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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 after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom's ally Saudi Arabia.


Bahrain building collapse kills four, injures at least 20 - ministry 10 Oct 2018

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.


Saudi, Kuwait, UAE to sign $10 billion Bahrain aid deal - Kuwait newspaper 04 Oct 2018

DUBAI Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates will soon sign an agreement to provide up to $10 billion (£7.7 billion) of financial support to Bahrain, Kuwait's Al Rai newspaper said on Thursday, quoting an unnamed Gulf diplomatic source.

Bahrain accuses 169 of forming another Hezbollah 25 Sep 2018

DUBAI Bahrain charged 169 people on Tuesday suspected of forming "Bahrain's Hezbollah", a local version of the armed Shi'ite group, which prosecutors said was trained and backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

Bahrain to hold parliamentary elections on Nov. 24 - state news agency 10 Sep 2018

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.

Investcorp buys minority stake in a Swiss private bank 05 Sep 2018

DUBAI Bahrain-based Investcorp has bought a minority stake in a Swiss private bank, Banque Paris Bertrand Sturdza, as a "strategic" investment, it said on Wednesday.


Bahrain's Odiong adds relay gold to sprint double in Jakarta 30 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Bahrain's Nigerian-born Edidiong Odiong picked up her third gold medal of the Asian Games on Thursday when she led her country to the women's 4x100 metres relay title, ending China's hold on the event.


Games - Bahrain's Odiong completes women's sprint double in Jakarta 29 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Nigerian-born Edidiong Odiong of Bahrain pipped India's Dutee Chand for the second time in three days to win the women's 200 metres gold and claim the prestigious sprint double at the Asian Games on Wednesday.


Asian Games - Bahrain grab inaugural 4x400m mixed relay gold as China soar 28 Aug 2018

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

Bahrain stops issuing visas for Qatari nationals 21 Aug 2018

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.