TITLE

2009 HIGHLIGHTS

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);1/9/2010, Vol. 136 Issue 1183, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides highlights regarding the economic and political condition in the Middle East in 2009. In Lebanon, the most important event that media had considered was the establishment of diplomatic relations with Syria. Meanwhile, it also noted the rise of Turkey as the major player in the region's politics and peace broker among adversaries. Moreover, Israel's rightwing government has defied international pressures and continued its policy to build Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem.
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47573567

 

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