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  1. A call for national day of prayer, fasting

Tuesday - April 30, 2013:

  1. Ahmadinejad: Syrian rebels' victory to trigger regional unrest
  2. Moscow places forward command post in Beirut for Syria
  3. Syria: Al-Qaeda's battle for control of Assad's chemical weapons plant
  4. Syria's neighbors cautious about U.S.-led intervention

Sunday - April 28, 2013:

  1. Lebanon dragged in as Hezbollah joins Syria war
  2. Obama: Use of chemical weapons would change my calculus
  3. Obama’s non-response to Assad’s chemical weapons would encourage a nuclear Iran
  4. Syria accuses Turkey of supplying rebels with chemical weapons
  5. Syrian air strikes, shelling batter rebels in Damascus suburbs
  6. Syrian rebels make DIY masks in case of gas attack
  7. 'The UN Has Inverted Right and Wrong', Says Expert

Saturday - April 27, 2013:

  1. Iran says it's ready to resume talks with world powers
  2. Syria says backing rebels risks new attacks on America
  3. Britain's Foreign Office says intel indicates Syria used sarin gas
  4. British PM: Syria Chemical Weapons Evidence 'Serious'
  5. U.S. says Syria used chemical weapons. Countdown to military action against Damascus?
  6. White House to Congress Assad has used chemical weapons. Israeli jets down Hizballah drone opposite Haifa
  7. US lawmakers demand action on Syria chemical weapons
  8. Israel urges U.S. action over Syrian chemical weapons
  9. Dubai Police chief slams West over Syria inaction
  10. Syria's Opposition: The World Needs to Act on Obama's 'Red Line'
  11. 'Action on Syria red line sends message to Iran'
  12. Elkin: Iran Watching U.S. Response on Syria
  13. Obama: Syrian government use of chemical weapons a 'game changer'
  14. Iraqi forces retake control of Sunni town of Suleiman Beg

Friday - April 26, 2013:

  1. Video: 5-year-olds training in Islamic terror camp
  2. Israel UN envoy slams Iran hypocrisy over ME arms
  3. Syrian army seizes strategic town
  4. Syria crisis EU says 500 Europeans have joined fight
  5. Syria crisis: UN to study soil samples for proof of sarin gas
  6. Syria says it will not use chemical arms, even against Israel
  7. US: Hezbollah acting like 'drug cartel'
  8. South Korea delivers talks ultimatum to North
  9. China ‘terrorists’ trapped police state media
  10. Lawmakers, aides may get Obamacare exemption
  11. Rhode Island Senate approves bill allowing same-sex marriage
  12. School forces girls to ask for lesbian kiss
  13. Afghanistan quake, floods kills at least 33
  14. Earthquake-proof buildings withstand jolt in China province of eastern Sichuan

Thursday - April 25, 2013:

  1. Tehran and Assad slide past US and Israeli red lines – nuclear and chemical
  2. Iranian Minister: Sanctions Are 'Causing a Lot of Trouble'
  3. Lebanese Hizbollah leading Assad offensive in Syria
  4. As Syrian rockets land in Lebanon, rebels accuse Hizbollah of waging war
  5. Qatar faces backlash among rebel groups in Syria
  6. Syria crisis: EU says 500 Europeans have joined fight
  7. Syria Blasts EU Plan to Buy Rebel Oil
  8. Kerry: NATO must 'collectively' plan for threat of chemical weapons
  9. AMAN officer Assad has launched poisonous Sarin war on rebels
  10. Analysis: Crossing Obama's red line on Syria will require concrete proof
  11. Anger in Lebanese streets as Syria border fighting rages
  12. N_Korea Builds Barricades on Border with South - Media
  13. China builds second aircraft carrier
  14. France becomes 14th country to legalize gay marriage
  15. Colorado to pay piper after Dems’ war on guns
  16. Freak weather leaves 13 dead in Andhra Pradesh
  17. New bird flu strain one of most lethal flu viruses

Wednesday - April 24, 2013:

  1. Canada thwarts 'al Qaeda-supported' passenger train plot
  2. Iran denies involvement in Canadian train plot
  3. UN Atomic Agency Discussing 'Possible Dates of Iran Meeting'
  4. Gantz: Another Afghanistan in store for Syria. Hizballah brigades fight for Assad
  5. Syrian Opposition Denounces Hizbullah's Role in Civil War
  6. HRW calls on Syrian fighters to end arbitrary cross-border attacks
  7. EU eases sanctions against Syria; Damascus attack kills 200
  8. North Korea deploys new Musudan missile launchers
  9. North Korea demands recognition as nuclear state
  10. French embassy in Tripoli, Libya targeted in a car bomb attack
  11. Japan tells China to stay off disputed islands

Tuesday - April 23, 2013:

  1. Massacre reported in Syria; '566 bodies found'
  2. Rebels: Assad forces 'massacre' 85 in Damascus suburb
  3. Syria opposition anger over US refusal to fund arms
  4. Secular Syrian rebels: Jihadists hijacking revolt
  5. Have Syria’s Kurds had a change of heart?
  6. 'Turkey, Israel, US should team up on Iran, Syria'
  7. Obama accused of nuclear U-turn as guided weapons plan emerges
  8. US security committee: Hezbollah could be in US
  9. Moderate quake strikes western Mexico, no major damage
  10. Midwest rains swelling rivers to record-breaking heights
  11. Section of Mississippi closed after barges break free

Monday - April 22, 2013:

  1. Obama requests $580m_ for Mideast ‘contingencies’
  2. US-Israel Arms Deal Sends ‘Clear Signal’ to Iran, Says Hagel
  3. Heavy clashes in Syria near Lebanese border
  4. Insight: Battered by war, Syrian army creates its own replacement
  5. Syria Rebels Urge Air Strikes on Assad Missiles
  6. US doubles non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition
  7. EU set to ease Syria oil embargo
  8. North Korea moves two more missile launchers report
  9. Rescuers struggle to reach China quake zone as toll climbs
  10. One Indiana man dies, one missing as flooding problems continue

Sunday - April 21, 2013:

  1. Attackers kill Syrian official Ali Balan in 'secure' area of Damascus
  2. Syria's Assad warns Jordan as southern border seethes
  3. Behind the Lines Hezbollah turns eastwards
  4. UN powers say N Korea, Iran 'serious' nuke threats
  5. Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody
  6. CHINA: The case of Anne Zhang is the storm that awakens the people's conscience
  7. Earthquake kills 157, injures 5,700 in China's Sichuan
  8. Torrential rains hit Indiana, a day after Chicago flooding
  9. Midwestern river cities brace for floodwaters

Saturday - April 20, 2013:

  1. Iran triples installation of uranium enrichment centrifuges
  2. Iran hit by second earthquake in days
  3. Ayatollah America on brink of fall
  4. U.S. Selling Arms to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Emirates
  5. U.S. Investigating Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
  6. John Kerry warns of 'enclave breakup' in Syria
  7. 'Dissent within Hezbollah over involvement in Syria'
  8. Boston terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev captured
  9. Police go door-to-door in search for Boston bomber
  10. Two Dagestani brothers nembers of Chechen Wahhabi cell identified as responsible for Boston terror
  11. Magnitude 7 quake hits north of Japan
  12. Heavy rain floods Chicago, Gov. Pat Quinn declares state of emergency

Friday - April 19, 2013:

  1. Diplomats Iran ups nuke technology
  2. Assad says West will pay for backing al-Qaeda in Syria
  3. Damascus’ shrinking circle of security
  4. Jordan against military intervention
  5. U.S. sends Army planners to Amman but wary of Syria intervention
  6. US troops sent to Jordan to counter Syrian attack on kingdom
  7. North Korea demands US withdrawal from peninsula before resuming talks
  8. Inside the Ring North Korea war strategy
  9. US warship in Singapore for deployment
  10. Ingestible, Implantable, or Intimate contact; How Will You Take Your Micro-scale Body Sensors
  11. Texas police treating blasted fertilizer plant as a crime scene
  12. UZBEKISTAN: Protestant couple gets huge fine worth a hundred months of the average wage
  13. Desertification crisis affecting 168 countries worldwide, study shows
  14. Seabirds affected by second wave of sticky pollution 'could number thousands'

Thursday - April 18, 2013:

  1. Iran test-fires new land-to-sea missile in Gulf
  2. Emergency at Boston’s Logan airport over security concern
  3. North Korea vows 'sledge-hammer blows' of retaliation over protests in South
  4. Strongest quake in 50 years shakes Gulf
  5. Iran-Pakistan earthquake Aftershock felt
  6. Letter sent to US senator tests positive for ricin
  7. Seven Killed, Over 60 Injured in Venezuela Protests
  8. View From the Global Tank Europe Ignores Collective Security System Flaws at Own Peril
  9. CHINA: To punish dissidents, party arrests children, even ten-year-olds

Wednesday - April 17, 2013:

  1. FBI Boston Marathon probe points to Mid-East terrorists with domestic support
  2. FBI probes Boston bombings as “terror.” Three killed, 140 injured. White House, New York on terror alert
  3. Security Boosted Across US After Boston Blast
  4. White House labels Boston blasts as 'act of terror'
  5. Jordan extremist praises Boston bombing
  6. Magnitude-7_8 earthquake rocks Iran and Pakistan, kills at least 38
  7. Ahmadinejad says Iran does not need atomic bomb
  8. Ahmadinejad to visit uranium-producing Niger
  9. UAE Vice-President holds talks with Iranian minister
  10. Watch Iran as North Korea makes nuclear threats
  11. North Korea issues new threats over protests in South
  12. Report: Assad forces break through opposition blockade in north Syria
  13. Syria's Muslim Brotherhood: There's No Extremism in Syria
  14. Russia to Base French-Made Assault Ships in Far East Ports
  15. US Missile Shield No Threat to Russia - Deputy PM
  16. Series of earthquakes shake central Oklahoma
  17. 3.1-magnitude quake strikes Ontario-Quebec border

Tuesday - April 16, 2013:

  1. At least 3 dead as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon
  2. Iran warns of World War III
  3. Al Qaeda adds urgency to search for Syrian peace
  4. Hezbollah-backed Lebanese Shiites fight in Syria
  5. More than 1,000 Hizbullah Terrorists Enter Syria to Help Assad
  6. Syria: 12 Children Killed in Airstrikes
  7. Syrian air raid on Kurdish village kills 11
  8. Syrian artillery fire kills two people in NE Lebanon
  9. Jordan to lead drive to arm Syrian rebels
  10. More gains for Assad’s army in N., S., and E. Syria and Damascus
  11. Syrian crisis Damascus adjusts to the constant sound of war
  12. North Korean EMP attack ‘unstoppable’
  13. North Korea rejects offer of talks from South Korean President Park
  14. Manila offers US its military bases
  15. Bombs kill more than 30 across Iraq before local poll
  16. Two suicide attacks kill 34 people in Somalia
  17. World military spending dips, first fall since 1998

Monday - April 15, 2013:

  1. Ahmadinejad Embarks on Uranium Opportunity Trip
  2. Iran says test fired 3 new missiles
  3. Gulf countries meet over Iran nuclear radiation fears
  4. Kerry in Beijing links Korean, Iranian, Syrian crises
  5. Alaska's Fort Greely Last Line of Defense Against North Korea Nukes
  6. Battles rage in Syria; symbolic mosque crumbles
  7. Chemical warfare looms over Syria. Israel passes atropine to rebels
  8. 'Gas attack by Syrian army kills three in Aleppo'
  9. North Korea’s Leader Missing from Public Eye for Two Weeks
  10. US, China pledge efforts for nuclear-free N. Korea
  11. Earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea

Sunday - April 14, 2013:

  1. North Korea reportedly warns Tokyo would be first target of nuclear attack
  2. North Korea states 'nuclear war is unavoidable' as it declares first target will be Japan
  3. Japan to move Patriot missiles to Okinawa
  4. Kerry Tells North Korea to Tone Down its Rhetoric
  5. U.S. tells North Korea new missile launch would be huge mistake
  6. Report: Britain has proof of chemical weapons use in Syria
  7. Russia: Al Qaida eyes Syria as its Mideast base
  8. Senators push for military aid for Syrian rebels
  9. Syria air force pounds Lebanon town officials
  10. Syrian troops widen offensive in border areas
  11. Russia Builds Up Mediterranean Task Force
  12. Russia Responds to Iran's Unveiling of New Uranium Facility
  13. US targets companies accused of evading Iran sanctions
  14. ‘Evangelicals could be put on watch list, denied guns’
  15. House Votes to Shutter Labor Board Hobbled by Obama Recess Picks
  16. Strong 6.3-magnitude quake hits western Japan
  17. Tornadoes strike MO, AR, AL, MS; at least one dead

Friday - April 12, 2013:

  1. Budget cuts ground US Air Force front line combat units
  2. US, S Korea Brace for New North Korean Missile Test
  3. N. Korea shifts missile locations ahead of imminent launch
  4. Report: North Korea missile launcher ready to fire
  5. US, S. Korea on top alert as North missile spotted in launch position
  6. Syrian regime targeting civilians in air strikes
  7. Head of Syria's Al-Nusra Pledges Allegiance to Al-Qaeda
  8. Is Syria turning into the Afghanistan next door
  9. Syrian Opposition to Kerry- Give Us Weapons
  10. Relatives of Lebanese hostages hunt down Syrians
  11. US Not 'Blindsided' By Iran's New Uranium Mines?
  12. FBI sued over facial-recognition technology
  13. Freak Spring Storm Slams Into American Midwest

Thursday - April 11, 2013:

  1. Iran to build more nuclear sites in quake-prone area
  2. Quake hits near Iran's nuclear city Bushehr, 37 dead
  3. US official Iran oil buyers cutting imports further
  4. Japan Ready to Defend Against North Korean Nuclear Missiles
  5. Japan, U.S., S. Korea dispatch destroyers to track N. Korean missile
  6. North Korea tells foreigners in South Korea to be ready to evacuate
  7. North Korea Warns Foreigners in South of Nuclear War
  8. U.S. official North Korea could test fire missiles at any time
  9. Korean War Unlikely, But Risks for Russia Serious
  10. G8 foreign ministers to meet to address Syria
  11. Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile; Hatf-IV has 560-mile range
  12. Russia Conducts Topol ICBM Drills
  13. Libya arms fueling conflicts in Syria, Mali and beyond: U.N. experts
  14. Russia to Fulfill Arms Contracts With Venezuela by Yearend
  15. Storms bring heavy snow, hail, rain, tornado to central US

Wednesday - April 10, 2013:

  1. Iran announces uranium mining after nuclear talks fail
  2. Iran may have continued weapons research after 2003, IAEA chief says
  3. N. KOREA: Pyongyang moves ultimatum to April 10
  4. North Korea to fire ballistic missile to Pacific. Iran unveils new uranium-processing facilities
  5. North Korea warns foreigners in South to evacuate
  6. Putin warns Korean nuclear conflict 'would make Chernobyl a fairy tale'
  7. 95 Army personnel going to Guam for missile defense
  8. Japan's Defense Ministry deploys Patriot PAC-3 units around Tokyo
  9. Kim dynasty flees influence of China
  10. Syrian Army ousts rebels from E. Damascus, lifts threat to capital
  11. Iraqi al Qaeda wing merges with Syrian counterpart
  12. Syria Rejects ‘Expanded’ UN Chemical Weapons Probe
  13. US navy laser cannon shoots down planes
  14. U.S. blizzard, possible tornadoes forecast in nasty weather week

Tuesday - April 9, 2013:

  1. Secretary of State John Kerry warns Iran that time is running out on nuclear talks
  2. Report: North Korea readying for fourth nuclear test
  3. N. Korea to pull workers from key joint industrial zone
  4. China rebukes North Korea, says no state should sow chaos
  5. 'Huge shift in Syrian troops from Golan'
  6. Car-bomb explodes in Damascus square; 15 killed, dozens injured
  7. Syrian air force strikes seven southern rebel-held towns
  8. Al-Qaeda Chief Wants Islamic State in Syria
  9. One dead, many wounded in Cairo cathedral clashes
  10. Russia Bombers Conduct Practice Strikes on U.S. Missile Defense
  11. Russia, China snuggling up
  12. Experts triple estimate of world dengue fever infections
  13. Bizarre weather forced people to run for shelter

Monday - April 8, 2013:

  1. EU: Nuclear talks with Iran have failed
  2. Iran’s silent war in the Gulf
  3. Iran lines up behind North Korea, warns the US of “great losses”
  4. Breaking: North Korea warns foreign embassies to evacuate by April 10th. War coming, or is it another bluff?
  5. North Korea increases artillery production
  6. US delays missile test as tensions rise
  7. Al-Assad blames foreigners for civil war; says he will not go
  8. Militants in Lebanon aim new attacks at Syrian fuel supplies
  9. New prime minister chosen in Lebanon
  10. Russia’s Mediterranean-Bound Warships Reach Indian Ocean
  11. Earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude strikes eastern Indonesia USGS

Tuesday - April 2, 2013:

  1. Iraq to Tighten Searches of Iran-Syria Flights
  2. Russia Launches Surprise Military Exercise in Black Sea
  3. North Korea enters a state of war with South Korea
  4. The winds of war blowing stronger in Korea
  5. Kim Calls Atomic Weapons Top Priority as Korea Tensions Rise
  6. South Korea Unveils ‘Active’ Nuclear Deterrence Plan
  7. South Korea will strike back quickly if attacked by the North
  8. South Korea vows fast response to North; U.S. positions destroyer
  9. Saudi heavy weapons supply to Syrian rebels breaks up Arab summit in uproar
  10. Shells fired from Syria strike Lebanese villages
  11. West embargoes arms to Syrian rebels over their resale to al Qaeda
  12. UC Hebrew lecturer ties student groups to Hamas
  13. Easter Sunday coldest on record UK news The Guardian

Monday - April 1, 2013:

  1. Iran could have bomb by July, security sources say
  2. Iran, N. Korea, Syria Block Arms Trade Treaty
  3. Fierce battles in Damascus outskirts
  4. Mortar kills 15 at Damascus University, Syria says
  5. Syrian rebels claim shooting down Iranian plane over Damascus
  6. Rebel buildup seen as Syria civil war continues
  7. Russian Weapons Supplies to Syria ‘Problem’ - Hollande
  8. UN rebukes Turkey over return of Syrian refugees
  9. Putin flexes Russian military muscle in naval exercise
  10. U.S. flies stealth bombers over South Korea in warning to North
  11. North readies rockets after U.S. flies stealth bombers over South
  12. South Sudan battle against insurgents kills 163
  13. UN backs ‘offensive’ peacekeeping Congo force
  14. March set to be coldest in UK since 1962

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