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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.
EU congratulates new Iraqi President
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-07-26
The EU on Friday welcomed the election of Fuad Masum as new President of Iraq and congratulated him on his election. "This election by the Council of Representatives is a...
Govt. will provide space for all political parties: minister
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
The interior minister has said the government of Hassan Rouhani is seeking to pave the ground for the activity of all political parties based on law....
The world says no to Israel
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
On Friday, demonstrations were held across the world to stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine on International Quds Day....
Syrian warplanes pound Lebanese border town
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-07-26
The Syrian Air Force raided the border village of village of Jorod Arsal in Al-Beqaa Governorate, northeast Lebanon, on Friday....
Kuwaiti, Italian fencing federations sign cooperation deal
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-07-26
President of أ¾Kuwait Fencing Federation Abdullah Eid Al-Wa'lan and President of the Italian Fencing Federation Giorgio Scarso on Friday inked a deal on experience sharing and holding joint training programs....
Dubai decks up to welcome Eid Al Fitr
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
Out on the streets, stars and crescent moons can be seen on the sidewalks, glowing bright blue, pink and green. Lights twirled around building pillars are a common sight....
Sheikh Salman congratulates His Highness The Amir on Eid Al-Fitr
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-07-26
Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah sent on Friday a cable of congratulations, on behalf of himself and the Kuwaiti...
Aspire Ramadan festivities a big draw
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) organised an "impressive" Ramadan Festival this year, filled with games, entertainment and religious activities enjoyed by thousands of people through 16 nights during the holy month...
Industrial Area residents seek direct bus service to HIA
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
Residents and operators of various establishments in the Industrial Area have sought the launch of direct public transport bus services to Hamad International Area (HIA)....
Blasts targeting Shias in Kirkuk kill four
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
A series of blasts outside Shia prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others yesterday in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, police and medical sources said....
Doha centre slams targeting of media
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
The Doha Centre for Media Freedom (DCMF) has expressed serious concern over the violations committed against journalists in Gaza, especially the danger faced by journalists working for Al Jazeera TV...
Shops cash in on Eid fervour
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-07-26
With Eid Al Fitr around the corner, traders are exploiting high demand for goods and services by increasing their prices, claim many customers....
Abu Dhabi Police prepare for traffic safety during Eid
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
The Abu Dhabi Police, represented by Traffic and Patrols Directorate, is implementing a comprehensive plan to ensure the safety of motorists and road users during Eid al Fitr holidays. This...
MoI to implement new visa, fees system
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-07-26
The General Directorates of Residency and Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Interior completed its technical and services preparations to ensure a flexible implementation of the new visa and...
Emirates Foundation hosts donation campaign for victims in Gaza
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
The event saw participation of hundreds of volunteers and their families, and members of Emirates Foundation senior management....
Maximise worship, faithful told on last Ramadan Friday
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
Scholar says Ramadan is an example of life where people are tested by being invited to do good deeds and avoid evils....
Latest Dubai airlift carries medical supplies to Gaza
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
The operation entered its fifth day on Friday as a Boeing 747 and two C130s rushed 22 tonnes of medical supplies for the World Health Organisation, and 35,000 blankets for...
Hamdan bin Zayed adopts Palestinian child critically injured in Gaza
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
Suhaib Raid and his mother were the only family members who survived the airstrike on their home in Gaza....
Dubai plays a pivotal role in routing relief to Gaza
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
According to United Nations World Food Programme, Palestinian Territories country director Pablo Recalde, more than 115,000 people affected by the conflict need emergency food assistance....
Shaikh Mohammed opens Al Salam Mosque at Barsha
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-26
Shaikh Mohammed was briefed on the mosque's interior designs and Islamic collections that reflect the spirit of Emirati architecture mixed with the Andalusian and Ottoman architectures....
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