News and Analysis (6/1/11)

“The Syrian authorities have announced a full inquiry into the death of a 13-year-old boy who has become a symbol for the continuing uprising against President Bashar al-Assad”:

Ending the mystery, Ghanim delares he resigned “because of the “unbearable” violence in Libya” and that he is throwing in his lot with “the choice of Libyan youth to create a modern constitutional state respecting human rights and building a better future for all Libyans”:

Is Saleh losing control?

Critics call Ahmadinejad’s self appointment as “caretaker oil minister … an unconstitutional power grab”:

“Mubarak could face the death penalty if convicted on charge of ‘pre-mediated killing’- or having played a part in a crackdown that left more than 800 demonstrators dead”:

 

Libya’s oil chief Ghanem defects, in Rome now

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