From the Editors
Regional and International Relations
Egypt's Morsi to visit Saudi Arabia in bid for aid A news report in The National on Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi's first foreign trip as head of state on 10 July 2012.
UAE banks to investigate Syrian funds A news report on the United Arab Emirates' decision to investigate any funds or investments by Syrian officials in a move aiming to step up the pressure on the Syrian regime.
UN removes Saudi dissident from blacklist A news report on the removal of Saad Rashed Mohammed al-Faqih from the UN blacklist despite opposition from the US State Department.
Repression in Bahrain
Lawyer: Bahrain Activist Convicted of Defamation A news report on the most recent conviction of Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights activist.
Bahrain: The Opposition Radicalizes Joe Dyke writes on the different factions within the Bahraini opposition and their different outlooks, in Al-Akhbar English.
Bahrain child to be 'monitored' at home An Al-Jazeera English news report on the a Bahraini court's decision to have Ali Hasan, the eleven-year-old boy who spent a month in jail, monitored at home.
Bahrain: Hold Police Accountable in Teargas Episode A statement by Human Rights Watch calling upon the Bahraini authorities to investigate police action during recent protests.
British police investigate Bahrain bomb plot A news report on a British forensic team's investigation of the explosive materials found in Bahrain last month, by Frank Gardner on BBC.
Market and Investment
Etihad Airways reports sharp rise in passenger numbers and sales A news report on the Abu Dhabi carrier and the success of its plans of linking up with other airlines.
How Qatar is taking on the world Peter Beaumond writes in The Guardian on Qatar's increasing global influence in politics, economics, and culture.
Policy and Reports
Saudi protest crackdown leaves two dead A report on the arrest of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr and the crackdown on the protests following this arrest, on Al-Jazeera English.
Saudi police arrest prominent Shi'ite Muslim cleric A news report on the arrest of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr in the Eastern Province after being shot in the leg by the police, on Reuters.
Saudi Arabia's Princess Sarah claims asylum in the UK An interview with Sara bint Tala bin Abdulaziz with Hugh Miles and Robert Mendick on her claim for asylum, in The Telegraph.
Understand the culture to avoid many legal pitfalls Diana Hamade reflects on the legal pitfalls faced by expatriates in the United Arab Emirates, and calls for a guidebook to clarify the complexities of the legal system, in The National.
UAE offers to free American hunger striker on bail Raissa Kasolowsky and Praveen Menon on the decision of the United Arab Emirates to release Zack Sahin on bail after the United States expressed concerns over his health, in The Independent.
Yemeni soldiers free officer they abducted A Reuters news report on the release of Brigadier General Murad al-Awbali, whose abduction triggered fear over the unity of the Yemeni army.
Qatar? Easy for you to say... A 60 Minutes Overtime Staff's video report on how to pronounce the word Qatar following a story on this country by Bob Simon for 60 Minutes.
بالصور: كل ماحدث اليوم لنبيل رجب من قبل الاقتحام و حتى الاعتقال
A photo-essay of the arrest of Bahraini rights defender Nabil Rajab on 9 July 2012.
السعودية تعلن مقتل اثنين بعد اعتقال رجل دين شيعي
A news report on the crackdown of protests in Qatif following the arrest of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.
"غموض" بشأن نقل الناشط المناسف إلى سجن "ذهبان" في جدة
A report on the unknown whereabouts of the Saudi activist Fadhl al-Munasif who has been in jail for ten months.
تقرير: سعوديون لا يدنيون بالإسلام وسعوديات يقمن مع أشخاص غير اقرباء بسبب زيجات بالخارج: "تغريدة" لداعية سعودي بحصر دخول الجنة باهل نجد وعلمائها تثير جدلا واسعا
A report on a tweet by a Saudi Sharia professor in the University of Imam Muhammad bin Saud in which he claims only Nejdis will enter heaven.
حزب الله ينفي الاتهامات البحرينية
A report on Hizbolla's denial of the Bahraini accusation that it is behind the protests in the country.
اشتباك دبلوماسي أميركي-إيراني على أرض اليمن
A report on a statement issued by the Iranian government condemning the recent statement made by the American Ambassador in Yemen who accused Iran of interfering there.
اطلاق خمسة موقوفين بينهم اثنان من قائمة ال ٢٣ مطلوبا
A news report on the release from prison of five people who were arrested during protests in Qatif, Saudi Arabia, two of who are on the 23 Most Wanted List.
د. مضاوي الرشيد: السعودية والثلاثي المسلح
Madawi al-Rasheed offers insightful analysis on what she calls "the tripartite armed axes" within the Saudi ruling class.
يوسف مكي: البحرين بين معارضة الإصلاح ومعارضة الإسقاط.. ما العمل؟
Youssef Maki examines the Bahraini opposition's different outlooks.
علي الامين: الخليج يستكمل طرد شيعة لبنان
Ali al-Amin examines the ongoing campaign to expel Lebanese Shia residents from the Gulf Arab states.
عباس بوصفوان: البحرين: ديكتاتورية بوجه ليبرالي
Abbas Bosafwan analyzes the liberal face of Bahraini oppression.
جمال جبران: جراح "حرب الوحدة" لا تزال مفتوحة
Jamal Jubran examines the impact of the civil war between northern and southern Yemen on people in south Yemen on the twelfth anniversary of the end of that war.
جمال جبران: اليمن: انتفاضة "اشتراكية" على "اللقاء المشترك"
Jamal Jubran reflects the recent political role of the Yemeni Socialist Party.
فادي الزين: المعارضة الكويتية تحذر من تعديل قانون الانتخاب
Fadi al-Zain examines the demands of the Kuwaiti opposition.
معن بشور:جاسم القطامي.. تلازم العروبة والديموقراطية
Ma'an Bashoor remembers Jasim al-Qutami, who was a leading Arab nationalist figure in Kuwait.
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