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

Turkey ditches Assad, calls off participation in Gaza flotilla

Appeals for a new revolution on the way in Egypt

theo_log Gama’a al-Islamiya To Form “Civil Political Party”:

Libya's Gaddafi makes new ceasefire offer | Reuters

Libya's ambassador to EU defects - EU | Reuters

AFP: Libya regime offers truce but no Kadhafi departure

Bomb Wounds 8 in Heart of Istanbul -

As Americans Leave Iraq, Shiite Militias Again Pose a Threat -
Bahrain promises reforms and an end to state of emergency - The National

Aide to Chalabi assassinated on Baghdad street -