1. Al-Qaeda has vowed to break out their imprisoned terrorists in Yemen, saying "The Prophet (Mohammad) ... has ordered that we free detainees."
2. An attack by Uzbeki Taliban forces on a Waziristan tribal elder negotiating with Pakistani government failed, left two Uzbeks dead.
3. Lebanon man arrested after a telephoned al-Qaeda bombing threat on Germany's Justice Ministry. Germany hunting explosives-laden truck.
4. Attempts by Arab League to mediate differences fail in Lebanon, drawing criticism from Egypt, Syria.
5. IAEA's ElBaradei assures Iran will answer unresolved nuclear questions within 4 weeks.
6. British government reports 1,500 white Britons converted to Islam and recruited by al-Qaeda to fund, plan, carry out UK attacks.
Who's the voice on radio in Iran standoff? 'Filipino Monkey' - Seattle Times
Petraeus: Iranian Bombs in Iraq Spike in January - CNN
President Bush slams Iran in pro-democracy speech - Los Angeles Times
President Bush Urges Arab Allies to Confront Iran - New York Times
ElBaradei says Iran will answer unresolved nuclear questions within 4 weeks - Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Iraq says Iran’s IRGC commander in secret Iraq talks with US - Times Online
Anti-war Soros secretly funded discredited Lancet Iraq study - Times Online
Operation Phantom Phoenix continues to drive al-Qaeda out of 'Triangle of Death' - AP
Pakistan Warns U.S. on Attacking Al Qaeda on Its Own - New York Times
US: No unilateral action in Pakistan - DAWN
Two Uzbeks killed in attack on rival pro-govt tribal elder - Daily Times
Fierce clashes in Tank after militants attack garrison - DAWN
'Pro-Taliban militants' ambush in Mohmand, Pakistani troops killed in clash - BBC
Scotland Yard believes Al-Qaeda assassinated Benazir Bhutto - Times Online
Pakistan Poll Shows Suspicion of Leaders - ABC
US Journalist Schmidle Deported by Pakistan - Washington Note
Schmidle's Last Dispatch: Next-Gen Taliban - New York Times