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New envoy aims to boost Bahrain-Belgium ties

Enhancing bilateral ties with Belgium will be the main focus of Bahrain’s new ambassador to the key European Union member state. Dr Bahia Jawad Al Jishi will take up the new post in Brussels next month, where she aims to initiate more ec

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Bahrain recalls envoy to Iran, citing 'hostile statements'

Bahrain said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Tehran for consultations after what it said were repeated hostile statements made by Iranian officials. The statements were a reflection of Iran's unfriendly attitude

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Egypt appoints first ambassador to Israel in 3 years

Egypt appointed its first ambassador to Israel since 2012 on Sunday, signalling improving ties between states that both see the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, as a threat. Former Islamist

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Alba receives Kazakhstan ambassador

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world’s leading aluminium smelters, today received Bakyt Batyrshayev ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia. Batyrshayev was welcomed by chief operations officer, Isa Al

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Bahraini firms ‘investing big in Iraq’

Bahraini businesses are investing millions of dinars in Iraq to support its conflict-hit economy, a senior government official said. Hotels, furnished apartments and other services for pilgrims visiting religious sites in Najaf an

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Bahraini property firm launches new project in Amwaj

Property and facility management firm Royal Ambassador has launched a new residential project at Amwaj Islands in Bahrain to capitalise on an upturn in interest for off-plan and pre-sale properties. The 20-storey Ariva tower, costing

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Saudi Arabia to restore ambassador to Sweden

Saudi Arabia has decided to send its envoy back to Sweden, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Friday, in a move that will ease a diplomatic row over the Arab country's human rights record. Sweden's foreign ministry

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United Arab Emirates recalls envoy to Sweden

The United Arab Emirates has recalled its ambassador to Sweden, a Swedish government source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday (March 18), a week after Saudi Arabia took the same step. The moves by the two Gulf Arab st

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Saudi recalls envoy from Stockholm over row

Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador from Stockholm after a diplomatic row between the two countries over Swedish criticism of Riyadh's human rights record, Saudi Arabia and Sweden said on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia c

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Attacker slashes face of US envoy in Seoul

US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist in an attack at a forum held in Seoul on Thursday to discuss Korean reunification, officials said.

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