TITLE

NEWS DIGEST

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/31/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 35, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs in the Middle East. Shaik Yunnis al-Tae, a Sunni tribal leader, was killed in an attack on his family compound on August 23, 2007. On August 28, 2007, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held talks on Palestinian statehood but discussed core issues only in broad terms. The Shia holy city of Karbala is sealed off and several pilgrims were ordered to leave, following heavy fighting between security forces and insurgents.
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26672062

 

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