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Protests in Bahrain to mark 7th anniversary of an Arab Spring inspired uprising

DUBAI: Dozens of Shiite protesters took to the streets of Bahrain on Wednesday to mark the seventh anniversary of an Arab Springinspired uprising, witnesses said, reporting clashes between demonstrators and police. Protesters, including many women, chanted anti-regime slogans and paid tribute to the “victims of repression” languishing in the Gulf …

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Bahrain arrests 47 people linked to terrorism

DUBAI: Bahraini police said Sunday they had arrested 47 people on charges linked to terrorism, including plots to assassinate “public figures”, as well as filing charges against another 290. Authorities have cracked down hard on dissent since mass street protests in 2011 which demanded an elected prime minister and constitutional …

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Bahrain raises gasoline prices to improve finances

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Jan 8, (RTRS): Bahrain raised gasoline prices on Monday to bring them closer to international levels, state news agency BNA reported, quoting the National Oil and Gas Authority. Octane 91 sold for 140 fils (37 US cents) a litre, up from 125 fils, while Octane 95 sold …

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Amir receives Bahrain’s PM

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met with visiting Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and his accompanying delegation at Bayan Palace on Tuesday. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the …

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Kuwait condemns Bahrain oil pipeline bombing – Bahrain blames Iran, Tehran denies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (Agencies): Kuwait has strongly condemned the terrorist bombing of an oil pipeline in the Kingdom of Bahrain, extending complete solidarity with Manama against this heinous act. Kuwait rejects “this terrorist acts which aims at undermining security and stability of the Kingdom of Bahrain, as well as …

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Bahrain orders its citizens “leave Lebanon immediately”

DUBAI: Bahrain is ordering all its citizens in Lebanon to “leave immediately” after the country’s prime minister resigned in a sudden televised address, citing Iranian meddling in Lebanese and regional affairs. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry issued the order Sunday afternoon. It says Bahraini citizens are banned from traveling to Lebanon, as …

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Amir condemns Bahrain terror attack – Sorrow for UAE

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Friday a cable to Bahraini King Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifa over the terrorist attack that hit the fellow Gulf country earlier in the day. In the cable, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah displayed Kuwait’s …

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Amir condemns Bahrain attack

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah sent Monday a cable to Bahraini King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa over the terrorist attack that hit the fellow Gulf country earlier in the day. In the cable, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah voiced …

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25 men in Bahrain charged over attack on police station

DUBAI: Bahrain announced Thursday it has pressed charges against 25 men over an attack on police in the Gulf kingdom, where a crackdown on dissent has drawn criticism from rights groups. Lawyers for the defendants said all of them were Shiite Muslims, who form the majority of the population in …

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BAHRAIN OVERCOMES CONSEQUENCES OF IRAN AGGRESSION – PM hopes for restoration of Gulf unity

  KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: The Kingdom of Bahrain has overcome dire consequences of the Iranian aggression and its security situation is stable, says Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa. His Highness the Prince made the statement in an exclusive interview at Qudaibiya Palace in Manama, Bahrain recently; …

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