Sunday, August 8, 2010

Top Stories August 9, 2010

Arab News (Saudi Arabia): Make Makkah the most beautiful city: Prince Khaled - Prince Khaled al-Faisal is the governor of Mecca and wants to make it beautiful and modern.

Haaretz (Israel): Israeli held in Libyan prison freed in secret deal - A man who belongs to a preservation society for Jewish history in Libya was arrested for taking photos of former Jewish buildings. They thought he was a spy, and he's been in prison since March.

Hurriyet (Turkey): Old rivals, new partners: Turkey, Russia's journey from Cold War to hot sun - More and more Russians are tourists in Turkey, but the Turks still worry about the trade deficit they have because of Russia's natural gas.

Tehran Times (Iran): Four advanced submarines join Iranian fleet - These subs were made in Iran, and bring their submarine total up to about 19.

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