Monday, July 18, 2011

Top Stories July 18, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Government forces try to retake Yemeni city - They're trying to retake Zinjibar, which is the capital of Abyan province.  The government lost the city in May.  Over 50,000 people have fled the region because of fighting.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Sleiman seeks Lebanese reconciliation - The president of Lebanon wants a national dialogue.

Haaretz (Israel):  Erekat: PA planning 'massive' diplomatic push for recognition - The push has started, with officials visiting nations all over the world.

Turkish Daily News:  US supports Turkey while urging reforms -  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited, and discussed freedom of speech and freedom of the press.

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