• On Stuxnet, the virus thought to have slowed Iran’s nuclear weapons program: “In recent weeks officials from Israel have broken into wide smiles when asked whether Israel was behind the attack, or knew who was. American officials have suggested it originated abroad.” Okay then. [NYT]
• The United States has likely not yet produced a written freeze extension deal because doing so would set the policy precedent of excluding East Jerusalem from the discussion. [JPost]
• A long-range rocket from Gaza landed in the western Negev; there were at least two earlier Qassam firings. No injuries were reported. [Haaretz]
• Durban III is to be held in September 2011 in New York, on the tenth anniversary of the notorious Durban I U.N. anti-racism conference. Except it won’t, be as the U.S. doesn’t like the idea. [JPost]
• After the U.N. proceeded with its more or less annual censure of Iran’s human rights record, a senior envoy vociferously defended the Islamic Republic’s right to stone criminals and the like. [WSJ]
• Egypt bristled at a U.S. call for foreign monitors to oversee its upcoming parliamentary elections. [AP/NYT]
Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.