Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Turkish Pro-Erdogan Editor: Saudis and UAE Are ‘Hitmen of the Crusaders’ Hired to Kill Iran

Pundit Ibrahim Karagul of Turkey’s Yeni Safak, whose column titles are often longer than entire editorials penned by more sedate writers, delivered a lively presentation of the Turkish ruling party’s view of the Iran crisis with his Friday broadside: “U.S. Won’t Attack Iran, It Will Start a New Arab-Persian War. Two Crown Princes, Two Countries: They Became Hitmen of the Crusaders. But the Big Trap Is Set Against Saudi Arabia.”

The Associated Press

Report: Israel, UAE Maintained Secret Close Ties Since 1990s

TEL AVIV – Israel has maintained a top-secret but extremely close relationship for nearly a quarter of a century with the United Arab Emirates, the New Yorker magazine reported on Monday, adding that the two nations attempted to deter then-president Barack Obama from going through with the Iranian nuclear deal.

Iran: In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani attends an interview with state-run TV on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP) Obama: President Barack Obama speaks about the nuclear deal with Iran, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at …