Carmel Forest this morning.(Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

• The WikiLeaks revelation that nearly everyone in the region agrees on the question of Iran has given the United States extra leverage for next week’s nuclear talks. [WP]

• The fire continues. [NYT]

• In a rare display of mutual graciousness between two adversaries, Turkey lent planes to help fight the fire, and Prime Minister Netanyahu thanked Prime Minister Erdogan. [JPost]

• In 2008, Lebanon’s defense minister advised the United States on how best to attack Hezbollah, and told it to tell Israel. Thank you, WikiLeaks! [LAT]

• White House adviser David Axelrod reiterated the administration’s strong support for Israel’s security and for the peace process. [JPost]

• Sari Nusseibeh and Amos Oz have a nice chat. [NYT]