Monday, April 4, 2011

Top Stories April 4, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  GCC urges Yemen parties to hold dialogue - Yemen is heating up and the GCC is concerned about the outcome.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Worried relatives demand help for those stuck in Ivory Coast - This is the first time in months the headline hasn't been about the new parliament.  There are Lebanese stranded in Ivory Coast, which is having its own problems right now.

Haaretz (Israel):  Israel pressing UN to halt new Gaza aid flotilla - Another flotilla is expected over the summer and it may have 20 ships.

Turkish Daily News:  Test for Turkey's ruling 'testocracy' - Turkey has a university entrance exam and there are rumors that it was rigged.

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain):  Go-Ahead for New Cities - The housing ministry has permission to build new cities in Bahrain.  (I didn't think Bahrain was big enough for that!)

Times of Oman - Israel demands retraction of UN Gaza war criticism - Gee, how dare someone criticize Israel.  They never do anything wrong.  It must be everybody else who is at fault!

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