Sunday, November 6, 2011

Top Stories November 7, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Salman, Sattam take the oath - The new Defense Minister is Prince Salman, and the Governor of Riyadh is Prince Sattam.  Also, the Hajj is going on.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Pilgrims stone Satan in most dangerous rite of Hajj - There are so many pilgrims that sometimes people get trampled.

Haaretz (Israel):  Israel government denies cyber-attack, says malfunction brought down websites - Anonymous threatened to attack Israeli government websites in response to the stopping of the Gaza Flotilla.  The websites went down, but Israel says it was a "malfunction."  The downed sites include IDF, Mossad, Shin Bet and some government ministries.  Thank you Anonymous.

Turkish Daily News:  Parliament the key to solving Kurdish issue - Masoud Barzani, the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (northern Iraq), had a good meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan.

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