Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 21

26-May-2008

Political Comment (26 May 2008)

At the eleventh hour, Lebanons fractious political leaders have pulled back from the brink of civil war and resolved the crisis over the countrys presidency. Turkey has been hosting indirect negotiations between Israel and Syria. Islamists have made gains in Kuwaits parliamentary elections.

Doha Agreement Ends Presidency Crisis

The broad outlines of the agreement reached between Lebanons pro-western governing...