Kuwait said Sunday that the bomber who killed at least 27 worshipers at a Shiite Muslim mosque on Friday had been identified as a young Saudi national who arrived in the Persian Gulf emirate only hours before the attack.
Persian Gulf states were prepared to pay $10 billion to secure the release of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, according to top-secret cables exposed last week by WikiLeaks.
Three major U.S. airlines, among the biggest in the world, have jointly alleged that three prominent Persian Gulf carriers are relying on unfair government subsidies to dominate the profitable long-haul air traffic segment into the United States, mostly from India. The Big Three - American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air [...]
The Iranian foreign ministry criticized the UAE for repeating its territorial claims over the three islands in the Persian Gulf.
JetBlue Airways Corp., wading into rivals' complaints about Persian Gulf carriers, said American, Delta and United airlines use international alliances with antitrust protection to stifle competition... To view the full story, click the title link.
Last month's meeting in the leafy confines of the Maryland presidential retreat Camp David sought to address Persian Gulf monarchies' security concerns over Iran's nuclear program and any agreement between the United States and Iran due on June 30. Show More Summary
Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Mohamed Elbadri said that Egypt is committed to the security of Arab states on the Persian Gulf as an extension of its own national security.
The US and Qatar agreed on Sunday that the Persian Gulf state would keep five known militants within its borders; they were freed from Guantanamo Bay under the terms of a prisoner swap deal for US soldier Bowe Bergdahl.
Bill to 'protect transsexuals' goes progress despite rising intolerance of homosexuality in the Persian gulf
The talks between P5+1 international mediators and Tehran on the Iranian nuclear program are close to completion, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
Iran’s domestically-made long-range coast-to-sea missiles can hit targets all across the Persian Gulf, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy announced on Tuesday.
Israel and some Persian Gulf nations worry Iran is simply delaying its nuclear ambitions to get economic sanctions lifted. The legislation would bar Obama from waiving congressional sanctions for at least 30 days while lawmakers examine any final deal.
Business groups and labor unions are finding common ground in the skies. A diverse coalition of groups including the Business Council of New York State, the Association for a Better New York, the... To view the full story, click the title link.
President Barack Obama was recently snubbed by Persian Gulf Arab leaders at a summit he threw at Camp David to pay them off for the impending U.S.-led nuclear agreement with Iran! By staying away and playing hard to get, the heads of...Show More Summary
To placate their pique at his effort to get a non-proliferation agreement with Iran, Barack Obama met last Thursday at Camp David with Saudi royals and leaders of the other five feudal dictatorships of the Persian Gulf. He reaffirmed the United States "ironclad" commitment to their security and promised even more military aid and cooperation. Show More Summary
It's common for teams in a playoff race to hide the result of a critical game from fans and players in the stadium, but this story from Iran's Persian Pro Gulf League is some next level stuff. Deadspin has the full story of how one team...Show More Summary
Michael Singh: These incidents have concerning implications. Either Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, approves of the brazen behavior or he is powerless to stop it.
Obama promised that the U.S. would join with Gulf Cooperation Council nations 'to deter and confront an external threat.'
As hair-pulling, skin-scratching, eye-gouging, “Yo Mama,” “so’s-your-old-man” catfights go, this one’s getting good. One by one this week leaders of the three feisty, fast-growing and, apparently world-threatening state-owned airlines of the Persian Gulf region – Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways – publicly denounced the Big 3 U.S. airlines – [...]
Iranian patrol boats opened fire on a Singapore-flagged oil tanker as it moved through the Strait of Hormuz in a confrontation, reports Reuters. The Alpine Eternity,