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Coastguard and naval forces of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) group of Arab countries have contingency plans for a possible attempt by Iran to...
Monday, January 30, 2012
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Faisal Husain
The latest Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held this week is, in several ways, redolent of the Congress of Vienna of 1815 held in the aftermath...
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
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Yazan al-Saadi
The idea of a ‘Gulf Union’ is not novel. It has been under consideration since the creation of the GCC in 1981. But so far a union has been out of...
Friday, December 23, 2011
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Iran rejected Gulf Arab accusations that it was meddling in their internal affairs on Thursday and parroting "baseless" US charges against Tehran. "...
Thursday, December 22, 2011
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Oil-rich Gulf Arab states have urged Syria to immediately halt its "killing machine," while calling on Iran to cease meddling in their internal...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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Matthew Cassel
The uprisings sweeping the region have succeeded in transforming the Arab League into a force for change. No longer will the coalition of 22 – now 21...
Saturday, November 19, 2011
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There should be some work in categorizing what can only be described as dumb analysis of the Middle East in the West or the East.
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
Bahraini and GCC security forces continue their systematic suppression of popular protests against the regime. Feelings of tension mount in Manama,...
Sunday, October 9, 2011
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Jamal Jubran
Paved by his son’s military crackdown, embattled president Ali Abdallah Saleh returns to Yemen with an apparent Saudi mandate to regain control of...
Sunday, September 25, 2011
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