Monday, February 6, 2012

Top Stories February 6, 2012

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Abbas to head new unity Palestinian government - Fatah and Hamas met in Qatar and actually agreed to let Abbas be the unity leader.

Lebanon Daily Star:  U.S. closes embassy in Syria - The United States is now out of Syria, following the UN vote that was vetoed by Russia and China.

Haaretz (Israel):  Netanyahu: PA President must choose between peace with Israel and peace with Hamas - Netanyahu refers to Hamas as a "terrorist organization."  When did Fatah stop being one?  Apparently they are now a legitimate entity.  Why not Hamas?

Turkish Daily News:  Turkey summons Swiss envoy over investigation into minister - Turkey's EU minister denied there being an Armenian genocide, so the Swiss are investigating that incident.

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