After meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II, he emphasized his commitment to Palestinian statehood – a top concern among Arabs.
Egyptian police have arrested 25 suspects and are hunting for another 24 in the Sinai peninsula, where officials say the Iranian-sponsored group Hezbollah was operating a covert cell.
After supporting an Army crackdown against lawlessness in the Bekaa Valley, the Shiite organization faces a backlash from angry clan members ahead of June elections.
For the first time in the Middle East, prisoners stage a play and gain insight and respite from overcrowding and anger.
Lawmakers and others who were against the Iraq war generally support the president. But they worry about another 'quagmire.'
In The Hague this week, Iranian officials offered to cooperate with the US. Iran has pursued an ambitious redevelopment effort in Afghanistan since 2001.
While the increase in soldiers is modest, the government is showing support for Obama's shift of strategy in Afghanistan – and, more broadly, for the administration itself.
Ahead of the G-20 summit, Spain decides to withdraw troops from Kosovo and investigate Bush officials for torture.
Arab League likely support Sudan's Bashir against war crimes charge, but discourage ties with Iran.