Home Page - Gulf in the Media
HomePoliticsEconomy                               Set Gulfinthemedia.com as home page
Politics
 Print  Send This Page
Save Listen to this Article
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.
 
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/04/20/will-iran-war-be-another-october-surprise/
New thinking on regional security
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-04-01
Establishing joint Arab institutions, a joint economic market and a unified currency and passport have always remained mere wishes. Nothing was ever achieved in this regard and this is why...
Houthi-Saleh alliance asked for it
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-04-01
Saudi Arabia's reaction to the Houthi mutiny in Yemen was expected — and justified. The question was this: How long would the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and other Arab countries,...
King Salman acknowledges widespread support
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-31
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has thanked the international community for supporting the action in Yemen against the Houthis....
Yemen op not a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-31
Operation Decisive Storm is for the protection of the Yemeni people and defense of their legitimate government and not a proxy war between the Kingdom and Iran, said Adel bin...
Bahrain reiterates support to Arab Summit resolutions
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-03-31
The Bahraini government has stressed support to the resolutions of the 26th Arab Summit which concluded in Sharm El-Sheikh Sunday, including the formation of a joint Arab force to face...
'Yes or no' time as Iran nuclear talks near deadline
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-31
Foreign ministers from major powers raced against the clock Monday on the eve of a deadline to nail down the final pieces of a framework deal aimed at putting any...
Relations with Qatar strong on many levels: US envoy
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2015-03-31
US ambassador Dana Shell Smith discussed Qatari-American relations at a forum in Washington, DC, recently....
Daesh has grown despite coalition attacks: Assad
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-03-31
Syrian President Bashar Assad says the Daesh has been expanding since a US-led coalition began its air strikes on the group in Iraq and Syria last year....
Qatar striving for regional peace: Deputy Speaker
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-03-31
Deputy Speaker of the Advisory Council Issa bin Rabia Al Kuwari said yesterday that Qatar was working hard on establishing peace and stability regionally and internationally....
Iran says US drone killed 2 of its advisers
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-03-31
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a US drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, though the US said on Monday its coalition conducted no air...
Atomic deal would reward Iran for Yemen 'aggression': Israel
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-03-31
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned world powers on Monday that any nuclear deal they strike with Iran would be seen as a reward for Tehran's alleged "aggression" in Yemen....
Yemenis convinced Iran, Hezbollah fighters 'conducting operations'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-31
There are Iranian military officers and Hezbollah fighters on the ground aiding the Houthis in Yemen, according to a senior official in the Yemeni president's office....
Shoura lauds efforts to save Yemenis
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-03-31
The Shoura Council has lauded the initiative of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman for launching Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen....
Obama follows up negotiations on Iran's nuclear program - White House
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-03-31
President Barack Obama is closely following up the developments of P5+1 countries negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program as the March 31 deadline is approaching, the White House said...
UN seeks billions for Syria at Kuwait donors' meet
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-03-31
A major UN donors' conference that aims to raise billions of dollars for Syria opens Tuesday in Kuwait with experts warning of a "humanitarian catastrophe" unfolding in the war-torn country....
Coronavirus claims 2 lives, infects 3
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-03-31
Two Saudi men died of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) during the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday....
Syria gets Russian arms, Saudis cry foul
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-03-31
Russia is supplying weapons to Damascus under contracts signed since the conflict in Syria began in 2011, as well as under earlier deals, President Bashar Al Assad said....
45 killed in Yemen air strike
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-03-31
An air strike killed dozens of people at a camp for displaced people in northwest Yemen on Monday, aid workers said, as Arab warplanes bombarded rebels around the country....
Experts caution on joint Arab force
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-03-31
The agreement at a weekend Arab summit to establish a joint military force has raised serious doubts about prospects of such a force becoming a reality on the ground, experts...
EU welcomes proposal to hold conf. on Yemen under GCC auspices
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-03-31
The EU Tuesday welcomed the fact that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Yemeni President Mansur Hadi and Yemeni foreign minister Riyadh Yaseen have re confirmed that the door...
Total 3124 Results in 157 Pages
  10 
For more news, views and reports about this topic, please subscribe
to GRC website: www.grc.net
Thu Apr 2, 2015| 12-جماد ثاني-1436هـ
GCC in talks with Russia on Yemen arms embargo
GCC rail progress full steam ahead
Decisive Storm: US stepping up logistics support
Saudi retail sector remains strong despite oil volatility
Iran nuclear talks extended; Russia claims deal within reach
Nuclear deal to unleash Iran's economic power: report
King Salman, Indian prime minister confirm close ties 
Property show boosts Dubai as real estate investment hub
Cabinet briefed on Arab summit outcome
Qatar's credit rating expected to be unchanged this year: BofAML
Iraq forces hunt militants after Tikrit breakthrough
Surge in FDI boosts UAE oil and non-oil sectors
UAE plans to boost gas import capacity
Jeddah metro contract tender seen in mid-'16
Coalition: Houthis targeting civilians to gain sympathy
QTA seeks to prevent tourism law violations
    Newspaper Editorials
Fresh start for Nigeria
More to be done
More>>  
    Opinions
Let the Saudis Lead With U.S. Support
Limiting Losses in Yemen's Conflict
More>>  
    GCC Press Agencies
Day's main stories from the GCC Press Agencies
    Reports
Prisons in Yemen
Hearing on U.S. Middle East Policy
More>>  
    Bank Reports
Saudi Arabia Banking Sector
GCC Equity Monitor - Global
More>>  
    GRC Analysis
Saudi Arabia and the ASEAN Periphery: Cambodia, Myanmar, and Brunei
NATO and the Future of Gulf Security.
Saudi-Vietnam Relations
    GRC Commentary
Price of not heeding Kingdom's advice
On Relations between Rulers and Citizens: The Need for a New Social/Political Contract in the GCC States
Key Issue Facing the Saudi Ruling House.
    GRC Book Review
Beyond Regionalism? Regional Cooperation, Regionalism and Regionalization in the Middle East
India, GCC and the Global Energy Regime: Exploring Interdependence and Outlook for Collaboration.
    GRC Press Release
Gulf Research Center press releases to the media
    GRC Publications
Evaluating Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers in the Gulf
The Socio-Political Background and Stakes of ‘Saudizing’ the Workforce in Saudi Arabia: the Nitaqat Policy
Current Progress in the Nationalisation Programmes in Saudi Arabia
    GRC Newsletters/Bulletins

Enter your email to get the Newsletter
Go
      
Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Terms & Conditions | About Us |
Weather | Qibla Directions | Hijri Date Conversion Tool
Full Page :total time:0  |   59-- 59 Middle Page :0  --   | Right : 59 - 59--en--sess-enreq-en-coming