Middle East Economic Survey


No 26


Political Comment (6 July 2009)

Iran's Guardian Council has decisively confirmed President Ahmadinejad's reelection, while the defeated reformist candidates continue to contest the result. The US has pulled its forces out of Iraq's cities, as scheduled. Anti-Syrian coalition leader Sad al-Hariri has been tasked with forming Lebanon's next government.

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