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[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.]
Reports and Opinions
Does Arab Monarchy Matter? Marc Lynch reflects on the persistence of the Arab monarchies in the era of the Arab Uprisings, in Foreign Policy.
Why do you hate Khalijis? Mona Kareem writes on the negative stereotypes of people from the Gulf states that are dominant in the Arab countries, in Al-Akhbar English.
Repression in Bahrain
Tens of Thousands Join Protest in Bahrain A news report on the anti-government protests demanding the release of prisoners, on Al-Jazeera English.
Crisis in Yemen
South Yemen: Divided Against Unity Jomana Farhat writes on the Yemen's Southern Movement's efforts to reach a unified position on the southern cause, in Al-Akhbar English.
Yemen: Separation by Assassinations Jomana Farhat examines the implication of the attempt on the life of Yasin Said Noman, the general director of the Yemeni Socialist Party.
Deaths in US drone Strike in Yemen A news report on the US strike near Radaa that killed at least eight people, on Al-Jazeera English.
Yemen Must End Intimidation of Southern Activists A statement by the organization condemning the Yemeni security forces' harassment of students and political activists.
Venice Film Festival: Female Film Director Defies Saudi Prejudice Xan Brooks reports on the Saudi director Haifaa al-Mansour's film Wadjda, in The Guardian.
ملفات عالقة تواجه ولي العهد السعودي
Dr. Madawi al-Rasheed writes on the challenges face the Saudi Crown Prince.
اليمن: عودة تصفية الشخصيات الجنوبية؟
Jomana Farhat examines the implication of the attempt on the life of Yasin Said Noman, the general director of the Yemeni Socialist Party.
Hussam Itani writes on the Shia-phobia.
السيد النمر: ما يجري في سوريا والبحرين ليس صراع تشيع وتسنن
Said Hassan al-Nimr's Friday prayer speech in which he emphasizes developments in Syria and Bahrain are not a Shia-Sunni conflict.
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