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  1. Gulf Air officially opens its new sales office in MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, officially opened its new sales office in Muscat on Thursday. Under the patronage of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Sultanate of Oman Mohammed Saleh Al Shaikh Ali, the new office was inaugurated in the presence of Hamad bin Ali Mohammed Al Abri Director General of Air Transportation at Oman Civil Aviation Authority, Gulf Air Senior Manager Sales Ahmed Al Matrook, Gulf Air Country Manager for Oman, Ahmed Ramadhan, Hormaz J. Muncherjee, General Manager of Sama Travel & Services International, travel agents and local media representatives.

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  2. Bahraini protester dies from poisonous gas inhalationRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Tehran Times

    ... gas. An international campaign was launched in 2013 to pressure countries that were becoming engaged in a deal with Bahrain to supply the country with millions of tear gas canisters. The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has also blasted Manama for the ...

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  3. DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 5Read the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Reuters

    ... rate decision - 1400 GMT. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 MANAMA - GCC Financial Forum 2015 (to Feb. 25). Central Bank of Bahrain Governor Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj will be the key speaker at the forum. BUDAPEST - Central Bank of Hungary rate-setting meeting. ...

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  4. British government supports Bahrain dictatorshipRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Dear Kitty

    Bahrain will now potentially play host to a British military presence for the long-term, despite the Gulf state's brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protests over the past several years. This has been no tea party.

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  5. Canadian company Katch Kan launches its Middle East operations from BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Katch Kan Holdings announced the opening of its office in the Kingdom of Bahrain, its first outside Canada and the USA. The new office aims to strengthen the company's presence in the Middle East and enables it to provide additional comprehensive services and support to meet the increasing needs of customers and expand their overall global business reach.

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  6. Bahrain protester dies from poisonous gas inhalationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... gas. An international campaign was launched in 2013 to pressure countries that were becoming engaged in a deal with Bahrain to supply the country with millions of tear gas canisters. The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has also blasted Manama for the ...

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  7. DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 4Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Reuters

    ... rate decision - 1400 GMT. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 MANAMA - GCC Financial Forum 2015 (to Feb. 25). Central Bank of Bahrain Governor Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj will be the key speaker at the forum. BUDAPEST - Central Bank of Hungary rate-setting meeting. ...

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  8. Bahrain's Foreign Minister to visit IndiaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Bahrain's Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa is paying an official visit to New Delhi on February 22 at the invitation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. He will be co-chairing the first meeting of the India-Bahrain High Joint Commission with Swaraj.

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  9. Bottas preferred Bahrain over BarcelonaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | INAUTONEWS

    Feb.19 Valtteri Bottas has lamented the end of winter testing in the island Kingdom of Bahrain. Previously, F1 teams made the pre-season trip to the Middle East to avoid Europe's cold winter, but the practice was stopped for 2015 as a cost-saving measure.

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  10. Bahrain confirms six-month sentence for opposition official -lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | AlertNet

    A Bahrain appeals court on Sunday upheld a six-month prison sentence against a senior leader of the main Shi'ite opposition al-Wefaq group handed down last month over tweets about election financing, his lawyer said. Jameel Kadhim, a former parliament member and president of al-Wefaq's consultative council, was sentenced to six months in jail and fined 500 dinars by a court in Manama on charges of making false allegations that undermined national elections.

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  11. Sailing: 11 teams set sail on long journey in pursuit of SATT 2015 honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Members of a participating team pose for a group photo along with chief guest His Highness Sayyid Kamil bin Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said during the opening ceremony of the Sailing Arabia - The Tour on Sunday. Photo - ISMAIL AL FARSI/Times of Oman Muscat: Eleven teams took to full mast as they started the fifth Sailing Arabia - The Tour , launching for the first time from Muscat and concluding in Manama, Bahrain across six legs.

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  12. Valentine's Day teddy bears against dictatorship in BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Dear Kitty

    ... the anniversary with a three-day strike, in which businesses in villages and protest areas shut down. According to Bahrain Mirror , an opposition online publication in Arabic, the teddy bear has become a "political icon" used by the protesters for ...

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  13. The World in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    Bahrain protesters mark anniversary MANAMA, Bahrain -- Protesters took to the streets in predominantly Shiite areas of Bahrain and set tires alight along a major highway Saturday to mark the fourth anniversary of widespread protests calling for change in the tiny island nation.

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  14. Cops fire tear gas to disperse Bahrain demoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Star Online

    DUBAI: Bahraini police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of Syiah protesters who took to the streets on the fourth anniversary of an uprising that deeply divided the key US ally. Police deployed heavily as men and women carrying Bahrain's red and white flag alongside portraits of detained activists chanted "Down Hamad", in reference to the Sunni king, witnesses said.

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  15. Sailing: Teams all set for Sailing Arabia - The Tour after four-day trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Times of Oman

    ... ake them from Muscat to Manama, with stops in some of the best marinas of the region located in Oman, UAE, Qatar and Bahrain.

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  16. Teddy Bears Face Off with Police as Bahrain Marks its Fourth Anniversary of Anti-Regime ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Global Voices Online

    ... available to everyone. A giant Godzilla-like ape appears to guard a makeshift barricade put up by protesters in Bahrain today. Barricades made out of debris, construction material, plants and rubbish are erected by protesters on roads leading to ...

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  17. Bahrain police fire tear gas as protests mark uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Dubai---Bahraini police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of Shiite protesters who took to the streets for Saturday's fourth anniversary of an uprising that deeply divided the key US ally. Amnesty International urged Bahrain to "rein in" its security forces and "seize the opportunity of the fourth anniversary of the uprising to announce genuine and long overdue reforms".

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  18. Strike of Defiance: Tear gas floods Bahrain as protests mark 2011 uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Russia Taday

    ... Base of the US Fifth Fleet and a Western ally in the fight against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, or ISIL), Bahrain saw major Shia protests in February four years ago, but they were cracked down by Saudi-backed authorities, who support the ...

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  19. Bahrain activists rally, burn tires on uprising anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Evening Sun

    Protesters took to the streets in predominantly Shiite areas of Bahrain and set tires alight along a major highway Saturday to mark the fourth anniversary of widespread protests calling for reform in the tiny island nation. The demonstrations commemorate the start of Arab Spring-inspired protests on Feb. 14, 2011, dominated by the country's Shiite majority that sought greater political rights from the Western-allied Sunni monarchy.

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  20. Protests set to mark four years after Bahrain uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Bahrain's opposition has called for protests on Saturday's fourth anniversary of an uprising that deeply divided the key US ally in the worst internal crisis to hit a Gulf Arab state. The radical February 14 Coalition, a cyber youth group, urged demonstrations and strikes across the tiny kingdom under the slogan "Strike of defiance".

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