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Saudi king needs to step up reforms to curb dissent

Saudi king needs to step up reforms to curb dissent

Reforms must be enacted to curb dissent – analysts; King's absence has delayed government plans; Succession could also affect course of reforms.

February 15, 2011 12:57
 
Bahrain protests to add to pressure on government

Bahrain protests to add to pressure on government

King tries to appease opposition after Egypt, Tunisia; First protests planned for Feb. 14; Main Shi'ite opposition group holding its cards.

February 13, 2011 3:56
 
Gulf Arabs warily eye Tunisia, Egypt revolts

Gulf Arabs warily eye Tunisia, Egypt revolts

Oil wealth prosperity provides cushion, for now; Saudi Arabia's role and stability will be key; Brewing concern among Gulf populace.

February 2, 2011 11:13
 
Gulf states, Saudi can withstand Tunisia effect

Gulf states, Saudi can withstand Tunisia effect

Gulf Arab oil wealth fuelled relative prosperity; Deposed president in Saudi, but kept away from public eye.

January 18, 2011 10:30