Security news and strategic analysis from across the Middle East.
Headlines for the week ending 1 December 2012:
- Palestinians win upgraded UN status; Israel responds with financial sanctions and plans for new East Jerusalem settlement.
- Afghan Taliban attack US base in Jalalabad.
- Iran planning indigenous S-300 missile system.
- Pakistan tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile.
- Syria cluster bomb attack reportedly kills 10 children.
Source: Open Briefing (United Kingdom)