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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.
Turkey PM urges world powers to turn 'new page' on Syria
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-08-23
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Monday urged world powers including Iran, Russia and the United States to join together to rapidly open a "new page" in the Syria crisis....
Iran says will open new chapter in relations with Cuba
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-08-23
Kicking off a six-day tour of Latin America, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday in Havana his visit would open a new chapter in the Islamic Republic's...
Kuwait Parliament speaker condemns Turkey's Gaziantep attack
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-08-23
National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim sent a cable of condolences Monday to Turkish Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman over victims of the terrorist attack against a wedding in the city of...
Daesh bomb kills civilians fleeing Iraq town
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-08-23
Six Iraqi civilians were killed on Monday when a bomb planted by the Daesh group went off as they tried to flee the Hawijah area, security officials said....
E-program for pilgrims launched
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman launched Monday an electronic campaign, "Serving Haj pilgrims and visitors is a matter of pride for us." He commended the positive results of electronic...
Leadership lauded for developing holy sites
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
The Cabinet on Monday expressed its thanks and appreciation to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...
Wearing a confident smile for SR8,500
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
A well-aligned set of all the 32 teeth are an important part of one's personality, especially for those seeking jobs in the defense or civil sectors. To gain that confident...
Egyptian gets six years for spying for Iran
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
The Special Criminal Court in Riyadh issued a preliminary verdict of six years in prison for an Egyptian resident accused of spying for Iran....
Envoy: Interfaith center in Vienna operating normally
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
A major intergovernmental organization, popularly known as King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), is operating normally without any hassle after controversies surrounding the center...
1,950 mobile shops closed for not hiring Saudis
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
The number of establishments that have been closed down at the end of the first phase of the implementation of the nationalization of jobs in the telecommunications sector has risen...
Swedish-Saudi relations vibrant as envoy leaves
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
Outgoing Swedish Ambassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt chalked out the excellent ties binding his country and Saudi Arabia as he leaves his post for cross-posting in Malaysia on Aug. 31....
6,200 women get free mobile phone training
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) announced that 6,200 women recently underwent free training in the maintenance and sale of mobile phones....
97% of engineering jobs occupied by foreigners
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
The Saudi economy created about 6.2 million jobs, of which 2.7 million jobs were occupied by Saudis, and 3.5 million by non-Saudis, in 15 years (from 2000-2015), a Saudi analytical...
20% of workers from Bangladesh return home 'after a short while'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
Saudi Arabia is currently planning to recruit 7,000 Bangladeshi domestic workers per month. The largest share will be for the domestic help as the number of visas granted to the...
3 top Madinah firms in the dock over salary delay
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has referred three major Madinah-based companies to the Preliminary Commission for Settlement of Labor Disputes over their failure to pay the salaries of...
Iran says Russian use of air base for Syria strikes over 'for now'
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2016-08-23
Russia has stopped using an Iranian air base for strikes in Syria, Iran's foreign ministry announced on Monday, bringing an abrupt halt to an unprecedented deployment that was criticised both...
Iraq foils attack by would-be teen bomber
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-08-23
Iraqi security forces apprehended a teenager wearing a suicide belt before he was able to detonate it in the city of Kirkuk, security officials said on Monday....
GCC, US, UK seek Yemen peace, stability
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-23
A high-profile meeting to be attended by GCC foreign ministers, US Secretary of State John Kerry and British Minister for Middle East and Africa Tobias Ellwood in Jeddah on Thursday...
Kerry says hopes talks with Russia on Syria 'nearing the end'
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-08-23
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday talks between the United States and Russia on military cooperation on fighting Islamic State in Syria are nearing the end with...
Mohamed meets Somali President
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-08-23
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received yesterday at Al Bahr Palace, President of...
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