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  1. Bahrain: Halt the Expulsion of Taimoor KarimiRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Amnesty International USA

    Bahraini lawyer, Taimoor Karimi , was stripped of his nationality in 2012 and has been effectively rendered stateless. He is at risk of imminent expulsion after the Appeal Court in Manama upheld his sentence on 23 May. 2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.

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  2. Bahrain Financial Harbour skyscrapers in Manama.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund, known as Mumtalakat, plans over $400 million this year on international investments in a bid to diversify its economy away from oil, Bloomberg reports. The change in policy focus comes at a time when Gulf sovereigns are struggling with the impact of lower oil prices.

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  3. GE is grabbing a $1.4 billion slice of Saudi Arabia's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... al-Falih speaks to the media at the company's booth during Petrotech 2014, a petrochemicals conference, at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre in Manama May 19, 2014. Immelt met Monday in Jiddah with Khaled al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's new ...

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  4. GCC entities raise $118.65bn via bonds and sukuksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Peninsula

    ... During 2015, a total of $53.498bn was raised by the GCC central banks, namely by the Central Bank of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and Oman. The Central Bank of Kuwait raised the highest amount with $23.347bn, representing 43.64 percent of the total ...

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  5. DSI hunts Thai gangs involved in Bahrain sex tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Bangkok Post

    The Department of Special Investigation is tracking down two gangs of Thais believed to have lured 13 Thai women into the flesh trade in Bahrain. The DSI's move came after the Thai women had been rescued by Bahrain police who later sent them to the Thai embassy in Manama, Bahrain.

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    Wednesday May 18 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar National Human Right Committee yesterday concluded a training workshop at Isa Cultural Centre in Bahrain, in collaboration with Bahrain Human Rights Society. QNHRC conducted the workshop from May 16 to 18, as part of its regional role and training programme.

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  7. 'Premier Group International Officers Attend World Trade Week Opening Breakfast'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | PR Log

    ... produce and/or certify are truly 100% pure. Of particular interest to the visitors was the Gulf Coast Country of Bahrain. "Bahrain appears to have taken the lead in international trade with countries like the U.S." says Mr. Barry. "We are interested ...

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  8. Nasdaq BWise GRC Platform selected by Bank ABC for Risk, Compliance and AuditRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | PressReleasePoint

    May 17, 2016 - Nasdaq BWise , a global leader in enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance , announced today that it has been selected by Bank ABC, an international bank headquartered in Bahrain, to support and further enhance their risk management, compliance and internal audit processes as well as reporting. By implementing the BWise integrated GRC platform, Bank ABC will reduce the burden and costs of compliance, gain control over their key organizational risks and streamline their audit processes.

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  9. Nasdaq BWise GRC selected By Bank ABCRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | Finextra Research news

    Nasdaq BWise , a global leader in enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance , announced today that it has been selected by Bank ABC, an international bank headquartered in Bahrain, to support and further enhance their risk management, compliance and internal audit processes as well as reporting. By implementing the BWise integrated GRC platform, Bank ABC will reduce the burden and costs of compliance, gain control over their key organizational risks and streamline their audit processes.

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  10. Saudi bride divorced minutes after marriage, because she was busy on phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Indian Express

    A bride in Manama, Bahrain's capital, was divorced by her husband withing minutes of the two getting married because the she was busy chatting with her friends on her phone, while the husband was trying to talk, said a Gulf News report . Apparently, the groom felt ignored when he tried to get close to her and she didn't acknowledge his presence.

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  11. How the King of Bahrain's close relationship with generations of British royalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Daily Mail

    Friend of 'the Firm': How the King of Bahrain's close relationship with three generations of British royals has spanned decades and endured strain of Arab Spring As she celebrated her 90th birthday with a star-studded extravaganza, the Queen surrounded herself with familiar faces - and some not-so-familiar ones. In the front row of the Royal Box were many of her immediate family - Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

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  12. Indian warships enter Manama on a four-day visiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, May 16 : Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak under the command of Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM entered Manama on Monday. During the visit, the crew of IN ships will undertake professional interactions with the Royal Bahrain Naval Force pertaining to nuances of maritime operations, including means of combating maritime terrorism and piracy.

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  13. Bahrain's First Floating Hotel OpenedRead the original story

    Monday May 16 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Bahrain's first floating hotel, which is also the first floating hotel in the Arabian Gulf Region, officially opened its doors here, on Sunday, Bahrain News Agency reported. The event was inaugurated by Bahrain Authority for Tourism and Exhibition Chief Executive Officer Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al-Khalifa.

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  14. Former Gulf Air acting CEO confirmed in top roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Air Transport World

    ... predecessor Samer Majali. Al Musallam had tendered his resignation in January this year, immediately following the Bahrain International Airshow, at which he announced major changes to the airline's orders with Airbus and Boeing . It was never ...

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  15. US, France and Aust equestrians take top Windsor titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Horsetalk

    ... watched as the USA's Kent Farrington claimed the biggest spoils of the week in the Grand Prix for the Kingdom of Bahrain Trophy. Despite a valiant challenge by Britain's John Whitaker (Argento), who thrilled the home crowd, the American visitor took ...

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  16. Kent Farrington pips John Whitaker to Windsor grand prixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Horse and Hound

    American Kent Farrington brought Creedance to Royal Windsor Horse Show to give the nine-year-old some experience - and walked away with both the weekend's big classes . Having won Saturday's Kingdom of Bahrain Stakes for the King's Cup, the pair also took today's Grand Prix for the Kingdom of Bahrain Trophy .

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  17. From Bahrain to WTLC: my journey to bringing NBA video gaming to my home countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Welcome to Loud City

    ... and particularly about the Oklahoma City Thunder is my passion since the first day I became a Thunder fan. I live in Bahrain, and initially, I unleashed this passion through launching my own blog where I would simply write about basketball. I knew ...

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  18. Queen steps out at Royal Windsor Horse ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Horsetalk

    ... on Saturday. The Queen, 90, was present at prize giving ceremonies in the Castle Arena, including the Kingdom of Bahrain Stakes for The King's Cup and Her Majesty The Queen's Challenge Cup For Service Team Jumping. She also made her way over to the ...

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  19. Red Bull bemoans 'underwhelming' new engine dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Bangkok Post

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has accused Formula One's rulers of taking a soft option in their confirmation of a long-awaited new deal on future engine regulations. Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone speaks with Red Bull team boss Christian Horner ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix in Manama, on April 3, 2016 Horner spoke out at a news conference at the Circuit de Catalunya, describing the new agreement to run from 2017 to 2020 as "a little underwhelming" and "a very soft agreement between the manufacturers and the FIA."

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  20. Thai women in Bahrain sex racketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Bangkok Post

    ... Ms Phennapha's mother on March 8 that she could find a job for Ms Phennapha as a masseuse in Manama, the capital of Bahrain. However, Ms Phennapha had to pay 300,000 baht to process documents and for other fees, according to the Help Crime Victims ...

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