From the Editors
This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Arabian Peninsula and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Arabian Peninsula Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday night of every week.
"Blogger: UAE briefly detains online activist after he criticized ruler in Twitter post," a news story on Mohammed Abdel-Razzaq al-Siddiq.
"Bahrain protesters battle with police," a report of political developments in Bahrain in Al-Jazeera English.
"Saudi forces fire live rounds at rights activist," a report on protests in Saudi Arabia, in The Shia Post.
"Saudi Students and the Shattering of Illusions," an analysis of the protests staged by Saudi women students during the last year, in Alakhbar English by Badr al-Ibrahim.
"Emirates Keeps Tight Rein on Islamist Activists," an article in the New York Times, by Angela Shah.
"Saudi Market Opens Up, but Gradually," an article in the New York Times by Dania Saadi.
"Arab Spring Brings Steep Rise in US Attacks in Yemen," a report by Chris Woods and Emma Slater of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, documenting covert US military action and increased civilian casualties.
"What's next for Yemen?," an analysis in Al-Jazeera English by Jillian Schwedler.
"Three Saudis arrested for covering protests," a report on the detention of protesters by Committee to Protect Journalists.
"Tear Gas or Lethal Gas? Bahrain's Death Toll Mounts to 32," a report on the death toll in Bahrain by Physicians for Human Rights.
"Obama's personal role in a journalist's imprisonment," an article on the detention of the Yemeni journalist, Abdulelah Haider Shaye, who reported on the US bombing of the village of al Majala in Yemen, in Salon by Glenn Greenwald.
"Bahrain added to web censorship blacklist," a news story on the updated "Enemies of the Internet" list released by Reporters Without Borders.
"Whose Fourteen Province Will Bahrain Become?," an article on the independence of Bahrain in case of a political union between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, in Alakhbar English by Abbas Al Lawati.
"Saudi Arabia: At least six men held for a year for intending to protest," a report by Amnesty International on the arrest of protesters commemorating the first anniversary of Saudi Arabia's Day of Rage.
"Bahrain protesters join anti-goverment march in Manama," a video showing protests in Bahrain.
"The Kingdom Divided," analysis on the opposition movements and protests in Saudi Arabia by Elham Fakhro.
"Meanwhile, in Yemen...," an article in MERIP by Sheila Carapico.
"Kingdom of the Terrified," analysis in Al-Jazeera English by Kiren Aziz Chaudhry.
"People & Power: America's Dangerous Game," a film in Al-Jazeera Arabic on Washington's covert war in Yemen.
"Protesters Set New Goal: Fixing Yemen's Military," an article on post-Saleh Yemen in the New York Times by Laura Kasinof.
"Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi: The Silent President?" an article on the new Yemeni President in Alakhbar English by Jamal Jubran.
"Washington's War in Yemen Backfires," analysis of the US role in Yemen in The Nation by Jeremy Scahill.
"How it Started in Yemen: From Tahrir to Taghyir," an excellent article on the protests in Yemen in Jadaliyya by Nir Rosen.
"Media Absent from Yemen's Forgotten War," an article on censorship and persecution of journalists in Yemen during the war in Sa'ada, in Arab Media & Society, by Maysaa Shuja al-Deen.
فواز طرابلسي: النفط في الزمن الثوري
Fawwaz Traboulsi analyzes the role of Saudi and Qatari oil in the counter-revolution.
بدر الإبراهيم: حراك الطلاب السعوديين: سقوط الأوهام
Badr al-Ibrahim reflects on the protests staged by Saudi women students during the last year.
هيفاء زعيتر: غموض "الجيل الثاني" في الخلافة السعودية
Haifa Zaitir on the question of success in Saudi Arabia.
"تركي الحمد لمفتي السعودية: ماذا لو عاملنا الغرب بالمثل وهدموا مساجدنا في امريكا وأروبا"
Turki al-Hamad responds to the Saudi Mufit's fatwa on the destruction of churches.
"حسين يوسف: لماذا أصبحت البحرين على رأس الدول العدوة للإنترنت؟"
Hussein Youssef analyzes the fear of the Bahraini authorities of internet.
"سعيد ناشيد: السعودية في قبضة الدعاة"
Said Nasheed criticizes the Saudi religious programs.
"حسين يوسف: في بلاد العجائب"
Hussein Youssef on the treatment meted to Bahraini citizen in Bahrain.
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