- Gulf Arab states strike new deal to heal rifts Updated: Apr-17-14 6:41 pm
- UAE: Paramedic dies from MERS, others infected Updated: Apr-11-14 2:13 pm
- Iran starts joint naval drill with Pakistan Updated: Apr-08-14 3:08 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Western-allied Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council said Thursday the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich states.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A paramedic in the United Arab Emirates has died after contracting Middle East respiratory syndrome and five others have tested positive for the virus, the Gulf nation's interior ministry said Friday.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian state television says Iran has started a joint naval drill with the Pakistani navy east of the strategic Strait of Hormuz, through which one fifth of the world's oil supply passes.