* Iran: Any attack on our nuclear facility will be beginning of war Tehran will consider any military action against its nuclear facilities as the beginning of a war, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported Friday.
* Larijani: Israel based on supremacy of Jewish race Iranian parliament speaker says his country operating against Jewish state due to its racist policy.
* Peres: No chance of peace with Palestinians President Shimon Peres believes there is no chance of an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.
* Food and fuel crises pushing world into 'danger zone', says World Bank As the head of the World Bank warns world leaders that the planet is entering the "danger zone" with millions thrown into extreme poverty by the twin food and fuel crises, a leaked report from his organisation shows that biofuels have pushed up global food prices by 75 percent - a much bigger role in the disaster than previously thought.
* Syria says 'premature' to talk of direct Israel contact Day after Jewish state calls for quickly starting face-to-face discussions, Syrian Foreign Minister Moualem states, 'The moment when we feel that we've got the agreed common ground between us and the Israelis, which covers all elements of a peace agreement, we will agree on the location of these direct talks'.
* Israel weighs Jerusalem separation Israel should cut off outlying Arab neighborhoods from Jerusalem, Deputy Prime Minister Haim Ramon demanded Thursday, a day after a Palestinian construction worker from one of those districts went on a deadly rampage in the city center.
* Saudis invite Israeli to Madrid parley Saudi Arabia invited an Israeli rabbi on Thursday to attend an interfaith conference to be held in Madrid.
* 007 gets his gadgets from 'Q' - the IDF turns to Yiftah Before each mission, James Bond went to his headquarters in London and paid a visit to "Q" - the comical head of the secret service's research and development department, who would present and demonstrate the latest top-secret gadgets.
* Condoleezza Rice Says She's `Proud' of Decision to Invade Iraq Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said she's "proud'' of the U.S. decision to wage the Iraq war and insisted that the world is not more dangerous than it was when George W. Bush took office.
* Erdogan says Turkish democracy not under threat Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, fighting in court for his and the governing party's political survival, said on Friday political tensions will be fixed and that democracy was not under threat.