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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran deploys Russian-made submarine in Gulf

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 09:15pm by Associated Press in Tehran

    ... Associated Press in Tehran Tehran has deployed one of its Russian-made submarines in the Persian Gulf, just days after the United States and more than two dozen allies began naval ... program since 1992 and has several smaller Iranian-built submarines. Tuesday’s announcement came two days after US-led naval exercises got under way in the waters of the Persian Gulf ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    US warns Iran after failed attack on drone over Gulf

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Washington

    ... and Washington warned each other yesterday after officials on both sides confirmed Iranian warplanes shot at a US military surveillance drone flying over the Persian Gulf near Iran last week. Deputy ... minister Ahmad Vahidi said: "Last week an anonymous plane entered the space over the territorial waters of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf area which, due to the timely, ...

  3. A rich grouping of marked contrasts

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... that an advanced civilisation had flourished there thousands of years ago. It has been ruled by the Muslim Caliphs, the Persians, Portuguese and the Dutch before becoming a part of the Al Qawasim State. How to get there: Gulf Air maintains a hub at Abu Dhabi Airport. Passengers from Hong Kong must change planes in Bahrain. ...

  4. How Gulf shipping dangers threaten Asia

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... appears that someone- maybe a prankster- almost triggered a shoot-out this month in the Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. It could have escalated into a wider conflict with global reverberations, particularly for oil-importing Asian countries. The latest incident involving Iranian challenges to US warships as they pass into and out of the Gulf also highlights how ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says it brought down 'enemy' spy drone

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 10:07am by Reuters in London

    ... two miniature US-made surveillance drones over the past 17 months. Several drone incidents over the past year or so have highlighted tension in the Persian Gulf as Iran and the United States ...

  6. Dubai success would top off good month

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott It's been a lucrative trip out to Asia for Poulter after the Englishman picked up the Barclays Singapore Open at the start of the month and then stormed up the leaderboard yesterday with a 62 that took him to joint fifth on 14-under. Pou ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... with Luisa Tam Dubai splashes the cash with racing extravaganza As Hong Kong was enjoying a weekend of brilliant rugby and raucous partying, bankrupt Dubai briefly returned to lavish opulence. The new Meydan Racecourse put on the most expensive single day ...

  8. Boks aim to give rivals some Stick

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The smiles are back in the South African camp. The return of talismanic leader Mzwandile Stick has been greeted with huge relief, especially by coach Paul Treu, who believes this is the year the Boks can finally break their Hong Kong duck. &# ...

  9. Dubai lines up next tourist move

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Tom Cliff

    ... of income for the Gulf emirate, whose crude oil resources are running out. Chess City is the latest in a long line of ambitious projects designed to put Dubai on the tourist map. Work is well under ...

  10. Perfect 10

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sip cocktails until the sun sets over the Gulf. Shuttle services usually operate between hotels and the beaches, but be sure to grab a ticket from the lobby before departing, as outsiders can ...




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