No 49


The Political Scene

The implementation of the Sharm al-Shaikh memorandum is provingto be as confrontational and time-consuming as that of previous agreementsbetween the Israelis and Palestinians. The clerical court in Iran has comeunder attack after sentencing former vice-president Abdullah Nuri to five yearsin prison. Libyas emergence from international isolation has continued with avisit to Tripoli by the Italian prime minister. The GCC summit has for thefirst...