Obama turns tourist in Petra

US President Barack Obama took time out of his diplomatic trip of the Middle East to marvel at the ancient city of Petra. His 24-hour visit to Jordan marked the end of his four-day visit to the region.

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Barack Obama's limo taken away by breakdown truck

The luxury limo of US President Barack Obama has been pictured on the back of a breakdown truck after the high tech vehicle came to a sudden halt yesterday. It's thought some one managed to top up the fuel with diesel rather than petrol.

Barack Obama is on a tour of the Middle East Credit: Reuters

As a result, it made a very unexpected diversion, on a trailer, on its way to a garage for repairs. See pictures of the broken down limo here.

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