Arab States Weekly Review 31st July – 6th Aug 2010

Barack Obama confirmed that the USA will end combat operations in Iraq on the 31st of August, “as promised and on schedule”. Around 50,000 troops will remain to train local security forces.

Clashes broke out on the border between Israel and Lebanon when Israeli troops tried to cut down a tree that both sides claimed was in their territory. Four people were killed. The UN Security Council expressed “deep concern” over the worst border clash since 2006.

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