Patching up relations could help smooth the way for a new 10-year U.S. military aid package.
The U.S. is shunning military intervention in the belief that threat-free diplomacy works better than force.
The deal will not produce an Iranian epiphany about the horrific consequences of helping Bashar Al Assad.
The harsh verdict of the president's critics goes too far. Most of today's problems were not Obama's creations.
A study into the Twitter habits of world leaders also found that Obama has the biggest following.
The planned executions have ratcheted up diplomatic tensions amid repeated pleas of mercy for the pair from Australia.
"Israel is the last frontier of the free world," reads the tweet, which has since been removed following complaints