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  1. Abdullah's Real LegacyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Foreign Affairs

    When the recently deceased Saudi king, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, was crown prince, Western capitals worried that, when he eventually assumed the throne, Abdullah would be focused on internal Arab identity issues and would be less friendly or flexible when it came to outside powers' priorities, such as regional security. His legacy will turn out to be more textured than any could have imagined.

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  2. Air chief discuss defence ties, bilateral cooperation with Bahrain officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Times

    MANAMA Pakistan Air Force Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt on Monday visited the General Headquarters of Bahrain Defence Forces and met Bahrain's defence authorities. The air chief who is visiting Bahrain on the official invitation of Royal Bahrain Air Force, upon his arrival was presented with the Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent.

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  3. Sailing: All new Sailing Arabia - The Tour to provide exacting test for sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: An all new format and a new route is set to give EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour greater prominence in 2015 as the appeal of the Gulf region's leading offshore race extends further afield. Sponsored once again by EFG, the leading global private banking group, SATT 2015 will see a radical change to the 700 nautical-miles route around the Arabian Peninsula as the introduction of training sessions and a new starting point create a more exacting test for sailors in the form of strong and sustained headwinds in the early stages.

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  4. Cyprus President's Bahrain visit postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Cyprus Weekly

    President Nicos Anastasiades has postponed his official visit to Bahrain due to the country announcing a 40-day mourning period for the late King of Saudi Arabia. According to an announcement on Sunday morning, Anastasides will on Monday, January 26 travel to Saudi Arabia to pay his respects to the new king and royal family and return to Cyprus on Tuesday.

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  5. Saudi King Salman appoints new generation to enter the line to the throne as Abdullah buriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    As Saudi Arabia mourned its late ruler, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud quickly set the course for the monarchy's future Friday by naming a second-in-line to the throne from the next generation of princes for the first time. The appointment came as the ultraconservative Sunni-ruled kingdom buried King Abdullah after a subdued and austere funeral attended by Muslim dignitaries from around the world.

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  6. New generation enters line to Saudi throne as king mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    As Saudi Arabia mourned its late ruler, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud quickly set the course for the monarchy's future Friday by naming a second-in-line to the throne from the next generation of princes for the first time. The appointment came as the ultraconservative Sunni-ruled kingdom buried King Abdullah after a subdued and austere funeral attended by Muslim dignitaries from around the world.

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  7. Qatar mourns King AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Peninsula

    The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with the new Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud , offering janaza prayers in Riyadh yesterday. DOHA: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has declared three days of national mourning in the country following the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud yesterday.

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  8. New Saudi king seeks to reassure on succession and policyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Saudi King Salman pledged on Friday to maintain existing energy and foreign policies then quickly moved to appoint younger men as his heirs, settling the succession for years to come by naming a deputy crown prince from his dynasty's next generation. By appointing his youngest half-brother Muqrin, 69, as Crown Prince and nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, 55, as Deputy Crown Prince, Salman has swiftly quelled speculation about internal palace rifts at a moment of great regional turmoil.

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  9. New Saudi King seeks to reassure on succession policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Saudi King Salman pledged on Friday to maintain existing energy and foreign policies then quickly moved to appoint younger men as his heirs, settling the succession for years to come by naming a deputy crown prince from his dynasty's next generation. By appointing his youngest half-brother Muqrin, 69, as Crown Prince and nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, 55, as Deputy Crown Prince, Salman has swiftly quelled speculation about internal palace rifts at a moment of great regional turmoil.

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  10. New Saudi King Seeks to Reassure on Succession, PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Voice of America

    Saudi King Salman pledged on Friday to maintain existing energy and foreign policies then quickly moved to appoint younger men as his heirs, settling the succession for years to come by naming a deputy crown prince from his dynasty's next generation. King Abdullah died early on Friday after a short illness.

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  11. Qatar orthopaedic review course heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Hamad Medical Corporation hosted the second Qatar orthopaedic review course, bringing together experts from across the world. The course, organised by Bone and Joint Center in collaboration with the Department of Medical Education provided high quality education and training to orthopaedic residents, particularly those planning to take the upcoming board examinations.

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  12. Canada's Flourishing Arms Trade with Middle East DictatorshipsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dissident Voice

    Psst. Looking for arms? Guns, ammunition, high tech supplies, armoured vehicles, and more, all quality Canadian made. Background check? We can get around that.

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  13. Sliding oil prices beat Gulf stock values downRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Arab Times

    DUBAI, Jan 18, : When Saudi Arabia announced last July that it would open its stock market to direct foreign investment, a common worry among fund managers was that when the reform finally took place, the market would simply be too expensive to buy. Sky-high valuations were a feature of Gulf Arab bourses for most of last year as the region basked in huge oil revenues, rapid economic growth and rock-bottom interest rates.

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  14. Sliding oil beats Gulf stock values down to reasonable levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Daily Star

    DUBAI: When Saudi Arabia announced last July that it would open its stock market to direct foreign investment, a common concern among fund managers was that when the reform finally took place, the market would simply be too expensive to buy. Sky-high valuations were a feature of Gulf Arab bourses for most of last year as the region basked in huge oil revenues, rapid economic growth and rock-bottom interest rates.

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  15. Mideast Weekahead-Sliding oil beats Gulf stock values down to reasonable levelsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Reuters

    When Saudi Arabia announced last July that it would open its stock market to direct foreign investment, a common worry among fund managers was that when the reform finally took place, the market would simply be too expensive to buy. Sky-high valuations were a feature of Gulf Arab bourses for most of last year as the region basked in huge oil revenues, rapid economic growth and rock-bottom interest rates.

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  16. Ambassador list becomes footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 11: After nearly eight months in office without appointing a single ambassador, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instead decided to call the entire corps of Indian envoys abroad for a pep talk next month. But those in his government who have to send out invitations to these ambassadors and high commissioners are scratching their heads about how to seat the invitees in the Vigyan Bhavan hall in the capital without causing embarrassment.

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  17. Living and working in BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Examiner.com

    The Middle East in general is largely known for its expat population. While the UAE has been the preferred destination for most expats, Bahrain , Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia have also become popular amongst expats in the last few decades.

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  18. Bayut.com announces new investor, aggressive expansion plans in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | AME Info

    GWR is a mystery shopping company that applies qualitya control for several accounts in 15 countries in the MENA region. Once you become a part-time shopper with us, you will enjoy visits to many leading restaurants, well-known fashion retail shops, and other interesting venues all during your free time.

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  19. Lebanon's Cards and Payments Industry - New Market ReportRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | PR-inside.com

    Lebanese payments cards registered positive growth during the review period, recording a compound annual growth rate of 3.41%, increasing from 1.6 million cards in circulation in 2009 to 1.8 million by the end of 2013. In terms of transaction value, payment cards valued LBP15.5 trillion in 2013, after registering a review-period CAGR of 12.07%.

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  20. Indian ex-servicemen to be honoured in BahrainRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Newkerala.com

    Eighty Indian ex-servicemen now working in Bahrain will be honoured by the Mahatma Gandhi Cultural Forum under the patronage of the Gulf nation's labour ministry and Indian embassy Jan 9. The event, 'Gandhi Darshan Pravasi Sangamam', coincides with the 100th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa and will be held at the Indian School's Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town near Bahrain's capital Manama, Gulf Daily News reported Thursday. The chief guest will be Bahrain Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan, while Ram Singh, first secretary for labour and community welfare, will be the guest of honour.

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