Middle East Economic Survey
Political Comment (25 July 2005)
Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Siniora has finally succeeded in forming a government – and it includes a member of Hizbollah. The assassination of a Sunni member of the committee drafting Iraq’s constitution is causing problems. Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Ja'fari has been in Tehran.
Hizbollah Joins Lebanese Government
After trying and failing to form first a national...