NO. 28


The Middle East Situation

The hijacking of Kuwaiti Airways flight 422, which was continuing at MEESpress time, has blotted out most of the rest of the region's news since theairliner was taken over by gunmen on 5 April. It is clearly a complex affairwith significant political ramifications. Given mounting evidence andaccusations of Iranian involvement of some sort or another, it seems likely tocomplicate further Iran's relations with Arab states, especially Kuwait...