Middle East Economic Survey


No 36


Political Comment (7 September 2009)

Relations between Iraq and Syria are going from bad to worse after the 19 August bomb attacks in Baghdad. Iran is sending mixed messages about resuming talks with the P5+1 as the date for the UN General Assembly meeting approaches. Fighting between government forces and Zaidi rebels is continuing in Yemen's northern Sa'da province.

Iraq Wants International Tribunal To Probe Bombings

Iraq and Syria have...