It chaired a special meeting Monday of the Security Council that endorsed the idea of holding a Middle East peace conference in Moscow this year.
Bush had shunned it as an ineffective dictators' club. Obama's team pledges to work from within to 'improve' it.
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Older leaders among the minority aim to peacefully address discrimination but warn that younger Shiites are pushing for militancy.
After meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II, he emphasized his commitment to Palestinian statehood – a top concern among Arabs.
The most unique explanation for the conviction of Roxana Saberi on espionage charges may be an allegory about US, Russian, and Iranian intelligence services hunting for a rabbit.