“President Obama went to Saudi Arabia for the Persian Gulf Summit. Aides say he was disappointed because when he agreed to participate, he thought it was the Persian Golf Summit.” - NewsBusted’s Jody Miller
For most Western readers, a vacation may not be the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the words 'Saudi Arabia.' The Persian Gulf kingdom certainly doesn't exactly have the elements that most American or European holidaymakers...Show More Summary
The implementation of a deal concerning international transportation corridor, that would connect Central Asia and the Persian Gulf, will start soon, as Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry announced.
After an investigation, the Navy recently relieved LCDR Jeremiah Daley of command of the USS Typhoon. The USS Typhoon is a Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship; the Navy maintains 10 ships of this class in the Persian Gulf based at Manama, Bahrain. The USS Typhoon is one of them. LCDR Daley apparently was relieved for reasons […]
First published January 16, 2016 Twenty five years ago, in the early hours of 17 January 1991, Operation Desert Storm began in the Persian Gulf. This is the war against Iraq that opens the historical phase that we are currently living. Show More Summary
President doesn't lay out agreement's specifics after attending regional summit in Saudi Arabia
President Obama on Thursday pledged to remain vigilant against Iran's destabilizing activities in the Middle East as he tried to allay concerns of Persian Gulf allies wary of his nuclear deal with their regional rival. "None of our nations have an interest in conflict with Iran," Obama said as...
President Barack Obama met Thursday with top officials from six Arab nations in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security issues in the Persian Gulf. Continue reading ? The post In Saudi Arabia, Obama pledges vigilance against Iran appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Mr. Obama and his counterparts were expected to discuss ways to promote regional security, efforts to defeat terrorist groups and how best to deal with Iran.
Paul Salem Security, Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf Don't let day-to-day business swamp the agenda. President Barack Obama’s Thursday visit to Riyadh to participate in the Gulf Cooperation Council summit comes one year after his meetingShow More Summary
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Barack Obama opened a brief trip to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday with a one-on-one meeting with King Salman in Riyadh. The visit for a Persian Gulf summit comes against the backdrop of increasingly strained U.S. Show More Summary
The visit for a Persian Gulf summit comes against the backdrop of increasingly strained U.S. relations with the Saudis.
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In talks leading to the summit, officials from the United States and Persian Gulf states have discussed ways the U.S. can back up that reassurance, including help with new counterterrorism, military, missile defense and cybersecurity...Show More Summary
Dan Goure Navy, warship, U.S. Navy, Littoral Combat Ship, Destroyer, Frigate, Missile, United States, Europe, Persian Gulf, China, Asia Pacific "The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is like the cat with nine lives." The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is like the cat with nine lives. Show More Summary
The Saudi king's visit to Ankara on the eve of the the Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit may be an additional confirmation of Turkey's desire to join the ranks of the Persian Gulf monarchies.
Respected Turkish political scientist Behlul Ozkan, the author of a number of studies on 'political Islam', suggests that contemporary Turkey is starting to look less and less like an independent power, and more and more like a Gulf dependency.
Russian experts comment on the prospects for the realization of Iran's ambitious 'trans-Iranian' canal, which would run from the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf.
MANAMA, Bahrain — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dealt delicately on Thursday with concerns about persistent human rights abuses in Bahrain, stressing America's close military ties to one of several Persian Gulf countries with which it wants to enhance cooperation on fighting the Islamic State and containing Iran. Show More Summary
In 1967, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson gave up on the remnants of Pax Britannica. His Labour Government pulled British forces from Malaysia, Singapore, Yemen, Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, and other Persian Gulf emirates.Show More Summary