Daybreak: ‘If The Price Is Right’
Plus I.M.F. backs Palestinian statehood, and more in the news
• New WikiLeaks-leaked cables reval settler leader Danny Dayan telling U.S. officials that may West Bank settlers would move for the right price. [Haaretz]
• The International Monetary Fund endorsed the Palestinians’ bid for statehood, concluding that the West Bank and Gaza have governments and economies capable of running and sustaining independent states. [NYT]
• A U.N.-backed poll found that 60 percent of Egyptians support maintaining the peace treaty assuming a Palestinian deal is reached. [Haaretz]
• Syria was nominated to the U.N. Human Rights Council. [Turtle Bay]
• Syria instituted new conservative measures, banning many women from teaching in schools, in order to try to head off further protests. Read the item above again. [WSJ]
• A dispatch from the funeral of Juliano Mer-Khamis. [NYT]
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