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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.
Yemen rebel leader rejects coalition ceasefire
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-07-27
Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels rejected a ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led coalition waging an air war against them, according to a message posted on Twitter yesterday....
Syrian Army fatigued, admits Bashar Assad
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-07-27
Syria's President Bashar Assad acknowledged the shrinking ranks of his government's army in a rare public speech on Sunday, but insisted the force was still capable of beating fighters....
OIC condemns Israeli desecration of Al-Aqsa Mosque
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-07-27
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday urged the international community, particularly the UN Security Council, to take action against "repeated and dangerous Israeli violations of holy sites."...
GCC calls for full respect of humanitarian ceaefire in Yemen
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-07-27
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani Sunday expressed hopes anti-legitimacy forces in Yemen would abide by the five-day humanitarian ceasefire announced by the Saudi-led pro-legitimacy coalition....
US reiterates commitment to security of Mideast allies after Iran's deal
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-07-27
The US has revealed intensive diplomatic efforts to reaffirm commitment to security of allies in the Middle East region following the nuclear deal recently concluded by the Islamic Republic and...
Iraq forces take key site near Ramadi
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2015-07-27
Iraqi government forces recaptured a university campus yesterday on the outskirts of Ramadi from the Islamic State group, seizing a key position for any offensive to retake the city, officials...
Turkey calls for NATO talks on Daesh, PKK
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-07-27
Turkey called for a Nato meeting to discuss military operations against Daesh and Kurdish separatists PKK on Sunday....
Qatari armed forces signs pact with Italian company
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2015-07-27
Qatari armed forces signed a contract with Italian defence company Selex ES which specialises in radar and command and control systems....
Hadi forces advance in Aden ahead of truce
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-07-27
The latest developments in Yemen were the focus of a telephone conversation on Sunday between Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, and Yemen's...
UAE participates in summit on human rights
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-07-27
The Emirates Human Rights Association is participating in the12th conference of the Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions (ANNHRI) which started on Saturday in Amman, Jordan. ANNHRI representatives from...
Kuwait Parliament condemns Israeli aggression on Al-Aqsa Mosque
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-07-27
Parliament acting Speaker Mubarak Al-Khrenij condemned repeated Israeli aggressions on Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, urging the international community to end Israel's continuous assaults on Palestinian people and sacred places....
Hadi urges rebels to observe humanitarian ceasefire
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-07-27
Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansur Hadi called on Houthi militia and forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh to observe humanitarian ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led Arab coalition, which...
Test-firing medium-range ballistic missile doesn't violate nuclear deal
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-07-27
Test-firing Iranian medium-range ballistic missiles does not violate the nuclear agreement between Iran and the world powers - Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany - in Vienna, said...
Saudi prisoners in Iraq not included in amnesty
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-07-27
The fate of Saudi prisoners in Iraq hangs in the balance as most of them have been charged with terrorism and the amnesty law of that country does not cover...
GCC states offered their peoples more than those in developed countries -Bahrain PM
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-07-27
Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has affirmed that the services and means to improve living standards provided by the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for...
Rocket claims 5 children in Aleppo
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-07-27
Rebel rocket fire on a government-held area of Syria's second city Aleppo killed five children, four of them brothers, a monitoring group said on Sunday....
ISIS's Rebellion against Ankara
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2015-07-27
The official Turkish version is reasonable, despite what skeptics might believe. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was most likely behind the suicide bomb attack in the southeastern...
Volcanoes of challenges in the Arabian Gulf
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-07-27
The GCC countries will face enormous security and military challenges in the future that need a quick response....
Need for new strategy
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-07-27
Taliban are continuing to seize more territories as the government remains singularly focused on talks....
More to be done
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2015-07-27
At last the first brick has been laid for the first home to be rebuilt over the debris of the Gaza war that Israel unleashed last year. As far as...
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