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Will UAE and Iran resolve the three islands dispute?   

Aljazeera.com - 15 May, 2012
Author: Nima Khorrami Assl

Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are once again at each others' throats over the three islands of Abu Musa, Greater Tunb, and the Lesser Tunb. This latest round of rhetorical warfare was instigated by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's official visit to the island of Abu Musa on April 11; a move that some described as "tactical", aiming to stir nationalist sentiment ahead of the nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 in Istanbul.
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After a widespread Twitter debate on the salary and entitlements of Shoura members, an official source at the Shoura Council pointed out that Shoura members do not do government jobs,...
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Complete Saudization of the local telecommunications sector will come into effect after ten days in accordance with an order issued by the Minister Labor and Social Development Mufrej Al-Haqabani....
No reliable statistics on spousal murders
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-25
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Source : Arab News  
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Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-08-25
The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has launched a new website in the Kingdom which aims to help expatriates who are losing or leaving their jobs....
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The Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior received at Al-Salam Palace here tonight a delegation representing US Democrats and Republicans, including Ambassador Dennis Ross, Ambassador...
SBWC explores strategic ventures in UK
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-08-25
Businesswomen from the UAE have received a valuable introduction to British-run institutions through a trade mission conducted by Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment...
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Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-08-25
Retired General Mohammad Ali Falaki, who is currently one of the Iranian forces leaders in Syria, has recently revealed that Iran has formed a "Shiite Liberation Army" led by Quds...
Intra-Yemeni talks in Kuwait not failure - UN Envoy
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Date : 2016-08-25
The UN-brokered intra-Yemeni peace talks, recently held in Kuwait, did not fail, but actually addressed all issues that became visible today, UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould...
Barzani says Kurds don't eye Nineveh: Iraq PM
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-08-25
President of the Kurdish Regional Government Massoud Barzani told Iraqi Premier Haidar al-Abadi that the Kurds don't have ambitions in northern Iraq's Nineveh province....
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday reaffirmed opposition to a future role for President Bashar Al-Assad in Syria....
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US Secretary of State John Kerry will present proposals on ending Yemen's conflict and resuming peace talks in meetings with Saudi leaders over the next two days, a senior US...
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