Saudi Arabia and Iran: what WikiLeaks has told us
WikiLeaks has released large numbers of confidential documents from the Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry (Image source: politclub.info)
The Saudi cables and Iran
On Friday, June 19, the WikiLeaks website published more than 60,000 confidential and top secret Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry documents. It promised there was more to come. The same day, Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar reported that a considerable portion of the leaked documents — over 1,000 in the first batch of released material — concerned Iran.
Source: Iran Wire
Syria's embattled Druze: between al Nusra and Assad
The Druze lie in a precarious position in Syria, being persecuted by groups such as al Nusra, and at the same time increasingly rejecting the Assad regime which many of them had once supported. With a complex history and strong identity behind them, Syrian Druze are left fighting on various fronts.
Source: Middle East Institute
Saudi bombings in Yemen an assault on the values of Islam
As the holy month of Ramadan begins, journalist Tasnim Nazeer prays for peace and calls on the Saudi-regime to abandon its brutal strategy against the Yemeni people.
Source: Your Middle East