Middle East Economic Survey


No 28


Political Comment (11 July 2005)

The Lebanese Islamic group Hizbollah wants to be included in the government prime minister designate Fuad Siniora is trying to form. Its Palestinian counterpart Hamas wants parliamentary elections to be held as soon as possible, presumably with the same objective in mind.

Hizbollah Seeks To Join Government

Although the complicated maneuvering to form a government after Lebanon’s...