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4,000 historic stamps on show at new Bahrain museum

A new postal museum has officially opened its doors inside the old Manama Post Office building near Bab Al Bahrain. Featuring stamps that are more than 100 years old, the Postal Department: History and Documentation Museum also showcases envel

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Historic Arad site on offer to investors

A popular historical site on the Muharraq seafront will be opened up to investors. The Muharraq Municipal Council yesterday decided to offer the Arad walkway, near Arad Fort, to investors to open restaurants and cafés, said a report in

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Call to bulldoze ‘not developed’ historic sites in Bahrain

Efforts are underway to bulldoze historic sites in an area in Bahrain known for its links to ancient civilisations, based on complaints that they have not been developed for tourism. Municipal councillors in the Northern Governora

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Kingdom inks $200m hotel stake sale deal

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), the investment firm chaired by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, said it has completed the sale of its key stake in the historic Fairmont San Francisco Hotel for about $200 millio

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Bahrain celebrates historic UK ties

Bahrain's historic UK ties were underlined yesterday as His Majesty King Hamad attended celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee. He was accompanied by wife, Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa

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Historic Facebook debut falls flat

The historic initial public offering of Facebook did not go as planned on Friday, as the social networking company's sky-high valuation combined with trading glitches left the stock languishing near its offering price at the market close.

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UK isolated as EU secures historic treaty deal

Europe has secured a historic agreement to draft a new treaty for deeper economic integration in the euro zone, but Britain, the region's third largest economy, refused to join the other 26 countries in a fiscal union and was isolated.

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Etihad delivers historic Berlin manuscripts

UAE national carrier Etihad Airways has successfully carried more than 100 historic manuscripts from Berlin’s State Library (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) to the National Library of Australia (NLA) in Canberra. The treasures, which span 1,00

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McAslan to restore Doha historic buildings

Qatar’s Msheireb Properties has appointed John McAslan + Partners (JMP) to oversee the restoration and preservation of four historical buildings in the Msheireb Downtown development in Doha. The restoration and preservation of these proper

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Dow chief celebrates historic Kuwait partnership

The Dow Chemical Company recently commemorated its historic partnership with Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) of Kuwait at the inauguration of the Greater Equate facility. The facility is an expansion of Dow and PIC’s successful 15-y

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