01/01/2011

2010 : a year of transition?

2010 : a year of transition?

Back on the main facts and trends in the Arab news in 2010

1st January 2011

The year 2009 ended a year ago with an unpromising situation on the scene of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a tense political and economic situation in Egypt, while Dubai succumbed to the financial crisis, while we were attending the rise Turkey and Syria as strategic powers and while Libya was imposing its will to the European states. The year 2010 has confirmed some trends, overturned others and has also brought us some surprises.

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