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Saudi Arabia urges citizens to leave Syria

Saudi Arabia urged its citizens on Tuesday to quickly leave Syria to avoid getting caught in a military crackdown on months of popular protests, the Saudi state news agency reported.

November 30, 2011 12:08
 
The world’s 99: voices fighting to be heard around the world

The world’s 99: voices fighting to be heard around the world

One underlying effect of the financial crisis is that it undermines legitimacy of authority. Rhetoric and tactics against the 1% global elite is shared around the world.

October 11, 2011 2:26
 
Regional turbulence proves catalyst for change in the Middle East’s media landscape – study

Regional turbulence proves catalyst for change in the Middle East’s media landscape – study

Omnicom Media Group has release a comprehensive view of the shifting MENA media landscape during the time of regional turmoil. Emily Lucas reports.

June 21, 2011 1:15
 
Arab Facebook users reach 27.7M as Arab Spring fuels social media growth

Arab Facebook users reach 27.7M as Arab Spring fuels social media growth

The more governments block access, the bigger social media users grow, according to study, which registers 30 per cent increase in Facebook users in the Arab World for Q1 2011.

June 8, 2011 4:11
 
Kuwait in crisis? Parliament puts more pressure on ruling family

Kuwait in crisis? Parliament puts more pressure on ruling family

Even as investment in Kuwait has been far behind its neighbours, fear among investors grow as parliament and ruling family squabbles escalate.

June 7, 2011 3:39
 
Social spending: GCC hopes spending boost will calm unrest

Social spending: GCC hopes spending boost will calm unrest

Gulf governments are hoping financial support will be enough to quell regional unrest. What happens when grievances run deeper then financial woes?

June 6, 2011 12:24
 
Money and might unlikely to quell Gulf reform demands

Money and might unlikely to quell Gulf reform demands

Gulf pledges $20 bln for Bahrain, Oman; Saudi sends troops; Small concessions but scant movement on bigger demands.

March 16, 2011 12:23
 
Saudi needs bolder steps to avoid protest contagion

Saudi needs bolder steps to avoid protest contagion

Saudi needs to do more than splash the cash; Clerics, conservatives a brake on reform; Young demanding jobs, prospects.

March 3, 2011 3:19
 

Foreigners shun safest of Gulf markets amid unrest

Local institutions buying but impact seen limited.

February 24, 2011 3:59
 
Tehran’s ‘Sea of Black’

Tehran’s ‘Sea of Black’

Unrest in Iran continues as demonstrators took to the streets on Thursday to protest against the presidential election results. This is the nation’s biggest crisis since the Islamic revolution in 1979.

June 18, 2009 1:32