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US F-18 fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport, pilot ejects safely

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US F-18 fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport, pilot ejects safely

- A US F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed today at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from the island nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia that’s home to the US Navy’s 5th Fleet. Images on social media showed the grey fighter jet’s nose tipped into the air but largely intact after what the Navy described as an “uncontrollable” landing
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

- US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

- US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

- US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

- US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

- US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

- US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain

- US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway
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Bahrain's Amin, 13, enjoys 'mind-blowing' experience

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Bahrain's Amin, 13, enjoys 'mind-blowing' experience

- BUDAPEST: Two years after 10-year-old Bahraini swimmer Alzain Tareq caused a media frenzy as the youngest ever competitor at a world championships, up stepped her best friend to continue the trend in the Hungarian capital. Ritaj Amin finished 58th of 59 competitors in the women's 50 metres butterfly heats on Friday morning, the same event that Tareq raced in at the 2015 championships in Kazan
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Siberell selected as US ambassador to Bahrain

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Siberell selected as US ambassador to Bahrain

- President Donald Trump has picked career diplomat Justin H. Siberell to be the next US Ambassador to Bahrain. Siberell is the current acting coordinator for counter-terrorism at the Bureau of Counter-terrorism at the State Department. If confirmed, Siberell will take over the diplomatic post from William Roebuck who was nominated ambassador in June 2014 and arrived in Bahrain on January 8, 2015
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Cap on expats' age rejected in Bahrain

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Cap on expats' age rejected in Bahrain

- Manama: Bahrain’s Council of Representatives has rejected a proposal to ban foreigners over 50 from working in Bahrain. The proposal, submitted in a bid to boost employment chances for Bahrainis, had already been opposed by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority and Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “Such a proposal clashes with international covenants and is not in the interests of Bahrain,” MP Ali Al Aradi, the First Deputy Speaker, said
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'Buy now, pay next Ramadan' offers to boost new car sales

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'Buy now, pay next Ramadan' offers to boost new car sales

- Dubai: Bahrain had the worst record for new car sales among Gulf states in the first three months of the year, with volumes down a whopping 41 per cent, according to Autodata estimates. The consultancy reckons that Saudi Arabia saw a 38 per cent dip during the same period while UAE’s was by 28 per cent. “This decline in activity resulted in dealers and distributors holding too much stock of both new and used cars,” Autodata reports
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Qatar crisis: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt issue joint statement

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Qatar crisis: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt issue joint statement

- ABU DHABI: The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt on Tuesday issued the following statement. "The four nations value the efforts being made by the United States, US, to counter terrorism and dry up sources of terror finance as well as the full-fledged robust partnership demonstrated in the Islamic-US Summit, which formed an international decisive position against extremism and terrorism, regardless of their sources and origin
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‘Religious freedom is what makes life great in Bahrain’

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‘Religious freedom is what makes life great in Bahrain’

- Manama: As Betsy Mathieson was preparing her speech for the ceremony to be attended by King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa, she had a wide spectrum of topics to talk about it. But, assessing the situation, she opted to focus on a particular issue that has struck her in the island kingdom where she has been holding the position of Secretary-General of the Bahrain Federation of Expatriate Associations (BFEA)
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Putin has phone talks with Qatar, Bahrain on Gulf row

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Putin has phone talks with Qatar, Bahrain on Gulf row

- MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin had telephone discussions with the leaders of Qatar and Bahrain, stressing the need for diplomacy to end the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states, the Kremlin said on Saturday. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar last month, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world
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Putin discusses Qatar dispute with Bahrain king - Kremlin

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Putin discusses Qatar dispute with Bahrain king - Kremlin

- MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa in a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Saturday. Putin stressed the need for direct dialogue between all governments involved in the dispute, which is exerting a negative influence on the Middle East, the Kremlin said. Last month Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and travel links with Qatar, accusing it also of courting regional foe Iran
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Bahrain warns against growth of terrorism industry

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Bahrain warns against growth of terrorism industry

- Manama: The industry of terrorism has begun to take a dangerous course that can only be confronted with security vigilance, decisiveness and firmness, Bahrain’s Prime Minister has warned. “We will not tolerate terrorism, which derives its funding and logistical support from some countries, to spread and threaten the security of our homeland and our citizens,” Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa has said
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Qatar provoking military escalation, Bahrain minister says

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Qatar provoking military escalation, Bahrain minister says

- Manama: Bahrain’s foreign minister said Qatar was stirring up a military escalation in a dispute with Gulf states, in an apparent reference to Doha’s decision to let more Turkish troops enter its territory. Turkey has increased the number of its troops in the base since the crisis erupted. “The foundation of the dispute with Qatar is diplomatic and security-oriented, never military,” Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa, said in a message on Twitter
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US fighter pilot ejects on emergency landing at Bahrain
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US F-18 fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport, pilot ejects safely
US F-18 fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport, pilot ejects safely A US F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed today at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from the island nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia that’s home to the US Navy’s 5th Fleet. Images on social media showed the grey fighter jet’s nose tipped into the air but largely intact after what the Navy described as an “uncontrollable” landing   Read More ...
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US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport
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US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport
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US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain airport
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US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport
US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A US F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from the island nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia that’s home to the US Navy’s 5th Fleet   Read More ...
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US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
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Fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain airport
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain US Navy An F-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). SOURCE: US Navy Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it “departed the runway   Read More ...
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
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Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
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US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Authorities say a U.S. fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport, disrupting flights to and from the island nation. Social media pictures of the aircraft showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact. Bahrain's Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry identified the fighter jet as a "U.S. military aircraft" in a statement   Read More ...
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US fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Authorities say a U.S. fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport, disrupting flights to and from the island nation. Social media pictures of the aircraft showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact. Bahrain's Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry identified the fighter jet as a "U.S. military aircraft" in a statement   Read More ...
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Fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain airport
A fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport, disrupting flights to and from the island nation. Social media pictures of the crash showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact. Airport officials did not respond to requests for comment today. Flights to and from Bahrain were disrupted after the crash. Bahrain is home to the US Navy's 5th Fleet   Read More ...
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Bahrain sees gains replicating UAE’s growth model
Of all the Gulf countries, the UAE is increasingly emerging as a crucial investor in Bahrain’s economy, and these are coming from public and private sources alike. While return on investments are for mutual benefits, the Bahraini side is benefiting the most as the schemes are taking place in Bahrain. For instance, the UAE is a major player behind the ongoing expansion of Bahrain International Airport (BIA) at a cost of $1   Read More ...
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Bahrain records hottest July in 115 years
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UAE, Bahrain airspace 'not open to Qatar aircraft'
UAE, Bahrain airspace 'not open to Qatar aircraft' Dubai: The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has denied the news of opening its airspace to Qatar-registered aircraft. The GCAA on Wednesday clarified that it allowed Qatar aircraft to use the airspace located above the international waters and managed by the UAE — but not the UAE airspace as reported by news agencies. Bahrain also denied reports that said the Kingdom has opened its airspace to Qatar Airways, affirming that Bahrain’s sovereign skies remain closed to all planes owned by or registered in Qatar   Read More ...
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Investcorp aims for 10 investments across private equity, real estate
DUBAI Bahrain-based Investcorp is aiming to make 10 investments across its private equity and real estate businesses in the current financial year, Co-Chief Executive Rishi Kapoor said on a media call on Wednesday. The investments will help the company achieve its goal of raising its assets under management to $25 billion in the next three years or so, Kapoor said. Investcorp’s assets under management doubled to $21   Read More ...
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Tags: Markets |  Finance |  Private |  Equity Markets |  Investments | 
Places: Asia |  Mideast |  Bahrain |  United Arab Emirates | 
Kenya-Bahrain rivalry resumes in steeplechase
Kenya-Bahrain rivalry resumes in steeplechase The battle between Kenya and Bahrain’s former Kenyan athletes resumes on Wednesday when Kenya’s defending champion Hyvin Kiyeng takes the battle to Bahrain’s world record-holder Ruth Jebet in the women’s steeplechase semi-finals. Kiyeng will team up with World Under-20 Championships champion Cellphine Chespol, Commonwealth winner Purity Kirui and Beatrice Chepkoech in Wednesday’s action. Kiyeng and Kirui have avoided Jebet in their first semi-final but Chespol and Chepkoech take on the Kenya-born Bahraini in the second semi-final   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Asia |  Mideast |  Bahrain | 
Bahrain, UAE open up airspace for Qatar Airways
MONTREAL (AP) — The world aviation agency says Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up some of their airspace to Qatar's state-owned airline after it was hit with flight restrictions earlier this summer in a diplomatic dispute. A spokesman for the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization said Tuesday that the flight corridors include existing as well as new "temporary or contingency" routes for Qatar Airways   Read More ...
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Bahrain, UAE open up airspace for Qatar Airways
MONTREAL (AP) — The world aviation agency says Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up some of their airspace to Qatar's state-owned airline after it was hit with flight restrictions earlier this summer in a diplomatic dispute. A spokesman for the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization said Tuesday that the flight corridors include existing as well as new "temporary or contingency" routes for Qatar Airways   Read More ...
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Amiri envoy delivers letters in Oman, UAE and Bahrain - Kuwait Times
Amiri envoy delivers letters in Oman, UAE and Bahrain - Kuwait Times Amiri envoy delivers letters in Oman, UAE and Bahrain US reiterates support to Kuwait’s mediation efforts. KUWAIT: Amiri Envoy First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah yesterday visited UAE, Oman and Bahrain to deliver letters by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the leaders of the GCC nations   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  Mideast |  Bahrain |  Kuwait |  Oman | 
UAE and Bahrain grant Qatar Airways new routes
UAE and Bahrain grant Qatar Airways new routes The Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been working with "various Middle Eastern states to ensure equitable access to airspace for Qatar-registered aircraft" since sanctions were announced on June 5, ICAO spokesman Anthony Philbin said on Tuesday. "Some existing air route availability has been assured, and some new temporary or contingency routes have also been developed," including through Bahrain and UAE airspace, he told AFP news agency   Read More ...
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Bahrain, UAE open flight corridors for Qatar Airways: ICAO
Bahrain, UAE open flight corridors for Qatar Airways: ICAO Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up flight corridors for sanctions-hit Qatar’s state-owned flag carrier Qatar Airways, the world aviation agency said Tuesday. The Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been working with “various Middle Eastern states to ensure equitable access to airspace for Qatar-registered aircraft” since sanctions were announced on June 5, ICAO spokesman Anthony Philbin said   Read More ...
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Dancers from Bahrain steal the show
Dancers from Bahrain steal the show ‘Swarams,’ ‘jathis’ and ‘varnams’ set the beat for ‘Nrithya Utsav,’ a dance festival part of the Weekly Tourist Cultural Festival at Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple on Saturday. A total of 19 young women from Bahrain performed Bharatanatyam, a classical form of dance from South India, for the deities at the temple. Safeya Gani (16) said that a lot of effort had been put in order to coordinate and practise for the recital   Read More ...
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Tags: Festival | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Mideast |  Bahrain |  Tamil Nadu |  Madurai | 
Ithmaar exploring sale of stake in Bahrain-based BBK — sources
DUBAI: Bahrain’s Ithmaar Holding is exploring the sale of its 25.4 per cent stake in BBK BSC, which has operations in Bahrain and Kuwait, India and Dubai, sources familiar with the matter said. The stake is valued at about $250 million and may only be offered to strategic investors, one of the sources told Reuters. Ithmaar also owns convertible bonds sold by BBK last year, which would make the deal size even higher, one of the sources said   Read More ...
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Bahrain tourists up 14% to 5.6m in first half of 2017
Bahrain tourists up 14% to 5.6m in first half of 2017 Manama: Around 5.6 million tourists visited Bahrain in the first six months of this year, the head of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has said. The figure represents a 14 per cent increase over the same period last year, Shaikh Khalid Bin Humood Al Khalifa said as he reviewed Bahrain tourism indicators. The tourists spent 631.4 million Bahraini dinars (Bd), an average of BD77 per tourist per day   Read More ...
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