In a story in mid-winter about general developments in the Middle East, The Economist (London) said that it sensed a shift in the region - not exactly a movement, not exactly a trend, but something happening.
Now, months later, there's another 'something happening', and the beneficiaries may be Iran's long-suffering consumers.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has agreed to allow Iran to begin talks leading to Iran joining the 148 member nations group.
Here's what happened. The United Kingdom (UK) led other European countries to a very high level negotiating session during which Iran agreed to pause what Iran says is a nuclear power program, but what other countries - notably the United...