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Iran Set To Strengthen Trans Legal Protections

13 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Bill to 'protect transsexuals' goes progress despite rising intolerance of homosexuality in the Persian gulf

Iran Talks Outcome to Contribute to Stability in Persian Gulf - Lavrov

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.

Iranian Missiles Cover Entire Persian Gulf – IRGC Commander

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.

Obama signs bill giving Congress a say on Iran nuclear deal

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.

Biz groups, labor demand crackdown on fast-growing Persian Gulf airlines

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.

Tell the Rich Persian Gulf States to 'Go Fish'

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

Why Are We In The Middle East?

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

Iranian soccer team lies to fans about team winning league title to avoid a riot

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

Responding to Iranian Naval Aggression in the Persian Gulf

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 reassures Persian Gulf nations on Iran agreement

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Obama promised that the U.S. would join with Gulf Cooperation Council nations 'to deter and confront an external threat.'

The Emirates Strike Back: Persian Gulf Carriers Go On The Offensive VS U.S.' Big 3

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 Ships Fire Shots at Singapore Tanker In The Persian Gulf

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,

The Middle East's Nuclear Arms Race is On

President Barack Obama hoped a nuclear deal with Iran would prevent an arms race in the Persian Gulf region, but the Saudis don't trust what's coming any more than Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does, and they're no longer shy about saying so. Show More Summary

Obama Offers Gulf Nations ‘Ironclad’ Security Cooperation

(CAMP DAVID, Md.) — President Barack Obama pledged America’s “ironclad commitment” to anxious Persian Gulf nations Thursday to help protect their security, pointedly mentioning the potential use of military force and offering assurances that a potential nuclear agreement with Iran would not leave them more vulnerable. At the close of a rare summit at the…

First Draft Focus: Reassuring Persian Gulf Allies

President Obama with representatives from the six Arab nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council, at a summit meeting Thursday at Camp David, Md.

Persian Gulf leaders' summit with Obama yield no bold results

President Obama and Arab leaders on Thursday agreed to several tactical steps toward strengthening Middle East security but stopped short of a bold new agreement to confront the region’s chaos.

Here comes Obama at a summit with Persian Gulf leaders that's off to a shaky start

Obama is due to speak any moment about his summit with Arab leaders at Camp David, a meeting held to reassure the Persian Gulf states over the impact of a possible nuclear deal with Iran. The meeting — which includes high-level officials...Show More Summary

Obama, at Camp David, pledges US will stand by Persian Gulf allies amid tensions with Iran

CAMP DAVID, Md. (AP) — Obama, at Camp David, pledges US will stand by Persian Gulf allies amid tensions with Iran.

Tensions Rise in Persian Gulf After ‘Alpine Eternity’ Incident

Iranian naval vessels fired shots at a Singapore-flagged tanker in the Gulf on Thursday in what appeared to be the country's latest attempt to settle a legal dispute by force with a passing commercial vessel, U.S. officials said. The post Tensions Rise in Persian Gulf After ‘Alpine Eternity’ Incident appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

France looks like a big winner of Obama's Persian Gulf woes

While a rift grows between the US and the Persian Gulf states, France is forging lucrative economic deals with Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the New York Times reported this week. The Gulf states' ire stems from the US-brokered nuclear deal...Show More Summary

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