- Hezbollah ‘to support Hariri premiership’
The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah will reportedly support the nomination of Future Movement bloc leader Saad Hariri as prime minister.
- 3rd swine flu confirmed in S. Arabia
Saudi Arabia’s health authorities have confirmed the third swine flu case in the kingdom after a toddler tested positive for the A/H1N1 virus.
- Pakistan ‘opens new fronts against militants’
Pakistan army says it has targeted camps in the troubled northwestern Orakzai Agency and Hangu district where militants have frequently attacked government forces.
- Ahmadinejad’s economic record may sway Iran vote
TEHRAN (Reuters) – If Iranian voters deny President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad re-election on Friday, it may be more a verdict on his economic performance than on his fierce rhetoric against the United States and Israel, his defense of Iran’s nuclear policy or his persistent questioning of the Holocaust.