Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Arab Uprising Fallout: Russia & China Tag-Teams on Middle East and North African Concerns While Turkey's Power Drive Halted by Revolts As Iran Helps Syria and Egypt

Russia, China To Coordinate On Middle East, North Africa Issues

Turkey’s Middle East drive falters in Arab Spring

Iran helping Syrian regime crack down on protesters, say diplomats | The Guardian

Syrian president sends tanks into major city | Reuters

Nephew of Sadat killer returns to Egypt from Iran - AP

Egypt religious violence: 12 dead in Muslim-Coptic Christian clashes in Egypt -

THE DAILY STAR - Libya: NATO strike hits government weapons depot: rebels

France is expelling 14 Libyan diplomats

Officers and Inmates Killed in Iraqi Prison Revolt -

AFP: Bahrain to end emergency, tries opposition heads