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Bahrain's king holidays at Sharm el-Sheikh and tips Egypt for tourism

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has done his bit to promote tourism – in Egypt. Breaking off after an official visit to the country, he went

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has done his bit to promote tourism – in Egypt. Breaking off after an official visit to the country, he went

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Petrol bomb attack kills police officer in Bahrain

Attackers have thrown petrol bombs at a police patrol north of Bahrain’s capital, killing one officer and critically wounding two others, according

Attackers have thrown petrol bombs at a police patrol north of Bahrain’s capital, killing one officer and critically wounding two others, according

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Saudi execution makes Bahrain protesters furious

Protesters in Bahrain took to the streets to express their anger over the execution of the leading Shia Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia

Protesters in Bahrain took to the streets to express their anger over the execution of the leading Shia Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia

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Protests continue in Shia-led villages across Bahrain

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds outraged at the execution of a prominent Shia Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds outraged at the execution of a prominent Shia Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia

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Shia Muslims and world leaders condemn Saudi executions

Shia Muslims around the world are furious with Saudi Arabia over the execution of one of their leading clerics, and acts of violence against Sunnis

Shia Muslims around the world are furious with Saudi Arabia over the execution of one of their leading clerics, and acts of violence against Sunnis

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Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties with Iran

Bahrain announced on Monday it was cutting diplomatic ties with Iran, state news agency BNA reported, a day after its ally and neighbour Saudi Arabia

Bahrain announced on Monday it was cutting diplomatic ties with Iran, state news agency BNA reported, a day after its ally and neighbour Saudi Arabia

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Bahrain: New Year's Day march turns violent

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Bahrain, as they moved in to disperse a New Year’s Day march. Officers fired tear gas and bullets in the

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Bahrain, as they moved in to disperse a New Year’s Day march. Officers fired tear gas and bullets in the

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Bahrain policeman killed in 'terrorist' blast

Bahrain says a policeman has been killed in what authorities are calling a ‘terrorist blast’. Seven people were injured, including four other police

Bahrain says a policeman has been killed in what authorities are calling a ‘terrorist blast’. Seven people were injured, including four other police

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Opposition leader jailed in Bahrain

A court in Bahrain has sentenced Shi’ite opposition leader Ali Salman to four-years in jail. Bahrain jails main opposition leader Ali Salman for

A court in Bahrain has sentenced Shi’ite opposition leader Ali Salman to four-years in jail. Bahrain jails main opposition leader Ali Salman for

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Hamilton cruises to victory in Bahrain

Welcome back to Speed​​, the 2015 Formula 1 season is in full swing now with Britain’s Lewis Hamilton leading the way after three races. Last week

Welcome back to Speed​​, the 2015 Formula 1 season is in full swing now with Britain’s Lewis Hamilton leading the way after three races. Last week

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Bahrain clashes

Protesters clashed with police in Bahrain on Friday, April 17, after marches demanding political change and the release of opposition activists took

Protesters clashed with police in Bahrain on Friday, April 17, after marches demanding political change and the release of opposition activists took

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Bahrain sentences prominent rights activist to six months in jail

Demonstrations have continued in Bahrain ending in further clashes with police. Tuesday’s violence was triggered by the sentencing of one of the

Demonstrations have continued in Bahrain ending in further clashes with police. Tuesday’s violence was triggered by the sentencing of one of the

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More clashes in Bahrain over detained opposition leader

The have been more anti-government protests in Bahrain in support of the detained opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman. Clashes erupted between police

The have been more anti-government protests in Bahrain in support of the detained opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman. Clashes erupted between police

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Bahrain court gives police killers death sentences

A court in Bahrain sentenced two Shi’ite Muslim men to death and handed a third a life sentence on Monday after they were convicted of killing a

A court in Bahrain sentenced two Shi’ite Muslim men to death and handed a third a life sentence on Monday after they were convicted of killing a

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Bahrain opposition boycotts runoff election

Bahraini voters returned to the polls on Saturday for runoffs in a controversial election which is being boycotted by the Shia opposition. The

Bahraini voters returned to the polls on Saturday for runoffs in a controversial election which is being boycotted by the Shia opposition. The

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Bahrain votes amid calls for election boycott

Bahraini voters are heading to the polls in the country’s first parliamentary elections since the Arab Spring, amid calls for a boycott. Shia

Bahraini voters are heading to the polls in the country’s first parliamentary elections since the Arab Spring, amid calls for a boycott. Shia

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Gulf states hope deal finally ends tension with Qatar

There is growing optimism that a diplomatic and security deal stuck this week between Qatar and other Gulf nations to respect one another’s

There is growing optimism that a diplomatic and security deal stuck this week between Qatar and other Gulf nations to respect one another’s

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Hamilton shines in Bahrain

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton outsmarted Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to clinch a thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix, which saw Pastor Maldonado pick up a

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton outsmarted Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to clinch a thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix, which saw Pastor Maldonado pick up a

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Bahrain: policeman dies from injuries after car bomb attack

A policeman has died after being injured in a bomb attack in Bahrain. The blast happened during protests marking the third anniversary of the

A policeman has died after being injured in a bomb attack in Bahrain. The blast happened during protests marking the third anniversary of the

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Bahraini protesters confront police in pro-democracy rallies

Anti-government protesters in Bahrain have clashed with riot police as they tried to renew the momentum for their campaign calling for greater

Anti-government protesters in Bahrain have clashed with riot police as they tried to renew the momentum for their campaign calling for greater

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Vettel makes it two in a row in Bahrain

Exactly the same result as last year at the Bahrain grand prix, won by Sebastien Vettel with Kimi Raikonnen second and Romain Grosjean third. It was

Exactly the same result as last year at the Bahrain grand prix, won by Sebastien Vettel with Kimi Raikonnen second and Romain Grosjean third. It was

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Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has taken his second win of the 2013 Formula 1 season with victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix this afternoon Nico

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has taken his second win of the 2013 Formula 1 season with victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix this afternoon Nico

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Bahrain: protesters clash with police on the eve of Grand Prix

One day before the eyes of the world are on Bahrain, protesters there are using the opportunity to draw attention to their demands for political

One day before the eyes of the world are on Bahrain, protesters there are using the opportunity to draw attention to their demands for political

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Bahrain Grand Prix protestors: 'Don't race on our blood'

Thousands of protesters have blocked a motorway in Bahrain ahead of the Grand Prix on Sunday. Carrying banners that say ‘don’t race on our blood’

Thousands of protesters have blocked a motorway in Bahrain ahead of the Grand Prix on Sunday. Carrying banners that say ‘don’t race on our blood’

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Bahrain GP struggles again with image

This weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix will once again take place against a backdrop of political termoil. The Gulf island kingdom has experienced

This weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix will once again take place against a backdrop of political termoil. The Gulf island kingdom has experienced

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Bahrain police use stun grenades on protest

In Bahrain’s Al-Malikiyah, security forces used stun grenades and teargas to disperse female anti-government demonstrators.

In Bahrain’s Al-Malikiyah, security forces used stun grenades and teargas to disperse female anti-government demonstrators.

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Bahrain police disperse women's protest with stun grenades

Tensions are once again high in Bahrain after police dispersed anti-government protesters with stun grenades and tear gas. The police intervention

Tensions are once again high in Bahrain after police dispersed anti-government protesters with stun grenades and tear gas. The police intervention