PolicyWatch #1070 A Tale of Two Countries: Defining Post-Syria Lebanon By Michael YoungWhen Shiite ministers recently “suspended” their participation in the Lebanese cabinet, though without resigning, it highlighted an increasingly apparent reality in post-Syria Lebanon:
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Palestinian Security Forces Begin Voting
By IBRAHIM BARZAK
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Palestinian security forces cast ballots for parliamentary candidates Saturday in the official start of this week's......
Iran Pulling Foreign Reserves From Europe
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI
TEHRAN, Iran -- A defiant Iran announced Friday it has begun pulling its foreign currency accounts out of European banks to protect its assets......
Iran President Meets Palestinian Leaders
By ALBERT AJI
DAMASCUS, Syria -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met Friday with the leaders of the Palestinian groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Syria,......
Ahmadinejad meets with Nasrallah in Damascus
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on a visit to regional ally Syria Friday, met with Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, who made a surprise visit to the Damascus. No statement was given following the meeting. Lebanese Speaker Nabih Berri also headed to Damascus for a meeting with the Iranian president, heading.