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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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The month of Ramadan is winding down. For some it was the first time they ventured into and exercised their Ramadan duties. During this blessed month, while Muslims all over...
1,656sqm Al Mirqab plot sold for QR250m
Source : The Peninsula  
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Real estate in Al Mirqab area of Doha continues to carry a premium as land and housing prices in the posh and sprawling locality have been soaring....
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With more than 600 dead and still counting, the two-week manslaughter in Gaza has pushed more pressing upheavals in Iraq and Syria on the back burner....
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Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-07-23
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Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-07-23
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With Tuesday marking the 15th day since the beginning of the latest round of attacks by Israel, the Palestinian death toll has crossed 600. Thousands have been injured....
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Source : Oman Daily Observer  
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Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-23
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Bahrain, Jordan discuss security cooperation
Source : Bahrain News Agency  
Date : 2014-07-23
Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received here today his Jordanian counterpart Hussein Huzza' Al-Majali, in the presence of the Minister of State for Interior Affairs Major-General...
Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission, BIPD sign MoU
Source : Bahrain News Agency  
Date : 2014-07-23
The Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission and the Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on enhancing joint cultural and awareness-raising cooperation ahead of...
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Source : Bahrain News Agency  
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Floundering Francois
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-07-23
French President Francois Hollande has said that the Israel-Palestinian conflict must not be imported to France and that his administration will not tolerate any act or speech that could cause...
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Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-23
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received a group of Emirati writers, men of letters, and cultural...
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Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-07-23
The emphasis has been on growth and job creation ever since the beginning of the Blessed Renaissance. And as the people of the Sultanate celebrate 44th anniversary of the Blessed...
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Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-23
Jassim Al Bastaki, founder and general manager of the Cafe2go Company, said the initiative was aimed to provide an educational endowment to male and female students of Mali....
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Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-23
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Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-23
Joko Widodo, who was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election yesterday with 53.1% of the vote, faces tough tasks at the helm of South-east Asia's largest economy....
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