Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

US Looking for a New Friend in Yemen As President Hints of Coup and of Stepping Down While Saudis Will Have Elections in April

Yemen leader says he's ready to step down by year-end -

Yemen president warns of coup, civil war | Reuters

US sees few good options if Yemen government falls

Syrian opposition figure says citizens crave reform | Reuters

Syria Police Use Teargas To Quell Daraa Protests - Activist -

Malaysia supports Saudi Arabia, GCC peace actions in Bahrain - People's Daily Online

Saudi Arabia to hold municipal elections in April -