On the occasion of the attacks on two churches in Nigeria, the German Foreign Office spokesman, Andreas Peschke, gave a statement at the government press conference on behalf of the German Foreign Minister Westerwelle and "condemned" the attacks.
Syria is constantly slipping to a war or gets driven to a war, which seems to be the correct description. The violence in Syria is despite (or perhaps because of) the current ceasefire since the 12th April and the so-called peace plan, proposed by Kofi Annan..
Just over a year ago, the demonstrations of the Shiite majority in Bahrain were crushed by the Bahraini government / regime. Because the Sunni royal family of Bahrain has called for help..
Last year, encouraged by the known events in Tunisia and Egypt, protests have also begun in Bahrain. These anti-government protests are mainly focused in the capital of Bahrain, al-Manama.
While regional organizations are going to be the mainstay in international politics in the post-cold war world, one of the old regional organizations Arab League (formed in 1945) has shown all weakness of a broken house with members failing..
In Saudi Arabia, there's a growing unrest, and that also for over a year. Although the Saudi king had then issued a decree, which forbade demonstrations, because demonstrations against the ruling house of Saud are not in line with the way of Islam (Wahhabism) in Saudi Arabia.