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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (June 13)

[West Bay Skyline, Doha, Qatar. Photo taken by Gregory Hawken Kramer and uploaded via Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations The $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia is fake news “There is no $110 ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (June 6)

[Doha, Qatar. Skyline at night. Showing the expansion of the business district. Photo taken by Nuroptics and uploaded via Wikimedia Common]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Two Saudi policemen hurt in bombing in restive Shi'ite town: SPA “Monday's ...

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Yemen's War [Ongoing Post]

[Image from Wikipedia.]

[This is an ongoing post that will be updated regularly. It was first published on 6 December 2016. The updates appear at the bottom.] The conflict in Yemen seems set to intensify as 2016 draws to a close. The deposed president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi returned to Aden from exile in mid-November after his government was reestablished in the southern city. This move, alongside a renewed ground campaign and the continued aerial bombardment throughout northern Yemen by ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (May 30)

[Oil-Shale Development, Stuart Deposit, Australia. Image by Greenpeace Australia/Stewe. August 1998.]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Saudi foreign assets keep falling in April amid heavy overseas borrowing “The ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (May 17)

[Bahrain (Jan. 10, 2010) Rear Adm. Thomas Cropper, deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, congratulates United Arab Emirates soldiers on their completion of a U.S. Coast Guard visit, board, search and seizure course. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Schaeffer, uploaded via Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Saudi forces kill "wanted man" at Shi'ite district- newspaper ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (May 9)

[Makkah - Kaaba full resolution - Saudi Arabia. By marviikad and uploaded via Flilckr]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Saudis hire world's biggest PR firm to push 'Muslim Nato' “Campaigners accuse ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (April 25)

[Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 19, 2017. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Defense Sec. Mattis Hails U.S.-Saudi Relations as War Pushes Yemen to Brink of ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (April 18)

[Bahrain Police Cars. By Mubarak Fahad, uploaded via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Arabian Peninsula from the past two weeks 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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations One Man’s Quest to Prove Saudi Arabia Bankrolled 9/11 ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (April 5)

[Orthographic projection from Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Iran poses greatest threat to peace in Middle East, says US Central Command ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (March 28)

[Saudi Arabian Eurofighter Typhoons -Royal Saudi Air Force. By RA.AZ and uploaded via Flickr]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Big Oil’s Plan to Buy Into the Shale Boom “Big Oil’s dive into shale could ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (March 22)

[A cache of weapons seized off the coast of Yemen by the coastal patrol ship USS Sirocco on March 28, 2016. US Navy photo uploaded via Flickr.]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations  Saudi deputy crown prince, Trump meeting a 'turning point': Saudi ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (March 14)

[This textile factory in Sanaa, Yemen was bombed in July 2015 leaving more than 1,300 people unemployed. Many of the workers are now looking for work as day laborers. Photo by Almigdad Mojalli (VOA) via Wikimedia Commons.]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations  White House plans meeting with Saudi prince amid terror threats The ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (March 8)

[MQ-9 Reaper Primary function: Unmanned hunter/killer weapon system. Speed: 230 mph. Dimensions: Wingspan 66 ft.; length 36 ft.; height 12.5 ft. Range: 3,682 miles. Armament: AGM-114 Hellfire missiles; GBU-12, GBU-38 JDAM. Crew: Pilot and sensor operator on the ground. U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson uploaded via Flickr]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations  End of mission statement Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (February 28)

[Map of the modern state of Yemen. Image from Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Donald Trump 'is a friend to everybody', says Saudi foreign minister ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (February 21)

[The city of Sa'ada in the Sa'ada Governorate has been heavily hit by airstrikes in the first four months of the escalation of conflict in Yemen. Credit: OCHA / Philippe Kropf via Flickr]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Somalia ‘plans to file legal complaint against UAE’ over Somaliland base ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (February 14)

[Five people were injured in the airstrike in January 2016 at the center in Sana'a, Yemen, and Human Rights Watch says the bomb didn’t explode, preventing a greater tragedy. (A. Mojalli/VOA) via Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in northern port The United Arab ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (February 7)

[On the day after a July airstrike in Sana'a, Yemen, families mourn their lost relatives but say there is no way they have the resources to rebuild their homes, July 13, 2015. Almigdad Mojalli/VOA from Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Government doesn't investigate human rights claims against Saudi Arabia ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (February 2)

[Sana'a after airstrike 20 April 2015. Photo taken by Ibrahem Qasim and uploaded from Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations  Obama Killed a 16-Year-Old American in Yemen. Trump Just Killed His ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (January 26)

[Destroyed house in the south of Sanaa. Image by Ibrahem Qasim. Wikimedia Commons.]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations  Saudi inflation plunge aids government in fight to tame deficit  ...

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Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (January 17)

[Village Al-Hajjarah, Manakhah district. Yemen. Photo taken by Wimbex and uploaded from Wikimedia Commons]

[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 ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi ...

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