Friday 19 May
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19 May 2023
The Arab League summit begins in Jeddah, with Syria back at the table for the first time in 12 years and Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky attending in person. Plus: Lebanon’s central bank chief becomes a fugitive and, in What We Learned, Andrew Mueller looks back at the week.
19 May 2023
Jeddah is hosting the Arab League summit, where Syria is back at the table after a 12-year absence. Also appearing in person is Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky, whose participation is part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to end Russia’s war. Bill Law, Middle East analyst and editor of Arab Digest, explains the situation.
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