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1 hr ago | Tehran Times

Bahrain sentences 12 protesters to life in prison

A Bahraini court has sentenced 12 anti-regime protesters to life in prison as pressure on dissidents mounts in the Persian Gulf country.

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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Bahrain moves to deport Shiite cleric

MANAMA, Bahrain: Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Wednesday that the Gulf state has decided to deport a leading Shiite cleric born in the country in a move likely to exacerbate tensions between the government and the Shiite-led opposition.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Saudi prince says Gulf states must balance threat from Iran

A senior member of Saudi Arabia's royal family said on Wednesday that Gulf states should work on acquiring nuclear know-how to balance any threat from Iran.

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5 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Bahrain hosts GCC's second National and Regional Security Conference

WAM MANAMA, 23rd April, 2014 -- In the presence of and under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Bahrain is hosting the Gulf Cooperation Council 's Second Conference on National and Regional Security.

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9 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Bahraini Crown Prince receives UK Minister of State for Armed Forces

WAM MANAMA, 23rd April, 2014 -- HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain's Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, has received the United Kingdom's Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Mark Francois, and his accompanying delegation.

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10 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Bahrain captures two escaped inmates

MANAMA: Bahraini authorities caught two inmates Wednesday after their escape from a main jail prompted the dismissal of the Gulf kingdom's prisons chief, the interior ministry said.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Star Online

Bahrain sentences 12 people for life for spying, Iran links

A Bahraini court has sentenced 12 men to life in prison for spying, receiving training from Iran's Revolutionary Guard and processing weapons and explosives, a defence lawyer and rights activist said on Tuesday.

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AlertNet

Bahrain sentences 12 people for life for spying, Iran links

A Bahraini court has sentenced 12 men to life in prison for spying, receiving training from Iran's Revolutionary Guard and processing weapons and explosives, a defence lawyer and rights activist said on Tuesday.

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The Peninsula

Investcorp says to acquire U.S.-based Totes Isotoner Co...

MANAMA: Bahrain-based alternative investment fund Investcorp said on Tuesday it had agreed to acquire U.S.-based accessories brand Totes Isotoner Corp in partnership with private equity firm Freeman Spogli & Co.

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The Peninsula

Islamic finance body IIFM eyes first sukuk standard

MANAMA: The Bahrain-based International Islamic Financial Market will develop its first standard contract template for sukuk , and aims to double the number of its standards as early as next year, its chief executive told Reuters.

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Al Bawaba

Bahrainis continue anti-government demonstrations

On Monday, people in the town of A'ali and in the villages of Maqsha, Karbabad, and Ma'ameer took to streets to express their anger over the recent death of an anti-government protester.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Duqm could become the next Singapore

Special to Times of Oman A noteworthy geopolitical shift is emerging that the media have yet to report on.

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UPI

Bahrain courts energy investors

Bahrain said it expects more than 100 delegates to be on hand to show international investors the opportunities present in the nation's energy sector.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Arab Times

'Pillars' of Gulf House

THE structure of the Gulf Cooperation Council nations indicates the people are one family and none of them will shy away when it comes to keeping their house intact.

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Sunherald.com

Ministry: 2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombing

A statement Saturday from the Interior Ministry said the blast happened in Mughsha, a village along a highway west of the capital.

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The Daily Star

Two killed in Bahrain car explosion: Interior Ministry

MANAMA: An explosion in a car killed two people and wounded a third in Bahrain Saturday, the Interior Ministry said.

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Al Jazeera

Two killed in Bahrain car blast

Explosion in a car kills two and wounds a third in a mostly Shia village outside the capital, interior ministry says.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Death notices, April 20, 2014

Survivors include her husband, Charles; two sons, Tom Hershman of Montrose and Steve Hershman of Grand Junction; two sisters, Norma Jean Krebs of Ankeny, Iowa and Barbara Duitscher of Clear Lake, Iowa; and five grandchildren.

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Reuters

Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police: family

A Bahraini man died on Friday from shotgun pellet wounds sustained during clashes with police almost two months ago, rights activists said, becoming the first person to be killed in such circumstances since February last year.

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The Baltimore Sun

Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police: family

A Bahraini man died on Friday from shotgun pellet wounds sustained during clashes with police almost two months ago, rights activists said, becoming the first person to be killed in such circumstances since February last year.

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