Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Arab Uprising Fallout: Iraqi Defense Minister Almost Killed While Kuwait Wants Iraqi Payments for Gulf War Damage

Explosion wounds Iraqi defense minister candidate -

Kuwait seizes Iraq airline assets in Jordan-officials | Reuters

Jordan, Iraq sign deal to develop Baghdad-Aqaba railway

French ex-Minister in Libya, would defend Gaddafi | Reuters

Syrian death toll rises as forces widen military crackdown on protests | The Guardian

Syria offers to cooperate on nuclear inquiry | The Guardian

AFP: Yemen rebel generals: Saleh let Abyan fall

Algeria says no plans to open border with Morocco | Reuters

Official: Bomb blast rocks northern Nigerian city -

Egypt''s army stresses intention to hand over power to civilian gov''t -
Oman, Germany to enhance co-operation | Oman Observer