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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.
Ex-US official Don Berwick to address WISH Summit
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-01-29
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a global initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has announced that former US Department of Health administrator, Don...
QC projects help 30,000 Syrian refugees
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-01-29
About 30,000 Syrian refugees affected by the recent snow storms in Lebanon have benefited from Qatar Charity (QC) relief projects worth QR2m....
'Be Breast Aware' Wall Clock unveiled at Women's Hospital
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-01-29
As part of a national campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer, the ‘Be Breast Aware' Wall Clock was unveiled at Women's Hospital yesterday....
Dubai airport's might leapfrogs British gateway
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2015-01-29
This week Dubai came out with a story that sent shivers through a great British institution. For decades, UK Inc has relied heavily on its premier gateway as the entry point...
The shocking decision of UNRWA
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2015-01-29
The recent decision of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to stop its financial support for the people in Gaza Strip comes as a huge...
Securing the Saudi Succession
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2015-01-29
As soon as he took the throne, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz took a historic decision regarding the Saudi succession, dispelling months, if not years,...
Obama's Four-Hour Trip to Riyadh
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2015-01-29
Two highly significant diplomatic messages were sent during US President Barack Obama's four-hour visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. The first came from Washington when President Obama deliberately headed a...
Continuing with Reform
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2015-01-29
The process of reform, if it is to bear fruit and maintain momentum, must be continuous and sustained. According to writer and academic Homa Katouzian, any slowdown in the modernization...
America's Saudi Confusion
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2015-01-29
Before I begin this article I would like to offer my condolences first to the people of Bahrain, and then to the King and people of Saudi Arabia, and the...
Houthis free top presidential aide
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
Shiite militiamen freed Tuesday a top aide to Yemen’s president, whose kidnapping deepened the country's crippling political crisis, said a person who helped mediate the release....
Human smugglers turn to cargo ships to ferry fleeing Syrians
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
The crew was about to dig into dinner when word of the "ghost ship" came through: a freighter hurtling out of control toward Italy with no crew — and hundreds...
UN aid effort struggling to reach millions in Syria
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
UN relief efforts in war-torn Syria are struggling to reach 40 percent of civilians in need and face a major funding shortfall, a senior UN aid official said Wednesday....
Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by IS
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
Jordan said on Wednesday it is willing to swap an Iraqi woman held on death row in Jordan for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the self-proclaimed...
New Wurood tributes Abdullah in a special assembly
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
Tributes were paid to the late King Abdullah during the special assembly on Republic Day conducted by the students of New Al Wurood International School....
IIROSA chief recalls late King's generosity
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
King Abdullah always endeavored to offer assistance to the poor and the needy and had the noble qualities of showing sympathy toward the weaker sections of society, chief of the...
Health clubs for young men and women
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
Current statistics indicate a large rise in obesity among our young men and women. They also indicate a frightening rise in diabetes among Saudi citizens....
Egyptians regard Abdullah as the 'King of Humanity'
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
Many Egyptians were sad over the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah....
31 private health facilities closed for various violations
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
The Ministry of Health has closed down 31 private health institutions in various parts of the Kingdom during January for committing various violations, Al-Watan reported on Wednesday....
Transport minister cracks down on negligent contractors
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-01-29
Minister of Transport Abdullah Al-Muqbel has issued directives to withdraw delayed projects from the designated contractors and warn companies caught committing violations....
Syrian, Iraqi refugees' plight moves Jolie
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-01-29
Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more than three million displaced Iraqis and Syrians living in...
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