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Oil falls on weak US stocks draw, Brexit fear

Oil prices hit their lowest in more than three weeks on Thursday, the sixth straight day of losses and longest bearish run since early 2016, as U.S. crude stocks fell less than expected and concerns over Britain's future in the EU weighed.

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Oil rises on US economic optimism, Syria fears

Oil rose on Friday, pushed higher by fears about escalating violence in Syria and on expectations that data would show economic strength in the United States, the world's largest oil consumer.   Global benchm

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Butchers fear losses as subsidies scrapped in Bahrain

There was a glaring absence of red meat at the Manama and Muharraq central markets yesterday (October 1), after butchers refused to pay higher prices for non-subsidised beef and mutton. Government meat subsidies were lifted yesterday and butch

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Maids spur amnesty on Indonesia's ban fear

Indonesian housemaids are apparently spurning an amnesty on illegal residents because of a ban imposed by their own government that would prevent them from returning to Bahrain. Jakarta in March banned Indonesian housemaids from working in 21

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Oil prices plunge fuels budget fears in Bahrain

Oil prices plunged again this week to fresh six-year lows, casting doubt on Bahrain’s budget calculations for the next two years. Concerns about a slowdown in Chinese demand following the Asian stock market crash of two days ago dubbed &

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Oil prices plunge fuels budget fears in Bahrain

Oil prices plunged again this week to fresh six-year lows, casting doubt on Bahrain’s budget calculations for the next two years. Concerns about a slowdown in Chinese demand following the Asian stock market crash of two days ago dubbed &

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Poultry farmers in Bahrain fear income loss

Bahrain's poultry farmers are fearing for their future in the wake of planned subsidy cuts, due to come into effect later this year. They held a crisis meeting yesterday (July 27) in a bid to devise a strategy for keeping pric

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Aiyeeeee! Human screams jolt brain's fear-response centre

If you feel like a human scream jolts the deep recesses of your brain, there's a good reason for it. That is precisely what is happening, scientists said. Researchers who explored how the brain handles a scream said on Thursda

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Regional security fears as US closer to nuclear deal

Regional security experts have sounded the alarm over Iran's nuclear ambitions as a deal with the US appears to edge ever closer. US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Riyadh yesterday (March 5) to give his reassurances tha

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Bahrain market work halted amid safety fears

Work on a temporary market at a public park in Muharraq has ground to a halt amid parents' fears that their children's lives are being put in danger.   A BD3 million ($7.9 million) revamp of Muharraq Cent

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