Dominique Strauss-Kahn last month.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

• The case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is unraveling. The former International Monetary Fund head and leading French presidential candidate is accused of sexually assaulting a Manhattan hotel maid, but her credibility has been put in doubt. [NYT]

• The flotilla will sail next week, a spokesperson said (while Gaza businessmen said the main problem with the blockade was exporting, not importing). [Reuters/Haaretz]

• It’s not just Egypt: Across the region, the United States is engaging with Islamist parties in order to try to steer the Arab Spring somewhat. [WSJ]

• An anti-settlement riot breaks out in the northern West Bank. [@IDFSpokesperson]

• Meet the Local Coordination Committees, the emerging, street-level opposition to the Assad regime in Syria. [NYT]

• Meanwhile, senior Syrian opposition members have signed and presented a road map for Assad, which includes him leading his country to true democracy. Do we have to call it a road map? Those tend not to work. [Ynet]