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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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Iran continues to give full support to all efforts, based on democracy and peoples' decision, to end the three-year conflict in Syria, the Iranian parliament speaker said here on Sunday....
Kuwait, Iraq eye closer cooperation
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
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His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and his visiting Iraqi counterpart Haider Al-Abadi discussed here on Sunday fraternal relations and prospects of bilateral cooperation in various...
Oman hosts joint military exercise for GCC armed forces
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
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Use of Prophet's name on product stirs controversy 
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Date : 2014-12-21
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Date : 2014-12-21
The Kuwaiti-British committee tasked with bolstering bilateral relations was due to hold a meeting in Kuwait last week but it was delayed till early next year, the British Ambassador to...
Yemen, Sudan discuss raising trade exchange
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Dr. Mohamed al-Maitami discussed on Sunday with Sudan's ambassador to Yemen Awad Hussein raising the trade exchange between the two countries....
Yemen discusses security cooperation with UK, Japan
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
Interior Minister Jalal al-Rowaishan discussed in separate meetings on Sunday with ambassadors of Britain and Japan to Yemen the security cooperation between Yemen and each country of them....
Yemen deports Algerian students
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
Governor of Lahj Ahmad al-Majeedi and Ambassador of Algiers to Yemen Kamal Hijazi discussed on Sunday the deportation of Algerian students studying at Al Fush Center for Islamic Studies here....
President meets French diplomat
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
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Date : 2014-12-21
The Kurds have a reason to celebrate after a contested duel with the ISIS.More than 8,000 Kurdish peshmerga fighters, in tactical collaboration with the United States air force, took back...
US thaw with Cuba
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-12-21
President Barack Obama should not step back from his initiative on Cuba. Irrespective of the odds that he might face at the hands of a resurgent Congress — proactive to deny...
Kuwait's Fifth National Heritage Festival's competitions to start Sunday
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
Kuwait's Fifth National Heritage Festival's competition will commence Sunday with a women horse racing competition. "The competitions will start with that of an international women horse racing for 70km to...
GCC drug registration meeting kicks off
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
The 69th meeting of the Gulf Central Committee for Drug Registration (GCCDR) kicked off on Sunday under patronage of Minister of Health Dr. Ali Al-Obaidi....
Kuwait, Azerbaijan mull technical, scientific cooperation
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
Director General of Institute for Scientific Research Dr. Naji Al-Mutairi and Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Kuwait Toural Rzayev discussed here on Sunday the ways of strengthening bilateral cooperation in the scientific...
Arab League's CAEU honors Kuwaiti professor
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-21
The Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) of the Arab League has chosen Kuwaiti professor of political sciences Haila Al-Makimi among top Arab women in leadership and social work, the...
Change of attitude to hotel jobs 'vital'
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-12-21
Prejudice against work in the hospitality sector is preventing Bahrainis from finding jobs, despite 5,000 vacancies being posted by the Labour Ministry every month....
Helping hand for the needy
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-12-21
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QR890mn expansion at West Doha treatment plant
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Date : 2014-12-21
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Date : 2014-12-21
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