By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who have trouble sleeping tend to have less volume in certain regions of the brain than those without sleep problems, a new study of Persian Gulf War veterans suggests. "People discount the importance of sleep. Show More Summary
A major rift between the oil rich Persian Gulf states got much wider Wednesday following the joint decision of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar. They accused the tiny gas-rich...Show More Summary
After a four-year hold, the Red Bull Air Race is back on tour starting in Abu Dhabi with pilots hitting 200 mph at less than 70 feet above the Persian Gulf.
Teliasonera International Carrier announced today another expansion of its global network. They’re expanding further in the Middle East with a new PoP in Qatar, partnering with Ooredoo. … [visit site to read more]
When I look out of the windows of my 25th-floor apartment in Dubai, I see the Persian Gulf shimmering a few blocks away. Cruise ships are parked at the dockyard, and in the blue waters beyond a steady stream of oil-laden tankers head out to quench the world's thirst for black gold. Show More Summary
The future has arrived at the U.S. Navy, which will begin deploying lasers this year and an electromagnetic rail gun within two years. The laser will be set up on the transport dock USS Ponce in the Persian Gulf. One single sailor can...Show More Summary
Prototype being sent to Persian Gulf is designed to target drones, speed boats and swarm boats.
More than twenty years ago, President George H.W. Bush pledged a "new world order" as he sent U.S. troops to the Persian Gulf: a world "freer from the threat of terror, stronger in the pursuit of justice, and more secure in the quest...Show More Summary
Guest Post: The oil-rich countries of the Persian Gulf are trying to diversify their economies fast -- Lamborghini fast -- and that spells opportunity for edtech companies.
Roughly one in five people has diabetes in the Persian Gulf region, according to doctors and the International Diabetes Federation, or IDF, and three countries—Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar—are in the top 10 nations globally for the highest prevalence of the disease. The other seven places are all taken by tiny islands in the Pacific […]
It may be better known as one of the six countries making up the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the political and economic union of Arab states which borders the Persian Gulf. But Oman has also built up a solid reputation as a gateway to the markets of the wider Middle East, something which savvy American […]
In 1991, during the Persian Gulf War, Whitney Houston sang an incredible rendition of the national anthem. Houston also recorded the song and donated proceeds to charity, according to the New York Post. We're sorry Renee Fleming, while you may do a great rendition of the anthem yourself on Sunday, there's no way you can top Whitney. Show More Summary
ASALOUYEH, Iran (AP) — Weathered Iranian workers toil in a labyrinth of snaking pipelines, storage tanks and workshops as gas flares burn brightly in the sky off the northern coast of the Persian Gulf. Dozens of oil tankers idle in the distance.
According to a sensational report by Awad Mustafa in Defense News, not only has Tehran signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates over three disputed islands in the Persian Gulf, near the Strait of Hormuz, but it has also reached a possibly even more important accord with the government of Oman. Show More Summary
The primary objective of this essay is to discuss the following three important and interrelated issues which are largely unaddressed by the media and pundits in the U.S. The second objective is to introduce relevant engineering andShow More Summary
Months of bitter sectarian fighting in Syria is deepening the divide between the branches of Islam in Persian Gulf states far from the battlefield, as Sunnis and Shiites wage dueling campaigns to drum up cash and supplies for Syria’s partisans, Western officials and independent experts say. The strain of the nearly three-year-old conflict is showing [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Retired Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Robert Levinson, who disappeared during a trip to an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf in March 2007, was not a government employee when he went missing, White House spokesman Jay Ca...
Rights groups say the case is only the most recent example of the extreme sensitivity of Persian Gulf monarchies to the power of social media.
How does you draw even more attention to $4.47 million hypercar? Placing it atop an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf ought to do the trick, as Lamborghini has demonstrated with the live reveal of the new Veneno Roadster on the flight...Show More Summary
For the second time this year, a deadly earthquake has struck close to Iran's only nuclear reactor—and rattled neighbors across the Persian Gulf. The 5.8 magnitude quake that hit 38 miles north of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, in the same region where a slightly stronger quake killed...