Tag Archives: Bahrain

02Jul/17

Qatar says demands are ‘made to be rejected’

ROME, ITALY / DOHA AND ABU SAMRA, QATAR-SAUDI ARABIA BORDER, QATAR / ANKARA, TURKEY
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Demands made of Qatar by four other Arab states were designed to be rejected, Doha’s foreign minister said on Saturday, explaining that their ultimatum was aimed not at tackling terrorism but at curtailing his country’s sovereignty. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading

27May/17

Passengers left in confusion as BA cancels flights after global IT outage

HEATHROW AIRPORT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – British Airways has cancelled all its flights from London’s two biggest airports until Saturday (May 27) evening after a global computer system outage caused confusion and chaos.
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23Jan/17

Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as Formula One supremo is over, reports Auto, Motor und Sport magazine

German magazine Auto, Motor und Sport reports Ecclestone will be replaced by American Chase Carey by new Formula One owners.

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27Nov/16

Profile of new F1 champion Rosberg

Profile of Nico Rosberg after he clinches his first Formula One drivers’ title.
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03Jan/16

Shi’ites condemn Saudi execution of cleric

Shi’ites around the world are condemning the execution of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

15Dec/15
A pushcart vendor’s desperate act galvanizes the Arab world

Five years since spark that started ‘Arab Spring’

It was five years ago that a vegetable-seller in Tunisia set himself alight, igniting weeks of demonstrations that led to the unseating of long-time ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali – and setting off a chain of uprisings across the region.

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25May/15

Victory or bust for Jordan’s charming Prince Ali

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein is the only candidate left standing to challenge Sepp Blatter in Friday’s FIFA Presidential election.

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