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The king is dead, long live the king!

Patrick Etz
Photo credit: Ash Carter

As an absolute monarchy, the king of Saudi Arabia is able to occupy positions as he pleases. All the more, personnel decisions made by the new king, Salman ibn Abd al-Aziz, after the death of his predecessor are being observed intently. 1,149 more words



Feminism has come under scrutiny relentlessly in recent weeks; it has even been mocked with the rise of Meninism. This has disappointed me, because feminism is an important cause. 663 more words


Around 1,200 Escape From Yemen Prison

Clashes have allowed around 1,200 prisoners escape from a jail in central Yemen, including suspected al-Qaeda militants. 278 more words


Islamic State threatens to ‘uproot’ Israel, topple Hamas + MORE

Islamic State threatens to ‘uproot’ Israel, topple Hamas
– timesofisrael.com
Extremist group blasts Islamist rulers of Gaza for being too lenient in enforcing Sharia law… 17 more words

Saudis Above, Houthis below, nowhere is safe.

SANAA, Yemen — In the early hours of June 13, the Amari family was asleep in their home in Beit Meyad, a district near the heart of Sanaa. 1,053 more words


freedome of speech against freedome of speech

While europe lives under a democratic system with all the individual freedoms , people in arab world and in algeria are living under bi-Dictatorship between the political decadent climate and the social hypocrisy . 275 more words