Middle East Economic Survey


No 50


Political Comment (12 December 2011)

Islamists of both the moderate and Salafist varieties have dominated the first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections. Despite the Arab League's intervention, there has been no let-up in the violence in Syria. American defense officials are warning of the dangers of attacking Iran.

Islamists Dominate Egyptian First Round

The final results of the first round of Egypt's elections for the lower house...