Monday, January 10, 2011

Top Stories January 10, 2011

Arab News (Saudi Arabia):  South Sudan decides - For anyone not paying attention out there, southern Sudan held a big vote Sunday to see if they want to split off from Sudan.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Upbeat Syria sees Lebanon solution this month -  Saudi Arabia and Syria have been working on an agreement to keep the peace, in regards to indictments by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Haaretz (Israel):  EU diplomats say East Jerusalem should be treated as Palestinian capital - The report that this came from really criticizes Israel's practices towards the Palestinians and lays out possible actions by the EU.  Definitely worth reading this article!

Turkish Daily News:  Release of Turkish Hizbullah members sparks controversy over its future strategy -  This is NOT the Hizbollah you're thinking of - this is a separate organization, Turkish Hizbullah.  They do have a history of violence.

El Watan (Algeria):  Les mineurs seront liberes selon Ould Kablia - The Algerian government is arresting lots of people in the riots and protests, including an El Watan reporter.  And the interior minister says that minors who were arrested will be released.  We'll see if that actually happens.

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