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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.
Daesh threatens fresh attacks in Iran
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2017-08-10
Daesh issued a video on Wednesday threatening new attacks in the Iranian capital Tehran....
Houthi-Saleh forces 'killed 30 in illegal Yemen shelling'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-08-10
Houthi militia and forces loyal to deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh repeatedly and indiscriminately shelled populated neighborhoods of Taiz, Yemen's third largest city, in violation of the laws of war,...
6.4 million workers listed in wage protection program
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-09
A total of 6,440,462 workers both male and female have been listed on the Ministry of Labor and Social Development wage protection system during the past four years....
Iranian drone buzzes US naval jet in Gulf: US
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2017-08-09
An Iranian drone flew within 100 feet (30 meters) of a US Naval jet Tuesday as the American plane was trying to land on an aircraft carrier in the Gulf,...
Belgium supports Kuwaiti mediation: Envoy
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2017-08-09
Outgoing Ambassador of Belgium to Qatar, Christophe Payot, has said that Belgium and the European Union are playing their due role for the early resolution of Gulf crisis by stressing...
Iraqi PM to investigate reasons behind Mosul's fall to IS
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-08-09
Iraq's government is to conduct a "widescale and thorough" investigation into reasons behind the 2014 fall of the city of Mosul to the so-called Islamic State (IS), Prime Minister Haider...
Arab League voices deep concerns over spread of cholera in Yemen
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-08-09
The Arab League is deeply concerned about the deteriorating health situation in Yemen amid new reports indicating that the cholera disease is claiming more lives in the war-ravaged Arab country....
Cancer boils down to lifestyle: Expert
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2017-08-09
There has been a significant improvement on the awareness drive on cancer and its prevention, according to an oncologist of a hospital in Dubai....
Promotion of knowledge is key: Bodour
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2017-08-09
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has recently been signed by Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA), Head of Sharjah’s World Book Capital Organising...
Qatar row: Diplomatic efforts in full swing
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-09
Diplomatic efforts are in full swing to resolve the Qatar issue, with many Gulf leaders receiving letters from Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber. The emir embarked on a...
Cancer patient banned from amusement park
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-09
A cancer patient was banned from entering an amusement park, Al-Watan reported. Abeer Al-Rihaili, 29 years old, said she is a breast cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy and she was kicked...
Nearly 2m expats change sponsorship in 3 years
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-09
Nearly two million expat workers have transferred their services from one company or employer to another during the past three years, with Pakistanis and Indians accounting for 35 percent of...
OIC seeks more transparency over Iranian probe
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-09
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) emphasized that it looks for more clarity and transparency regarding Iranian investigations into the attacks on the Saudi embassy in Tehran and consulate in...
391 Indian pilgrims evacuated after fire
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-09
About 390 Indian pilgrims had to be evacuated to safe areas after fire broke out in their building in Al-Aziziyah District here on Tuesday....
Kaaba's kiswa raised
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-09
The lower portion of the Holy Kaaba's kiswa (cover) was raised on Tuesday by approximately three meters. The raised part is covered with a white cotton fabric of about two...
KSRelief's efforts against cholera in Yemen lauded
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-08-09
The principal economic officer at the Yemeni Embassy in Washington has lauded the "integral role" played in his country by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief)....
Serve Hajj pilgrims with a smile: Acting Madinah governor
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-08-09
Acting Madinah Gov. Prince Saud bin Khaled Al-Faisal has told officials to serve Hajj pilgrims with a smile and be proud of the opportunity to serve them....
Algerian FM concludes regional tour to mediate Qatar crisis
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-08-09
Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel concluded a regional tour aimed at resolving the Qatar crisis....
Opposition near Damascus braces for regime assault on last enclave
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-08-09
Syrian opposition fighters were preparing for an imminent ground assault by the army on the last enclave they hold in Damascus after airstrikes and shelling increased on Tuesday, an insurgent...
Presence of Turkish troops in Qatar creates 'balance in the region'
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2017-08-09
Turkey's military presence in Qatar "creates a balance in the region" that prevents potential clashes, Yasin Aktay, a senior member of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), has...
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