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 email@example.com by Monday night of every week.]
Regional and International Perspectives
Gulf States and Turkey Going All-Out Against Syria Ibrahim al-Amin analyzes the escalating tactics adopted by Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council towards Syria.
Revealed: Saudi royals' secret $1bn US empire Stephen Foley writes on the public disclosure of Saudi royals' large property holdings after a fallout with their business partners, in The Independent.
Repression in Bahrain
Bahrain child released from detention A news report on the release of a eleven-year-old boy after spending a month in police custody, in Al-Jazeera English.
Bahrain activists detained after appearing on The Stream A news report on the arrest of Nabeel Rajab and Muhammad Hassan after appearing on Al-Jazeera's The Stream.
Rights leader Rajab re-arrested in Bahrain A news report on the re-arrest of Nabeel Rajab, accused of tweeting anti-regime content.
Several injured after Bahraini police attack protesters A news report on the latest protests in Bahrain.
Bahrain says police torture not government policy A news report on Bahraini Interior Minister's denial of torture as a government policy.
John Timoney: A tough cop with a tougher job An interview with John Timoney, a former Chief of Police in Philadelphia and Miami, who is in charge of "reforming" the police in Bahrain.
Citizenship and Statelessness
UAE turns to deportation to silence regime's critics Loveday Morris writes an informed article on the denaturalization and deportation by the United Arabe Emirates of the activist Ahmed Abdul Khaleq.
Repression in the United Arab Emirates Anna Louie Sussman provides a detailed account of the crackdown on activists in the United Arab Emirates in The Nation.
Two Bedoon protesting trials put on hold A news report on the decision of Kuwait's criminal court to put two trials of Bedoon protesters on hold, in BEDOONRIGHTS.
Crisis in Yemen
Yemen army battles al-Qaida, says 28 killed Ahmed Al-Haj reports on the latest fighting and on the looting of weapons in Yemen.
Yemen's Aden split by secession talk Hashem Ahelbarra interviews Waheed Rasheed, the governor of Aden, regarding the question of a separate south, in Al-Jazeera English.
You Aren't Hearing About Yemen's Biggest Problems Azmat Khan criticizes the coverage of the news on Yemen in Western media and provides an account of Yemen's more serious problems, including water shortages, famine, secession and refugees, in Frontline.
Making sense of Yemen's feuding factions Jane Ferguson explains the fighting factions and the causes behind the instability in Yemen, in Al-Jazeera English.
Praying at the Church of St. Drone Tom Englehardt reflects on the increased number of drone strikes in Yemen and other countries under Obama's presidency.
Yemen: Don't Change Our Square! Jamal Jubran writes on the unfinished revolution in Yemen, in Al-Akhbar English.
Humanitarian crisis in Yemen growing: ICRC The latest report on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
19 dead after Yemeni army continues southern offensive A news report on the clashes between al-Qaeda fighters and the army last week in southern Yemen.
Policy and Reports
Saudi human rights lawyer charged A news report on the charges against Waleed Abu al-Khair, who is banned from leaving the country.
Saudi violating oil quota: Iran A news report on the protests by Iran against the overproduction of oil by Saudi Arabia.
Kuwait: Three Netizens Sentenced to Prison A news report on the arrest of three internet users who criticized the government, in Advocacy: Global Voices.
Qatar braces for Climate Conference Teymoor Nabilli reports from Doha on the upcoming the 18th "Conference of Parties" in Qatar, where the carbon footprint is the highest in the world per capita.
فؤاد ابراهيم: الإسلاميون والديموقراطية في السعودية
Fouad Ibrahim on Islamists and democracy in Saudi Arabia.
تجمع ١٦ رجب ١٤٣٣ه نصرة المعتقلين مجمع صحارى مول الرياض
A video of the protests demanding the release of political prisoners at the Sahara and Hayat malls in Riyadh.
رجب ١٦ # مظاهرات-صحارى-مول
A list of names of those arrested while demanding the release of political prisoners during protests at the Sahara and Hayat malls in Riyadh on 6 June.
بدرية البشر: طلبتنا والحرب على الأديان
Badria al-Bishr encourages Saudi students abroad to study other religions as a step towards understanding the other.
تهديد بالقتل يرغم الناشطة الشريف على الغاء زيارة لاميركا
A news report on the Saudi activist Manal Al-Sharif's cancelation of her trip to the United States because of threats she received.
"مكافحة الفساد": ٢٠٠ مليون ريال بحساب "إبراء الذمة"
Ghazi al-Qahtani writes on the Saudi regime's opening of a bank account so that all government employes, who have committed illegal financial transactions and fraud, or have taken kick-backs, may return the money anonymously to relieve their conscience without consequence.
في بيان صادر عن أبرز مجموعة شبابية في المنطقة: حركة شباب الأحرار تعلق على حادثة تعرض أحد المنتسبين لجهاز المباحث لإطلاق نار في العوامية
A Facebook statement issued by Qatif's Free Youth Movement denying responsibility for the attack on a member of the Saudi intelligence services.
أحمد جرادات: حمدان قرمط وأبو سعيد الجنابي يعودان إلى دوار اللؤلؤة
Ahmed Jaradat situates the February 14 Bahrain Uprising in its historical context.
ابراهيم الأمين: قرار تركي- خليجي بتصعيد العنف في سوريا
Ibrahim al-Amin analyzes the the escalating tactics adopted by Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council towards Syria.
جمانة فرحات: رئيس تنظيم الأحرار اليمني: الثورة لا تتماشى مع العمالة
Jumana Farhat interviews Abdah Muhammad Bishr on the crisis in Yemen and the future of the country.
صباح أيوب: تحريض أميركي على لبنانيي الخليج
Sabah Ayoub writes on the campaign waged in some Western and Arab media against Lebanese citizens in the Gulf states.
رامي زريق: اليمن المتآكل
Rami Zuraiq on the food crisis in Yemen.
جمال جبران: رجال السعودية في اليمن: عملاء يفتحرون وآخرون متخفون
Jamal Jubran writes on Saudi collaborators in Yemen.
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