Monday, June 13, 2011

Top Stories June 13, 2011

Arab News (Saudi Arabia): As Libya burns, Qaddafi plays chess - with the head of the World Chess Federation, who is Russian.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Mikati forms 30-member Lebanon Cabinet -  The majority is held by the March 8 coalition, fronted by Hizbollah.

Haaretz (Israel):  Father of alleged Israeli spy in Egypt says son entered country legally - The 28-year-old man is a student at Emory University in the US, studying law.

Turkish Daily News:  Turkish PM Erdogan rolls up sleeves for new term - In elections yesterday, the AKP (Justice and Development Party) won a majority of votes.

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain):  Dialogue Roadmap - A "multi-party national dialogue" is supposed to start on July 1st.  Very little news on the protest that took place over the weekend.

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