1. Iran revealed to the IAEA that it has been in testing phases for advanced P-2 centrifuges, which it had previously denied.
2. CIA Director says that Muslim support for al-Qaeda waning in Middle East due to brutality, but Western recruits improve ability to strike US.
3. Pakistan reached ceasefire deal with Taliban in secret meetings. Ceasefire expected to be "calm before the storm" as in 2006.
4. Germany is convinced that al-Qaeda is actively targeting them and planning from Pakistani havens.
Muslim Backing Of Al-Qaeda Wanes - Washington Post
Western recruits said to boost al Qaeda's ability to hit U.S. - SF Gate
Germany convince Al-Qaeda actively planning attacks: report - Washington Post
Iran Testing Advanced P-2 Centrifuges - AP
Iran shakes pillars of non-proliferation nuclear accord - Asia Times
Video: IRGC Commander Says Iran will strike US forces in region if attacked - MEMRI
Iran bans thousands of election hopefuls, including Khomeini's grandson - Telegraph
Popularity of Ahmadinejad put to the test in Iran elections - Financial Times
Palestinian PM: No peace accord with Israel in 2008 - Sydney Morning Herald
Israel may target Hamas heads - Jerusalem Post
Hamas seizes second convoy of food meant for Palestinian Red Crescent - Jerusalem Post
Israel begins reducing electricity supply to Gaza - Haaretz