After the al-Houla massacre Syria has reached a tipping point. Though there is certainly a consensus that something must be done, until now there has been little agreement over what this action will entail.
With no clear winner, a run-off election has been scheduled for mid-June between the top two candidates, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohmammed Morsiand Ahmad Shafiq, who once served as Prime Minister during Mubarak’s 30-year rule.
The discovery of more than two billion barrels of oil could put Uganda on the list of the largest oil exporting countries in Africa. Why is this seemingly good news now a cause for such concern among observers both within and outside the country?
The Arab Spring poses both a threat and an opportunity for the oil rich monarchy in Saudi Arabia.
Last week marked a return to violence in the streets of Cairo as clashes between protesters and armed assailants erupted in the Egyptian capital.