Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Friday, May 13, 2011

Arab Uprising Fallout: Russia Sees Syria Turning Into Libya While Muslim Brotherhood Seeks Egyptian Leadership

AFP: Russia warns West against 'Libya scenario' in Syria http://bit.ly/lzBoMT

Qatari military advisers on the ground, helping Libyan rebels get into shape - The Washington Post http://wapo.st/mtMHSj

AU Envoy: North Africa Uprisings Crippling Somalia Rebels | http://bit.ly/mTGbIi

Flood of North African refugees to Italy ends EU passport-free travel - The Independent http://ind.pn/khUQXG

U.N. Agency Prepares to Resume Aid to Libya Even if Qaddafi Remains in Power - FoxNews.com http://fxn.ws/mFD3an

AFP: Britain summons Syrian envoy, warns of new sanctions http://bit.ly/jM7EbM

Australia ramps up sanctions against Syria - KansasCity.com http://bit.ly/lsb2JY

Iraq protests: In Baghdad's Tahrir Square, protests have sleepy-town feel - latimes.com http://lat.ms/izbRx4

Muslim Brotherhood Leader Pursues Egypt's Presidency - WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/lcVphc

Qatar bails out of Yemen pact, citing 'procrastination' - CNN.com http://bit.ly/iESV1H
       
Gulf countries welcome bid from Jordan, Morocco to join GCC bloc. http://bit.ly/iVY2rn