An IAEA team visits the site of an alleged nuclear weapons facility bombed by Israel in September.
Increased strikes are causing friction between the US and Pakistani government, which prefers to negotiate with the militants
At a rare meeting Sunday, some oil-producing nations tried to stabilize prices – and Western concerns over a recession.
The exercise involved more than 100 jet fighters, helicopters, and air-refueling tankers, according to a new report.
Military analysts say the Islamic Republic would strike back in unconventional ways – targeting American interests in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The temporary cease-fire deal bids to end attacks from Gaza militants and the Israeli army and improve life in the impoverished coastal strip.
In Israel, the media focused on possible breakthroughs in which the US played no role, highlighting low expectations for Rice's trip.
Its improved standing poses challenge to US policy of isolation.
Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni is increasingly seen as the likely successor to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
The fall election and an era of diffused power may be factors.