Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Arab Uprising Fallout: Communications Shutdown As Libya Frees 110 Terrorists to Calm. Unrest Continues in Bahrain and Yemen

slkbrooke The Mideast Right Now: Internet Shutdown In Bahrain, Violence In Yemen, Media Blackout In Iran http://read.bi/e0wh0W via @businessinsider

Libya frees 110 jailed Islamists - Times LIVE http://bit.ly/hUpsRS

Anti-government protests spread to Libya http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/top/all/7429356.html

Riot breaks out in Libyan city of Benghazi http://bit.ly/i0v162

The Canadian Press: Oil prices rising on concerns of spreading Middle East unrest in Libya http://bit.ly/eUbV0G

AFP: US urges Libya to meet needs of its people http://bit.ly/dHhLsO

Saudis ready to aid Bahraini ruler. First riots in Libya after Yemen, http://www.debka.com/article/20673/Jordan

Police off streets during march for 2nd slain protester in Bahrain - CNN.com http://bit.ly/febo32

Bahrain protesters gather in capital for third day | Reuters http://reut.rs/ifXr63

Yemen protesters clash, police unable to regain calm http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE71F1TI20110216

AFP: Iraq to slash politicians' wages amid protests http://bit.ly/eQ6nVe

FoxNews.com - Jordan's Top Diplomat Says Middle East Revolutions Will Not Affect King's Rule http://fxn.ws/hWYqKZ

Palestinian Erekat says he resigned to set example, not because of contents of leak http://wapo.st/i4orAj

AFP: Three killed at Mogadishu pro-peace demo http://bit.ly/fXYPQG

EU Faces Challenge Of A Widening Wave Of Migrants : NPR http://n.pr/gst7Jb


Iraq premier seeks to repair relations with Kuwait - Forbes.com http://bit.ly/dWEYKt

New Egyptian constitutional referendum in two months - Times LIVE http://bit.ly/fMbt4p