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Real cowards go to Tehran   

Asia Times on Line - 23 February, 2012
Author: Pepe Escobar

Imagine the classic United States neo-conservative wet dream; staring at Iran on a map and salivating about the crossroads between Europe and Asia, between the Arab world and the Indian subcontinent, between the Arabian Sea and Central Asia, with 10% of the world's proven oil reserves (over 150 billion barrels) and 15% of proven gas reserves - an energy complex bigger than Saudi Arabia and arbiter of the energy routes from the Persian Gulf to the West and Asia via the Strait of Hormuz.
Al Ahli Hospital marks World Heart Day with symposiums
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-09-30
Cardiovascular disease once considered an old-age illness has now become a common lifestyle concern, according to health experts at a symposium held yesterday at the Al Ahli Hospital....
Four Doha films among 21 recipients of DFI grant
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-09-30
Four film projects from Qatar are among the 21 recipients of Doha Film Institute's Spring 2014 grants which DFI named yesterday....
Skills we definitely need
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-09-30
It was disturbing to see two videos in one week about mistreatment by officials of foreigners in Kuwait, regardless of nationality and religion. I'm sure all of you have heard...
HGH conducts over 800 bariatric surgeries a year
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-09-30
More than 800 bariatric (weight lose surgeries) procedures are conducted by the Hamad General Hospital's (HGH) each year....
Cost of US war against IS passes $780m
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-09-30
The cost of the US-led war against the Islamic State (IS) militant group has totalled at least $780m, according to a new estimate, as US drones and warplanes continued to...
Abu Dhabi Court adjourns fraud cases worth Dhs700,000
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-09-30
The Criminal Court in Abu Dhabi adjourned the case to Oct.13 of two Gulf citizens and four Arab men, who are accused of defrauding a person of Dhs 700,000. It...
Government department launches 'smart employee' app
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-09-30
Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG) has launched the “smart employee” app for Dubai government employees....
FNC participates in Arab Parliamentary Union meeting
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-09-30
Dr Abdul Rahim Abdul Latif Al Shaheen, Member of the Federal National Council (FNC) and a Member of the UAE Parliamentary Division, has participated in the mini-committee meetings of the...
UHS concludes public awareness campaign
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-09-30
The University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) recently concluded an awareness campaign to educate the public about the importance of lifestyle modifications to avoid developing cardiovascular diseases....
Gulf alarm over IS attack threat
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-09-30
A top Saudi journalist has warned about potential terrorist attacks in Gulf countries by extremists who support radical Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria....
200 movies, shortfilms at Abu Dhabi Film Fest this year
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-09-30
10-day festival from October 23 attracts 33 per cent more Arab films despite strife in the region....
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince: honouring of Kuwait is 'honouring for us all'
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-09-30
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said that the honouring of Kuwait represents "an honouring for us well,"...
On Heart Day, Al Jalila seeks businesses' help
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-09-30
66 per cent of UAE national males and 63.5 per cent of UAE national females, aged 60 and above, have preventable cardiovascular disease risk factors....
We seek to build a better future: Bahraini FM
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-09-30
Bahrain will continue its march on the path of reform' to consolidate its achievements and build a better future....
DM to analyse environmental aspects that affect health
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-09-30
The quality of outdoor and indoor air, safety of food and drinking water, houses, waste management, sewerage and occupational health in the emirate will be first studied....
112 children's movies to be screened at 2nd Sharjah festival
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-09-30
The second edition of Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival aims at enhancing awareness among children and youth about the world of the cinema and the creativity embedded in the silver...
Oman rejects hijab ban at Asian Games
Source : Times of Oman  
Date : 2014-09-30
Oman has urged all Islamic countries to join hands and call on international authorities to revise the rules that ban Muslim players from wearing the hijab in global competitions....
Bahrain sentence nine convicts to life in prison, revokes their citizenship
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-09-30
Bahrain Public Prosecution sentenced on Monday nine convicts to life in prison and stripped them of their Bahraini nationality....
Meetings focus on improving defence ties between Oman and UK
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-09-30
The meeting reviewed the existing military cooperation between the Sultanate and United Kingdom and discussed issues of common concern between the two friendly countries....
du offers free incoming calls to Haj pilgrims
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-09-30
To enjoy unlimited free incoming calls, all customers need to do is activate roaming.With unlimited free incoming calls from du while travelling in Saudi Arabia, customers can share every moment...
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