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 - CNN.com http://bit.ly/j0pfgr

Kuwait seizes Iraq airline assets in Jordan-officials | Reuters http://reut.rs/meH79d

Jordan, Iraq sign deal to develop Baghdad-Aqaba railway http://bit.ly/jWgbwa

French ex-Minister in Libya, would defend Gaddafi | Reuters http://reut.rs/liV2so

Syrian death toll rises as forces widen military crackdown on protests | The Guardian http://bit.ly/kb2FAh

Syria offers to cooperate on nuclear inquiry | The Guardian http://bit.ly/mBcFmg

AFP: Yemen rebel generals: Saleh let Abyan fall http://bit.ly/iC9iMB

Algeria says no plans to open border with Morocco | Reuters http://bit.ly/iKwgJ9

Official: Bomb blast rocks northern Nigerian city - CNN.com http://bit.ly/lUTP8J

Egypt''s army stresses intention to hand over power to civilian gov''t - http://bit.ly/kpThs4
  
Oman, Germany to enhance co-operation | Oman Observer http://bit.ly/jhpOAp