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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.
Futile exercise
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2015-01-27
Five million Afghan refugees in Pakistan and Iran have gone home already. About 1.5 million still remain in Pakistan. The other day, Janan Mosal, the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan, said...
Prejudice disguised as entertainment
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
War is not a pleasant business. Most soldiers who have been through battles do not talk about them to friends and family....
Age no barrier as tennis veterans keep swinging
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2015-01-27
The Williams sisters and Roger Federer are proof that being on the wrong side of 30 is no barrier to success on the tennis court, but they have had to...
Kurdish fighters expel Daesh group from Kobani
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-01-27
Fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) had pushed Daesh militants out of the town after four months of fighting....
The ethnic discord
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-01-27
President Petro Poroshenko, weeks after taking a more rigid stance against Moscow, has vowed to calm fighting with ethic Russians in its eastern territories and enter into a quid pro...
75% calls made to number 999 were not about emergencies
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-01-27
Official says people dialled the emergency number to enquire about the weather, find out how to use telephone cards....
Eida officials accused of 'breaching female staff’s privacy'
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-01-27
The prime suspect reportedly admitted in the interrogation that he issued orders to instal cameras in the area designated for female employees....
Indo-US ties move to a higher level
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-01-27
There is little doubt that Washington and New Delhi have pushed relations to a much higher level with US President Barack Obama's visit as the chief guest for the Indian...
Some counter-terrorism efforts in Yemen frozen for now
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
The United States has halted some counter-terrorism operations against Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen following a takeover of the country by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, US officials have said....
Qaeda militants kill Yemeni soldier
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
Al-Qaeda militants attacked a military checkpoint in southern Yemen on Monday, killing a soldier and wounding two others, a local official told Reuters....
Turkey opens biggest refugee camp for 35,000 from Kobane
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
Turkey opened its biggest refugee camp on Sunday to house 35,000 people fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and militants in Syria's Kobane, national disaster management agency AFAD said....
Indians mark Republic Day with patriotic fervor
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
The Indian community in the Kingdom celebrated the country's 66th Republic Day with joy, enthusiasm and patriotic fervor....
150 erring restaurants shut down in Jeddah
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
The Municipality of Jeddah shut down 150 restaurants in the past two months over health and safety concerns, Makkah reported....
Women hope reforms initiated by Abdullah will continue
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
A group of Saudi businesswomen agreed the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has dealt a hard blow to all women, Al-Madinah reported....
Challenges facing King Salman
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
May Allah help you, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, to stand up against the grave challenges facing you, amen! Great men are always confronted by great challenges....
Businesswomen all praise for King Abdullah's reforms
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
The late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah enacted many policies that have helped Saudi women during his reign, according to a number of Saudi businesswomen....
Grafitti artist's mural tribute to the late King a massive hit
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
As the whole nation bade a final goodbye to King Abdullah, others like talented Saudi graffiti artist Ahmed Zuhair has prepared his own personal mural to honor the beloved monarch....
Bodyguard of King Abdullah served loyally for 10 years
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-01-27
There was an outpouring of sympathy and praise online by Saudis for the personal bodyguard of King Abdullah, who served the late monarch for 10 years....
Saudi Policies in the Era of King Salman
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2015-01-27
What will change in Saudi policy, both foreign and domestic, over the coming period? This is the question that has been most repeated in the Western press since the death...
Kings of humanity: Sons and father
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-27
It was early eighties, and I was a teenager, working as a reporter for the local magazine, Igraa, when I received an invitation to attend, with my editor, Dr. Abdullah...
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