Monday 5 October 2015

WikiLeaks reveals diplomatic cables from Saudi

WikiLeaks published on Friday more than 60,000 diplomatic cables from Saudi Arabia and said on its website it would release half a million more in the coming weeks. The organisation, which began releasing US diplomatic cables in 2


Saudi stops business visas to Swedes in diplomatic row

Saudi Arabia has refused to issue any business visas to Swedes, Stockholm's Foreign Ministry said, in the latest move in a diplomatic row over Swedish criticism of Riyadh's human rights record. Saudi Arabia recalled its am


Bahrainis with special passports to get easy UK visa

Bahrainis holding diplomatic or special passports could soon get easy access to the UK.   The Cabinet has granted initial approval to a deal with Britain that will speed up visa procedures, said a report in the G


Crackdown on passport violators urged

A crackdown on the misuse of Bahraini diplomatic passports was urged at yesterday's Cabinet session.    Those holding such special passports, who violate laws and privileges connected with them, will hav

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