Tag Archives: Abu Musa

Close Encounters

When CNN had reported Wednesday on an encounter between an Iranian navy plane and the American aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower in the Gulf of Oman earlier this month, the incidence recalled another, almost fatal, encounter two years ago in the Persian … Continue reading

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Obstacles

The almost four-decade-old territorial dispute about the Persian Gulf islands Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunbs again culminated this week when the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Abdulrahman AlـAttiyah, compared Iran with Israel occupying Arab … Continue reading

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