Kuwait  04/01/10

Racial tensions rise in Kuwait as TV station is closed

Racial tensions rise in Kuwait as an independent TV channel is put off after broadcasting racial remarks....
Hungary  21/12/09

Hungarian Parties Gearing Up for Campaign

Most Hungarian parties have finished their preparations for the election campaign, and the political debate next year will be dominated by the quest for votes....
Saudi Arabia  16/12/09

Risk of Houthi conflict turning into Saudi civil war

Saudi Arabia is now well into a full engagement fighting the Houthi rebels. The longer the conflict continue, the greater the risk of it turning into a local Saudi problem....
Yemen  16/12/09

Threat of secession increases as anarchy reported in South Yemen

The threat of the secession of the former South Yemen has increased as reports come in of increasing anarchy as central government police forces are unable to stop killings and kidnappings....
Bulgaria  03/12/09

Russia’s Far-Right Friends

Far-right parties in several eastern European countries have become prominent supporters of Russian interests and admirers of the Russian political-economic model....
Iran  16/11/09

Saudi Arabia warns Iranian pilgrims to avoid politics during Hajj

Tensions between Sunnis and Shiites in Yemen and Saudi Arabia have erupted, as well as the deteriorating situation in Yemen, contributing to an increase of hostility between the two regimes....
Hungary  11/11/09

Most Significant Risk Factors that Could Hinder Economic Recovery in Hungary

Large inactive population, high and badly structured state redistribution, corruption, possible ethnic tensions and the emergence of the far-right are the key risk factors in Hungary....
Hungary  28/10/09

Reasons Behind the Resurgence of the Far Right in Hungary

Society’s demand for extremist political solutions over the past three years has been met with policies offered by Jobbik and the two strains have mutually reinforced each other. ...
Hungary  28/10/09

Reasons behind the resurgence of the far right

A joint statement by the Hungarian Anti-Racist Foundation and Political Capital...
Saudi Arabia  16/10/09

Saudi King Ousts Traditionalist Cleric

Saudi King Abdullah has ousted a traditionalist cleric who criticized the newly opened King Abdullah University of Science and Technology....
Yemen  15/09/09

Mediation efforts in Yemen to end Sa’ada conflict fail

Conflict in the Sa’ada region of Yemen is still ongoing as mediation efforts fail. There are increasing calls for turning Yemen into a federation...
Hungary  13/08/09

Roma Murders in Kisléta Dominate Political Discourse in Hungary

The latest attack against a Roma family in Kislétamoved the Roma issue and public security back to the agenda. Meanwhile, conflicts are expected within the MSZP over the strict 2010 budget....
Kosovo  11/08/09

Serious Coalition Troubles in Serbia

The stability of the Serbian government is seriously threatened by internal feuds, while the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) consolidated its dominance in the opposition....
Saudi Arabia  05/08/09

Saudi Festival Canceled at the Last Minute

A well-publicized film festival canceled at the last minute. This indicates that traditionalists within the royal family are still willing to appease the more extreme religious elements...
Bahrain  31/07/09

Jobseekers Demonstrate in Bahrain

Unemployed Bahraini education professionals have been demonstrating for lack of employment opportunities. At the same time, there is growing unease about the recruitment of non-Bahraini teachers....
Yemen  31/07/09

Yemen to Start Shipping Liquefied Natural Gas

Yemen will start shipping Liquefied Natural Gas from Balhaf. The Total-led project will generate significant income for the Yemeni government, which is struggling with dwindling oil resources....
Hungary  24/07/09

Bajnai's Government Strengthened

Political developments of the past weeks have strengthened the Hungarian government's stability and minimised the chances of an early election. ...
Hungary  24/07/09

Improving Hungarian Economy Stabilizes Government

Successes in the economic sphere will improve government stability, and the government will continue to handle adherence to the 2009 3.9% GDP-rated deficit as a top priority....
Hungary  17/07/09

Hungarian Guard banned

The dissolution of the Hungarian Guard may radicalize and mobilize the far right....
Hungary  09/07/09

Slovakian Opposition Steps up Attacks

Former Slovakian PM Mikuláš Dzurinda is attacking the government with a similar rhetoric as Mr. Fico did before the 2006 elections. The Hungarian-Slovakian relationship hasn't improved....

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