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 http://bit.ly/ixKcob

Turkey’s Middle East drive falters in Arab Spring http://bit.ly/k6FChi

Iran helping Syrian regime crack down on protesters, say diplomats | The Guardian http://bit.ly/j0VPyy

Syrian president sends tanks into major city | Reuters http://reut.rs/kjmYcY

Nephew of Sadat killer returns to Egypt from Iran http://bit.ly/jaKg8Y - AP

Egypt religious violence: 12 dead in Muslim-Coptic Christian clashes in Egypt - latimes.com http://lat.ms/kRo94Q

THE DAILY STAR - Libya: NATO strike hits government weapons depot: rebels http://bit.ly/m47A5J

France is expelling 14 Libyan diplomats http://bit.ly/m4YMi4

Officers and Inmates Killed in Iraqi Prison Revolt - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/lZgM71

AFP: Bahrain to end emergency, tries opposition heads http://bit.ly/kJBgQm