Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Saudi Uses Money to Appease Unrest While Radical Shiite Cleric Puts Control on Protesters

Saudi king returns, pledges $37B for citizens (before 'day of rage')

AFP: Radical Shiite cleric Sadr 'back in Iraq'

Iraq’s Top Shiite Leaders Urge Delay of Protests -

The Daily Star - Politics - Maliki warns Iraqis Al-Qaeda may target planned protests

1 dead, 57 injured in northern Iraq protests

Yemen’s Leader Orders Police to Protect Protesters -

The Canadian Press: Yemen president forms committee tasked with holding dialogue with opposition