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Top Bahraini rights activist calls for political prisoners' release

Press TV - ‎6 hours ago‎
The leader of a prominent human rights body in Bahrain has called on the ruling Al Khalifah regime to free all opposition figures and political dissidents being held in various detention facilities across the Persian Gulf kingdom.

Designer picked for $1bn Bahrain Airport interiors

Construction Week Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
International design practice, Benoy , has been appointed to the Bahrain International Airport's new terminal development.

Egypt fall to defeat against Bahrain

King Fut - ‎21 hours ago‎
Bahrain's Beach Soccer Team claimed a tough victory over the Egypt 4-3 in a friendly match at the Bahrain Football Association (BFA) fields on Thursday.

Sheikh Mohammed Ali Mahfouz, the secretary general of the Islamic Action Society, also referred to as Amal Party

Press TV - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The secretary general of Bahrain's Islamic Action Society, also referred to as Amal Party, has been released after serving five years behind bars in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
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11 terror suspects arrested in Bahrain

gulfnews.com - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Manama: Bahrain police have arrested 11 people suspected of involvement in a terrorist attack that resulted in the death of a policeman and serious injuries to two others.
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IMF warns Bahrain more efforts needed to bridge deficit

Al-Bawaba - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bahrain must act to further reduce its fiscal deficit as a large decline in oil prices since mid-2014 has adversely affected the economy, the International Monetary Fund has said.
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Bahrain press review

Bahrain News Agency - ‎5 hours ago‎
Manama, May 1 (BNA): Bahrain dailies issued today focused in their principal headlines on the main local, Arab and international events which happened over the past 24 hours.

Bahrain: critics and dissidents still face twin threat of statelessness and deportation

Index On Censorship - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Bahrain, in particular, has intensified the use of stripping citizenship from those who dissent or speak out in protest as a form of punishment.

BCCI congratulates Bahrain workers on Workers Day

Bahrain News Agency - ‎22 hours ago‎
Manama, Apr. 30 (BNA): Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) extended heartfelt congratulations to the labour force in Bahrain on the International Workers Day which is celebrated on May 1. Speaking on behalf of BCCI staff, BCCI Board ...
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Hamad takes a dip at Sharm Al Shaikh beach

gulfnews.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
During his tour, King Hamad took a swim and played beach volley ball and golf. He stressed the importance of practising sports that enable people to keep fit and entertain themselves so as to perform better at work, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported ...

Bahrain condemns Al-Quds hospital bombing in Aleppo

Bahrain News Agency - ‎18 hours ago‎
Manama, Apr.30 (BNA): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemns the brutal bombing that targeted Al Quds hospital in Aleppo, Syria, resulting in the killing and wounding of dozens of people.

Bahrain .. A multi-culture Kingdom with exceptional achievements

Kuwait News Agency - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
KUWAIT, April 30 (KUNA) -- The Kingdom of Bahrain is best described as a multicultural country where people enjoy the freedom to live and work in a hospitable and tolerant environment with an atmosphere full of affection and compassion, mixed with an ...
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Bahrain Sentences 8 to Life in Prison on Terrorism Charges

ABC News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A court in Bahrain has sentenced eight people to life in prison on various terrorism-related charges connected to protests by the country's majority Shiites demanding greater rights from the tiny-island nation's Sunni-led monarchy.
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Egypt and Bahrain reaffirm ties with security top of the agenda

AfricaNews - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Egyptian president Abdel Fatta al-Sisi can now count on the support of Bahrain in its counter terrorism efforts to maintain its security and stability.

EGX, Bahrain Bourse sign agreement to cooperate in cross listing: EGX chairperson

Daily News Egypt - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) signed a cooperation agreement with the Bahrain Bourse on Wednesday that will facilitate the cross-listing process between the two exchanges, according to EGX Chairperson Mohammed Omran.

Good News! - Bahrain: Mahdi 'Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb Released (UA 227/11)

Amnesty International USA - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Prisoner of conscience and former president of the Bahrain Teachers' Association, Mahdi 'Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb, has been released after completing a five-year prison sentence.

Bahrain Condemns a Five-Member Terrorist Ring for Trafficking Explosives

Asharq Alawsat - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Manama- Bahraini judiciary issued a life sentence, yesterday, for five Bahraini citizens who were convicted of forming a terrorist ring which works on trafficking explosive materials.

Speaker affirms support to Bahraini workers

Bahrain News Agency - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Manama, Apr. 30 (BNA): Speaker of the Representatives Council Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla has reiterated the parliamentary support to Bahraini workers, highlighting the importance of doubling efforts to increase production for the sake of Bahrain and ...

Bahrain launches new tourism identity, eyes $1bn revenues by 2020

ArabianBusiness.com - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Bahrain on Tuesday launched its new tourism identity under the slogan of 'Ours. Yours' as part of plans to further diversify the national economy away from its dependence on oil.

Bahrain's parliament calls on state to declare war on Iran and Hezbollah

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The parliament's statement followed a statement released by Bahrain's Defense Forces, denouncing a terror attack that took place earlier on Tuesday in the northern village of Karbabad.
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