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Qatar rejects accusations of meddling in Bahrain internal affairs: Qatar foreign ministry

DUBAI Qatar rejects accusations of meddling in Bahrain's internal affairs, Qatar's foreign ministry said in a tweet.


Bahrain court overturns acquittal of opposition leaders

DUBAI A Bahraini court on Sunday ordered life sentences for three senior opposition members, overturning a previous acquittal on charges of spying for Qatar in what an international rights group called a "travesty of justice".

World, Davos Nov 04 2018

Saudi Arabia says it is beacon of 'light' against Iran despite Khashoggi crisis

MANAMA Saudi Arabia and key ally Bahrain said on Saturday that Gulf states are playing a critical role in maintaining stability in the Middle East by combating Iran's "vision of darkness", as Riyadh faces its worst political crisis in decades.

World, Saudi Arabia, Oct 27 2018

Bahrain says Gulf will remain 'pillar' of regional stability

MANAMA The Gulf Arab region will remain a pillar of stability in the Middle East, Bahrain's foreign minister said on Saturday.

World, Oct 27 2018

Bahrain foreign minister says planned Gulf security alliance to be active next year

MANAMA Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said on Saturday a planned Gulf security alliance, which also includes Egypt, will be up and running by next year.

World, Egypt, Oct 27 2018

Saudi, Bahrain add Iran's Revolutionary Guards to terrorism lists

DUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it and Bahrain had added Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps and senior officers from its Quds Force to their lists of people and organizations suspected of involvement in terrorism.

World, Saudi Arabia, Oct 23 2018

Iran says Saudis targets IRGC to distract the world from Khashoggi: Mehr news

LONDON An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia and Bahrain had added the Guards and Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani to their terrorism lists to distract the world from killing of a prominent Saudi journalist.

World, Saudi Arabia, Oct 23 2018

Bahrain praises Saudi king's decisions: Al Arabiya TV

DUBAI Bahrain, in an apparent reference to the case of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, on Saturday praised decisions made by the Saudi king to establish justice, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported.

World, Oct 20 2018

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.

Davos, Tech Oct 15 2018

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