Category Archives: bahrain

Behind Saudi Arabia’s execution spree

The execution of Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr for terrorism in Saudi Arabia has sparked outrage across the Middle East and threatens to escalate to a regional sectarian Sunni-Shiite war raising global security concerns. Saudi Arabia’s decision came as a surprise. … Continue reading

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The ousted dictator syndrome

Tunisian Ben Ali deposed president and Egypt’s Moubarak both caught the same virus and suffered strokes. Just when people started to talk about corruption under their rule. Does anybody know a provider of that voodoo dust which makes you seem … Continue reading

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The wind of change – memories of a revolution

I was just a little girl when the Berlin Wall fell. Then I saw a revolution on television when I was 10 years old in my own country. I also saw an execution live on television on Christmas day. My … Continue reading

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Bahrain protests getting bigger

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The Bahraini protests

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