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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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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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Omani man donates blood for 26 years


April 30th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 30 (IANS/WAM) A 49-year-old man from Oman has been honoured by the ministry of health of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for donating blood for 26 years.Ahmed Bin ... Read more...

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Doha declaration of Palestinian reconciliation signed


February 7th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Feb 6 (IANS/WAM) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and chief of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Hamas politbureau Khalid Mashaal signed here Monday the Doha Declaration of the Palestinian reconciliation.The Doha ... Read more...

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Prayers for rain performed across UAE


December 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Thousands of citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the rulers of the various emirates have offered prayers for rain.In Sharjah, crown ... Read more...

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Qatar hold Iran 1-1 in World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Sep 7 (IANS) Iran drew with Qatar 1-1 in an Asia Group E encounter of the 2014 World Cup qualifier at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium here.In another Group E ... 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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Arab League elects Egyptian foreign minister as new head


May 16th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League has elected Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby as its new secretary general, Egypt's Nile News TV channel said Sunday.Elaraby, 76, replaces Amr ... 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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Abu Dhabi, Oman oil companies sign finance deal


April 21st, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 20 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) and Oman Oil Company (OOC) have signed an agreement on investments in oil, gas and petrochemicals projects and ... 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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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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US leans on Libyan leadership to end violence


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.21 (ANI): The United States State Department has said that it was "gravely concerned" about reports of violence in Libya, and particularly over the number of deaths in many parts ... Read more...

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Protesters remain in Manama’s Pearl Square


February 20th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 20 (IANS) Thousands of anti-government protesters camped out in Manama's Pearl Square, as opposition parties are expected to hold talks with regime of Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, a ... Read more...

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Briton blamed for Bahrain crackdown


February 20th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Manama/Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) A Briton who is an advisor to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has been blamed for the violent crackdown on thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Manama's ... Read more...

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Bahrain opposition declines talks with government (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 19 (IANS) Amid swelling pro-democracy uprising in the country, Bahrain's opposition group Saturday declined to hold talks with the regime until the government resigned, while King Hamad bin ... Read more...

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66 injured as troops fire at protesters in Bahrain


February 19th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manama/London, Feb 19 (IANS) Troops fired at anti-government protesters in Manama, wounding at least 66 as Bahrain's king Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa asked his eldest son to start a national dialogue ... 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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Asian Cup will boost football’s profile in India: Houghton


January 15th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 15 (IANS) Despite a 2-5 whipping against Bahrain, India's chief football coach Bob Houghton praised the side's indomitable spirit and said the Asian Cup experience will boost the game's profile ... Read more...

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India go down 2-5 to Bahrain in AFC Asian Cup


January 15th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 14 (IANS) India lost 2-5 to 10-man Bahrain in their second Group C match of the Asian Cup football tournament at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium here Friday. Gourmangi Singh ... Read more...

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Gulf Cooperation Council summit opens in Abu Dhabi


December 6th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The 31st summit of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was inaugurated at the Emirates Palace here Monday evening by United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Security concerns to dominate GCC summit


December 6th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) Security concerns are likely to dominate the two-day summit of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that begins later Monday in the capital of the ... Read more...

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GCC media exhibition opened


December 6th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) A cultural and media exhibition being held as part of 31st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit, which will begin in Abu Dhabi Monday, was opened here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi summit turning point for GCC


December 5th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) The Gulf Cooperation Council's Abu Dhabi summit Dec 6-7 will be a turning point for the six-member bloc, its secretary general says.Leaders of the GCC countries will ... Read more...

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Gulf security to be focus of GCC summit


December 5th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS) A two-day summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), with which India has strong ties, begins here Monday with a host of issues, including security ... Read more...

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UAE sets two Guinness records


November 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) A sword-throwing expert and a traditional dance troupe have powered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to two new spots in the Guinness World Records.In a sword-throwing competition held ... Read more...

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UAE won’t renew lawyers’ licences for violating law


September 25th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS/WAM) The enrollment committee at the justice ministry has decided not to renew the licenses of a number of lawyers for violating the advocacy law. At a meeting held ... Read more...

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Arab petroleum bank posts $47 mn profit


August 8th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp), a multilateral bank owned by the 10-member states of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (Oapec), Sunday announced a net ... Read more...

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Planning Commission chief Ahluwalia to address inaugural Bahrain Global Forum


May 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 7 (ANI-Business Wire India):The Deputy Chairman of the Indian Planning Commission, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, will be the keynote speaker at the IISS Bahrain Global Forum.A new annual event, the ... Read more...

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