Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Friday, April 8, 2011

Egyptians Back on the Streets Again While the Saudi King is Mad at Obama and US Thinking Twice on Leaving Iraq

In Egypt, Protests Swell Against Military -

rlbaldwinartist Saudi king angry at Obama, wants ties instead with China and Russia |

Gates Presses Iraq for Decision on Extension of U.S. Presence -

Syrian protesters met with gunfire; clashes leave 13 dead, hundreds wounded

Yemeni president rejects Gulf council 'interference' as protesters gather - The Irish Times -

BBC News - Italy and France agree North Africa migrant patrol

AFP: Pirates seize German ship off Oman