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Bahrain interfaith group pays unprecedented visit to Israel.

An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying an unprecedented public visit to Israel this week, receiving a warm welcome but generating uproar across the Arab world.

- FOX News - US

EU Could Take Korea off Tax Haven Blacklist.

The EU has told the Korean government that it could remove it from a blacklist of offshore tax havens next month if Seoul scraps tax breaks for foreign businesses. EU finance ministers upset Korea by putting it on a blacklist of 17 tax havens where it keeps company with Bahrain, Mongolia, Namibia, T...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Bahrain interfaith group pays unprecedented visit to Israel.

JERUSALEM — An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying an unprecedented public visit to Israel this week, receiving a warm welcome but generating uproar across the Arab world.The visit comes at a time when...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bahrain NGO visits Jerusalem.

First-ever visit by Bahraini delegation to Israel to promote peace angers PA.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Group from Bahrain on Israel visit not representing Manama.

An inter-faith group of residents living in Bahrain who are visiting Israel has issued a statement saying it doesn't represent the government in Manama or any of the kingdom's authorities.

- FOX News - US

Group from Bahrain on Israel visit not representing Manama.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An inter-faith group of residents living in Bahrain who are visiting Israel has issued a statement saying it doesn't represent the government in Manama or any of the kingdom's authorities.Their...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Anger as 'This is Bahrain' delegation visits Israel.

Social media users take to Twitter and decry Bahrain group's visit to Israel amid ongoing protests over Jerusalem.

- Al Jazeera - QA

CJCSC delivers talk on int'l campaign against terrorism in Bahrain.

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Sunday participated in Manama Dialogue in Bahrain, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations .During the dialogue, General Hayat delivered a talk on “International Campaign Against Terrorism”, the ISPR said in a statement. ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Bahraini Delegation Reportedly in Israel to Deliver Message from King.

A Bahraini delegation was sent to Israel upon orders from King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa The delegation visited Jerusalem's Old City It reportedly delivered a "message of peace and brotherhood" to Israel The Bahraini monarch has reportedly condemned the hostility of Arabs against Israel © Copyright Andolu Ajansi

- Albawaba - UK

In Bahrain, Kono says Japan can make contributions to enhance Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Foreign Minister Taro Kono said Japan can do more to help push forward the Israel-Palestine peace talks as Tokyo seeks to play a bigger role ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Bahraini delegation visits Israel.

Group will stay in Israel for four days to 'send a message of religious tolerance', media report says.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital.

- FOX News - US

Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

- Townhall.com - US

Prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain home after surgery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Supporters say a prominent Shiite cleric who lost his citizenship and remains under house arrest in Bahrain has returned home after undergoing surgery.Sheikh Isa Qassim returned to his home in...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital.The group's trip comes after two U.S.-based...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Jerusalem decision dominates discussion at global security conference in Bahrain

Angst over the fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital dominated talks Saturday at a major security conference in Bahrain.

- Stars and Stripes - US

MJ Akbar meets Bahrain, Yemen's Foreign Ministers

, Dec 9 : In an endeavour to embolden the ongoing convergence in trade, investment and culture Minister of State of External Affairs, M. J. Akbar met with Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on the sidelines of the Manama Dialogue.Continuing support to constructive efforts for peace in Yemen, the minister ...

- Sify - IN

Jailed Bahraini Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab Faces Additional Fifteen Years in Prison

Rajab is in prison for his human rights-related activities and for freely expressing his opinions.

- Global Voices - US

UN Experts Urge Full Respect for Rights in Bahrain

Bahrain: UN Experts Welcome Medical Care for Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim But Urge Full Respect for Rights

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Qatar, France sign USD 1bn Rafale fighter jets deal amid Gulf crisis

Since June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have diplomatically isolated Qatar, accusing the emirate of supporting Islamist extremists.

- Zee News - IN

Qatar calls to resolve Gulf rift with 'dignity'

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed all diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar The post Qatar calls to resolve Gulf rift with 'dignity' appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric's rights are respected as he's now hospitalized.The experts issued a statement Thursday on the case of Sheikh Isa...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric's rights are respected as he's now hospitalized.

- FOX News - US

Korea on EU Blacklist of Offshore Tax Havens

Korea has been included on a European Union blacklist of offshore tax havens.EU finance ministers met in Brussels and put 17 countries, including Korea, on the blacklist. Korea keeps company with Bahrain, Barbados, Mongolia, Namibia, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Tobago, Trinidad and the UAE.Late last year, t...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Gulf Rulers Boycotting Qatar Skip Annual Summit

Qatar's Emir said on Tuesday he hoped a summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Kuwait would help maintain stability in the region, Al-Jazeera TV said, though three Arab heads of state involved in a rift with Qatar stayed away. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain sent ministers or deputy prime ministers to ...

- Voice of America - US

Gulf Cooperation Council meeting breaks up within hours

Four of the six participants, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Oman did not send their heads of state. At the same time, the UAE and Saudi Arabia announced a new bilateral agreement.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

EU puts UAE, Bahrain and Tunisia on tax haven blacklist

The three countries were part of a list of seventeen countries that fail to comply to European Union tax standards.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Revealed: These 17 tax havens have just been blacklisted by the EU

The EU today blacklisted 17 tax havens in a move that could see the jurisdictions subjected to a raft of sanctions from member states. American Samoa, Bahrain, Barbados, Grenada, Guam, South Korea, Macau, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Namibia, Palau, Panama, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia and the United Arab ...

- City AM - UK

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its sixth month.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Bahrein: Alfano, 3.5 bn order to Italian-led consortium

From Bahrain Petroleum Company to group led by Technip

- ANSA - IT

Bahrain: Activists' Kin Convicted in Flawed Trial

Expand Hajar Mansoor Hasan , apparently targeted by authorities in retribution for the human rights work of her son-in-law, Sayed al-Wadaei. Also pictured are Hasan's children, aged 13 and 11, and mother, 90.  © 2017 Private   – A criminal court in Manama on October 30, 2017, sentenced three relatives of a prominent ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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