New of the world: Panetta warns on Iran arms in Iraq; U.S. suspends $800 million in Pakistan military aid; Somalia drought

Laura Rozen
The Envoy

UN refugee chief calls for drought aid inside Somalia. (BBC)

New Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, on visit to Iraq, warns of action against Iran arming Iraq militias. (Associated Press)

U.S. suspends $800 million in military aid to Pakistan. (Associated Press)

White House's John Brennan, in visit to Saudi Arabia, urges Yemen's Saleh to transfer power. (New York Times)

Gadhafi son says Tripoli negotiating with France for cease-fire. (AFP)

Work begins for world's newest nation, South Sudan. (Wall Street Journal)

U.S. investigates allegations that Syria spies on Syrian-American demonstrations. (Washington Times)

U.S., Chinese military leaders meet amid tensions over planned U.S. role in military exercises in South China seas. (New York Times)