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2005-12-18 12:45:50

By Heba Kandil and Andrew Hammond ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders, alarmed at neighboring Iran's nuclear ambitions, examined proposals for a nuclear-free zone in the world's top oil-producing region during summit talks on Sunday.

2005-12-18 11:31:22

By Heba Kandil and Andrew Hammond ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders, alarmed at neighboring Iran's nuclear ambitions, will examine proposals for a nuclear-free zone in the world's top oil-producing region during a summit on Sunday.

2005-12-18 06:00:42

By Heba Kandil and Andrew Hammond ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders, alarmed at neighbouring Iran's nuclear ambitions, will examine proposals for a nuclear-free zone in the world's top oil-producing region when they meet for a summit on Sunday.

2005-12-17 09:38:09

By Heba Kandil ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Gulf Arab leaders will call on Iran to shun nuclear weapons to avoid more instability in the energy-rich region already affected by volatility in Iraq, a senior official said on Saturday. The six-nation, pro-U.S.

2005-12-17 01:41:29

By Heba Kandil ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Leaders of six pro-U.S. Gulf Arab states meet on Sunday to discuss Iran's nuclear ambitions and a U.N.-Syria standoff, concerned that an escalation of these disputes could rock a region already suffering from instability in Iraq.

2005-12-02 15:23:39

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arab nations are acutely suspicious of the Bush administration's "democracy" agenda in the Middle East and believe the U.S. invasion of Iraq has made the region less secure, said a poll released on Friday.

2005-10-09 03:29:56

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iraq's outspoken Shi'ite interior minister was quoted on Sunday as saying he hoped his verbal onslaught on Saudi Arabia would be a "passing summer cloud" and that ties between the two countries would remain strong.

2005-10-03 12:24:56

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, will start the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan on Tuesday along with most other Gulf Arab states, regional state media said on Monday.

2005-10-03 02:08:03

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari apologized on Monday for an outspoken attack by one of his colleagues, who had compared Saudi Arabia's foreign minister to a "Bedouin riding a camel." Zebari, speaking after a late-night meeting of Arab foreign ministers in the Saudi city of Jeddah, said the comments by Iraq's Interior Minister Bayan Jabor against Prince Saud al-Faisal were "regrettable and inappropriate." "We hold the kingdom and Prince Saud in...

2005-09-28 13:47:57

By Patricia Wilson ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish women challenged U.S. envoy Karen Hughes over the Iraq war on Wednesday, giving Washington's new image shaper her second critical reception on her Middle East tour after a similar encounter in Saudi Arabia.


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