Current Events Quiz, January 30, 2012
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Last week it was reported that Iran's parliament was considering a bill that would cut off oil exports to
Middle Eastern countries allied with the U.S.
the United States.
Egyptian authorities prevented a number of U.S. citizens from leaving the country as part of a crackdown on
human rights groups.
foreign media outlets.
non-Muslim religious charities.
business entities deemed "overly Western."
Facing growing opposition, the army fought battles last week in three rebel-held suburbs of this capital city.
In a devastating raid, U.S. special forces freed an American and a Danish hostage in this East African country last week.
Turkey has lashed out at France, threatening sanctions over a bill in the French parliament that makes it a crime to
speak Turkish in French schools.
wear headscarves and other traditional Muslim clothing in public.
deny the Armenian genocide.
deny the Nazi Holocaust.
Despite the EU's current debt crisis, this country voted last week in a national referendum to join the EU.
The stability of post-Qaddafi Libya was called into question last week as ________________ reportedly captured the town of Bani Walid.
Greece rejected a proposal last week that would have allowed ____________________ to control its budget.
the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
an EU commissioner
the World Bank
Faced with growing imports of fossil fuels and the lingering effects of natural disasters, this Asian country has reported its first trade deficit since 1980.
On Sunday Jordan's king met with the political leader of ____________, the first official visit by a senior leader of the organization since 1999.
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