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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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Patients evacuated after fire breaks out in Riyadh's Hammadi Hospital
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-02-08
Rescue workers evacuated all patients admitted to Riyadh's Al-Hammadi Hospital after a fire broke out in the hospital's basement on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported....
BIP probes over 218,000 accused
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-02-08
The Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIP) last year investigated 177,450 cases, an increase of 23 percent from the previous year, involving 218,300 accused, registering a rise of 18...
Saudi youths' conscription is must, says expert
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
A Saudi military analyst and retired brigadier, Ibrahim Al-Marie, has called for the compulsory drafting of young Saudis into the military....
Islamic ministry takes preachers to task for politicizing sermons
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
A number of preachers have been arrested for using sermons to promote political ideologies, said Fahad Sulaiman Al-Khalifa of the Ministry of Islamic Affairs....
Half of green building projects facing delays for not meeting criteria
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
The Saudi Green Building Forum (SBGF) believe that about fifty percent of the ongoing eco-friendly green building projects across the Kingdom are facing delays for not fulfilling criteria....
Expert enumerates reasons behind low-quality public education
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
The low-quality of education in the Kingdom arises from many factors. Included among these are the complexity of the system itself, unclear educational vision, non-professional education development programs, and instability...
'Madinah tranquility is incomparable'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
Pilgrims spend the most beautiful moments in the Prophet's Mosque, where they pray in Riyazul Jannah (garden from the gardens of paradise) and get to greet the Prophet, peace be...
KSA in the line of fire once again
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-02-08
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been facing systematic attacks by American and Western media accompanied by hostile political action and parliamentary motions....
WhatsApp call facility no more
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
The euphoria over the sudden resumption of call facility on WhatsApp in the Kingdom on Saturday was short-lived as the service was not widely available the following day....
KSA boosts health sector cooperation with S. Korea
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
Saudi Arabia and South Korea are set to widen cooperation in the health care sector following a joint road show which underlined potential areas of cooperation and showcased world-class health...
Racism against the Lebanese
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-02-08
Political tension between countries may leave its negative impact on their citizens, encouraging some to make unbecoming or racist statements against the other country and its people....
Asir governor orders steps to help 'battered family'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
Gov. Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, Asir region, ordered the formation of a working team in Bisha to address the status of the battered woman who recently shared her suffering...
Call for female departments at Islamic University
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
A member of the Senior Scholars Council, Dr. Abdullah Al-Manieh, has called for the establishment of women's departments at the Islamic University in Madinah in line with other universities in...
India: Hostility toward blacks?
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-02-08
To learn that Indians are very color conscious you need go no further than matrimonial columns of newspapers seeking brides with "fair complexion"....
A ministry that protects consumers
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-02-08
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry did not let me down in the case of the "elevator". During the era of Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, the Ministry of Commerce has become...
Language cripples expats before Najm
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-02-08
Let me begin here with a poser that ends with a rhetorical question, to which all would agree with the answer I have provided. Let us assume here that two...
Heavy reliance on Saher system
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
Two reports that I came across recently left me confused or should I say sad. According to one report quoting the traffic department, the number of road accidents and fatalities...
Make hay while the sun shines
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
Off the shores of Dubai, as the whole world knows, lie archipelagos of artificial islands - in the form of a palm, in the form of the entire world. The...
The art of diplomacy
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
Since assuming the post as the foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubeir has proved that he is the right man for the job. He was entrusted with this task at a critical...
Iran chasing a mirage
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-02-08
Foreign officials dealing with Iran since the mullahs seized power have often wondered who is really in charge in Tehran. Chris Patten, a British politician who served as the European...
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