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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.
Tension between Russia and Turkey is 'unfavorable': Velayati
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2015-12-01
Top Iranian politician Ali Akbar Velayati says the ongoing row between Russia and Turkey over Ankara's downing of a Russian jet is "unfavorable," expressing hope that the two countries would...
Martyrs will always be a source of honour for citizens'
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-12-01
Lt General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, has expressed pride in the UAE martyrs and praised them for going the path...
UAE attends climate change talks in Paris
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-12-01
Members from the United Arab Emirates' delegation joined heads of states and key government officials on Monday at the United Nations' Leaders Event, marking the opening of the 21st session...
VP briefed on 'Dubaiway'
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-12-01
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was briefed on Monday on the Ports, Customs and Free...
Learn the values of tolerance, mutual respect, students told
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-12-01
Students, faculty and staff at Jeddah Prep and Grammar School (JPGS) celebrated International Peace Day at the weekend as a day of color, lectures and information sharing....
More Muslim representation needed in civil services: Babbar
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-12-01
Indian Rajya Sabha member and film actor Raj Babbar stressed on the necessity to have more administrators to represent Muslim community in IAS, IFS, IRS, IPS etc. and institutions like...
Over 4m sq. meter plot of land for new car junkyard
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-12-01
The municipality has allocated a 4.62 million sq. meter plot of land in south Jeddah close to Bahra District for the construction of a new car junkyard....
Kingdom donates $5m for Syrian children's education
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
Saudi Arabia has donated $5 million for the education of Syrian children who have been affected by the ongoing war in their country....
Male candidates too cannot display their photos
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
Twenty-two male and four female candidates are competing for six seats in the Hail municipal council....
KSA ranks fifth in Gulf for obesity
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
Dr. Hanan Al-Ghamdi, assistant professor of Hepatobiliary and Laparoscopic Surgery at the University of Dammam, has warned that Saudi Arabia is located in the 'red zone' in relation to the...
Women find odds heavily stacked against them
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
Difficult terms and conditions as well as the complicated process have disappointed many women who aspired to contest the third municipal council elections....
Donations for disabled children urged
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
More donations are needed to assist children with disabilities in the Kingdom because treatment costs for one child is about SR100,000 a year, said Prince Sultan bin Salman....
KSA registered 21,761 AIDS cases since 1984
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
The Kingdom has recorded 21,761 people with AIDS in the country since 1984, divided into 6,334 Saudis and 15,427 non-Saudis, a local publication reported to mark World AIDS Day on...
Three soldiers martyred
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
Three soldiers laid down their lives as Saudi forces thwarted a Houthi infiltration attempt in the Harath district of Jazan. The infiltrators planned to target two watchtowers with machine guns...
US senators call for 20,000 troops in Syria and Iraq
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-12-01
Two senior US senators called on Sunday for Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part...
President, King of Bahrain discuss relations
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-12-01
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has received a message from King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King...
UN official, GCC chief laud Kuwaiti efforts in combating humanitarian suffering
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-12-01
UN Secretary General's Envoy for Humanitarian Affairs and Amiri Diwan Advisor Dr. Abdulla Al-Matouq said on Monday that the ongoing humanitarian conference in the country aims to bolster efforts to...
Riyadh flays 'racist' attacks on refugees
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-12-01
The Council of Ministers has condemned the recent spate of attacks on refugees, including Muslims, escaping from oppressive regimes and terrorists groups in the region....
Syria denies using chemical weapons in civil war
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-12-01
Syria on Monday denied ever using chemical weapons in its four-year-old civil war, telling a global watchdog it was cooperating fully with the destruction of its toxic stockpile....
Iraq PM says country has sufficient force to fight IS
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-12-01
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday that Iraq has sufficient forces to fight the Islamic State group, after American senators called for more US troops to be deployed to the...
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