"I condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms. Whoever is behind this attack has one aim, which is to sabotage the peace efforts."
SAEB EREKAT, chief Palestinian negotiator, on the suicide bombing near a Tel Aviv nightclub that killed four people and ended a relative lull in Israeli-Palestinian violence
"This notion that the United States is getting ready to attack Iran is simply ridiculous. And having said that, all options are on the table."
GEORGE W. BUSH, U.S. President, speaking to European allies in Brussels
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!