The now-former Israeli President Shimon Peres has proposed a new global peace initiative to Pope Francis.
Residents of Donetsk raising new fears that a cease-fire signed Friday by rebels and the Kyiv government is on the verge of collapse.
The Islamic State has been coaching Egypt's most dangerous militant group.
NATO approved wide-ranging plans on Friday to boost its defences in eastern Europe.
Israel's Foreign Ministry proposed to the nation's cabinet a plan for stationing foreign troops in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli TV report said the Israeli army is "making plans and training" for "a very violent war" against Hezbollah in south Lebanon.
U.S. warplanes launched four air strikes against Islamic State militants threatening western Iraq's Haditha Dam.
Hawaii's Big Island has declared a state of emergency as lava from an active volcano threatens nearby homes.
American Humanist Association found that one-third of Americans would like the words "under God" removed from Pledge of Allegiance.
Kurdish Regional Government's director of U.S. affairs says the United States is not doing enough to supply vital advanced weapons to their security forces in their fight against Islamic State militants.
Revelation 12:7-9: "And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."
Chrysostom: "In the first advent God veiled his divinity to prove the faithful; in the second advent he will manifest his glory to reward their faith."