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U.S. Sells Oil in Middle East

The United Arab Emirates, a model Persian Gulf petro-state where endless billions from crude exports feed a giant sovereign wealth fund, isn't the most obvious customer for Texan oil. Yet, in a trade that illustrates how the rise of the American shale industry is upending energy markets across the globe, the U.A.E. Show More Summary

Tiny, Wealthy Qatar Goes Its Own Way, and Pays for It

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Among Persian Gulf states, Qatar was the picked-on little sibling. Gas riches and an independent-minded ruling family changed that. Now it’s in the fight of its life.

UAE Accuses Qatar Of Intercepting Two Commercial Planes, Stocks Plunge

The Qatari and Saudi/United Arab Emirates economic and diplomatic war which began early last summer appears to have taken to the skies above the Persian Gulf, where early Monday the UAE accused Qatari fighter jets of intercepting two UAE civilian airplanes. Show More Summary

America Would Benefit from a Balance of Power in the Persian Gulf

Doug Bandow Security, Middle East Saudi Arabia's current tradjectory is toxic and threatens America’s interests in the Middle East. President Donald Trump once was skeptical of the totalitarian dictatorship commonly known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Show More Summary

Hundreds of dead sharks wash up on the shores of the Persian Gulf

Officials in Iran came across a gruesome sight this week: hundreds of dead sharks washed up on shore. The cause isn't some natural phenomenon - hunters have been illegally capturing the sharks, sawing off the fins and tossing them back into the water, where they got caught up in currents and eventually wound up on land.[...]

Leonardo's 'Salvator Mundi', World's Most Expensive Art Work, Headed To Louvre Abu Dhabi

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The painting, which sold at auction last month for $450 million, is evidently going on long-term loan to the new (and also expensive) Persian Gulf museum, which opened last month.

U.S. Ready to Ship More Gas to Middle East

3 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Anthony DiPaola, Tracy Alloway and Mahmoud Habboush (Bloomberg) — U.S. natural gas exports could find buyers in the oil-rich Persian Gulf as countries there look to meet surging demand. Growing U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas could be an additional source of gas supply to the region, U.S. Show More Summary

Yemen's deposed strongman says he is open to talk with Saudi coalition

Yemen’s deposed strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh called Saturday for a popular revolt against his former rebel allies and said he was open to dialogue with the coalition of Persian Gulf states they have been battling for more than two years. Saleh’s offer to “open a new page” with the Saudi Arabia-led...

Senate bill includes a new tax on some foreign carriers that compete with U.S. airlines

A years-long feud between U.S.-based carriers and airlines from the Persian Gulf has found its way into the highly politicized debate over the tax plan. Deep in the U.S. Senate’s 515-page tax bill is a passage that imposes a new tax on some foreign carriers. The language was introduced by a senator...

Senate bill includes a new tax on some foreign carriers that compete with U.S. airlines

A years-long feud between U.S.-based carriers and airlines from the Persian Gulf has found its way into the highly politicized debate over the tax plan. Deep in the U.S. Senate’s 515-page tax bill is a passage that imposes a new tax on some foreign carriers. The language was introduced by a senator...

Why Israel Soon Might Not Be the Only Middle Eastern Nation to Have the F-35

In a move likely to upset Israel, the Trump administration is considering selling the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to America’s allies in the Persian Gulf. The move was confirmed by U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Stephen Wilson ahead of the Dubai Airshow on November 12–16.

Saudi Arabia's Great Gamble

3 months agoNews : Trending Now

The crown prince's goal is to cut Iran down to size and make it accept Saudi hegemony in the Persian Gulf. In 680 CE, less than fifty years after the death of Prophet Muhammad, an army of over thirty thousand men was deployed by thirty-three-year-old...Show More Summary

Is Iran Getting Ready to Send Warships to the U.S. East Coast?

3 months agoNews : The Lookout

Iran is vowing to dispatch warships to the Atlantic Ocean, which could put them near the U.S. East Coast. "The Iranian Navy, which was once only active in the Persian Gulf, is today able to experience five months of voyage and is noShow More Summary

New Cold War? Iran Sends Warships to Gulf of Mexico

Iranian warships are set to leave the waters of the Persian Gulf to sail across the world and tour another gulf—the one that lies between the U.S. and Mexico. At a time when Iran is looking to expand and modernize its military in the face of what is seen as a growing U.S. threat, its […]

Turbo Hero Xtreme: The world’s fastest pizza delivery bike

3 months agoLifestyle / Vehicles : Bike EXIF

The Persian Gulf custom scene is small, but outposts like Bikers Cafe are working hard to change that. Every year, the Dubai joint gives three brand new motorcycles to local customizers for their annual build-off. This year, Bikers Cafe...Show More Summary

A Saudi prince is shaking up the Middle East — and may be pushing it toward war

From the rocky Mediterranean coast to the warm waters of the Persian Gulf, an impetuous young Saudi Arabian crown prince is making waves across the Mideast, exploiting and exacerbating the region’s deep sectarian divides. Why, many wonder, is Mohammed bin Sultan, the 32-year-old heir apparent to...

Study Brings New Hope for Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

More than a quarter of the nearly 700,000 US veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War in the early 1990s have been diagnosed with Gulf War Illness. And up to 2.5 million Americans are believed to be affected by chronic fatigue syndrome. Despite symptoms ranging from pain...

Iranian cartoonists bite back at Trump's 'Arabian Gulf' comment

Even the fish were laughing at Donald Trump in the cartoon exhibition in Tehran where satirists gave a biting response to the US president, who infuriated Iranians by calling the Gulf "Arabian" rather than "Persian". If there was one...Show More Summary

How America and Iran Almost Went to War

Edward Chang Security, Pres. Barack Obama assembled an armada in the Persian Gulf. The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran nuclear deal, is arguably the most significant foreign policy achievement of former U.S. Show More Summary

Incident Video: Cargo Ship Sinks in Persian Gulf

4 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

An Iranian cargo ship sank in the Persian Gulf off Kuwait City on Monday and the entire incident was caught on video. According to media reports, all six crew members escaped the sinking ship and were rescued by nearby vessels. In the...Show More Summary

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