Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Arab Spring Turning Syria, Egypt and Libya Into Economic Blackholes

THE DAILY STAR : Uprising chills investment in Syria as economy falters http://bit.ly/m9vewL

Turkey ditches Assad, calls off participation in Gaza flotilla http://www.debka.com/article/20967/

Appeals for a new revolution on the way in Egypt http://on.ft.com/ktKaOR

theo_log Gama’a al-Islamiya To Form “Civil Political Party”: http://tinyurl.com/3awfcb3

Libya's Gaddafi makes new ceasefire offer | Reuters http://reut.rs/kkG6Tg

Libya's ambassador to EU defects - EU | Reuters http://bit.ly/jGh7ym

AFP: Libya regime offers truce but no Kadhafi departure http://bit.ly/jTW8vb

Bomb Wounds 8 in Heart of Istanbul - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/mm2K96

As Americans Leave Iraq, Shiite Militias Again Pose a Threat - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/jdVqNx
 
Bahrain promises reforms and an end to state of emergency - The National http://bit.ly/iSp33q

Aide to Chalabi assassinated on Baghdad street - MiamiHerald.com http://bit.ly/lHhUSR