An employee arranges flags at the residence of Israel's President in Jerusalem

 
An employee arranges flags at the residence of Israel
An employee arranges flags at the residence of Israel's President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem March 18, 2013, ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit. Obama is due to make his first official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories this week, looking to improve ties with both camps after a sometimes rocky first term in office. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun