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Israel and Saudi Arabia: Forging ties on quicksand
Long gone are the days when Saudi Arabia was the only Arab country that had designed its visa rules to bar Jews from entering the kingdom and Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al Faisal gave visiting US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger the Protocols of Zion, a 19th century anti-Semitic tract, as a gift.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Armenia, Iran Look To Benefit From Cooperation In Tourism
On Thursday Armenia's government approved the memorandum that will enable both countries to coordinate and promote tourist visits between the two countries as well as international tours to both neighboring countries as a package.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Daily Star
Germany eyes revived US ties after spy row
Germany's foreign minister yesterday said he would urge a revived US partnership based on "trust and mutual respect" in talks with his American counterpart after Berlin's expulsion of a CIA station chief in a spying row.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Daily Star
Hezbollah closely eyeing Iraq
A diplomatic source told The Daily Star that Tehran would not allow the formation of a Sunni ministate in Iraq's Anbar province backed by Turkey or one of the Gulf states, and has issued an ultimatum to the U.S. that the extremist group ISIS must be eradicated by the end of the year or Iran will take charge of the phenomenon.
U.S. has requested cooperation with Iran over Iraq: official
TEHRAN Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Washington has sent many massages to Iran over the past three weeks, requesting that Tehran cooperate with the U.S. on the Iraqi crisis.
US Embassy Adviser: Iraq's Maliki Increasingly Dictatorial
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is "increasingly dictatorial" and the United States made a mistake by supporting his second term, Ali Khedery, the senior advisor at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, told Newsmax TV Wednesday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mind-blowing sand sculptures
Paul and Remy Hoggard pose in front of their larger than life Elephant Graveyard sculpture at the Kuwait Sand Park in 2013.
USA to fine German bank $500 million
German Commerzbank may face the fine of $500 million. U.S. authorities suspect that the bank used its American branches to make sanctioned wire transfers from Iran and Sudan.
Iran not considering new UN envoy'
TEHRAN An official at the presidential office has rejected reports claiming that Iran may name the presidential chief of staff as the country's next ambassador to the United Nations.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Collected Department Releases: Daily Press Briefing: July 7, 2014
As you all know, the Secretary is en route to Beijing to take part in the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
WaPo: How we lost Iraq
We've been writing plenty about the long dissolution of US policy in Iraq and how the total withdrawal of 2011 played such a large part in it, but we're not alone in that regard.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Where poetry lives: In Iran
Worshippers sit at the shrine of the Shiite Saint Abdulazim during Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Shahr-e-Ray, south of Tehran, Iran.
[Ticker] EU court annuls two Iran, Syria sanction decisions
The EU's General Court in Luxembourg on Thursday annuled European Union sanctions in two separate cases.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Iran Wants Someone To Run Shi'ite Iraq For Them - And This Might Be The Man They'll Choose
Ahmad Chalabi, the controversial Iraqi exile who took millions from the CIA while forging relationships with powerful Iranian political and intelligence figures, is now in the discussion to become the replacement for current Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, who the United States clearly wants to step down .
Wed Jul 02, 2014
World Health Organization
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update
On 22 June 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Islamic Republic of Iran reported to WHO an additional laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection.
Payvand News of Iran
Iran volleyball team to play U.S. in Los Angeles
Head of Iran Volleyball Federation Mohammad Reza Davarzani said that the Iranian team will play four friendlies against the U.S. in Los Angeles in preparation for the 2014 Volleyball World Championship.
Times of Oman
Oman tourism: Salalah is top summer spot to spend Eid Al Fitr holidays
Eid Al Fitr holidays are likely to start on July 28. The one-month-long Khareef season in Salalah began on June 21. - Cio Datan/TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: Salalah is the most sought after destination for both nationals and expatriates in Oman to spend Eid Al Fitr holidays, travel agents claimed citing ticket booking figures.
Trio of influential lawmakers have aided Iran-Britain rapprochement: WSJ
An article published on the website of the Wall Street Journal on Monday highlights the role of three influential British lawmakers in the recent rapprochement between Iran and Britain.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Indian Express
US asks neighbours to encourage inclusive government in Iraq
The United States has asked the countries neighbouring Iraq, particularly Iran, to encourage an inclusive government in Baghdad for stability and peace in the region following a Sunni militant onslaught.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Payvand News of Iran
Which Is Worse for Saudi Arabia, ISIS or Maliki?
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on June 27, 2014.