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India-Saudi Arabia to enhance defence cooperation


September 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia will enhance bilateral cooperation with defence exchanges and interaction between their armed forces, the government said Monday.The two countries held the ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain hold security talks


July 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, July 9 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held talks on security, it was announced Monday.Saudi Interior Minister Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz and his visiting Bahraini counterpart Lieutenant General ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain seek trade boost


June 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A day after India and Bahrain signed a key pact to curb tax evasion, the two countries Friday underlined the need for raising their ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain sign tax, IT pacts


May 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals, Thursday signed a key tax information exchange agreement and another pact on ... Read more...

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Amid global slowdown, India, Bahrain to scale up investment


May 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) With the government opening the doors for qualified foreign investors (QFIs) from the Gulf, India Thursday will pitch for accelerated trade and investment with ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s crown prince to visit India


May 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals working in the Gulf, are set to scale up strategic and economic ties during Crown ... Read more...

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Bahrain GP organisers say F1 race on


February 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 20 (IANS) Bahrain Grand Prix organisers have officially confirmed they will be hosting the Formula One race April 22.Top brass at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) headed ... Read more...

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UN chief deeply concerned over Bahrain protesters’ sentencing


June 24th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced deep concern about the sentencing of Bahrainis who were involved in anti-government protests earlier this year, Xinhua reported Friday.UN ... Read more...

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Rage as Cameron welcomes Bahrain crown prince


May 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) The British prime minister has invited ire by welcoming the crown prince of Bahrain in a high-profile photo call on the steps of 10 Downing ... Read more...

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Ex-Bahrain official accused of torture to attend royal wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): The former head of an agency accused of torture and human rights abuses in Bahrain is expected to be a guest at Friday's royal wedding of Prince ... Read more...

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Dictators in royal wedding guest list invites rights activists’ ire


April 25th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Prince Charles and the UK Foreign Office have been criticized by the human rights activists for including the names of dictators in the royal wedding guest list.Bahrain's Crown ... Read more...

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Brit royal wedding invitation to Bahrain’s crown Prince draws criticism


April 24th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding invitation to crown Prince of Bahrain has drawn criticism in light of his government's brutal treatment of pro-democracy protesters.During Salman ... Read more...

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Latest WikiLeaks cables reveal Israel’s alliances and worst fears


April 8th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): The latest Wikileaks cables show an intimate co-operation between US and Israeli intelligence organisations and also give a detailed insight on Israel's military analyses of its other enemies and ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad calls on foreign forces to leave Bahrain


April 4th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 4 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called upon the foreign forces to leave Bahrain, and appealed the Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa-led government to listen to the people's ... Read more...

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India hopes dialogue will settle all issues in Bahrain


March 30th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India told Bahrain Wednesday that it hoped for a peaceful resolution of the current unrest in the Gulf state through dialogue.Bahrain has assured India about ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain relations based on historical and civilisational ties: Krishna


March 30th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has said that India and Bahrain enjoy warm and friendly relations, which are based on historical and civilisational ties."India and Bahrain ... Read more...

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Bahrain FM to visit India for three days


March 29th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Foreign Minister of Bahrain Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa will begin a three-day visit to India beginning today.Bahrain Foreign Minister will arrive at the ... Read more...

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India express condolences over death of Indian in Bahrain cross-fire


March 18th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 18 (IANS) India Friday expressed its condolences over the death of an Indian national, Stephen Abraham, in the violent clashes between protestors and security forces in Bahrain."In ... Read more...

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Bahrain assures safety of Indians


March 17th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Bahrain has assured the safety of all Indians living in the Gulf state which has witnessed violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces.Bahraini Prime ... Read more...

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Bahrain assures safety of Indian nationals


March 17th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): The Ambassador of India to Bahrain, Mohan Kumar, called on Prime Minister H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa today, who assured him that the Bahraini authorities ... Read more...

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Gulf forces intervene in Bahrain after violent clashes


March 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Mar.14 (ANI): The Crown Prince of Bahrain has asked neighbouring Gulf States to intervene after violent clashes broke out between police and anti- government protestors in Manama.An advisor to the royal ... Read more...

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UAE backs Bahrain ruler


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended its support to Bahrain's ruler in handling the political situation there and said maitaining peace in Bahrain is essential ... Read more...

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Iran bolstering its position as political balance shifts and shakes in Arab world


February 24th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Feb.24 (ANI): The balance of power appears to be shifting towards Iran as the Arab World continues to remain politically unstable and shaken.Regional experts say this week Iran sent two ... Read more...

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Bahrain king pardons political prisoners


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manamma, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The king of Bahrain agreed to pardon political prisoners, but rejected other demands by protesters, a government source told RIA Novosti Tuesday.Thousands of mainly Shiite protesters have ... Read more...

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Protesters camp at square in Bahrain capital


February 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 21 (IANS) Defiant demonstrators continued to camp at a roundabout in the Bahrain's capital Manama as a determined protester Monday reiterated: "All the people of Bahrain, they don't want the ... Read more...

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Bahrain Grand Prix to be rescheduled for end of F1 season


February 21st, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 21 (ANI): The Bahrain Grand Prix, which was going to be held from March 11-13, is likely to be rescheduled to the end of the season, taking place after the ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone to let Bahrain Crown Prince decide on Grand Prix


February 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that he will leave the decision on whether to hold next month's Bahrain Grand Prix to the country's Crown Prince, Salman ibn ... Read more...

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Kerala families keep anxious eye on Bahrain


February 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) Families and regional experts in Kerala are anxiously following the ongoing turmoil in several Middle Eastern countries, especially Bahrain which has a large Indian diaspora."Of the 2.3 ... Read more...

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Indians in Bahrain safe: Govt.


February 18th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Concerned about the Indians in Bahrain, the External Affairs Ministry on Friday said that India is closely following the developments in Bahrain and is in regular touch ... Read more...

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US wanted ‘derogatory’ information on Bahrain king’s sons: Wikileaks


February 18th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): The US State Department had secretly approached its diplomats in Bahrain to find out any "derogatory" information about King Hamad's sons, and also report whether there existed any ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone fears anti-government protesters may target Bahrain Grand Prix


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has expressed concern at the escalating anti-government protests in Bahrain, saying that he is worried protesters may use the opening Grand Prix of the ... Read more...

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Egypt-style protests rock Bahrain, demonstrators crowd ‘Pearl Square’ in Manama


February 16th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 16(ANI): Thousands of protesters gathered at the main square in Bahrain's capital, Manama, in an Egypt-style rebellion demanding political reform and greater freedoms.According to the Daily Mail, many ... Read more...

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World leaders welcome end of Egypt crisis


February 12th, 2011 - 8:20 am ICT by ANI
New York/London, Feb.12 (ANI): World leaders and officials have greeted the departure of President Hosni Mubarak with full-throated expressions of support for the people of Egypt along with some measured words ... Read more...

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Bahrain launches single e-ID for government services


January 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS) A single electronic identity card that can be used to access an array of government services, while being assured of security against online theft, has launched in ... Read more...

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