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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.
Bahrain to try scores of 'terror' suspects
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2016-07-27
Bahrain prosecutors said yesterday scores of people will stand trial next month on charges of setting up a "terrorist organisation", espionage and armed attacks on police officers....
KSA diplomacy foils false accusations of terrorism
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-07-27
The malicious attempts to blame Saudi Arabia of involvement in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 were defeated, and the size of the storm clearly showed the extent of the...
Arab leaders ask Iran to stop policies fueling sectarian conflicts
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-07-26
The Arab leaders during their summit on Monday called on Iran to stop its policies seeking to fuel sectarian conflicts and refrain from supporting groups inflaming these conflicts in the...
Reported destruction of Aleppo hospitals by Assad regime 'deeply concerning' - US
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-07-26
Reports that the last hospitals remaining in Aleppo, Syria, have been destroyed by the Assad regime are "gut-wrenching" and "deeply, deeply concerning," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said on...
UNSC member praises Kuwait's support for Iraq
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2016-07-26
Egypt's UN representative expressed gratitude to Kuwait's support of Iraq, especially with its decision of postponing the remaining amount of compensation until 2018....
Saudi FM rebuffs Daesh funding allegations
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-07-26
Saudi foreign minister has dismissed allegations his country is funding Daesh as Saudi foreign minister has dismissed allegations his country is funding Daesh as "preposterous" and called the extremist group...
Qaboos Sultan of 'challenges'
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2016-07-26
Forty six years ago, he disembarked from an old model civilian airplane at a humble airport in Muscat - a young man with a skinny body and thick beard....
Safer roads
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2016-07-26
Safety on and off the road is absolutely non-negotiable. Road safety campaigns of Royal Oman Police (ROP) have been tuned to drive home the primacy of road safety....
National Unity, the basis of development
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2016-07-26
In the life of nations and their peoples, there are days of historical importance, and days which have made history as well. In the case of Oman, July 23rd is...
Open letter to the Arab League summit
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-07-26
Your Excellencies, I have prepared this open letter on the occasion of the 27th Summit of the League of Arab States....
Gruesome act
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2016-07-26
Four people were sentenced to death in Bangladesh last year for beating to death a 13-year-old boy accused of stealing a bicycle. Samiul Alam Rajon was tied to an electric...
Very unfair to some Muslims
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2016-07-26
The world of Muslims is in trouble. That's almost a truism. But often the reason behind their agony isn't a truism. When a Muslim is found guilty of bombing a...
Turkey needs reconciliation
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2016-07-26
It is feared that Turkey could slide into anarchy as a state of emergency is in force and fundamental rights have been put on the backburner....
Abu Dhabi takes on speedsters
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2016-07-26
Traffic officials should go further to enforce the law by keeping a close watch on our roads with more cameras and police patrols....
Daesh exploits refugees
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-07-26
If there were ever greater proof needed of the sheer evil of Daesh (the so-called IS), it can be found in the attacks it has claimed in Germany. The most...
The last chance for telecom Saudization
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-07-26
Is it possible that the drive to Saudize telecommunication shops has failed? I will not rush things, but I observe signs of grumbling and complaints about services provided at such...
Daesh at home!
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2016-07-26
What should you do if you suspect that a son, a brother or a cousin is in contact with Daesh (the so-called IS)? How do you know, for sure? Is...
Iran and state-sponsored terrorism
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-07-26
The gunman, who opened fire in the Bavarian capital last Friday, has been identified as a German of Iranian origin. Till the writing of this column, the motive behind the...
Time to become eco-friendly
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-07-26
Amid all the heated political events in the region and around the world, Saudis now are becoming more concerned about the weather. This year summer days seem to be endless...
Tamping down racism, hatred
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2016-07-26
Long overdue but certainly welcome are a set of new laws drafted for review by the Shoura Council that criminalizes racism, bigotry, religious intolerance....
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