Mideast Iran Israel and the Gulf

November 6, 2011 - 3:25 PM
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2011 file photo, the smoke trail of a missile test-fired by the Israeli army is seen from the central Israeli town of Yavne. Among the many alliances of convenience in the Middle East, there is one so unusual that the partners can barely hint about it publicly: Israel and the Gulf Arab states linked by shared fears over Iran's nuclear program. (AP Photo/Ilan Assayag, File) ISRAEL OUT