Middle East Economic Survey


No 30


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...