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...
A Google Earth image reveals a huge fishing weir along the Persian Gulf coast. Don't tell tall tales about your next fishing trip, because Google Earth might just rat you out. Every year the nations surrounding the Persian Gulf report how much fish they pull from their shores. Show More Summary
Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what's being officially reported, according to the first investigation of fish catches from space conducted by University of British Columbia scientists. read more
Doug Bandow Kuwait City, Kuwait—Kuwait is a shrimp among whales in the Middle East. It lies among three much larger states, Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia, all of which have the potential, noted one American diplomat, of swallowing the small Gulf kingdom. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister harshly condemned the international community's nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday while Western-allied Arab states in the Persian Gulf were conspicuously quiet, reflecting the jitters felt throughout the Middle East over Iran's acceptance on the global stage.
Cotton and the Spinner Claxton 1913 Submitter: I work in a small, bilingual K-12 private school in the Persian Gulf. By upper school, English is the primary language of study, but it is not the students’ first language, so the kids don’t have the same understanding of what words (and attitudes!) are thankfully no longer considered […]
Airbus and Boeing signed deals to buy about $5 billion (R50bn) of parts and materials from Abu Dhabi yesterday, in a sign Persian Gulf states are seeking a reciprocal boost to their economies from the huge orders they placed with the airplane makers the day before. Show More Summary
The gas-rich Persian Gulf state, which is slightly smaller than Connecticut, wanted to host world-class sporting events; to build a network of top-tier universities and museums; and to push, tweak and manipulate regional politics to reshape the Arab world to its liking. At the moment, that last priority isn’t going so well. If 2011 was [...]
The unimaginably wealthy are not so different from your unspeakably boring friends, always just posting photos of their cats. BuzzFeed's Katie Notopoulos noticed that certain rich guys in the Persian Gulf — where big cats are "the ultimate status symbol" — can't stop sharing photos of their animal pals on Instagram. Lion... More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's hopes for a nuclear deal with Iran now depend in part on his ability to keep a lid on both hard-liners on Capitol Hill and anxious allies abroad, including Israel, the Persian Gulf states and even France.
Secretary of State John Kerry will brief senators this week on U.S. nuclear talks with Iran, a step that comes as Congress considers imposing new layers of punitive sanctions on the Persian Gulf country.
‘They’re Walking Because There’s Nothing Else’: Dazed Survivors Struggle in Haiyan’s Wake [TIME] Videos show Typhoon Haiyan’s charge across Philippines [WashPost] “Secretary of State John Kerry sought to reassure this Persian Gulf ally...Show More Summary
Egypt is engaged in a high stakes gamble, using billions of dollars from Persian Gulf allies to stimulate the economy and keep its streets calm in the hope that investors and tourists will return. ||| Cairo - Egypt is engaged in a high...Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — Defense officials say the U.S. is bringing an aircraft carrier home from the Persian Gulf region after keeping two of the warships there for months as the Obama administration considered a military strike on Syria. The...Show More Summary
The technology let scientists create reef structures that were very close to their natural counterparts.
Iran plans to build many new nuclear plants with atomic reactors along its coastlines with the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, Iran’s top nuclear official announced on Thursday. The announcement comes just a week after Western nuclear negotiators claimed that Iran was giving ground in talks aimed at ending Tehran’s contested enrichment program. Iranian leaders, [...]
Coral reefs only cover about 0.1 percent of the world's ocean surface and they’re still disappearing at an alarming rate. These “rainforests of the sea” are already sensitive to water temperature, so it’s no surprise that pollution, over fishing, and
What every country in the world is best at, in one map. (Thanks Danielle.) A John Kerry op-ed: 'The rebalancing of our foreign policy priorities in Asia is neither a work completed nor an effort interrupted. It is a daily march of progress to be measured in miles and years, not yards and days. Show More Summary
New research illuminates definitive brain alterations in troops with Gulf War Illness (GWI) thought to result from the exposure to neurotoxic chemicals, including sarin gas, during the first Persian Gulf War. "More than 250,000 troops, or approximately 25% of those deployed during the first Persian Gulf War, have been diagnosed with Gulf War Illness (GWI)...