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Bahrain minister backs boycott of Uber over Khashoggi case


DUBAI Bahrain's foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom's ally Saudi Arabia.


Bahrain to receive up to $2 billion, first slice of Gulf aid

DUBAI Bahrain will receive up to $2 billion from its Gulf neighbors before the end of the year as the first installment of an aid package, and some funds have already arrived in state coffers, officials said on Thursday.

World, Oct 11 2018

Bahrain building collapse kills four, injures at least 20: ministry

DOHA An apartment building collapsed in Bahrain's capital late on Tuesday leaving at least four people dead and 20 injured, the interior ministry said.

World, Oct 10 2018

Kuwait calls U.S. decision to remove missile systems 'routine'

KUWAIT/WASHINGTON A U.S. decision to remove anti-missile systems from several Arab allies was an "internal and routine procedure", Kuwait said on Wednesday, adding that its defenses would not be affected.

World, Sep 26 2018

Bahrain to hold parliamentary elections on Nov. 24: state news agency

DUBAI Bahrain said on Monday it would hold a parliamentary election on Nov. 24, the state news agency BNA reported, the second ballot since 2011 when mostly Shi'ite protesters took to the streets demanding more democracy.

World, United Nations Sep 10 2018

Asian Games: Bahrain grab inaugural 4x400m mixed relay gold as China soar

JAKARTA Bahrain claimed the gold medal in the mixed 4x400 meters relay in the event's Asian Games debut as China continued their dominance in track and field on Tuesday.

Sports, Soccer, Aug 28 2018

Asian Games: Bahrain complain after Inoue wins marathon for Japan

JAKARTA Hiroto Inoue won the Asian Games men's marathon in a controversial sprint finish on Saturday, with Bahrain later lodging a complaint to race officials, accusing the Japanese runner of barging second-place finisher Elhassan Elabbassi.

Sports, Soccer, Aug 25 2018

Bahrain stops issuing visas for Qatari nationals

DUBAI Bahrain's interior ministry said on Tuesday that it would stop issuing new visas to Qatari nationals, escalating measures against Qatar more than a year into a diplomatic row.

World, Aug 21 2018

Bahrain government rejects U.N. criticism over jailing of campaigner

GENEVA Bahrain's detention of activist Nabeel Rajab is unlawful and violates his right to freedom of expression, U.N. human rights experts have found, calling on the kingdom to release him immediately with compensation.

World, Aug 16 2018

Jailed Bahraini opposition leader denied medical treatment: son

LONDON Bahraini opposition leader Hassan Mushaima is being denied vital medical care in jail in the Gulf state, says his son Ali Mushaima, on hunger strike outside Bahrain's London embassy.

World, Aug 06 2018