* PM: Iran has not reached 'red line' in its nuclear program "Iran is continuing in its nuclear plan. They have not yet passed the red line I presented at the UN, but they are getting closer to it.
* Report: Israel bombs Syrian chemical weapons base The Free Syrian Army (FSA) reported at the weekend that Israeli warplanes had bombed a chemical weapons base in Damascus.
* American lawmakers call for intervention in Syria Obama's 'red line' on chemical weapons 'can't be a dotted line,' says Republican congressman; Israeli ex-general warns 'things will only get worse' after Assad
* Libya faces growing Islamist threat Diplomats are warning of growing Islamist violence against western targets in Libya as blowback from the war in Mali, following last week's attack on the French embassy in Tripoli.
* Israel points finger at Iran over drone from Lebanon Israel believes that Iran's Revolutionary Guard was responsible for the unmanned drone launched from Lebanon that was shot down in Israeli airspace on Thursday.
* Expert: Democracies Cannot Defeat Terrorism Terrorism expert: Democracies must balance the need for violence against upholding their most cherished values.
* UK Politician Suspended for 'Jews Caused Holocaust' Statement British politician suspended by party after suggesting that Jews 'sacrificed their own' in Holocaust.
* Iraq leader: 'Evil' Al Qaida forces cross border from Syria The Sunni revolt in Syria is said to have spilled into neighboring Iraq.
* Syria crisis: PM Halqi 'survives Damascus car bombing' Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi has survived a car bomb attack in the capital, Damascus, state media say.
* Taliban marks start of 'monumental' spring offensive with deadly attack It didn't take long. Within hours of announcing the start of its annual spring offensive, the Taliban in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for an early-morning attack in the eastern part of the country that killed at least three police officers.