Sunday, June 27, 2010

Top Stories June 28, 2010

Al-Ahram (Egypt): Beleaguered still - discussion about the situation in Gaza and how the crossing into Egypt fits into it.

Haaretz (Israel): Jerusalem master plan: Expansion of Jewish enclaves across the city - according to the article, this new master plan doesn't account for the future needs of the Arabs living in the city, so it will probably be seen as provocative.

Turkish Daily News: Turkey's Kurdish leader hopeful for peace - Turkey has been having a lot of terrorism problems with the Kurdistan Workers' Party. This article is an interview with the head of the Peace and Democracy Party.

Jordan Times: Gov't counting on media to boost voter turnout - Rifai - Prime Minister Rifai said that the media needs to encourage people to vote.

Tehran Times (Iran): Annual Judiciary gathering held in Tehran - "On June 28, 1981, the terrorist group Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) planted a bomb in the Islamic Republic Party’s main office, killing Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Mohammad Hosseini Beheshti and 72 high-ranking Iranian officials, including a number of MPs." So the judiciary holds their meeting on the anniversary of the deaths.

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