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Repression in Bahrain
Bahrain bails human rights activist Nabeel Raja A news report on the release of Nabeel Rajab in BBC News.
Bahraini opposition figure ends hunger strike A news report on the end of Abdulhadi al-Khawaja hunger strike in Al-Akhbar English.
Bahraini activists convicted over 'Iran plot' A news report on the sentencing of six Bahraini activists to 15 years in prison in Al-Jazeera English.
Bahrain jails daughter of hunger striker A news report on Zainab al-Khawaja in Al-Jazeera English.
Secret Clinics Tend to Bahrain's Wounded Kareem Fahim writes in the New York Times about the secret treatment given by doctors and first-aid medics to Bahraini protesters.
Policy and Reports
UAE continues crackdown on activists A news report on the detention of 15 activists in the UAE calling for political reforms in Al-Jazeera English.
BAE Systems Wins £1.9bn Contract To Supply Saudi Training Jets A news report on the latest arms deal between BAE Systems and Saudi Arabia in The Huffington Post.
Stateless Blogger Facing Deportation After Being Tricked by Immigration Authorities A news report on Ahmed Abdul Khaleq, a pro-democracy activist, who is in jail before his deportation.
Manal al-Sharif: 'They just messed with the wrong woman' An interview with the Saudi woman who was filmed driving by Guy Adams in The Independent.
Crisis in Yemen
Yemen Suffering 'Catastrophic' Food Crisis As US Escalates Its Drone War A report on an imminent hunger crisis in Yemen in Common Dreams.
Yemen Shia gathering hit by suicide attack A news report on the suicide bombing in the Yemeni province of al-Jawf on Al-Jazeera English.
Yemeni army kills 35 fighters in the south A news report on the Yemeni army's offensive against an al-Qaeda stronghold in Wadi Banaa Arab on Al-Jazeera English.
Saudis Pledge $3.25 Billion in Aid to Yemen A news report on $4bn pledge to Yemen to avoid a 'catastrophic food crisis' in The New York Times.
Yemen's Other Crises An article by Letta Tayler on political instability, insecurity and humanitarian crisis in Yemen, published originally in The Huffington Post and reposted on Human Rights Watch.
Qaeda Ally Says Yemen Bomb Was Payback for Attacks An article by Robert Worth and Eric Schmitt on the suicide bombing on the eve of Yemen's National Day in The New York Times.
In Yemen, a ruthlessly symbolic attack Jane Ferguson analyzes the significance of the suicide attack in Yemen in Al-Jazeera English.
The Olympic Games
Doha and Baku lose out on Olympics bid A news report on Qatar's elimination from the 2020 Olympics bid in Al-Jazeera English.
Qatari women prepare for Olympic debut A news report on the first three Qatari women to compete at the London Olympic Games in Al-Jazeera English.
IOC: Olympic Hurdles for Saudi Women Persist A report on the decision by Saudi Arabia to ban their female athletes from participating in the London Olympic Games in Human Rights Watch.
كامل حازر: الكويت: الغالبية البرلمانية تطيح وزير المالية
Kamil Hazr reports on the success of the Islamist members in the Kuwaiti Parliament in bringing down the Minister of Finance in As-Safir.
سمير كرم: السعودية تخاف ثورة البحرين
Samir Karam analyzes the Saudi fear of the Bahraini protests in As-Safir.
ناصر شرارة: لماذا تريد الرياض نقل عسيري من لبنان
Nassir Sharara writes on the decision of the Saudi government to replace the Saudi Ambassador in Beirut in Al-Akhbar Arabic.
فواز طرابلسي: الدم اليمني في ذكرى الوحدة والانفصال
Fawwaz Traboulsi reflects on the 22nd anniversary of the union of the two Yemens in As-Safir.
إيمان شمس الدين: الاعتقالات النوعية والتواطؤ الغربي
Iman Shams al-Din writes on the Western silence regarding Bahraini state oppression in Bahrain Monitor.
عباس المرشد: لماذا يكذب وزير العدل البحريني؟
Abbas al-Mirshid writes a critique of the Bahraini Minister of Justice in Bahrain Monitor.
أم أروى بغدادي تبعث بخطاب لهيئة التحقيق توضح في الانتهاكات ضد عائلتها
An article on the letter addressed by Huda al-Ahdal to the head of the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution in Saudi Arabia.
علي آل غراش: انها بلاد الحرمين لا بلاد البغايا
Ali Al-Ghrash criticizes the sectarian discourse of a Saudi lawyer in Rasid News Network.
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