Middle East Economic Survey


No 17  


Political Comment (26 April 2010)

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has demanded and been granted a recount of the 6 March vote in Baghdad province. Israel's claim that the Syrians have given Hizbollah Scud missiles is looking increasingly improbable.

Recount In Baghdad

In Iraq, post-election political horse trading has been put on hold after the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) acceded on 19 April...