The Yemen War in Saudi Media

The Kingdom has branded itself a leading regional player and made the Yemen war a center-piece of its new position in the region. It will become increasingly difficult to sustain this media narrative the longer the conflict goes on and the more casualties and destitution the fighting causes.

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Saudi Arabia’s Uncertain Future

With an escalating logic almost built into the Syrian war, an inexperienced, belligerent and ambitious young royal in charge in Riyadh, a trigger-happy Erdogan shooting down Russian planes, and sectarianism as rampant as ever, the future of Saudi Arabia and the region is more unpredictable than it has been for a long time.

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Exekutierte Symbolfigur

Nach der Hinrichtung des schiitischen Klerikers Nimr al-Nimr sind die Beziehungen zwischen Saudi-Arabien und dem Iran auf einem Tiefpunkt angelangt. Nimrs Geschichte zeigt, wie beide Regimes eine Politik der konfessionellen Spaltung betreiben.

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