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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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A Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation, on a current visit to Singapore, met on Friday with Speaker of Parliament Walimah Yacob discussing means of cementing bilateral relations between the two countries....
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Kuwait's Health Minister Dr. Ali Saad Al-Obaidi underlined here on Thursday the importance of Arab common action, Arab coordination and exchange of views in health field as a nucleus for...
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Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-02-27
Kuwaiti Minister of Health Dr. Ali Saad Al-Obaidi and his Egyptian counterpart Dr. Adel Al-Adawi inked here on Thursday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for promoting health cooperation between the...
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Source : Kuwait News Agency  
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Kuwaiti Minister of Justice, Endowments and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sanee met here Thursday with the Dutch Minister of Justice and Security Ivo Opstelten, as they discussed means to strengthen bilateral...
Five airstrikes in Syria, 9 in Iraq target ISIL - coalition
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-02-27
US military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria using attack and fighter aircraft to conduct five airstrikes, the Combined Joint Task Force announced....
Embassy records deaths of 57 Indian expats so far in 2015
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Date : 2015-02-27
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Source : Kuwait Times  
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Salaries of Indian domestic workers will be KD 100 from March 1, to be at par with salaries of workers of other nationalities. Following the cancellation of a KD 720...
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President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi met on Thursday with the UN envoy in Aden, as the southern city increasingly became the country's de facto political and diplomatic capital instead of militia-held...
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Date : 2015-02-27
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Source : Gulf Today  
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Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-02-27
At the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, moderated a panel on "A Transformative Approach to Transitional Justice: Building...
French help for UAE's Mars mission
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-02-27
Agreement between UAE Space Agency and French counterpart to be signed In August last year, the UAE had announced the creation of a space agency and in October the newly established...
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Date : 2015-02-27
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Date : 2015-02-27
Being safe and having a job, a home and access to health services are the priorities of people worldwide. We thank Allah for the unique secure situation that we presently...
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Date : 2015-02-27
I have written extensively about health insurance in the past because it is a complicated issue. In this article, I would like to focus on certain sections of society which...
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