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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.
Turkish military weighs 'buffer zone' against Iraq, Syria threats-media
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-09-16
Turkey's military is drawing up plans for a possible "buffer zone" on the country's southern border, where it faces a threat from Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, Turkish...
UAE to build 2 more Nuclear-power reactors
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-09-16
The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (Fanr) of the UAE has authorised the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) to begin building two additional nuclear power reactors at the Barakah site...
Kuwait committed to supporting Palestinians: Kuwaiti official
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-09-16
Kuwait's international and humanitarian efforts on putting a stop to the recent Israeli assault on Gaza were emphasised by Ministry of Justice Undersecretary Abdulaziz Al-Majid on Monday....
Int'l community responsible for Iraq's security, stability: Kuwaiti FM
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-09-16
Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled made the statement to KUNA and Kuwait TV on the sidelines of the Paris international conference on peace and security in Iraq, where 20 countries are taking...
Iranian FM off to New York for nuclear talks
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-09-16
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to hold a working lunch with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, the lead negotiator for the six powers, his deputy Abbas Araqchi...
Yemen, US discuss security cooperation
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-09-16
Interior Minister Abdo al-Tarib discussed on Monday with the U.S. ambassador to Yemen Matthew Tueller the cooperation between the two friendly countries and ways of enhancing them, especially in the...
President receives UK Special Envoy to Yemen
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-09-16
President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi met on Monday with the UK's Special Envoy to Yemen and Oman, Alan Duncan....
UN chief seeks Iran's help in accelerating election of Lebanese president
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-09-16
In a message to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on Tehran to help expedite election of a new president in Lebanon....
U.S. aims to protect Israel through anti-ISIL coalition: Iranian MP
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-09-16
Washington's bid to build global support to fight the ISIL terrorist group is a "political game" whose objective is to safeguard Israel, an Iranian lawmaker says, the Tasnim news agency...
No winner if nuclear talks fail: former U.S. official
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-09-16
Former U.S. assistant secretary of state for public affairs Philip Crowley says if the nuclear talks between Iran and the 5+1 group fail to result in a comprehensive agreement, no...
Moderation is best for society: Rafsanjani
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-09-16
Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that measures should be taken that help create a balanced society and lifestyle in Iran....
Iran expects removal of sanctions: negotiator
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-09-16
Tehran expects Western countries to take measures to end all sanctions in case Iran and the group of 5+1 countries managed to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal, Deputy Foreign Minister...
Premier hails private sector's growth role
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-09-16
The Premier yesterday stressed the private sector's vital role in Bahrain's economic development....
'Scrap Muharraq council' appeal
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-09-16
Rresidents of Muharraq want to scrap their municipal council and replace it with an appointed body staffed by technocrats, it has been claimed....
Beware hidden plots warns Prime Minister
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-09-16
The Premier yesterday warned everyone to remain vigilant against hidden threats and plots against Bahrain....
Global Role for Bahrain
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-09-16
Bahrain is ready to host an international conference to combat the funding of terrorism, it was announced yesterday by the Foreign Minister....
Ministry of Manpower settles 840 disputes in first half
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-09-16
The Disputes Settlement Department at the Ministry of Manpower has managed to resolve 840 labour disputes and referred 1,174 cases to court during the first half of this year out...
Majlis Ash'shura's Legislative and Legal Committee meets
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-09-16
Legislative and Legal Committee of Majlis Ash'shura yesterday held its first regular meeting between 3rd and 4th annual sittings, led by Said bin Ghanim al Miqbali, Head of Committee....
4,395 higher education seats available in second admission
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-09-16
The Higher Education Admission Centre has announced the admission results of vacancies and newly-introduced specialisations the application for which was open during August 2 to 8....
Qatar stresses women's role in promoting human rights
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-09-16
Qatar has underscored the significant role that can be played by women in the promotion and protection of human rights at the national and international levels....
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