Saudi Arabia: a change in course?
The large-scale events currently unfolding in the Middle East quite clearly and explicitly support the proverbial wisdom according to which “he who digs a pit for others falls in himself. Don’t dig one hole to another, I’ll fall into it.” It is this saying comes to mind when you hear the statements coming from some […]
Lebanon: The situation is heating up
Currently, Lebanon is going through a difficult political crisis. Over the course of the past several months, members of the Lebanese Parliament cannot agree on the nomination of the President, the date to carry out a vote has been repeatedly postponed. And thus, the office of the president has been vacant since May 25. The […]
Iraq, Kurdistan and “Oil Dialogue”
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki assailed the country’s parliament with a harsh criticism, accusing it of delaying important laws, and threatening the “politicians and statesmen” with the Federal Court. He also announced the decision of the Council of Ministers to adopt the budget for the current fiscal year, regardless of its approval by the Parliament. […]
Yemen: First Steps towards National Reconciliation
The third anniversary of the revolution was celebrated in Yemen recently, and public demonstrations were held in the capital city of Sana’a on this occasion. Participants of the celebration recalled the events of 2011, when a civil war began in the country after mass protests, and government troops began to carry out air strikes on […]
Saudi Arabia: Preparing for aggression?
Recent information from the Saudi Arabia gives sufficient evidence that the Saudis are preparing for a war. Will this be an internal disturbance with the possible involvement of the army, will the Saudi-Iranian hostility transgress into open combat, or will Saudi tanks cross the Syrian borders as the Arabic media predict – even the top […]