Iraq's accusation that Syria was behind the massive Baghdad bombing a month ago Saturday has pushed relations to a new low.
Proposal for partnership follows Obama's decision to nix a missile shield based in Europe.
The Shahab-3 and Sejil-2 have shorter ranges than missiles the European defense shield was meant to thwart.
The cost for adding 600 miles of new barriers is $2.4 billion so far. The new fencing has been breached more than 3,000 times, a government report finds.
The House and Senate moved this week to cut off federal money to the community organizing group now mired in controversy.
Withdrawing federal insurance is part of a broader exit strategy from the government's emergency supports for the economy, expected to gather steam this year.
Robert Langdon, professor of symbology and star of ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ risks fresh peril exploring Masonic mysteries in the US capital.
Experts say Noordin's death Thursday gives Indonesia a window to recalibrate its battle to confront other militants.
A Chinese delegation visited Kim Jong-il this week to press for reengagement on the North's nuclear program. The US, which has said it's open to talks, must deal with a deeply suspicious S. Korean leadership.
Reformists failed to gain the new momentum and international visibility they sought by coopting Quds Day marches, an annual event to show solidarity with Palestinians.