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Saudi Arabia Pleased With Morsi’s Fall

Thursday, Jul. 4, 2013 | Madawi Al-Rasheed, Columnist

Saudi Arabia has a vested interest in the Muslim Brotherhood’s failure in Egypt and the message it sends to sympathetic audiences in the region.

Viability of Yemen’s New Political Parties Questioned

Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2013 | Farea al-Muslimi, Contributor

In the wake of the 2011 revolution, the Yemeni political scene has witnessed the emergence of many new parties, yet it remains to be seen how viable and effective these new forces will be.

Syrians Add to Yemen Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2013 | Farea al-Muslimi, Contributor

As with a previous wave of refugees that fled from Syria to Yemen during former Syrian President Hafez al-Assad's reign in the 1980s, Syrian refugees arriving there today find political, economic and security instability.

Kuwait’s Liberal Bloc Welcomes Court Ruling on Parliament

Friday, Jun. 21, 2013 | Mona Kareem, Contributor

Kuwait’s liberal bloc is seizing the opportunity to restore its political voice with the dissolution of parliament.

Rise in Unemployment Benefits Marginalizes Kuwaiti Women

Friday, Jun. 7, 2013 | Mona Kareem, Contributor

A new proposal to increase unemployment payments to jobless Kuwaiti women will ensure more women stay at home and out of the workforce.

Saudi Arabia’s Quiet Transition

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2013 | Bruce Riedel, Columnist

Although the ascension the next generation of Saudi Arabia's princes is not a sign of reform, it is a major transformation in the kingdom’s leadership.

Yemen’s Democratic Transition Marred by Its Two Warring Sects

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2013 | Farea al-Muslimi, Contributor

Tensions between Yemen's two warring sects mean the country is still in danger of a civil war erupting.

Yemen's Real Blackout

Saturday, Jun. 1, 2013 | Fatima Abo Alasrar, Contributor

The transitional government in Sanaa appears to be repeating past mistakes and approaches in dealing with southern secessionist movements.

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