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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.
42 IS terrorists 'neutralized' in northern Syria
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2017-02-13
At least 42 Islamic State terrorists were "neutralized" in northern Syria in the last 24 hours as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield, according to a Turkish General Staff...
Academics offer takes to counter extremism
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2017-02-13
Youths, who are the most vulnerable group to extremism, should not be clobbered but engaged in comprehensive programmes that include education policy, reducing feelings of insignificance and humiliation; raising networks...
'Customise strategies to combat extremist ideologies'
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2017-02-13
"Extremism is in the mind, and it results in horrendous acts. I too went down that path, but thanks to reviewing and further understanding my religion, I stand before you...
VP issues resolution
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2017-02-13
In his capacity as Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued Resolution No. 3 of...
Daesh runs its own sites within Darkweb to escape notice
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-02-13
The Daesh Organization (so-called IS) owns different sites within the Darkweb aiming to protect its members and financers against being hacked or caught, said Abdulrahman Al-Shehri, who formed the Tweetso...
Terror suspects held in Jeddah, Madinah
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-02-13
More than 10 terror suspects were arrested in simultaneous security raids in Jeddah and Madinah on Saturday morning, Sabq online news reported....
Saudi support for UN efforts to continue: Muhammad
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-02-13
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, emphasized that the Kingdom will continue supporting the efforts of the United Nations to achieve global peace and security....
French expats in Saudi Arabia prepare to vote in elections
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-02-13
French expatriates, who have been living and working in Saudi Arabia, will be able to vote in French general elections this year. France will go to the polls in April...
Sri Lanka envoy to compatriots: Help Saudis implement Vision 2030
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-02-13
In an Independence Day message to the Sri Lankan community in the Eastern Province, Ambassador Azmi Thassim urged community members to cooperate with Saudi authorities to implement Vision 2030 and...
UN secretary-general visits KSRelief
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-02-13
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and his entourage on Sunday visited the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) in Riyadh, and met with the adviser to the Royal Court...
Saudi Arabia to address cyber security at the national level
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-02-13
Saudi Arabia, fueled by its commitment to sustainable growth through economic diversification and technological transformation, climbed four spots to become the 16th biggest economy in the world in 2016....
Arab interior ministers laud crown prince's anti-terror efforts
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-02-13
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier, minister of interior and honorary president of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers, was bestowed the "George Tenet" medal by CIA director Mike...
Saudi social media users break silence on violence against women
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-02-13
Saudi women found an innovative way to break their silence and expose stories of harassment, rape and physical abuse they face often on a daily basis....
Bahraini King, Turkish Pres. discuss regional developments
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-02-13
Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held summit talks Sunday on bilateral relations, regional and international developments....
Al-Sadr threatens retaliation for followers' killing in Baghdad clashes
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-02-13
Tension between Iraq's Shiite leaders mounted on Sunday as the toll from protests in central Baghdad on Saturday increased to six killed, five demonstrators loyal to the fiery cleric Moqtada...
Kuwait FM's talks in Iran dealt with issues related to GCC countries
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-02-13
Kuwait's First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah's recent talks with Iranian officials, in Tehran, dealt "with some issues related to GCC countries" and regional developments,...
Syria opposition picks team for talks
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-02-13
Syria's opposition on Sunday announced its 21-member delegation, including 10 rebel representatives, for a new round of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva scheduled for Feb. 20....
Arabs' growth unstoppable: Mohammed
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2017-02-13
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the Arab world has all the necessary elements to...
Turkey's ties with Saudi Arabia strategically important - Erdogan
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-02-13
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday relations with Saudi Arabia were strategically important, and that Ankara "attaches great important to its (Kingdom) security and stability."...
Iran willing to open air space to Russian warplanes
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2017-02-13
A senior Iranian official said on Saturday that Iran was willing to open its air space to Russian warplanes....
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