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Kuwait names Saudi man as suicide bomber in mosque attack

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.

The Saudi Cables: Riyadh Offered $10B to Free Hosni Mubarak

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.

US Airlines Badly Losing US-Gulf Airline Brawl Over India Air Traffic

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 [...]

Iran Blasts UAE’s Repeated Territorial Claims Over Three Islands

The Iranian foreign ministry criticized the UAE for repeating its territorial claims over the three islands in the Persian Gulf.

JetBlue accuses three major U.S. airlines of stifling competition

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.

US Needs to Heed the Growing Sunni-Shiite Rift to Avoid Atomic Pursuits Across Middle-East

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 National Security Starts With Gulf States - Ambassador to Russia

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.

Qatar Extends Travel Ban to Freed Taliban Guantanamo Prisoners

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.

Iran Set To Strengthen Trans Legal Protections

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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

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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,

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