Easter Sunday this year marks the return of Christians to several of Baghdad's most battered neighborhoods.
Jordan struggles to absorb Iraqis who are still coming in, despite improved conditions at home.
Security Council's struggle to respond to Sunday's rocket launch also portends challenges for Obama's nonproliferation goals with Iran.
Syrian diplomats say Damascus is serious about making peace, and hope Washington will lean on Israel's new government.
The hawkish prime minister, who presented his new government Tuesday, shows a distinct change in style and tactics – though not substance – since his 1996-99 term.
Arab League likely support Sudan's Bashir against war crimes charge, but discourage ties with Iran.