Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke at the UN on Wednesday demonstrating a new level of tensions with Israel as he declared his people were no longer bound by agreements with Israel, including the Oslo Peace Accords PLUS;
* Islamic State is gaining ground on the Syrian-Israeli-Golan border as moderate rebels retreat while Russian airstrikes on Wednesday and Thursday targeted rebel groups in central and northern Syria;
* Reuters is reporting that hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria in the last ten days and will soon join government forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah allies;
* Israeli cancer treatment takes top prize at M.I.T. as students from Ben Gurion University developed a treatment that may prevent the harmful effects of chemotherapy.
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