the ante in Libya, shipping drones, tanks, special forces and commando units to the conflict-ravaged North African country.
* The immorality of Islamic violence The jihadist does not kill and die to help his people and his faith. There is something else motivating his actions.
* NATO Must Survive The recent urgent push by NATO to provide a defensive framework to Poland and the Baltic states is by no means a false alarm intended merely to shore up a sense of common purpose during a period of crisis.