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1 hr ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Marine helicopter crashes while trying to land aboard the USS Mesa Verde

A Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 , 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares to land aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde.

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5 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Major breakthrough in GCC-Qatar dispute

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah, who presided over a key GCC meeting in Jeddah on Saturday, gave the good news, but The move comes following a major diplomatic blitz launched by Saudi Arabia under the leadership of Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal when he visited Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE prior to the GCC meeting in ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | AME Info

Zain Bahrain celebrates 11th anniversary of 'Back to School CSR...

Under the patronage of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of trustees to the Royal Charity Organization, Zain Bahrain - the most innovative operator - celebrated the 11th anniversary of its 'Back to School' project.

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19 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Batelco Bahrain CEO Rashid Abdulla steps down [24X7 News Bahrain Online]

Manama: Batelco's Chairman Shaikh Hamad Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa announced that Batelco Group Chief Executive Alan Whelan will assume the lead role for the company's Bahrain operations following the resignation of Rashid Abdulla, Batelco's Bahrain Chief Executive.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Bataan group extended in Mideast

U.S. Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked on the dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall walk across the well deck to board a landing craft to transport them ashore in Djibouti for an exercise, April 15, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Bahrain activist Khawaja on hunger strike, daughter arrested

A Bahraini girl holds a placard and flashing "V" sign for victory during a protest in solidarity with jailed Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humaidan in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, on August 30, 2014.

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AME Info

Bahrain Financing Company expands its retail network to 39 locations

Bahrain Financing Company , the Kingdom's oldest, largest and most reputed money transfer and foreign exchange group, is pleased to announce the opening of its 39th branch in East Riffa.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Cisco joins Samena Council [Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MANAMA: South Asia - Middle East - North Africa Telecommunications Council, a regional industry association, has announced that Cisco Systems has joined it as a member.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times of Israel

Gulf monarchies condemn Islamic State jihadists

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 shows fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant marching in Raqqa, Syria.

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Global Voices Online

Bahraini Activist Maryam Al Khawaja Denied Entry to Her Country, Goes On Hunger Strike

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Yahoo!

Gulf rivals struggle to build anti-jihadist front

Gulf countries, while siding with Washington against Islamic State jihadists, are struggling to build a common front because of differences within their own ranks and with non-Arab Iran.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Bahrain: No invitation to expelled US diplomat

Bahrainis, some of them waving flags, chant anti-government slogans and hold up signs urging freedom for jailed doctors, political leaders and others during a march in Jidhafs, Bahrain, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Freshnews

Jeppesen Appointed By Gulf Air To Provide FliteDeck Pro On iPad

Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation, recently signed a new three-year service contract with Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, to provide the airline with Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag services on iPad.

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AME Info

RBH launches a new cosmetic clinic for women

As part of its continuous efforts to keep updated with the latest medical advancements, services and equipment, Royal Bahrain Hospital , 60-Bed, multi-specialty hospital based in Salmaniya, Bahrain, has recently announced the opening of the Royal Cosmetic Gynaecology Clinic, which is the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council opens Community...

Speaking at a workshop on August 27th entitled "Community Development and Youth Initiatives", HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, said that their Majesties and Highnesses leaders of the GCC States are giving great attention to the needs ofyoung people in the GCC, and providing extensive support ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AME Info

Dr. Fakhro chaired the 1st meeting to follow up the results of the visit made by His Majesty the King

Dr. Fakhro chaired the 1st meeting to follow up the results of the visit made by His Majesty the King Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro chaired the first meeting to follow up the results of the visit made by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the Republic of India, which resulted in many understandings in various areas of ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Top Saudi officials head to Qatar to heal breach

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal addresses a news conference following a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, in Jeddah August 12, 2014.

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DFW Catholic

King of Bahrain Offers to Help 200 Christian Families from Mosul

The King of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, has said he is willing to help 200 Christian families forced from the homes in Mosul, according to a senior Church official in the region.

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Al Bawaba

Anti-government protests break out in Bahrain

Bahraini regime forces used tear gas and fired bullets to disperse demonstrators in the capital Manama and other different cities and villages in the Persian Gulf state.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

AME Info

"Building Community and Youth Initiatives" workshop discusses...

A youth workshop organized by the Secretariat General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf - entitled "Building Community and Youth Initiatives" - will commence in the Kingdom of Bahrain, at the Diplomat Radisson Blu.

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