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  1. Indebted Indian Man Commits Suicide in BahrainRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | INDOlink

    Pramu Sudheer, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his Muharraq City labour accommodation along with a suicide note on Saturday morning. Mr Sudheer who hailed from Kerala hanged himself from a ceiling fan on Saturday morning, his cousin Prasanna Kumar was quoted as saying by the Gulf Daily news."

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  2. Oman manager Le Guen has no intention to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Frenchman Paul Le Guen categorically stated on Monday that he has no intention to quit and he is here to stay as Oman national team coach. "I am a man of commitment.

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  3. WHO on MERS cases in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    On 20 May 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of the first laboratory confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection. On 21 May, two additional confirmed cases were reported.

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  4. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Republic of KoreaRead the original story

    Sunday | World Health Organization

    On 20 May 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of the first laboratory confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection. On 21 May, two additional confirmed cases were reported.

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  5. MERS-CoV threat rising following new reported cases in South Korea: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The China Post

    Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control warned on Friday of the growing threat from MERS-CoV in the country after neighboring South Korea reported its first three such cases earlier this week. Patient zero, a 68-year-old male who visited Bahrain to discuss an agricultural project between April 18 and May 3, returned to South Korea on May 4 and developed MERS-CoV symptoms seven days later, the CDC said, citing South Korean officials.

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  6. New Report Available: Bahrain Retail Report Q2 2015Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | PR-inside.com

    Despite being the smallest country in the Gulf Cooperation Council by t he size of its area, population and economy, Bahrain retains its potential in the retail sector. Bahrainis are among the most affluent people in the world and the country benefits from its close relations to Saudi Arabia.

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  7. With oil cheap, public pressure grows on Gulf sovereign fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | AME Info

    When oil prices were high, the Gulf funds - which include some of the largest in the world - came under little public scrutiny. Government coffers were awash with energy revenues and the financial futures of the Gulf Arab states seemed secure.

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  8. peninsula-logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar is the second most tourism friendly destination in the Middle East and North Africa region. The World Economic Forum has ranked the country as the second most competitive travel and tourism destination in Mena in its 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report.

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  9. Blatter fears Israel vote could set dangerous precedentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Jewish Journal

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks at the 26th Asian Football Confederation Congress in Manama, Bahrain April 30, 2015. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed FIFA president Sepp Blatter is worried that a dangerous precedent will be set if the Palestinian Authority goes ahead and asks for a vote to suspend Israel at the annual Congress of soccer's governing body on May 29. Blatter, who is standing for re-election at the Congress, said the dispute was "the biggest challenge" facing him as he comes to the end of his current mandate, and added that Israel had not broken any FIFA statutes.

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  10. Eating like a king-or at least an emirRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Politico

    The king of Saudi Arabia might have skipped the Gulf summit this week and the king of Bahrain might have preferred a horse show with Queen Elizabeth , but at least the emir of Qatar showed up this week to answer President Barack Obama's invitation to Camp David. Before decamping for the Catoctin Mountains, though, he wanted dinner at the new Washington landmark funded by his own country.

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  11. Weak oil likely to hit Bahrain residential rentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Al Bawaba

    With low oil prices eroding Bahrain's economy, the residential market remains at high risk of losing its momentum of growth. With weak oil prices eroding Bahrain's economy, the residential market remains at high risk of losing its momentum of growth, with declines likely towards the end of the year as demand starts to wane, a report said.

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  12. Snubbed by Saudi Arabia, what can Obama salvage from Arab summit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Daily Times

    While hosting the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council in Washington and at Camp David this week, President Barack Obama faces a hard sell: assuring the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia that the United States has an Iran policy that encompasses their security needs. He must also encourage the six countries to work together for their own collective security, but in a way that dovetails with American strategic goals.

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  13. FIFA President Sepp Blatter reportedly wona t step foot in U.S. because of FBI investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Washington Post

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter, center, arrives at the 26th Asian Football Confederation Congress in Manama, Bahrain last month. The last time FIFA President Sepp Blatter stepped foot in the United States was reportedly in 2011 .

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  14. Qatar Airways announces double the luxury offer on world's best business classRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Al Bawaba

    Qatar Airways is offering customers in Saudi Arabia a fabulous Double The Luxury promotion for Premium Class travel to exciting destinations around the world. Passengers booking a Business Class or First Class ticket will receive a complimentary ticket for a companion by just paying the taxes and applicable surcharges.

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  15. Emaar Hospitality Group strengthens global expansion with management contracts in Nigeria & BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Hospitality Net

    The Address Hotels + Resorts signs management contract to operate The Address Centenary City Abuja & The Address Residences Centenary City Abuja in Nigeria In Bahrain, Emaar Hospitality Group will operate The Address Marassi Al Bahrain, The Address Residences Marassi Al Bahrain, Vida Marassi Al Bahrain and Vida Residences Marassi Al Bahrain Underlines strong global credentials as provider of niche lifestyle experiences, especially in mixed-use projects comprising hotels and serviced residences At the Arabian Travel Market today, Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality & leisure business of global developer Emaar Properties, announced its ambitious international expansion to Nigeria and Bahrain through hotel and serviced residence management contracts.

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  16. Saudi Arabia's King Salman to miss US summit hosted by ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Times of Oman

    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia will not attend a landmark summit hosted by President Barack Obama. Washington: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia will not attend a landmark summit hosted by President Barack Obama.

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  17. Sajaya Young Ladies participates in GCC Girls Cultural and Social Forum in BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | AME Info

    An elite group of Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah is participating in the GCC Girls Cultural and Social Forum, taking place in Manama, Bahrain, from May 5th to 11th, to discuss topics and issues that concern GCC girls. Four girls from Sajaya : Shmasa Hassan Ali and Marwa Hamad AlShaer, Aisha Saif Alghawy, Jawaher Hussen Alnaqeeb are participating in the one-week forum as part of a UAE delegation under the umbrella of the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare, where Sajaya girls will present paperwork on Sajaya organisation and entrepreneurship.

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  18. Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay teams up with Bentley Bahrain,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Al Bawaba

    Guests at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay can get a head start on summer, thanks to a special partnership with Bentley Bahrain giving registered Hotel guests the chance get in the custom designed seats of the new Mulsanne when arriving to or departing from the Hotel. The luxurious handcrafted Mulsanne is now available to guests of Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay.

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  19. Obama guidance, press schedule May 9, 10, 2015Read the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Chicago Sun-Times

    On Monday, the President will deliver remarks at an event bringing together emerging entrepreneurs from across the United States and around the world to highlight the importance of investing in women and young entrepreneurs to create innovative solutions to some of the world's toughest challenges, including poverty, climate change, extremism, as well as access to education and healthcare. This event comes ahead of the President's travel to this summer's Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya and provides a unique opportunity to galvanize global attention on emerging entrepreneurs.

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  20. Rotana crowned 'Middle East's Leading Hotel Brand' at ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | AME Info

    Rotana once again emerged the big winner at the Middle East Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards 2015, claiming as many as 15 awards to reinforce its preeminent position in the regional hospitality landscape. Rotana was chosen as 'Middle East's Leading Hotel Brand' for the ninth successive year, and took home numerous awards in the individual categories including "Middle East's Leading Corporate Resort" for Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, "Middle East's Leading City Hotel" for Al Murooj Rotana Dubai, and 'Middle East's Leading Luxury Hotel Apartments' for Arjaan by Rotana in Dubai Media City.

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