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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.
 
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'Eid in Qatar' festival begins today
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-07-28
Ten major events and activities will simultaneously begin today at various venues as part of 'Eid in Qatar' festival organised by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA)....
Young Qataris head to cooler climes
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-07-28
While younger Qataris are mostly going to Europe for holidaying during Eid Al Fitr, the older among the citizens prefer to stay put to spend time with relatives and friends....
Abu Dhabi Marine Sports, Etihad ink deal
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-28
In the presence of Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, the club signed a...
Gold smugglers exploit Indian female pilgrims
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
Customs officials in India have arrested two Indian Umrah travel agents for smuggling in gold from the Kingdom to India through elderly female Umrah pilgrims....
SRO sets new policies on safety and environmental protection
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
The Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has come up with new policies to achieve the benefits of rail transportation for the national economy as well as to provide a work environment...
Thank Allah for every blessing
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-07-28
Every person is in need of Allah at every instant of life. From the air one breathes to the food he eats, from the ability to use one’s hands to...
Shaikh Mohammed to offer Eid prayer at Zabeel Mosque
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-28
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will offer the Eid Al Fitr prayer at Zabeel Mosque, Dubai....
Construction of Abu Dhabi's NMC hospital on track to open in 2015
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-28
When complete, the NMC Specialty Hospital will be the group's largest hospital with a total area of 75,000sqm, 250 beds and 23 specialities....
ADFSC increases fresh local meat supply for Eid
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-28
The Abu Dhabi Farmers Services Centre plans to supply other types of white meat including rabbit, quail and pigeon raised on farms in Abu Dhabi....
NCMS predicts hot and cloudy weather for Eid Al Fitr
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-28
Partly cloudy weather will prevail in general with cloud formation to tower up over the eastern and southern areas today, according to the weather prediction....
Jeddah Municipality preps diverse programs
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-07-28
Jeddah Municipality has unveiled its calendar of events to mark Eid Al-Fitr holidays. Dubbed "Your Eid is Our Eid," the municipality's festival program will feature an array of entertainment activities,...
A democratic imam
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-07-28
It may be the first such incident in our country. A mosque imam in east Riyadh asked worshippers to decide the time of the Tahajjud (predawn voluntary prayers) by voting...
Expats choke remittance centers
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-07-28
With Eid Al-Fitr around the corner, remittance centers all over the Kingdom saw huge crowds of expatriates trying to send money back home Wednesday and Thursday before banks closed for...
Eradicate hatred to gain spiritual success, scholar urges Muslims
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
An eminent Islamic scholar and consultant urged Muslims to rid themselves of hatred and ill-feelings to achieve spiritual success during an educational evening on the importance of spiritual consciousness....
Workshops jack up tailoring charges by as much as 50% during Ramadan
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
The Consumer Protection Association (CPA) has noticed some variations in the prices of services provided by women’s workshops during Ramadan....
Zamzam water, prayer mats form bulk of souvenir items being bought by pilgrims
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
Pilgrims like to take souvenirs when they go back to their countries. Stores surrounding the Grand Mosque are filled with pilgrims who look for gifts even before they complete the...
Jubail firms to take part in festivities 
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
Several major industrial and petrochemical companies will participate in supporting the Eid Al-Fitr celebrations at Jubail downtown and Jubail Industrial City, according to the celebrations Commission in Jubail mayoralty....
Skyrocketing prices don't deter pilgrims
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
Pilgrims from around the globe continue to flock to Makkah despite the extortionate prices of performing Umrah, which can reach SR50,000 a head....
Riyadh residents looking forward to Eid holidays
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
Residents in the Saudi capital are looking forward to the Eid holidays. Some are traveling, while others are staying behind....
4-day Eid festival planned
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-28
The Jeddah Municipality, the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) will organize an entertainment festival for four days during Eid...
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