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Iran Sets Up New Military Base Near Disputed Islands

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards inaugurated a new naval base on Sunday to reinforce Tehran's authority over three Persian Gulf is...

Iran Picks Awkward Time to Escalate Gulf Tensions

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Whereas the UAE has constantly strived to lessen the economic impact of the UN sanctions on the Iranian people and has repeatedly stated that it will not impose non-UN sanctions on its northern neighbor, Iran has shown very little goodwill towards the UAE or its Gulf neighbors.