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Moody’s cuts outlooks for four Gulf states – Bahrain to ‘junk’

DUBAI, March 5, (Agencies): Moody’s Investors Service has cut its outlook for the debt ratings of Saudi Arabia and three other Gulf states while lowering Bahrain’s rating to junk, citing concern over the impact of low oil prices on their finances. Saudi Arabia’s Aa3 rating was placed on review for …

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Bahrain on path to recovery: police chief – ‘Returning to stability 5 years after revolt’

MANAMA, Feb 14, (RTRS): Bahrain’s police chief said the Gulf state was slowly returning to stability five years after a 2011 uprising was put down by force, but still faced security threats from Iran-backed elements and militants linked to Islamic State. Speaking ahead of the fifth anniversary of the start …

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Bahrain dismantles terror cell – Suspects said linked to Iran

DUBAI, Jan 6, (AFP): Bahrain said Wednesday it had dismantled an Iranlinked “terror” cell that was planning attacks in the kingdom, amid a growing diplomatic crisis between Gulf Arab states and Tehran. The cell was allegedly linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and Lebanon’s Tehran-backed Hezbollah militia and planning to carry …

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Bahrain sentences man to death, jails 22 others from terrorist group – 23 convicts’ citizenship revoked, two fined BD 200,000

DUBAI, Jan 1, (Agencies): A Bahraini court sentenced a Shiite citizen to death and jailed 22 others for life Thursday for forming a “terrorist group” that killed two people, including a policeman. This is the second such ruling this week in the tiny Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom, where members of the …

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Bahrain F-16 crashes in Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 30, (AFP): A Bahraini fighter jet taking part in the Saudi-led coalition battling rebel forces in Yemen crashed Wednesday in Saudi Arabia due to a “technical error,” the alliance said. The F-16 jet crashed in the kingdom’s southwestern Jazan region near the border with Yemen, the coalition said …

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