Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Morocco Gets Thumbs-Up for Promised Reforms While Eve of Saudi Arabia's "Day of Rage" Turns Deadly

Moroccan king's reform pledges draw high praise http://bit.ly/iaKp5x

Saudi Arabia: "Day of Rage" Friday, oil prices spike, witness says gunfire at protest http://wapo.st/feP7T6

Saudi protest dispersed by police, shots heard | Reuters http://bit.ly/dUdksh

AFP: Hamas appoints first female minister in reshuffle http://bit.ly/f3i1xW

Hamas appoints foreign minister for first time in cabinet reshuffle - Haaretz http://bit.ly/hRjoMN

AFP: ElBaradei sets conditions for presidential run http://bit.ly/i3KiaW

Yemeni president offers plan to amend constitution http://wapo.st/dMjgOA

Algeria Oil Minister Says No Need for OPEC Emergency Meeting - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/hOGRLd

U.S. warns of imminent terror attack in Mali - USATODAY.com http://usat.ly/gKYcCJ

UN Chief: Somalia Needs Urgent Attention | http://bit.ly/hiZw8j

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo bans overflights from U.N., France - CNN.com http://bit.ly/gvCP6h