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Several UK banks suspend trading Qatari rial

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(London) - Several British banks have suspended trading Qatari riyals for retail customers, as the extended diplomatic crisis in the Gulf puts growing pressure on the currency, UAE News Agency (WAM) reported. Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and…

Qatar must implement list of demands: Saudi FM

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(Washington) - "There will be no negotiations over demands by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other boycotting nations for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has said. The Saudi FM made the statement…

Terrorism will not be allowed to prevail: PM

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has asserted that the “terrorism industry” has reached advanced and dangerous levels that can be confronted only through security vigilance, decisiveness…

Hotel Eid revenues reach BD 3.2 million

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(Manama) - Hotel revenues in Bahrain totaled up to BD3.2 Million during the Eid Al Fitr break, with over 22,000 hotel rooms booked and the total occupancy rate of five-star hotels reaching up to 80%. “The positive results reflect the…

Pakistani official receives envoys

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(Islamabad) - Pakistani Foreign Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Middle East and Africa Affairs Tasawar Khan received envoys representing the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt who offered deepest condolences over the oil tanker blast…

GPIC president attends RoSPA ceremony

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(Manama) - Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) President and Chairman of the International Fertiliser Industry Association (IFA) Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery attended a ceremony to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Society for the Prevention…

Bahrain-Turkey visa fee exemption to take effect soon

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(Manama) - “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to clarify that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 12th February between the governments of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Turkish Republic on mutual exemption from visa…

GCC Chief meets Russian envoy

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(Riyadh) - Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani received Russian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sergey Kozlov. The meeting which was held at the GCC General-Secretariat in Riyadh focused on…

Saudi-Pakistani relations discussed

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(Jeddah) - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah a discussion session with Pakistani Prime Minister Mohammed Nawaz Sharif, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Discussions…

Bahrain elected to ILO's Government Group

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(Geneva) - Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin…

Deputy King hosts Iftar banquet for MOI officers

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(Manama) - The Deputy King, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa held an Iftar banquet at the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Officers’ Club. The Deputy King was welcomed by Interior Minister, Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid…

May was Bahrain's second hottest month since 1902

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(Manama) - The Meteorological Directorate said May goes on record as the second hottest May ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 32.6°C which s is 2.8°C above the long-term normal and goes on…

Tamkeen signs MoU with Huawei

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(Manama) - Labour Fund "Tamkeen" signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei Company, the world's leading telecommunication service provider, to support on-the-job training programs. The MoU aims at increasing the number of…

Capital governorate hosts Gargaon

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(Manama) - The Capital Governorate has hosted the annual Gargaon celebration at Seef Mall in the presence of Deputy Governor, Hassan Abdullah Al Madani. Entertainment activities, contests, gifts, heritage shows were performed attended…