The Middle East Situation

Iran's achievement in holding on to the Fao area despite Iraq's strenuous efforts to dislodge the Iranian forces has continued to cause widespread concern in the region and further afield. Arab efforts to halt the war by enlisting the intervention of Iran' 8 Arab friends - particularly Syria - do not appear to have borne fruit. King Husain of Jordan has meanwhile announced that a year of close coordination and joint efforts by Jordan and the T LO in...