Monday, December 13, 2010

Top Stories December 13, 2010

Arab News (Saudi Arabia):  Storms, snow, rains lash Mideast; Madinah valley being evacuated - Yes, you did read that correctly.  The Middle East is getting pounded by inclement weather, mostly rain in Saudi Arabia.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Arrival of winter takes Lebanon by storm - Massive storm in Lebanon.  This is the first time in ages the Special Tribunal hasn't been the top story.

Haaretz (Israel):  Visiting U.S. envoy Mitchell to push Israel for stance on core Mideast issues - The US envoy is meeting Netanyahu about the peace process.

Turkish Daily News:  Barzani's KDP important for Iraq's ties with Turkey's Kurds, experts say - Barzani is the leader of Iraq's Kurdish Democratic Party.  [One of the top stories for Turkey was also the weather - snow!]

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