Monday, February 14, 2011

Top Stories February 14, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Egypt's Parliament dissolved - The military is currently in charge, but it's not exactly clear what will happen next.

Lebanon Daily Star:  March 14 prepares to unleash 'fierce opposition' -  Today is the 6th anniversary of the Hariri assassination.  Saad Hariri and the March 14 party will use it launch their opposition to Hizbollah.

Haaretz (Israel):  Benny Gantz takes over as IDF chief: I am ready to face the challenges - Gantz was the 2nd choice, after Yoav Galant was disqualified.

Turkish Daily News:  Sweep of arrests erases any doubt over who's the boss in Turkey - In 2003 an alleged military coup came to light, and almost 200 officers are suspects and under arrest.

Egyptian Gazette:  Egypt's military council set to ban strikes -  The military is trying to restore order to the country, which is good, but I'm still a bit concerned about what will happen when all the protesters go home.

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