Saturday, September 29, 2012


* Harper: PM's UN speech reverberating around world Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that his speech at the UN is now "reverberating" around the world.

* PM unorthodox in conveying red line point Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu assumed a professorial role and - turning the UN General Assembly on Thursday into an "Intro to Nuclear Physics" class - illustrated through the use of a rudimentary graph where a red line needs to be drawn.

* Iranian defense minister: Israel should set red lines for itself Israel should draw a red line for itself, not for Tehran, Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Saturday in a speech quoted by AFP.

* Panetta: Syria Has Moved Some Chemical Weapons The Syrian regime has moved some chemical weapons to safeguard the material as it wages war against rebel forces but the main storage sites for its arsenal remain secure.

* Over 40 killed in Syria fighting as Aleppo burns Hundreds of shops were burning in the ancient covered market of the Old City of Aleppo on Saturday.

* 11 European States Chart Course For A Federal Europe With Army One of the problems of the emerging solution to the European debt crisis is the migration towards a more federal Europe with centralized economic policy and supervision.

* PA expects UN to vote on statehood bid in November The Palestinians expect the UN General Assembly to vote on their application for statehood on November 29.

* 70% of Americans view Israel favorably Seventy percent of Americans view Israel favorably, according to a survey conducted by the Foreign Policy Initiative.

* Egypt's president heads to Turkey to build ties Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will travel to Turkey on Sunday.

* Intelligence office says it got Libya attack wrong, not White House Extremists from groups linked to al Qaida struck the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in a "deliberate and organized terrorist attack," the top U.S. intelligence agency said.