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Alarm over rise in glue sniffing in Bahrain

A surge in teenagers sniffing glue and getting high on petrol fumes has sparked calls in Bahrain for heightened parental vigilance over the summer holidays. Rehabilitation support network the Addicts Friends Society, which runs we

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Libyan state oil company to send fuel to western region opposing Tripoli

Libyan state oil company NOC is delivering petrol to a western region opposing a self-declared government in charge of the Tripoli capital, it said in a bid to showcase its impartiality in a power struggle dividing the country. &n

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2 policemen hurt in blast at Bahrain petrol station

Two policemen have been injured by a homemade bomb that exploded in a petrol station restroom in Bahrain. The incident happened at Jawad Services Station, in Meqsha, at around 10.40pm on Saturday (February 1) and was described as

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Thugs torch petrol pump and bank in Bahrain

A second petrol station has been targeted by arsonists in the space of three weeks, while a bank also had its main entrance torched yesterday (November 13). Masked youths set petrol pumps alight at a fuel station owned by Jawad Bu

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Kuwait looking at reforming petrol subsidies

Kuwait's government is looking at adjusting its petrol subsidies in order to reduce waste, a senior Kuwaiti official said on Monday in a fresh sign that authorities are using this year's oil price plunge to push economic reforms.

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US producer prices fall on cheaper food, petrol

US producer prices fell in May after two months of solid gains, but the decline was not enough to change perceptions that inflation pressures are steadily creeping up. The Labour Department said yesterday its producer price index

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Jordan raises petrol prices by 13pc

Jordan has raised the price of lower grade gasoline, used by the poor, by 12.9 percent two weeks after a substantial hike in prices of premium gasoline as part of IMF-guided austerity steps to ease a worsening budget deficit, officials said on Wed

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Bapco launches smart fuel card

A new smart fuel card – a personalised card both in prepaid and postpaid that allows holders to purchase fuel at petrol stations -- was launched yesterday by the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco). Energy Minister and National Oil and Gas A

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US consumer prices soar on petrol cost

US consumer prices rose the most in 10 months in February as the cost of petrol spiked, but there was little sign that underlying inflation pressures were building up. Surging petrol prices put a small dent in consumer confidence early thi

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Saudi Arabia to donate fuel to Yemen

Saudi Arabia will donate fuel to Yemen, throwing a second lifeline in six months to its southern neighbour to prevent a shortage there from escalating into chaos, industry sources said on Thursday. State oil giant Saudi Aramco will buy oi

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