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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.
No immediate plans for Ebola thermal scanners
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-10-30
Health authorities in the Sultanate say they have no immediate plans to install thermal scanners at international airports and land border crossings as part of efforts to stave off possible...
Arab Health Congress to address hypertension cases in UAE
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-10-30
More than 37 per cent of people in the UAE and 26 per cent in Saudi Arabia are suffering from hypertension, according to a recent research....
Practical exercise for cadet officers ends
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-10-30
The Sultan Qaboos Military College (SQMC) of the Royal Army of Oman implemented yesterday a practical exercise with live ammunition for the cadet officers. The exercise took place at the...
MOSD-World Bank agreement to review social security scheme
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-10-30
The Ministry of Social Development has come to an agreement with the World Bank to provide assistance in reviewing the Social Security Scheme. The Under-Secretary of Ministry of Social Development,...
Pinda meets investors, promotes Tanzania
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-10-30
Prime Minister of Tanzania Mizengo Pinda met Omani and Tanzanian businessmen on Wednesday....
Public sector told to keep pace with private sector
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-10-30
The public sector through innovation needs to keep pace with the rapid development happening in the private sector which was offering some high quality services. Public sector innovation is about...
Iraq army closes in on militia-held Baiji refinery
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-10-30
Iraqi security forces said they advanced to within 2km of the city of Baiji on Wednesday in a new offensive to retake the country's biggest oil refinery that has been...
Sunaidy, Rajnath sign judicial, legal cooperation agreement
Source : Oman Tribune  
Date : 2014-10-30
A Judicial and Legal Cooperation Agreement on criminal issues was signed at the Home Ministry in New Delhi on Wednesday between the Sultanate’s government and the government of India....
Indonesian Consul General aims to continue strengthening relations with Saudi Arabia
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-30
The Consulate General of Indonesia organized a grand diplomatic reception at the Intercontinental hotel here to mark the 69th anniversary of Indonesia's Independence Day on Tuesday....
Germany to be Janadriyah special guest
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-30
The German participation will take place under the slogan, "Germany - Land of Ideas: Innovation Has Tradition"....
Three defendants given jail terms
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-30
The Special Criminal Court in Riyadh issued Wednesday prison sentences against three militants. The jail terms range between two years and six months and three years and six months, SPA...
Over 3,500 imams sacked in 10 years
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-30
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance has sacked 3,550 mosques imams from 2003 to 2013, Makkah daily reported on Wednesday....
Two Yemenis jailed for inciting unrest
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-30
Two Yemenis were arrested and jailed by a special criminal court for committing terrorist activities and causing national unrest in February 2013 in Buraidah, Qassim province....
Divorce index launched to tackle rising marital splits
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-30
The Ministry of Justice has finalized its new divorce index that will gather detailed information about divorce cases and allow researchers to conduct quality studies to find solutions to the...
Turkish Consulate celebrates 91st National Day
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-30
The Turkish Consulate in Jeddah celebrated its country's 91st National Day on Wednesday at its premises....
The Syrian Labyrinth
Source : The Counter Punch  
Date : 2014-10-30
Reese Erlich's informative and insightful book "Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect" brings to mind the Greek myth of a vast maze...
Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrive in Turkey for Syria deployment
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-30
Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrived in southeastern Turkey early on Wednesday ahead of their planned deployment to the Syrian town of Kobani to help fellow Kurds repel an Islamic State advance,...
UAE jails Pakistani for Qur'an drugs haul
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-30
A Dubai court jailed a Pakistani for 15 years for smuggling heroin in bags containing copies of the Qur'an, prayer mats and other religious paraphernalia, a report said....
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Source : Aljazeera.com  
Date : 2014-10-30
A young Kurdish woman called "Rehana" has garnered a great deal of media attention over the past few days, after reports emerged claiming that she had killed more than a...
Educators, teachers laud Labor Ministry decision 
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-30
The announcement had been made by Ahmed Al-Humaidan, undersecretary for labor policies at the ministry....
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