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Bahrain's king reinstates citizenship of 551 tried in courts

Some 900 people have reportedly lost their citizenship since 2012, leaving most effectively stateless.
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Bahrain king restores 550 citizens' nationality - Egypt Independent

Bahrain king restores 550 citizens' nationality   Egypt Independent The Gulf Arab state's BNA news agency confirmed the move and said the monarch had tasked the country's interior minister with preparing a list of those who ...
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Bahrain king restores 550 citizens' nationality - DW (English)

Bahrain king restores 550 citizens' nationality   DW (English) Nearly 1000 people have had their citizenship revoked since the 2011 Arab Spring protests by the country's Shiite population. Despite the decision, rights ...
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Hundreds of Bahrainis like me are being made stateless – and the UK is complicit | Sayed Alwadaei

While Bahrain imprisons and harasses its critics with impunity, Britain continues to be one of its closest alliesThis week, a court in my home country, Bahrain, reached a verdict in one of the largest mass trials in the nation’s history. Jail terms were handed to 139 people, including 69 life sentences, ostensibly for terrorism-related offences. All but one were stripped of their citizenship.In 2011, a huge number of Bahrain’s citizens took to the streets to demand democratic change from the al-...
Tags: UK, Human Rights, UK News, World news, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, United Nations, Freedom Of Speech, Bahrain, Arms trade, Khalifa, Sayed Alwadaei


Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 people in mass trial

Bahrain has revoked the nationality of 138 people convicted of terrorism in a mass trial, according to the kingdom's state news agency.
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Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 people in mass trial

Bahrain has revoked the nationality of 138 people convicted of terrorism in a mass trial, according to the kingdom's state news agency.
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Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 in mass trial

Bahrain has revoked the nationality of 138 people convicted of terrorism in a mass trial, according to the kingdom's state news agency.
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Bahrain court sentences 139 to jail in mass terror trial

Defendants were accused of trying to build a ‘Bahraini Hezbollah’A court in Bahrain has handed down prison sentences to 139 people, including 69 life sentences, for terrorism offences after one of the biggest mass trials in the country’s history.All but one also had their citizenship revoked, the public prosecutor, Ahmad al-Hammadi, said in a statement on Tuesday. Local news outlets said the defendants were accused of building a cell called “Bahraini Hezbollah”, similar to the Lebanese armed gro...
Tags: World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Bahrain, Hezbollah, Gulf, Ahmad al Hammadi


Bahrain court jails 139 after terrorism trial

Defendants were accused of trying to build a Bahraini Hezbollah to sow discordA court in Bahrain has handed down prison sentences to 139 people, including 69 life sentences, for terrorism offences after one of the biggest mass trials in the country’s history.All but one also had their citizenship revoked, a statement from the public prosecutor, Ahmad al-Hammadi, said on Tuesday. Local news outlets said the defendants were accused of trying to build a Bahraini Hezbollah, similar to the Lebanese a...
Tags: World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Bahrain, Hezbollah, Gulf, Ahmad al Hammadi


Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 people after mass trial

The defendants were convicted after a mass trial of being members of an Iran-linked "terrorist cell".
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Formula One: China Grand Prix – live!

Updates from the second race of the season in ShanghaiAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 6.37am BST It’s an all-Mercedes front row in China with championship leader Valterri Bottas edging teammate Lewis Hamilton for pole. Behind them, and for only the second time in F1 history, the top ten continues the symmetry with each row occupied by two cars from the same team. Full Classification: Qualifying ⏱️@MercedesAMGF1 lock out the front row And how close at @RenaultF1Team?!? #ChineseGP #R...
Tags: Australia, China, Sport, Formula One, Lewis Hamilton, Motor sport, Ferrari, Red Bull, Bahrain, Shanghai International Circuit, Silver Arrows, Valterri Bottas, Formula One 2019


Beyond Oil: Bahrain, Houston Can Find Common Ground on Innovation

Houston—A delegation led by the Bahraini oil minister was in town recently meeting with business and government leaders. It makes sense considering Houston is the birthplace of the fracking technology the Gulf country’s leaders are seeking.A year ago, Bahrain discovered its largest trove of oil and gas—at least 80 million barrels of “tight oil”—since 1932, off its west coast. Extracting that crude, which is in shale formations deep below the earth’s surface, requires hydraulic fracturing with d...
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Bahrain: How To Manage A Domicile Enquiry - Charles Russell Speechlys

Recent years have seen a significant increase in HMRC enquiries into domicile status.
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New MGU-K in all Renault-powered cars in China after multiple failures

Renault has made its new specification MGU-K engine part available to both its works cars and the McLaren team it supplies for Bahrain in a bid to improve reliability.
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End Bahrain’s persecution of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei and his family | Letters

NGO representatives, lawyers and a cross-party group of parliamentarians call on the British government to act in defence of the UK-based human rights activistWe write to express our deep concern for the family of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, director of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD). Mr Alwadaei was granted refugee status in the UK in 2012 in recognition of the dangers he faced in Bahrain. While in London, Mr Alwadaei has continued to fight for the rights of torture victims and...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, Human Rights, Protest, Law, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, United Nations, Bahrain, NGO, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy BIRD, Alwadaei


Red Bull's Bahrain F1 issues traced back to mechanical set-up error

Max Verstappen says a mechanical set-up error was to blame for Red Bull's disappointing performance in Formula 1's Bahrain Grand Prix
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Mercedes wary of Ferrari's F1 speed after 'unusual' Bahrain GP step

Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton are wary of the straightline speed advantage Ferrari could have in Formula 1's Chinese Grand Prix after its "unusual" performance step in Bahrain
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Magnussen: Haas learned interesting things about Bahrain woes in test

Kevin Magnussen says Haas learned some "interesting" lessons from Formula 1's Bahrain test, which he thinks was "lucky" to have immediately after its miserable grand prix there
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Russell: Mercedes Bahrain F1 test showed what Williams should aim for

George Russell says his test in Mercedes' W10 Formula 1 car in Bahrain allowed him to give useful feedback to his struggling Williams team
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Video: Nine times F1 drivers missed out on maiden victories

Charles Leclerc's heartbreaking lost victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix brought back memories of other times in Formula 1 history that drivers missed out on a maiden win
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Fox News Hosts Back Mnuchin in His Testy Exchange With Maxine Waters

A day after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin engaged in a tense and fiery exchange with House Financial Services Committee chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Fox News hosts Pete Hegseth and Katie Pavlich wholeheartedly backed the Trump cabinet official and called for a law limiting the length of congressional hearings.During a Monday committee hearing in which he was grilled over Democrats’ demand for President Trump’s tax returns, Mnuchin bickered with Waters over time constraints, claiming he n...
Tags: News, Treasury, Fox News, Bahrain, Trump, Katie Pavlich, Pavlich, House Financial Services Committee, Melissa Francis, House Ways and Means Committee, Harf, Marie Harf, Pete Hegseth, Hegseth, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin


Motor racing: Leclerc aiming for a first in a thousand

Sunday's race is the 1,000th in world championship history and the Ferrari driver, who took pole position and set the fastest race lap at Sakhir two weeks ago, can write his name on it with a first victory. "I hope the car will be as good as it was in Bahrain, so that I can continue to go for the results we deserve," said the 21-year-old Monegasque. The same engine that Leclerc used in Bahrain will again be available after Ferrari engineers found a short-circuit in the car's injection ...
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Gulf's bond and sukuk markets set to grow after slow start | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Gulf's bond and sukuk markets set to grow after slow start | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Bond and sukuk issuance by corporate entities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is likely to pick up in 2019 after a slow start to the year when global capital markets were weighed by uncertainty, according to ratings agency S&P Global.In a note published on Monday, the agency said that there had been "visibly lower issuances by GCC corporates" in the first three months of the year, with issuance to date standing...
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Mnuchin Ends Day On Capitol Hill With Threat To Never Return

Transition lens-wearing Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ended his day of testimony in Congress today with a threat to never return to the House Financial Services committee “voluntarily,” amid a tense exchange with committee chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA). The argument began at the end of the hearing. Mnuchin had to depart early due to a meeting with a “foreign dignitary.” “It will be embarrassing if I keep this person waiting for longer,” Mnuchin told Waters, after being asked why he could...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Treasury, Bahrain, Jack Lew, Maxine Waters, House Financial Services, Mnuchin, Steve Mnuchin, Trump's tax returns, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Madeleine Dean D Pa


Chinese Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc aims for first win at Formula 1's 1,000th race

Bahrain was tough to take for Charles Leclerc but can grand prix number 1,000 prove a lucky number for Ferrari this weekend?
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Video: Who is winning the team-mate war after the F1 Bahrain GP?

The latest instalment of the the 2019 Formula 1 team-mate battles takes a look at who is winning the war following the Bahrain Grand Prix
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Trump To Escalate Tensions With Iran By Branding Its Guard A Terrorist Group

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unprecedented step to ramp up pressure on Tehran, the Trump administration is planning to designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a “foreign terrorist organization.” The move is expected to further isolate Iran and could have widespread implications for U.S. personnel and policy in the Middle East and elsewhere. The Trump administration has escalated rhetoric against Iran for months, but this will mark the first such designation by any American administration of an entire fo...
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UPDATE 1-Attackers target checkpoint in eastern Saudi Arabia - Al Arabiya

Four attackers targeted a security checkpoint with guns and explosives in eastern Saudi Arabia as they tried to flee the country, leading to the death of two and the arrest of two others, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday. The broadcaster, citing its correspondent, said the incident occurred at Abu Hadriyah, a highway connecting the kingdom's Eastern Province with neighboring Bahrain and Kuwait. It reported two injuries among the security forces.
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McLaren not expecting regular 2019 F1 battles with Red Bull - Brown

McLaren's Zak Brown says his Formula 1 team is not expecting to regularly battle Red Bull in 2019, despite its promising performance in the Bahrain Grand Prix
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FIFA chief hails re-election of Asian football chief

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino has hailed the re-election of Asian football chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, saying it will help the region move forward in stability. Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman returned unopposed in the Asian Football Confederation’s presidential election Saturday after two candidates withdrew last month. Infantino told the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Fifa, Bahrain, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Gianni Infantino, Infantino, Salman, Asian Football Confederation, Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa