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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.
Qatar renews support to Yemen's unity, political solution to end crisis
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-01-13
Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met on Thursday with the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed and renewed...
Iranian-Turkish coop. essential for regional security - Rouhani
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-13
Iran President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that his country's current cooperation with Turkey contributes in achieving regional security and peace, official media reported....
Iraq clashes 'killed 16,000 civilians'
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2017-01-13
Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group that tracks civilian deaths in Iraq said on Thursday, making it...
'Yes we did'
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-01-12
With the last days of his presidency ebbing away, Barack Obama has given his valedictory address, appropriately in Chicago where it all began with his extraordinary "Yes We Can" speech....
The Egyptian-Saudi islands issue
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-12
Most international crises arise and persist not out of evil intentions, but due to poor handling and management, principally the fault of overlooking policy-implementation consequences....
Tehran's besieged fox dies
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-12
Reports that Iran is in danger following the death of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, one of the regime's prominent figures, are not true. Tehran lost its hawk years ago, stripping him...
11 IS terrorists killed in northern Syria
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2017-01-12
At least 11 Islamic State terrorists were killed in northern Syria in the last 24 hours as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield, according to a Turkish General Staff...
Ministry spends millions to treat genetic disorders
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-01-12
It costs the Health Ministry more than half a million riyals a year to provide treatment to one patient with genetic disease, while the Ministry of Labor and Social Development...
Supreme panel to study proposals to make Haj sites disabled-friendly
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-01-12
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier, minister of interior and chairman of the Supreme Haj Committee, has issued directives to study the recommendations made by the Ministry of Haj...
Iran invited for this year's Haj
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-01-12
Iran, which boycotted last year's Haj after refusing to sign an agreement organizing the fifth pillar of Islam, has been invited to send its pilgrims to perform Haj this year....
Daesh supporter jailed
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-12
The Special Criminal Court in Riyadh sentenced a young man to 10 years in prison on Tuesday for embracing takfiri ideology and declaring officials working for the state and the...
Shoura panel calls for protection of minors' rights
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-12
A Shoura Council panel has called for the introduction of amendments to some regulations which will allow the Ministry of Labor and Social Development to undertake guardianships of those unable...
Spanish King Felipe VI arriving on three-day visit Saturday
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-12
King Felipe VI will arrive here on a three-day state visit starting Saturday to build a strong relationship between Saudi Arabia and Spain....
'Order of Courage' for brave Saudi security men
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-12
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, has ordered that the Order of Courage be conferred on all security personnel who participated in an operation that...
UN envoy, GCC initiative sponsors discuss Yemeni crisis
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-01-12
UN Secretary General's envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed met Wednesday with ambassadors of states sponsoring the Gulf initiative to resolve the Yemeni crisis....
Former Kuwaiti FM: Mideast security conditions limit global clout
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-01-12
There are a myriad of threats and challenges facing the Middle East that have stifled the influence of some world powers, a former Kuwaiti Foreign Minister said on Wednesday....
Ties with Saudi Arabia on the mend, says Aoun
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-01-12
Lebanon President Michel Aoun said his country ties with Saudi Arabia were recovering, after tensions linked to the regional rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran led Riyadh to cancel $3...
Saudi Arabia stresses support to Afghanistan's security
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2017-01-12
King Salman of Saudi Arabia stressed his country's support to the security and stability of Afghanistan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday....
King hails Bahrain's rights strides
Source : Bahrain News Agency  
Date : 2017-01-12
The Kingdom of Bahrain is firmly committed to the international human rights laws and conventions, said His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa. He reiterated firm resolve to continue protecting...
UAE mourns loss of five diplomats in Afghan violence as toll hits 57
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2017-01-12
The killing of five diplomats from the UAE in a bombing in southern Afghanistan marks the deadliest attack ever for the young nation's diplomatic corps, though it's too soon to...
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