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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.
Deal signed for Interpol-style GCC police HQ in UAE
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-11-26
Lt General Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, on Wednesday signed an agreement to facilitate the 'GCC Police Force' to be based in...
Kuwait eager on ensuring women rights - Min. Al-Sabeeh
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2015-11-26
Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning and Development Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh said Kuwaiti women rights have been remarkably improving in the past years....
Iraq political dispute leads to gunfire at TV station
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-11-26
An argument between an Iraqi lawmaker and a political bloc spokesman escalated from angry words to gunfire at a television station in Baghdad, the men involved said on Wednesday....
Iran general Soleimani lightly wounded in Syria
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-11-26
General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards' foreign operations wing, was lightly injured in fighting against Syria rebels near Aleppo, a monitoring group and a security source said Wednesday....
Qatar, Venezuela boost ties
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-11-26
President Nicolas Maduro Moros of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has expressed his pleasure over the visit of Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to Venezuela....
Fanning the flames
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-11-26
The downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets has soured the chances for a diplomatic solution to the Syrian crisis....
Reality check for Putin after jet's downing
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2015-11-26
President Vladimir Putin has found himself in a bind after the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey, which highlights the risks of his gung-ho Syria campaign....
Boost to tourism
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2015-11-26
The plan to have a 72-hour transit visa, which will be in place by 2016, is sure to give a big boost to tourism in the Sultanate. And for this...
Heed Sheikh Khalifa's advice, rein in Israel
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2015-11-26
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has rightly called on the international community to rescue the Middle East peace process and take appropriate procedures to stop Israeli...
How Syrian refugees become pawns in a political circus
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-11-26
The numbers of Syrian refugees heading towards Europe defies all expectation as, since the summer, EU governments have been stirred to take in greater numbers - with Germany taking in...
Clear rules needed in anti-Daesh fight
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-11-26
Nato and US President Barack Obama rightly said Turkey has a right to defend its airspace. Russia ought to have kept Turkey in loop when it was conducting operations near...
Civic sense is must to avoid fire incidents
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-11-26
It is suggested that a plan of action be prepared to secure residential buildings and industrial sites from such accidents, and strict inspections from civil defence authorities be made mandatory....
Agents who sympathize with terrorism
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-11-26
Many attempts to justify terrorist attacks carried out by radical groups in this country and others reveal their hidden sympathy for these groups and their acts of bombing, killing, terrifying...
No rental for women?
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-11-26
If a female citizen who has no male relative to assist her with her affairs, or perhaps who has unhelpful relatives, requested from a real estate office to rent an...
Downing of Russian plane reveals potential for more conflict
Source : Washington Post  
Date : 2015-11-26
The downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish F-16s over the Syrian border has split two obstinate strongmen deeply involved in Syria's increasingly crowded civil war: Russian President Vladimir Putin...
A giant leap toward WWIII?
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-11-26
Shooting down of a Russian warplane by Turkey on Tuesday could not have come at a worse time in the most volatile regions of the world. Some view this incident...
Don't fall into Daesh trap
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-11-26
The feeling that binds together people who are associated with radical terror organizations is hatred. Feelings of revenge motivate organization members and produce communities that have no compunctions about dying...
Stirring anti-Saudi hysteria
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-11-26
Over the past year and particularly since the Paris attacks nearly two weeks ago criticism of Saudi Arabia has increased in volume for its alleged connections to Daesh....
Emaar, Emirates among most popular employers in Mena
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-11-26
Emaar, Shell and Emirates airline have made it to the top of the list of job-seeker preferences, according to LinkedIn's rankings of the most in-demand employers in 2015 for the...
PM orders probe against firms as projects fail test of rain
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-11-26
Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has ordered investigations against companies and agencies that have completed some key infrastructure projects after...
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