Tag: persian gulf

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One Map That Explains the Dangerous Saudi-Iranian Conflict

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia executed Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr on Saturday....
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The Only Sultan I've Ever Known

Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the man who built modern, moderate Oman, may be on his deathbed. Omanis hope for the best and fear what could come next. ...
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Iran warns Arabs on Syria intervention: report

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards has warned Arab countries not to intervene in Syria, threatening them with retaliation if they do....
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US Navy deploys 2nd aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The U.S. Navy says it has deployed a second aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran over its nuclear program....
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How the Earth looks from space

An amazing photo has just been released showing the UK and Ireland under the bright lights of the Aurora Borealis. Here are some more awe-inspiring aerial shots of Earth taken by Nasa astronauts on board the International Space Station. Can you recognise any of the following features?
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Strait of Hormuz: The World's Key Oil Choke Point

Twenty percent of oil traded worldwide moves by tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the world's most important petroleum transit choke point. In 2011, Saudi Arabia led six Persian Gulf nations in exporting 16 million barrels per day of crude oil through the 2-mile-wide (3.2-kilometer-wide) shipping lane....
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Iran, the U.S. and the Strait of Hormuz Crisis

The United States reportedly sent a letter to Iran via multiple intermediaries last week warning Tehran that any attempt to close the Strait of Hormuz constituted a red line for Washington. ...
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Time for GCC states to act!

No one knows what will happen next in Syria...
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Dress Rehearsal for Disaster

Bahrain is the home of the US Fifth Fleet, has long-standing warm relations with Washington, and strongly caters to Western corporate and investor interests....
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Persian Gulf's name is an eternal reality

An interview with Prof. Pirouz Mojtahedzadeh ...
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