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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.
US still No 1 destination for Kuwaiti students
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-10-22
The United States is still the ënumber one destinationí for Kuwaiti students said Evan Ryan, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) as she met...
Health insurance IPO set for Nov 1
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-10-22
The IPO (Initial Public Offering) for a company that will build hospitals to provide healthcare to expatriates under insurance will take place on November 1, 2014 through the Kuwait Clearing...
UK hails rights success
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
Bahrain has been praised for its 'real efforts' in the area of human rights by the UK government....
Solid relationship with KSA: Indonesia
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
Indonesians celebrated their country's 69th Independence Day at their embassy in the Diplomatic Quarter in Riyadh on Monday....
King Hamad praised by Pope
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
His Majesty King Hamad yesterday received a written message from Pope Francis in which he expressed best wishes of lasting good health, happiness and success for the advancement of Bahrain...
39 % of Saudi women suffer from osteoporosis 
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
Protests over Bahrainis jailed in Saudi
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
Families of two Bahrainis jailed in Saudi Arabia protested outside the Foreign Ministry in Manama yesterday to demand their release....
Terror arrests claims denied
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
The Interior Ministry yesterday denied reports that two senior leaders of the Haqqani terrorist network had been arrested in Bahrain....
15,000 fake consumer goods seized in Jeddah 
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has seized more than 15,000 fake consumer products from various stores in Jeddah in a major crackdown to ensure that consumers were getting the...
Society vows to fight corruption
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
A political society has released its official election manifesto with pledges to fight corruption and impose more controls on the government....
Activist refuses to attend trial in defamation case
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
An opposition activist charged with insulting his Majesty King Hamad refused to appear in court yesterday....
Saudi student in US faces murder charges on death of classmate
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
A US prosecutor in Cookeville, Tennessee, has leveled murder charges against a Saudi scholarship student, Marwan Hinnawi, 20, for deliberately knocking down his fellow scholarship student Mohamed Badi, 22, Sabq.com...
Al Wefaq member vows to fight expulsion attempt
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
A senior member of opposition group Al Wefaq National Islamic Society, who registered as a parliamentary candidate but then withdrew from the election race under pressure, says he will resist...
Free-market system set for healthcare
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
A free-market system for healthcare is set to be introduced in Bahrain, under a new law governing health insurance....
Inspections result in arrest of 223 illegal shop workers
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
The Ministry of Labor, in a nation-wide operation, has booked 197 irregularities in retail shops and arrested 223 workers who were working illegally in these outlets....
SQU, Japan Centre sign pact on oily waste treatment project
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-10-22
Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and Japan Cooperation Centre Petroleum (JCCP), a non-profit organisation under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan, signed an agreement yesterday on conducting studies on...
Majlis panel examines health issues
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-10-22
The Majlis Ash'shura's Health and Environment Committee under the auspices of Ali bin Khalfan al Qutaiti, Head of Committee, discussed yesterday the latest developments in the appearance of cases of...
87.2 percent of Saudi families have drivers
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
A recent survey conducted by the Public Opinion Survey Unit in King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue found that 66.7 percent of the 1,000 participants from the Kingdom had house-maids....
US may okay more centrifuges in Iran N-talks
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-10-22
The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Teheran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial...
MED2020 conference to discuss advances in medicine, surgery
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-10-22
Oman will host its first-ever MED2020 Forum from October 26 to 27 at the InterContinental Hotel in Muscat....
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