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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.
Qatar must end fear of instability, asserts UAE
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A commando operation backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters has killed 25 members of the Daesh extremist group in central Syria, a monitor said on Sunday....
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Date : 2017-08-12
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Date : 2017-08-12
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Date : 2017-08-12
MANY girls who have passed the acceptable age for marriage resort to marriage mediators to help them find a husband and get married. Marriage mediators are known to have good...
King, Crown Prince offer condolences over Egyptian train mishap
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2017-08-12
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman sent a cable of condolence to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt, following a collision of two trains, near the city of...
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The Health Ministry said it has launched an awareness campaign on how to cope with excessive heat in many parts of the Kingdom....
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Date : 2017-08-12
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Date : 2017-08-12
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Date : 2017-08-12
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