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  • Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police … Reuters Middle East - 2 hours 36 minutes ago

    (Corrects attribution of description of man's wounds) MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - A Bahraini man died on Friday from shotgun pellet wounds sustained during clashes … More »Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police …

    (Corrects attribution of description of man's wounds) MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - 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. Rights campaigners …

  • Gulf Arab states agree on measures to heal internal  … Reuters Middle East - 22 hours ago

    Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached … More »Gulf Arab states agree on measures to heal internal  …

    Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar on March 5, accusing Doha of not abiding by November's …

  • Rosberg to hold 'clear-the-air' talks with Hamilton
    Rosberg to hold 'clear-the-air' talks with H … Sport360 - Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    World championship leader Nico Rosberg said that his Mercedes team would sit down on Thursday night and clear the air between him and Lewis Hamilton after their battle … More »Rosberg to hold 'clear-the-air' talks with H …

    Rosberg to hold 'clear-the-air' talks with Hamilton

    World championship leader Nico Rosberg said that his Mercedes team would sit down on Thursday night and clear the air between him and Lewis Hamilton after their battle in Bahrain. Hamilton held off his clearly quicker team-mate over the final few laps to win his second race in a row after a ding-dong duel, during which …

  • Hamilton thinks he has edge over Rosberg ahead of China GP
    Hamilton thinks he has edge over Rosberg ahead of China … Sport360 - Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton is hoping his recent victory in Bahrain has delivered a psychological blow to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as they scrap over this year’s Formula One … More »Hamilton thinks he has edge over Rosberg ahead of China …

    Hamilton thinks he has edge over Rosberg ahead of China GP

    Lewis Hamilton is hoping his recent victory in Bahrain has delivered a psychological blow to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as they scrap over this year’s Formula One world title. Three Grands Prix into the new campaign and the Mercedes duo clearly have the edge, with Rosberg taking the chequered flag in the season-opening …

  • Mercedes keen to pounce on rivals woes at China GP
    Mercedes keen to pounce on rivals woes at China GP Sport360 - Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Three victories out of three, including one-two finishes in Malaysia and Bahrain, tell the story but the Silver Arrows also received boosts this week from two of their … More »Mercedes keen to pounce on rivals woes at China GP

    Mercedes keen to pounce on rivals woes at China GP

    Three victories out of three, including one-two finishes in Malaysia and Bahrain, tell the story but the Silver Arrows also received boosts this week from two of their main rivals. And Red Bull were handed a setback when they lost their appeal against the stripping of 18 points from Daniel Ricciardo for a fuel-flow violation …

  • Saudi Arabia says seizes drugs worth $267 million, arrests … Reuters Middle East - Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Saudi Arabian police have arrested six people and seized illegal drugs worth 1 billion riyals ($267 million) that were being smuggled into the country from neighbouring … More »Saudi Arabia says seizes drugs worth $267 million, arrests …

    Saudi Arabian police have arrested six people and seized illegal drugs worth 1 billion riyals ($267 million) that were being smuggled into the country from neighbouring Bahrain, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. Spokesman Major General Mansour Turki said five Saudi citizens and one Bahraini had been detained in the …

  • Policeman hurt in Bahrain bomb blast - ministry Reuters Middle East - Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    A policeman was wounded when a homemade bomb exploded in a village in Bahrain on Friday, the Interior Ministry said, in the latest of a series of attacks by suspected … More »Policeman hurt in Bahrain bomb blast - ministry

    A policeman was wounded when a homemade bomb exploded in a village in Bahrain on Friday, the Interior Ministry said, in the latest of a series of attacks by suspected Shi'ite Muslim militants on security forces. No one claimed responsibility for the blast in the village of al-Daih, west of the capital Manama. Bahrain …

  • Alwaleed visits Alarab, Rotana offices in Bahrain Saudi Gazette - Wed, Apr 9, 2014

      Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), owner of Alarab Channel and chairman of Rotana, visited Rotana media offices and Alarab headquarters … More »Alwaleed visits Alarab, Rotana offices in Bahrain

      Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), owner of Alarab Channel and chairman of Rotana, visited Rotana media offices and Alarab headquarters at Bahrain World Trade Center recently. Prince Alwaleed met with Alarab and Rotana managements who briefed him on the latest developments in their respective …

  • Mercedes' Lowe sees Rosberg and Hamilton competition as healthy
    Mercedes' Lowe sees Rosberg and Hamilton competition … Sport360 - Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Mercedes executive technical director Paddy Lowe claims the team owed it to Formula One to allow Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to engage in a thrilling wheel-to-wheel … More »Mercedes' Lowe sees Rosberg and Hamilton competition …

    Mercedes' Lowe sees Rosberg and Hamilton competition as healthy

    Mercedes executive technical director Paddy Lowe claims the team owed it to Formula One to allow Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to engage in a thrilling wheel-to-wheel duel in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix. It was captivating stuff and ensured the result was in doubt all the way to the chequered flag, with Hamilton ultimately …

  • Arab youths speak out on issues close to their hearts in major survey
    Arab youths speak out on issues close to their hearts … 7DAYS - Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    The sixth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey, unveiled in Dubai on Monday, included interviews with 3,500 men and women aged 18 to 24 from 16 countries … More »Arab youths speak out on issues close to their hearts …

    Arab youths speak out on issues close to their hearts in major survey

    The sixth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey, unveiled in Dubai on Monday, included interviews with 3,500 men and women aged 18 to 24 from 16 countries in the Arab world.  As well as the UAE, the survey also included young people from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Algeria and Iraq, alongside …

  • Horner: Red Bull won't give up world titles without a fight
    Horner: Red Bull won't give up world titles without … Sport360 - Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Christian Horner insists Red Bull will not be giving up their Formula One world titles without a fight after witnessing Mercedes grind them into Bahrain's desert sand. … More »Horner: Red Bull won't give up world titles without …

    Horner: Red Bull won't give up world titles without a fight

    Christian Horner insists Red Bull will not be giving up their Formula One world titles without a fight after witnessing Mercedes grind them into Bahrain's desert sand. For the second successive week Lewis Hamilton spearheaded a Mercedes one-two, and although he and Nico Rosberg were thoroughly dominant, F1 put on a riveting …

  • F1 analysis: Bahrain GP proved F1 revamp is not all bad
    F1 analysis: Bahrain GP proved F1 revamp is not all  … Sport360 - Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Yes, one dominant team exists currently in the sport but any fears that Lewis Hamilton might run away with the championship after his performance last weekend subsided … More »F1 analysis: Bahrain GP proved F1 revamp is not all  …

    F1 analysis: Bahrain GP proved F1 revamp is not all bad

    Yes, one dominant team exists currently in the sport but any fears that Lewis Hamilton might run away with the championship after his performance last weekend subsided with reassuring speed as he was involved in one of the great race tussles with teammate Nico Rosberg. It took Hamilton equal, on 24 career Grand Prix victories, …

  • Blast rocks Bahrain during Grand Prix
    Blast rocks Bahrain during Grand Prix Al Jazeera - Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Police probe explosion in capital Manana on the last day of the Formula One motor racing Grand Prix. More »Blast rocks Bahrain during Grand Prix

    Blast rocks Bahrain during Grand Prix

    Police probe explosion in capital Manana on the last day of the Formula One motor racing Grand Prix.

  • Bahrain protesters jailed for 15 years
    Bahrain protesters jailed for 15 years Al Jazeera - Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Seven handed long sentences after admitting possession of petrol bombs during protest. More »Bahrain protesters jailed for 15 years

    Bahrain protesters jailed for 15 years

    Seven handed long sentences after admitting possession of petrol bombs during protest.

  • Hamilton sees off Rosberg to win Bahrain Grand Prix
    Hamilton sees off Rosberg to win Bahrain Grand Prix Sport360 - Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton survived a pulsating battle with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to clinch back-to-back victories for the first time in four years. Come the conclusion, … More »Hamilton sees off Rosberg to win Bahrain Grand Prix

    Hamilton sees off Rosberg to win Bahrain Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton survived a pulsating battle with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to clinch back-to-back victories for the first time in four years. Come the conclusion, just a second separated Hamilton and Rosberg, the former taking the chequered flag for the 24th time in his F1 career, while for Mercedes it was a heart-stopping …

  • The reflection of Bahraini Shiite Muslim protestors, waving the national flag, is seen on a street board during an anti-government demonstration in the western Manama suburb of Jidhafs on December 22, 2012
    Bahrain jails seven Shiite protesters for 15 years AFP - Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    A Bahraini court on Sunday sentenced seven Shiites to 15 years in jail after convicting them of an attack which wounded a policeman during a protest, a judicial source … More »Bahrain jails seven Shiite protesters for 15 years

    The reflection of Bahraini Shiite Muslim protestors, waving the national flag, is seen on a street board during an anti-government demonstration in the western Manama suburb of Jidhafs on December 22, 2012

    A Bahraini court on Sunday sentenced seven Shiites to 15 years in jail after convicting them of an attack which wounded a policeman during a protest, a judicial source said. The Shiite-led protests led to a nationwide crackdown a month later, backed by Saudi-led Gulf forces which rolled into Bahrain in support of the ruling …

  • Perez gets Force India's second ever podium IANS - Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Sakhir (Bahrain), April 6 (IANS) Sergio Perez scored Force India's second ever podium in the team's seven-year history after the Mexican driver finished third in the … More »Perez gets Force India's second ever podium

    Sakhir (Bahrain), April 6 (IANS) Sergio Perez scored Force India's second ever podium in the team's seven-year history after the Mexican driver finished third in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit here Sunday. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clinched victory after he overtook teammate …

  • Indian man found dead in Bahrain IANS - Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Manama, April 6 (IANS) An Indian man was found dead in an under-construction building in Bahrain's capital Manama. Police found the body of Jam Rajeesh, 40, hanging at … More »Indian man found dead in Bahrain

    Manama, April 6 (IANS) An Indian man was found dead in an under-construction building in Bahrain's capital Manama. Police found the body of Jam Rajeesh, 40, hanging at the site Saturday in Adliya after local residents complained of a foul smell, the Gulf-Daily News reported Sunday.

  • An elderly Indian woman displays her indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote outside a polling station during the first phase of elections in Dibrugarh, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, Monday, April 7, 2014. Indians began voting Monday in the world's biggest election, with the opposition heading into the polls with strong momentum on promises of economic renewal. The country's 814 million eligible voters will vote in stages over the next five weeks. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
    Only a few Indians in Gulf countries likely to vote IANS - Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Complicated procedures, high travel cost and trust deficit hold millions of Indian nationals in the Gulf countries back from casting their votes … More »Only a few Indians in Gulf countries likely to vote

    An elderly Indian woman displays her indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote outside a polling station during the first phase of elections in Dibrugarh, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, Monday, April 7, 2014. Indians began voting Monday in the world's biggest election, with the opposition heading into the polls with strong momentum on promises of economic renewal. The country's 814 million eligible voters will vote in stages over the next five weeks. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

    New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Complicated procedures, high travel cost and trust deficit hold millions of Indian nationals in the Gulf countries back from casting their votes in India's general elections which will begin Monday. Only a small number of the around seven million-strong Indian diaspora living in the Gulf Cooperation …

  • Rosberg claims Bahrain pole as Mercedes lock-out front row
    Rosberg claims Bahrain pole as Mercedes lock-out front … Sport360 - Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Nico Rosberg denied Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton a hat-trick of successive pole positions to clinch top spot on the grid for Sunday's night-time Bahrain Grand Prix. … More »Rosberg claims Bahrain pole as Mercedes lock-out front …

    Rosberg claims Bahrain pole as Mercedes lock-out front row

    Nico Rosberg denied Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton a hat-trick of successive pole positions to clinch top spot on the grid for Sunday's night-time Bahrain Grand Prix. After clinching victory in last Sunday's race in Malaysia, Hamilton proceeded to dominate all three practice sessions in Bahrain, with Rosberg playing …

  • Force India's Perez to start 5th in Bahrain IANS - Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    Sakhir (Bahrain), April 5 (IANS) Sergio Perez put his Force India in fifth position in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying at the Bahrain International Circuit … More »Force India's Perez to start 5th in Bahrain

    Sakhir (Bahrain), April 5 (IANS) Sergio Perez put his Force India in fifth position in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying at the Bahrain International Circuit here Saturday.

  • Bahrain activists urge boycott of F1 race
    Bahrain activists urge boycott of F1 race Al Jazeera - Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Centre for Human Rights calls for cancellation of annual sporting event, linking it to rights violations. More »Bahrain activists urge boycott of F1 race

    Bahrain activists urge boycott of F1 race

    Centre for Human Rights calls for cancellation of annual sporting event, linking it to rights violations.

  • A general view of Kuwait's National Assembly in Kuwait City on November 12, 2013
    Kuwait parliamentary panel rejects Gulf security pac … AFP - Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    The Kuwaiti parliamentary committee for foreign relations on Thursday rejected a security pact ratified by other Gulf nations, with MPs saying the government-backed treaty … More »Kuwait parliamentary panel rejects Gulf security pac …

    A general view of Kuwait's National Assembly in Kuwait City on November 12, 2013

    The Kuwaiti parliamentary committee for foreign relations on Thursday rejected a security pact ratified by other Gulf nations, with MPs saying the government-backed treaty is unconstitutional. Leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) approved the pact at a summit in December 2012 after it was signed by …

  • Bahrain police, protesters clash after Shi'ite funeral … Reuters Middle East - Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Anti-government demonstrators throwing petrol bombs clashed with police who fired tear gas and birdshot in Bahrain on Thursday following a funeral procession in a Shi'ite … More »Bahrain police, protesters clash after Shi'ite funeral …

    Anti-government demonstrators throwing petrol bombs clashed with police who fired tear gas and birdshot in Bahrain on Thursday following a funeral procession in a Shi'ite Muslim village south of the capital Manama, witnesses said. Thursday's violence in the village of al-Eker outside the capital Manama came ahead of the …

  • Sutil gets a glimpse of developing Dubai
    Sutil gets a glimpse of developing Dubai Sport360 - Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Sauber F1 driver Adrian Sutil stopped off in Dubai on Wednesday on his way to this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix and got a chance to visit the latest projects from property … More »Sutil gets a glimpse of developing Dubai

    Sutil gets a glimpse of developing Dubai

    Sauber F1 driver Adrian Sutil stopped off in Dubai on Wednesday on his way to this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix and got a chance to visit the latest projects from property developers Pacific Ventures. The Dubai-based company is a Premium partner of the Sauber F1 team for this season and chairman Parvez Khan showed Sutil …

 

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