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VISA FEES TO GO UP

MANAMA: Visa fees are set to increase for everyone entering Bahrain from October, excluding labourers and domestic workers.

This was announced by the Interior Ministry's General Directorate for Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs yesterday.

The new fees will apply to all visas...ReadMore


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Don't treat friends like foes ex-envoy tells US

MANAMA: A former US ambassador to Bahrain has spoken out against his country's treatment of its Middle Eastern allies.

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Bahrain firm awarded key Suez Canal project

CAIRO: Egypt's Suez Canal Authority announced yesterday that a Bahrain-registered firm is to develop a huge industrial and logistics hub around the canal, but gave no details of the project itself.

 

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New protests hit Ferguson

WASHINGTON: Police fired tear gas in another night of unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, just hours after President Barack Obama called for calm.

 

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ARSENAL HELD BY BESIKTAS

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