Monday, July 11, 2011

Top Stories July 11, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Unholy price rise before holy month hits consumers hard - Consumers in Jeddah are complaining that prices have risen 20 to 30% and that it happens every year around this time (before Ramadan).

Lebanon Daily Star:  Lebanon to fight Israel at U.N. - This has to do with offshore oil rights for both countries.  They have both submitted plans to the UN.

Haaretz (Israel):  Katsav's private investigators suspected of harassing witnesses in his rape trial - This former president was convicted of rape and sexual assault in December.

Turkish Daily News:  Former head of Turkey's TV watchdog arrested - He and several TV executives are accused of embezzling money from a German charity and using it to buy a TV station.

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