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UAE arrest

‘Crime agenda against security’

A group suspected of plotting crimes against the state have been arrested in the UAE while they look into the investigation.

July 16, 2012 10:18
 
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Kuwaitis protest after elected parliament thrown out

Thousands of Kuwaitis protested on Tuesday against a court ruling that effectively dissolved a parliament dominated by opposition Islamists and reinstated the previous, more government-friendly, assembly.

June 27, 2012 9:57
 
Kuwait to Regulate Social Networking Sites

Kuwait to Regulate Social Networking Sites

Kuwait plans to pass laws to regulate the use of social networking sites this year, the information minister said on Tuesday, in the wake of cases of alleged blasphemy and sectarianism that have prompted protests

April 25, 2012 11:17
 
Cancelling F1 Would "Empower Extremists"-Bahrain Prince

Cancelling F1 Would "Empower Extremists"-Bahrain Prince

Prince says Grand Prix a force for good; Says protests not aimed at Formula One

April 22, 2012 10:12
 
Bahrain Activists Vow "Days of Rage" For Grand Prix

Bahrain Activists Vow "Days of Rage" For Grand Prix

Human rights crisis not over, says Amnesty; Dozens still held in jails; Ecclestone: Bahrain is quiet and peaceful

April 18, 2012 4:45
 
Protests grip Cairo as pressure mounts for early vote

Protests grip Cairo as pressure mounts for early vote

An Egyptian government building was set on fire on Sunday as protests disrupted the heart of Cairo for a fourth day and public figures demanded a faster transition to civilian rule.

February 5, 2012 12:51
 

Bahrain pledges to act on criticism of crackdown

Bahrain has promised to act on the recommendations of a hard-hitting inquiry that said detainees faced systematic abuse during a government crackdown on pro-democracy protests.

November 27, 2011 1:58
 
Bahrain wins back F1, protests simmer

Bahrain wins back F1, protests simmer

Racing body has reinstated Grand Prix; Daily clashes as police put down small Shi'ite protests

June 4, 2011 3:48
 
People, Policies and Presidents: What’s next for the Arab region?

People, Policies and Presidents: What’s next for the Arab region?

A wave of reform has washed over the Arab world. Yet, it remains to be seen whether leaders will stick to pledges and peacefully cede real power, or find ways to divide, co-opt or cow their opponents.

April 3, 2011 1:56
 
Mo’ money, (no) mo’ problems

Mo’ money, (no) mo’ problems

Are the latest investments in the Northern Emirates mere distraction tactics, or do they really address the issues frustrating people in the area?

March 13, 2011 4:25
 
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