Monday, February 27, 2012

Top Stories February 27, 2012

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  G20 meet focuses on dialogue - The UAE, Jordan, and Morocco also had representatives attending the conference.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Divisive issues cast pall over Cabinet session - Cabinet was suspended for about a month, but is now meeting again.  The main issues causing problems are civil service appointments and some extra spending (about $6 billion).

Haaretz (Israel):  Israeli intelligence reports warn of increased Palestinian violence - With the way things are going right now in the Middle East and the peace process, there could be more violence from Palestinians.  And if the Israelis react too harshly in Gaza, Egypt might get involved.

Turkish Daily News:  Main opposition CHP strives for new track - The Republican People's Party (CHP) held a convention and the opposition leader won.  There's a lot of infighting going on; it's a mess.

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