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3 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Norfolk-based ships deploy to Bahrain amid strained relations

Two coastal patrol ships left Naval Station Norfolk Wednesday and headed to Bahrain, where relations are strained with the U.S. after the country expelled a U.S. diplomat earlier this week.

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5 hrs ago | News Times

Starwood's Westin brand passes 200 mark

The Westin Beijing Financial Street in Beijing, China, one of the 200 hotels the Starwood brand has opened worldwide.

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15 hrs ago | KAUZ

Bahrain questions activists after diplomat meeting

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction on bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges.

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15 hrs ago | KLKN

Bahrain questions activists after diplomat meeting

Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms.

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18 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

AFN station in Bahrain undergoing upgrade in July

Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Schott, left, and Rolando Rivera work on giving the American Forces Network radio studio in Bahrain a much-needed facelift, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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23 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

GFH to develop mixed-use, community in Dubailand

Gulf Finance House , the Bahrain based Islamic investment bank, today announced that it has signed a land sale agreement with Dubai Properties Group to establish a new mixed-use residential development in its DUBAILAND district.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Economist

Bridging the Gulf

IN FEBRUARY, Kamal Ahmed, the transport minister of the tiny Gulf state of Bahrain, told Arabian Business that "no-one wants" the top job at Gulf Air, the country's flag-carrier.

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Navy Times

U.S. diplomat says Bahrain expulsion 'not about me'

MANAMA, Bahrain A senior U.S. diplomat ordered to leave the Middle Eastern nation of Bahrain after meeting with a leading Shiite opposition group says the American ally's move appears aimed at undermining reconciliation efforts between the government and the opposition.

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KAUZ

US diplomat says Bahrain expulsion 'not about me'

As Washington state readied to become only the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally without a doctor's note, lines were already forming in front of the lucky few stores that got last-minute... Marijuana growers loaded trucks with boxes of packaged pot on Tuesday as lines of customers grew outside a handful of stores poised to be ... (more)

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The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Typhoon Neoguri prompts airport closures, evacuation on...

A powerful typhoon pounded across the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa today, as residents took refuge from destructive winds, towering waves and storm surges.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

AME Info

Gulf Air showcases its newest destination to travel agents

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently hosted a familiarization trip for a group of key Bahrain and Kuwait-based travel agents, giving them the opportunity to experience the airline's newest destination, Athens in Greece.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Bahrain orders US diplomat to leave

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says shootings over the Fourth of July weekend that left at least nine people dead and 60 more injured included eight incidents that involved police.

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The Bennington Banner

Bahrain ejects US diplomat after he met Shiites

This undated photo posted on the U.S. State Department website shows Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.

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The Daily Star

Bahrain ejects US diplomat after he met Shiites

MANAMA, Bahrain: Bahrain ordered a top U.S. diplomat to leave the country on Monday, the Foreign Ministry said, after he met with a leading Shiite opposition group.

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Stars and Stripes

Bahrain ejects US diplomat after he met Shiites

This undated photo posted on the U.S. State Department website shows Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.

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Nerve News

Bahrain condemns terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia

The Bahrain government Monday condemned the terrorist attacks that targeted security patrols at Wadia'h border point and the reception building of General Intelligence in Sharorah governorate in Saudi Arabia.

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AME Info

Alba announces the launch of Arabal 2014 website

About This Company SADDA specialize in developing "Total Brand Experience" by offering a complete range of integrated services, include: Architecture, Interior Design, and Branding Some of our clients are: Ashley, Elite Furniture, DAYA'A restaurant, Indoor cafe, Lebnani snack, Stickhouse, Steakanji, Petra visitor center, Istikbal showrooms, and ... (more)

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BBK announces the launch of the Ramadan Loans Festival at the City Centre branch

BBK, Bahrain's pioneer in retail and commercial banking, announces that its City Centre Branch in Manama will be open during evening hours throughout the Holy Month of Ramadhan.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Times of India

Power struggles in Middle East exploit Islam's ancient sectarian rift

Scholars and activists say the sectarian violence gripping the Middle East is not simply the unleashing of religious rivalries once suppressed by the secular autocrats who ruled the region.

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AME Info

Nissan Gulf FZCo conducts 2nd Annual Extended Warranty Training & Awards Ceremony in Bahrain

VRF systems are energy efficient technological advancements in the field of air-conditioning that are finding high acceptability in the Middle East region.

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