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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.
Blacklist of contractors 'could deter laggards'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-19
Delay in some contractors completing government construction projects has prompted calls from experts to draw a blacklist with the names of these companies. This would prevent delay in construction projects,...
State 'must pay victims of judiciary's mistakes'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-19
The Supreme Court has ruled that the government must pay compensation to the victims of mistakes made by the judiciary, including people imprisoned for months after their sentences have ended....
Firms warned against bogus insurance
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-19
The Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI) has warned insurance companies involved in issuing "bogus" insurance certificates that, should their illegal practices continue, their licenses will be withdrawn, a local...
The EU should accept Palestinian political realities
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-12-19
The European Court of Justice has upheld a Palestinian claim that the European Union was wrong to keep Hamas on a list of designated terrorist groups. The ruling is not,...
More passport counters at KKIA
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-19
The Passport Department at King Khaled International Airport (KKIA) has increased the number of counters at the international terminal from 14 to 24....
Entertain not
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-12-19
A strong response to the cyber attack on Sony Pictures is necessary to stem what could become entertainment terrorism....
IS militants claim killings of Tunisian politicians
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-19
Militants who have joined the Islamic State group claimed Thursday the 2013 murder of two secular politicians that plunged Tunisia into crisis, warning of more killings just days before a...
Iranian FM: 'positive steps' taken to reach agreement with P5+1 group
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-18
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described on Wednesday current negotiations with P5+1 group countries as moving toward "positive steps," and certain good steps were taken to reach a final...
Four men die in UAE Armed Forces aircraft accident
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-12-18
The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces announced today, that a military aircraft crashed during a routine joint training exercise between the UAE and Egyptian armed forces in...
Saudi Shoura Council suggests training for errant Haia men
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-18
Members of the Shoura Council have attributed the mistakes recently made by some members of the Haia to a lack of awareness, a lack of knowledge of how to deal...
Houthis consolidate control
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-12-18
Yemen's Houthi movement sacked top managers of the country's second largest port and the main oil company yesterday, staff said, in the latest move by the Shia group to consolidate...
Iraq seeks a year's deferral on Gulf War reparations
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-12-18
Iraq has requested a one-year deferral of a $ 4.6bn reparations payment for destroying Kuwait’s oil facilities during its 1990-91 occupation, a UN official said yesterday....
Turkey and Iran differ on Syria, call for dialogue
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-12-18
A visit to Iran by Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday highlighted their opposing views on the Syrian conflict, with both countries saying dialogue was needed to close gaps....
Bahrain-Britain army pact to boost security
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-12-18
Bahrain has announced that the military agreement signed recently by Bahrain and the UK is part of decades-long outstanding relations between both countries....
Saudi-Bahrain ties 'stronger than ever'
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-12-18
Relations between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are stronger than ever, according to Bahrain's consul general. Marking the country's 43rd National Day on Tuesday in Jeddah....
Kuwait keen on supporting Arab efforts worldwide
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-12-18
Kuwait has said that it is keen on supporting the Arab states' efforts in all international arenas, especially those related to the Palestinian cause....
Stop this madness: Bahrain
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-12-18
Bahrain yesterday called for serious global action to fight terrorism in all its forms....
Iraq govt combats 'ghost soldier' corruption
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-12-18
The Iraqi government has identified and stopped payment of tens of millions of dollars in salaries previously disbursed to nonexistent troops, known here as "ghost soldiers," as part of the...
Iran hackers may target US energy, defense firms: FBI
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-12-18
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned US businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms and educational...
UAE, India ties go from strength to strength, says Indian envoy
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-12-18
T. P. Seetharam, Ambassador of India to the UAE, has praised the strong and historic ties between his country and the UAE....
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