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Now is the time for my country to seize the opportunity of leaving the EU. We will be there to work for European peace and stability. We'll still be there to stick up for our friends and partners in the Gulf… (where) for the first time since the 1970s we will additionally be able to do free trade deals.
Now is the time for my country to seize the opportunity of leaving the EU. We will be there to work for European peace and stability. We'll still be there to stick up for our friends and partners in the Gulf... (where) for the first time since the 1970s we will additionally be able to do free trade deals.
With the merger and recoveries, we are creating a $1 billion-plus bank in Bahrain.
The recent merger we announced was Bank Al Khair – we hope during the first quarter of 2017 to finish most of our acquisition.
We are waiting for the final approval of the Central Bank of Bahrain. Once we have it, I expect during the first quarter the listing will take place.
The government may listen. They need friends.
Without reform, we are in a very bad situation.
Some countries -- Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman -- start from a position where they have to make more of an adjustment to be able to balance their budget in five years. They all do have policies that they're articulating that will help them get there, but they will entail difficult choices.
We call on the government of Bahrain to release him immediately. We have concerns about the state of human rights in general in Bahrain and we're engaging with the government on all these issues.
We call on the government of Bahrain to release him immediately.
I admit it was too easy for me but nobody told me about the record. I wanted the gold medal.
I feel very honoured.
You have the movement of cash into Lebanon, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, other parts of the world, and then you have the drugs going up into Europe. This is a very lucrative route. It's a route that relies very much on the longstanding smuggling route in West African nations and countries within the Middle East where there are factions loyal to Hezbollah.
Preventing human rights defenders, journalists and former prisoners of conscience from leaving their own country is just one of a long list of repressive tactics the Bahraini authorities have sought to punish and muzzle its critics in recent weeks.
Any spread of the Bahrain-style ban on foreign ships that have recently called Iran can only fuel this hesitancy for owners who trade in the Middle East region.
Bahrain is a critical security partner of the United States.
Unfortunately, the issue of human rights had been misused by some organisations and by some states, and it is only just that they acknowledge what Bahrain had achieved in this field. This broken record about torture in prisons, I don't know what this talk is about.
All the available evidence supported the conclusion that these new institutions have not effectively tackled … a 'culture of impunity' among security forces.
Bahrain has faced terrorist attacks … acts of unrest and attacks in the past five years. Today, security is better and is under control. But this stability must be preserved because we are facing an assault from abroad, specifically from Iran as we have shown more than once.
I see that the level of transparency that exists today, unfortunately, is being ignored by those who belong to human rights bodies, or some of them.
Bahrain] is connected to the province in which they produce the majority of their oil. It is also the only province in Saudi Arabia that has a majority Shiite population.
We will not stop supporting our friends in the region: the oppressed people of Palestine, the oppressed people of Yemen, the people and government of Syria, the people and government of Iraq, the oppressed people of Bahrain.
We're limiting the production to around 30 cars, and we built 10 as of this week. This car that's behind me right here was actually built for a customer in Bahrain, that's where he lives.
Of course, I am one of those who is boycotting the show-parliament that we have in the country because no qualified candidates are available. The people entering parliament are threatening and terrorising the people.
The idea is to mine the seabed and take the binders and the sand exactly from the place where we are going to place our object.
We have seen an artificial reef – an artificial reef in the sense that it's a shape with particular features, with a particular geometry, very complex, that would be impossible to manufacture without that technology. And those features have been conceived to enhance – ecologically – the fish repopulation.
3D printing is kind of agnostic to complexity. So it's easy to make complex things and I think for people who want to replicate nature in any way, it's a huge, huge boon to those folks. It's a brand new tool that they've never had before.
We are in our final days of preparation for this big event. The team of Bahrain International Circuit are putting the final touches to the Formula One village and to the entertainment program.
We hope to come here again and share sweets with you after the fall of this regime.
Committing 2.8% of government revenues is essentially aspiring to be among the top 5 nations in terms of research investment and Qatar certainly has an interest in being a leader in the region and a partner and collaborator in the region. But I think it would be fair to say that our ambitions are truly to be leaders in the world in a few areas where we intend to concentrate.
Part of our mission in Qatar is not only to do good science but also to build future generations in terms of their ability to conduct good science by themselves. So the training becomes critical, it's an essential component. So our programme is structured with training spanning the entire spectrum of all that we do.
I think it would be wrong to try and draw neat comparisons between the situation in Bahrain – the tensions between the Sunni and the Shia communities there – and the decades of brutal abuse of the human rights and freedoms of people in Libya by an authoritarian regime under Colonel Gaddafi.
It is interesting to work here. Interesting to work with different artists from all over the world. Asilah – the place by itself it gives you a beautiful feeling for working.
Fire of Anatolia has been touring worldwide for 12 years now. We began in 2000 and we've been everywhere from Siberia to Bahrain, from New Zealand to the United States. Now we're in Belgium with our show Troy. It's the 8th time we've been to Belgium. They are great audiences. The Belgians love us.
Usually this is our best or peak season and due to what has been happening, our occupancy has dropped from the high 90 percent to the low 25 and 30 percent, so our business has been badly affected in all areas.
They have political parties in a way that Kuwait or Bahrain don't.
While this truce potentially ends the row for now, it is unclear if there has been any shift in views on how to deal with crucial issues affecting the region. For instance observers want to know if Qatar has agreed to stop its support for the Muslim Brotherhood, bringing it into line with the policies of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. It is unclear if the agreement has resulted in such a step.
It must stop. Those responsible must be brought to justice.