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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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KSA gives SR1m to Congo scouts
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
The King Abdullah International Foundation (KAIF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) worth SR1 million with World Scout Foundation to help scouting efforts in Congo, located in the Central Africa....
Makkans miss Ramadan boom ... other traditions
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
The holy city of Makkah is known to have special traditions during Ramadan in terms of decorations and dishes, but one that is sorely missed is the Ramadan cannon....
Wasta accounts for over 62% of unethical deals
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
Wasta, or nepotism, is the main cause of corruption in a majority of cases, says a study conducted by Nazaha (National Anti-Corruption Commission)....
Women hope for speedy trial under Vision 2030
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
Vision 2030's proposed revamp of the judiciary has given new hope to women prisoners seeking speedy trials who have been languishing in correctional services facilities for years, according to a...
Mistakes during iftar to be avoided
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
Overeating, smoking and avoiding fiber-rich fruits and vegetables are among some of the mistakes people make while breaking their fast during Ramadan....
Saudi Arabia expressed solidarity with Bahrain's anti-terror measures
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-06-21
Saudi Arabia Monday reiterated solidarity with Bahrain in its measures to maintain security and stability as well as safety of its citizens and social fabric....
Turkey, US-led coalition strike Islamic State in northern Syria
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-06-21
At least 23 members of the Islamic State terrorist group were neutralized Sunday in northern Syria during an operation by the Turkish Armed Forces and the U.S.-led coalition, security sources...
Arab League chief meets UN's Yemen envoy
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-06-21
Arab League Secretary General Nabil Al-Araby met Monday with UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmad, on sidelines of Kuwait-hosted Yemen talks....
Bahrain strips top Shi'ite Muslim cleric of citizenship
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-06-21
Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of the spiritual leader of the kingdom's Shi'ite Muslim majority, state news agency reported on Monday, prompting protests outside his home and a sharp rebuke...
Kuwait FM denies Comoros-bedoon 'nationality deal'
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2016-06-21
Kuwait's Foreign Minister said yesterday that a deal to grant thousands of stateless people in the Gulf emirate Comoran nationality had not been struck despite recent reports....
Yemen, Syria to be focus of talks with Ban
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
The Kingdom will continue its strong partnership with the United Nations despite the negative report placing the Arab Coalition on the blacklist, said Saudi Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah...
Emir and Turkish president review bilateral relations
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2016-06-21
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the existing strategic relations between Qatar and Turkey and ways of developing them in various...
Iran foils a major 'terror plot'
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
Iran's intelligence ministry said Monday it had thwarted a major terror plot to carry out bomb attacks in the capital Tehran and other parts of the country, state media reported....
GCC-Russia ties: lot of rhetoric but little substance
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2016-06-21
The meeting in Moscow between Russia and the GCC foreign ministers on May 26, 2016 proved to be another opportunity to exchange views and bridge the gaps between Russian and...
GCC-Russia: Time to move beyond rhetoric
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-06-21
The meeting in Moscow between Russia and the GCC foreign ministers on May 26, 2016 proved to be another opportunity to exchange views and bridge the gaps between Russian and...
How much longer this dilemma?
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2016-06-20
European countries faced a series of crises after the Second World War as a result of six years of destruction, killings and squandering of wealth. The requirements then included rapid...
Mohammed bin Salman on a mission to re-explore America
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2016-06-20
The title of this article gives a glimpse of the purpose of the visit of the Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Muhammad...
'Govt should impose blanket ban on the entry of criminals'
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2016-06-20
It seems to have become always-necessary to increase security checks to fight a new wave of crimes associated with illegal residents. Just recently the "Hawally securitymen arrested 12 Asian expatriates...
Why should you let your cuppa cool down before you drink
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2016-06-20
The latest report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the cancer agency of the World Health Organisation, that drinking very hot beverages is "probably carcinogenic to humans", is...
Killing the peace process
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-06-20
The right-wing government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken another brazen and reckless step towards expanding the illegal settlements in the West Bank....
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