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Bahrain posts highest inflation rate in Gulf in H1
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Bahrain posts highest inflation rate in Gulf in H1

Saturday, 23 August 2014 1:33 AM

Official data shows 3.1% rate in Bahrain while Oman boasted the lowest inflation of 1.21% in first six months

Hong Kong hotel group debuts in Bahrain as part of Gulf push
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Hong Kong hotel group debuts in Bahrain as part of Gulf push

Friday, 22 August 2014 9:58 AM

Swiss-Belhotel International launches 149-room property in Seef; plans to operate seven MidEast hotels by 2015

Zachariades Group to build $81.7m cancer centre in Bahrain
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Zachariades Group to build $81.7m cancer centre in Bahrain

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 2:12 PM

Company revealed as contractor for project at Bahrain's King Hamad University Hospital facility

Bahrain to increase visitor visa fees
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Bahrain to increase visitor visa fees

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:22 PM

Fee increase will not apply to labourers and domestic workers

Bahrain official arrested over bribery claims
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Bahrain official arrested over bribery claims

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 4:53 PM

Government official arrested following sting operation

Bahrain firm wins Suez Canal hub project contract
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Bahrain firm wins Suez Canal hub project contract

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 4:43 PM

Dar al-Handasah Shair and Partners is part of consortium to develop an industrial and logistics hub in the Suez Canal area

IKEA to open its first store in Bahrain
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IKEA to open its first store in Bahrain

Sunday, 17 August 2014 5:11 PM

Part of a wider expansion plan to open ten stores in Saudi Arabia

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14 jailed for life over Bahrain bomb blast
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14 jailed for life over Bahrain bomb blast

Thursday, 14 August 2014 2:00 PM

Defendants were found guilty of murder, attempted murder, detonating an explosive device

Bahrain's GFH sees H1 net profit more than double
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Bahrain's GFH sees H1 net profit more than double

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 5:27 PM

Gulf Finance House also says it made debt repayments of $7m during the first six months of 2014

Bahrain Duty Free net profit drops by 12 percent
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Bahrain Duty Free net profit drops by 12 percent

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 1:20 PM

Airport retailer says reduction due to paying $2.9m dividend; comes despite 14% increase in passenger numbers

Gulf states’ ambassadors to return to Doha soon, says Omani minister
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Gulf states’ ambassadors to return to Doha soon, says Omani minister

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:39 AM

Sultanate's Foreign Minister says envoys from the UAE, KSA & Bahrain “may soon” return to Qatar after a meeting “brought the GCC viewpoints closer”

Bahrain's GFH says to list $200m sukuk on NASDAQ Dubai
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Bahrain's GFH says to list $200m sukuk on NASDAQ Dubai

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 1:48 PM

Gulf Finance House to use proceeds from sukuk to repay existing debt, finance project development

Bahrain furious over exclusion from UK visa waiver
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Bahrain furious over exclusion from UK visa waiver

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 10:50 AM

The kingdom’s Shura Council says it can’t understand why Oman, UAE & Qatar were given visa-waiver status but Bahrain was not

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Moroccan journalist accused of stealing Bahrain minister's phone
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Moroccan journalist accused of stealing Bahrain minister's phone

Monday, 11 August 2014 1:14 PM

Bahrain’s Culture Minister was speaking to the media in the North African country when she alleges a journalist stole her phone

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Bahrain's Investcorp says it has sold US media company
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Bahrain's Investcorp says it has sold US media company

Sunday, 10 August 2014 1:46 PM

Investment firm completes sale of New York-based SoureMedia; terms of transaction are not disclosed


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