No. 36

4 September 2000

The Political Scene

The Jerusalem Committee of the Organization of the Islamic Conference has met and produced a statement of support for the Palestinians that studiously avoids limiting their room for maneuver. The first round of Lebanese parliamentary elections has resulted in a victory for former prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri but that does not necessarily mean that he will head the countrys next government.

OIC Pulls Its Punches On Jerusalem

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