Toronto Mayor Rob Ford lets loose again, so does Silvio Berlusconi. There's also a controversy over FARC rebels on a yacht, up-close memories of Pope John Paul II and more of the week's news, collected in quotes.
The role of the nuclear pact
It's unlikely Ali Khamenei will tolerate the Saudi kingdom's rising power in the region.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in 2020commons.wikimedia.org
Riyadh's warming relations with Israel
If nuclear talks break down, Iran's regime may become more aggressive.
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