Tehran says if Jerusalem attacks 'Iran will respond in a way that they will not be able to sleep easy anymore.' Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman shrugs off threat says 'Israelis sleep well and in our dreams Iran is a friendly country'
Calling for action: US president says he hopes to 'start seeing gestures of good faith' as part of peace process; American administration will do everything it can to encourage Israeli-Palestinian confidence-building measures, he says
Knesset speaker sends letter to counterparts around the world warning: 'Yesterday the world witnessed the return of Adolf Hitler. This time he has a beard and speaks Persian. But the words are the same words and the aspirations are the same aspirations'. Rivlin called on colleagues to 'initiate action to show world 2009 will not be repetition of 1939'
'I deplore the use of this platform by the Iranian president to accuse, divide and even incite,' UN secretary general says following tumultuous session of Geneva racism conference. British PM, French foreign minister offer their own denouncements
Dozens of Western delegates participating in the UN racism conference in Geneva walked out of the forum as an act of protest during the keynote speech delivered by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Leaders accused by rights group of abuse already in govt. Afghans accused of human rights violations over three decades of war should be barred from running in the August 20 presidential election, a commissioner of the state-appointed rights watchdog said Sunday.