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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.