January 2006
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/20/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p5
The article offers news briefs on issues related to Middle East as of January 20, 2006. The apology made by CNN on its nuclear weapon report has compel the government of Tehran, Iran to lift its ban on the news channel. A shooting incident between Iranian military and Iraqi coastguard force in the Shatt al-Arab waterway has killed an Iraqi. The government of Saudi Arabia has proposed a plan of alleviating the tension between Lebanon and Syria. The government of Cairo, Egypt has decided to release the women and children included in the arrested migrants in the region. A conflict assessment report made by the U.S. Agency for International Development concluded the disintegration of law and order in Iraq.


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