1. US officials now said to believe al-Qaeda's WMD program head, Abu Khabab al-Masri, alive and actively running WMD efforts.
2. As IAEA chief ElBaradei warns off military option in dealing with Iran, dismisses int'l concern over budding Arab nuclear programs.
3. As Egyptian troops and Hamas clash at border, Israeli FM and IDF split on Egyptian plan to increase troop levels.
4. Diyala raids in Iraq kill nine al-Qaeda terrorists, Iranian bombs in Baghdad on the rise.
IAEA chief warns against military action to solve Iranian nuclear issue - Xinhua
IAEA chief not worried about Arab nuclear development - Jerusalem Post
Iran Test Launches Rocket Designed to Carry Homemade Satellite Into Space - VOA
Iran's gas shortages plague Ahmadinejad - Telegraph