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Jubail Saudi Arabia: Fishing village to an industrial city

By   /  March 10, 2014  /  All News, MIDDLE EAST, Saudi Arabia  /  No Comments

  It was until 1975 that Jubail was a small fishing village. Commuting from Dammam to Jubail was time consuming and tiring. That small fishing village had very few inhabitants living in small houses dotted along the Arabian Gulf’s shoreline. Few know that its history dates back to at least 7,000 years. According to historians, […]

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Happy 80th Birthday to Jalal Talabani 6th President of Iraq born 12 Nov 1933

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  All News, BIRTHDAYS, Iraq  /  No Comments

Jalal Talabani (Kurdish: جەلال تاڵەبانی Celal Tallebanî, Arabic: جلال طالباني‎ Jalāl Ṭālabānī; born 12 November 1933) is the sixth and current President of Iraq, a leading Kurdish politician. He is the first non-Arab president of Iraq, although Abdul Karim Qasim was of partial Kurdish heritage.[1] Talabani is the founder and secretary general of one of […]

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Happy 65th Birthday to Hassan Rouhani 7th President of Iran born 12 Nov 1948

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  All News, BIRTHDAYS, Iran, MIDDLE EAST  /  No Comments

Hassan Rouhani (Persian: حسن روحانی‎; born on 12 November 1948)[1] is the 7th and current President of Iran and also a Muslim cleric[2] (with the status of a Shia Mujtahid),[3] lawyer,[4] academic and former diplomat. He has been a member of Iran’s Assembly of Experts since 1999,[5] member of the Expediency Council since 1991,[6] member […]

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Happy 90th Republic day to Turkey

By   /  October 29, 2013  /  All News, INDEPENDENCE DAY, MIDDLE EAST, Turkey  /  No Comments

  The Republic Day of Turkey is one of the public holidays in Turkey, commemorating the proclamation of the republic in 1923. It lasts 35 hours, starting at 1:00 pm on October 28.[1] On 29 October 1923, Mustafa Kemal declared that Turkey would be a republic and renamed it as the Republic of Turkey.[citation needed] […]

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Happy 63rd Birthday to Prof.Dr.Abdullah Gül 11th President of Turkey born 29th Oct 1950

By   /  October 29, 2013  /  All News, BIRTHDAYS, MIDDLE EAST, Turkey  /  No Comments

  Abdullah Gül, GCB[1] ( pronunciation (help·info) Turkish: [abduɫˈɫɑh ˈɟyl]; born 29 October 1950) is the 11th and current President of Turkey, serving in that office since 28 August 2007. He previously served for four months as Prime Minister from 2002 to 2003, and as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan‘s […]

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Nobel Prize in chemistry shared by Israeli scientists, American Jew

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  All News, Israel, MIDDLE EAST  /  No Comments

 Watch Video http://bcove.me/dftv6agb Posted on October  9, 2013  by JNS.org. (JNS.org) Two Israeli scientists and one American Jewish scientist will share the Nobel Prize in chemistry for work that made it possible “to map the mysterious ways of chemistry by using computers,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced. <img src=”http://static.squarespace.com/static/5126bbb4e4b08c2e6d1cb6e4/t/52556770e4b0f3efcbd7dd0e/1381328753849/Screen%20shot%202013-10-09%20at%207.25.33%20AM.png” alt=”Screen shot 2013-10-09 at 7.25.33 […]

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Iranians react ‘very, very negatively’ to language of threat, Zarif tells Obama

By   /  October 6, 2013  /  All News, Iran, MIDDLE EAST  /  No Comments

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has said that Iran expects the U.S. President Barack Obama to stick to his declared intention to deal with Iran on the basis of mutual respect. Zarif made the remarks during an interview with CNN, part of which was published on Saturday. Asked what he thinks of Obama’s […]

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Happy 82nd Independence day to Iraq – Independence from the United Kingdom on 3 Oct 1932.

By   /  October 4, 2013  /  All News, INDEPENDENCE DAY, Iraq  /  No Comments

Iraq (/ɪˈræk/, i/ɪˈrɑːk/, or /aɪˈræk/; Arabic: العراق‎ al-‘Irāq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic:  جمهورية العراق (help·info) Jumhūriyyat al-‘Irāq; Kurdish: كۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia encompassing the Mesopotamian alluvial plain, the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, and the eastern part of the Syrian Desert.[5] Iraq borders Turkey to the north, Iran […]

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Obama tells Netanyahu he will be ‘clear eyed’ in Iran talks

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  All News, Israel, MIDDLE EAST, USA  /  No Comments

US President Barack Obama (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. -AFP Photo Updated 2013-09-30 22:35:55 WASHINGTON: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday Iran must dismantle its “military nuclear program” as a condition for a diplomatic breakthrough that would […]

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Israel’s Netanyahu to press Obama for no let-up on Iran pressure

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  All News, Israel, MIDDLE EAST  /  No Comments

  This Sept. 1, 2013 file photo shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Israel. (AP Photo/Abir Sultan,  Pool, file) Reuters NEW YORK/WASHINGTON: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  will warn President Barack Obama  in White House talks on  Monday that Iran’s diplomatic “sweet talk” cannot be trusted and will […]

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