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Experience Priceless Arabia with ABK MasterCard credit cards
Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait has announced the launch of the Priceless Arabia campaign for its MasterCard Credit cardholders in collaboration with MasterCard.
Hagel lands in Kabul amid chaos over security deal
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addresses the International Institute of Strategic Studies conference in Manama, Bahrain, on Saturday.
The Straits Times
US defence chief Chuck Hagel lands in Kabul amid chaos over security deal
United States Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during the 9th International Institute for Strategic Studies Regional Security Summit in the Bahraini capital Manama, on Saturday, Dec 7, 2013.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Kaine: Navy has long-term role in Gulf
Sailors from Hampton Roads are likely to keep steaming east to the Persian Gulf for some time to come, playing a critical role in keep sea lanes open through the Strait of Hormuz that links the oil-rich area to the rest of the world, Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday, during a break in a visit to the region.
Official Wire News
Hagel Tours USS Ponce During Bahrain Visit
MANAMA, Bahrain, Dec. 6, 2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel started his first full day in Bahrain this week by visiting service members and civilian mariners aboard the USS Ponce, which he called "a purely remarkable ship."
E&Y team to hold key talks with clients
MANAMA : A team from Ernst and Young's forensic technologies and discovery services team in London is currently in Bahrain to meet clients in the banking and insurance sectors.
Indian embassy in Bahrain to get new building - Indiatalkies.com
Dubai, Nov 30: The groundbreaking ceremony of the much-awaited new building of the Indian Embassy in Seef, Bahrain, will be held next week.
Stars and Stripes
Navy CNO confirms expanded footprint in Bahrain
Luke Alvarez, petty officer third class, asks Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert about the future strategic direction of the Navy's role in Bahrain, at an all-hands call on Naval Support Activity Bahrain on Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013.
Background on MERS: UAE, Qatar have highest expat ratio in GCC
Many thanks to Lucie Lecomte for sending the link to this report in Emirates24/7.com: UAE, Qatar have highest expat ratio in GCC .
Ekklesia Daily News
UK prioritises Eurofighter deals over human rights, says CAAT
Despite mounting concerns about human rights abuses, David Cameron continues to promote UK weapons sales in the Gulf States, visiting the United Arab Emirates to lobby for a A 6 billion pound deal for BAE Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets.