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Will Iran War be Another October Surprise?   

The Counter Punch - 23 April, 2012
Author: Andrew Levine

Will Mitt Romney and Benjamin Netanyahu concoct a war with Iran? Not if they have a tenth of the sense they were born with. But that's not much consolation when we're dealing, on the one hand, with a vulture capitalist and one time Mormon bishop whose flip flopping gives opportunism a bad name and, on the other, with a fascistically inclined ethnocratic zealot on a mission from God.
 
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Pak missions to close for Eid Al-Fitr holidays
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-07-21
The Embassy of Pakistan, Riyadh, will remain closed from Sunday, July 27, to Wednesday, July 30, on account of Eid Al-Fitr holidays, according to an official statement....
Brics or brickbats
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-07-21
Brics is a grouping of disparate nations often described as nothing more than a fancy anagram contrived from random alphabets. But it’s now hoping to find some meaningful cohesion with...
Forty years on, Cyprus no closer to ending division
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-21
During its heyday, Famagusta was considered a playground for the rich and famous on the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus....
Bahrain backs full Palestinian rights
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-07-21
Bahrain has thrown its political weight behind Palestine amidst heavy Israeli bombardments of the Gaza Strip....
Unrest in Libya calls for UN intervention
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-07-21
Libya suffers from some of the same ailments as Iraq and Syria, although in a milder form. Added to these are problems which are peculiar to this North African nation....
Premier calls for economic policies fast-track
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-07-21
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday urged a stepping up of economic policies to stimulate investment in the kingdom....
Al Wefaq facing three-month ban
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-07-21
Bahrain's main opposition group could be suspended for three months following a lawsuit filed yesterday by the Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry....
Trucks face new causeway agony
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-07-21
Truckers are once again facing days of delay as they try to cross the King Fahad Causeway....
50 Saudi women to take part in global leadership summit
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
A group of 50 Saudi female professionals from different sectors recently participated in a first-of-its-kind global leadership summit at Crotonville in the United States....
SRO to impose penalties on non-palletized cargo
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
The Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has announced that it will impose penalties on shipping companies for non-palletized cargo beginning Aug. 11....
562,000 illegal expats deported
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
Some 562,869 illegal expats have been deported since the start of the legalization campaign, local media said quoting data released by the Ministry of Interior....
Ramadan a golden opportunity for youth to practice hobbies
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
Many young students and employees in Jeddah are taking advantage of the holy month of the Ramadan to practice their hobbies to make some extra financial returns....
Jeddah police bust network of illegal domestic workers
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
Jeddah officials have arrested a large network hiring illegal workers, said Jeddah police spokesman Lt. Nawwaf Al-Bouq....
14m tourists visited last year
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
More than 14 million foreigners visited the Kingdom last year, of whom half came to perform religious rituals and others came for business, family visits and tourism, said Hamad Al-Sheikh,...
ISESCO inks deal to train youth
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
The Islamic Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISESCO) and the Saudi Education and Training Company signed an agreement on Thursday to provide unemployed Arab and Muslim youth with training...
US blocks visit of Humaidan's daughters
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-21
Saudi bloggers have criticized a US decision preventing the two daughters of Humaidan Al-Turki, a Saudi national who was convicted in a Colorado court for sexually assaulting his Indonesian housekeeper...
31,128 tourists visit Dhofar during monsoon
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-07-21
Around 31,000 tourists have visited the Dhofar Governorate since the beginning of the monsoons during the period of June 21 to July 16, according to the National Centre for Statistics...
Underground waste collection system to be complete in phases
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-07-21
The huge greenish public waste collection bins located at the residential areas will be a thing of the past soon as the Muscat Municipality has put into action the plans...
Documenting historic buildings continues
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-07-21
As part of the project of documenting groupings of historic buildings, implemented by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, in cooperation with Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), an agreement was signed...
Vigilant consumers in Oman register more than 3,100 cases by June
Source : Times of Oman  
Date : 2014-07-21
In a sign of the growing awareness among city consumers about their rights, more than 3,100 complaints were received by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) this year....
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