First they take Damascus, not Jerusalem

An Israeli army tank is seen stationed near the village of Majdal Shams, on March 19, 2014, in the Golan Heights. (photo credit: AFP/Jalaa Marey)

An Israeli army tank is seen stationed near the village of Majdal Shams, on March 19, 2014, in the Golan Heights. (photo credit: AFP/Jalaa Marey)

There have been no attempts by Syrian rebels to try and harm Israel, but cross-border action is possible, says Northern Command officer

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New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims hijacking Pakistani naval ship

Pakistan Navy personnel keep guard near the Navy ship PNS Zulfiqar after it returned to Karachi Pakistan

Pakistan Navy personnel keep guard near the Navy ship PNS Zulfiqar after it returned to Karachi Pakistan.

Al Qaeda’s South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at U.S. vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly created group

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Philippines orders evacuation as Mayon volcano threatens to erupt

Mayon volcano

The Mayon volcano in the Phiilippines. The local tourist industry was expecting its latest stirrings to promote a mini-boom. Photograph: Charism Sayat/AFP/Getty Images

Authorities warn of possible eruption within weeks and prepares to evacuate 50,000 people in danger zone

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