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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.
Israel welcomes extension of Iran nuclear talks
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-11-26
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed the decision by the world powers and Iran to extend the nuclear talks till July, saying the extension of the talks is a...
Minister hails remarkable performance of Iranian nuclear team
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-11-26
Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi hails the achievements of the Iranian nuclear negotiating team as "greatly remarkable"....
France says Iran talks progressed on key issues including enrichment
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-11-26
France's foreign minister said on Tuesday that talks between Iran and six world powers over its nuclear program had been "pretty positive" and that progress had been made on key...
Iran condemns raid on Bahraini cleric's house
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-11-26
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has strongly condemned raid on the house of Bahraini Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Ahmed Qassem....
Zarif says nuclear deal can be reached before July deadline
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-11-26
Iran and the 5+1 group of world powers gave themselves seven more months to overcome the differences over Iran's nuclear energy program, after they failed on Monday for a second...
Enrichment and sanctions are key issues in nuclear talks, Iranian negotiator says
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-11-26
Major differences still remain between Iran and the world powers, particularly those pertaining to the details of Iran's enrichment program and the mechanism for lifting of the sanctions, senior Iranian...
Rouhani says nuclear talks will lead to final agreement
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-11-26
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that nuclear talks will finally lead to a comprehensive agreement between Iran and the major powers....
Election success welcomed
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
GCC foreign ministers have welcomed the successful first round of parliamentary and municipal elections in Bahrain which witnessed a high voter turnout last Saturday....
Talks underway to decide top posts in key council
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
Negotiations are already underway to decide who will take the top posts at the Southern Municipal Council....
Ebola ban not lifted
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
Bahrain has not lifted a ban on Nigerians travelling here, despite the country being declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), it has emerged....
Bahrainis abroad cast votes again
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
Bahrainis abroad cast their ballots again yesterday as overseas voting took place for the second round of parliamentary and municipal council elections....
Envoy in amnesty plea to help illegal workers
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
Almost all of Bahrain's illegal workers are Bangladeshis who should be granted amnesty, according to the country's ambassador....
Sewage threat over debt row
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
A dispute over an outstanding debt of BD1 million could leave residents of a luxury housing development in Riffa in a river of sewage....
Six accused of inmates' abuse
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
Six Bahrainis, including three high-ranking officers, are standing trial in connection with the torture of several inmates locked up for drug-related charges, which resulted in the death of one of...
On Syria's turbulent history of coups
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-11-26
This article is the first of a three-part series on Syria’s coups. Syria has a long history of coups – or "inqilabat" - which have defined and shaped its current policy...
Renewable energy and the future of people
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-11-26
The Sultanate entered a new phase recently in the era of energy. The Government, represented by the Rural Areas Electricity Company, has signed an agreement with the Government of Abu...
National Day celebrations — a retrospect
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-11-26
It all began with those electrifying moments on Oman TV when His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said addressed his dear subjects and allayed their anxieties, conveyed his love and benevolence...
New Awakening
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-11-26
To this end, he urged greater efforts to strengthen co-operation among Arab countries to counter subversive plots targeting regional security....
ISIS and Al-Ahsa
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-11-26
The long-awaited statement from the Saudi Interior Ministry on the attack on the village of Dalwah in the country's Al-Ahsa province has finally been issued, shedding more light on this...
Haya Water says work in Muscat progressing as scheduled
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-11-26
Oman Wastewater Services Company (Haya Water) said that wastewater projects being implemented by the company are going on as planned and that the company is committed to making Muscat and...
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