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Bahrain-Saudi causeway sees record traffic

More than 100,000 travellers crossed the King Fahad Causeway linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia yesterday (July 7) – the highest since it opened in 1986, a report said. Officials worked hard to process documents as the number

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Causeway ordeal hits Bahrain factories

Bahrain's factories have reduced their production due to the chronic truck ordeal on the King Fahad Causeway, the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry said yesterday (June 22). Major firms are also reconsidering expansion

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Bahrain fresh produce prices jump 30pc

Fruit and vegetable prices at Bahrain’s Manama Central Market have surged by almost 25 to 30 per cent with nearly 50 trucks carrying fresh produce stuck at the King Fahad Causeway awaiting clearance, traders said yesterday. They c

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Causeway ordeal for truck drivers

Scores of trucks heading to Saudi Arabia were stranded yesterday at the King Fahad Causeway for several hours as they were not allowed to proceed. Sources said they had been waiting in Janabiya when word came that all of them woul

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Talks bid on Bahrain trucks crisis

A series of key meetings will be held in Bahrain in a desperate attempt to end massive delays facing trucks at the King Fahad Causeway, with the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) taking urgent steps to solve the month-long crisis.

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Crunch talks to avert Bahrain truck crisis

Crunch talks have been lined up for this week that could come up with long-term solutions to delays in trucks entering Saudi Arabia from Bahrain. The problem has largely vanished since November 2, after measures were taken to streamline th

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Causeway trucks logjam cleared

A backlog of trucks waiting to cross the King Fahad Causeway was cleared yesterday, ending massive delays on the Bahrain side of the border lasting up to several days. Saudi Customs officers were ordered to work round-the-clock to allow tr

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Bahrain move to end truck crisis

Moves to end the King Fahad causeway trucks logjam were put on the fast track yesterday by Bahrain's Cabinet in a session chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. He called for removing all obs

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220,547 passengers arrive in Bahrain in a week

 A total of 220,547 passengers entered Bahrain from July 14 to 20, an official said. Of these, 177,586 used King Fahad Causeway, 42,749 the airport and 212 Khalifa bin Salman Port, said Interior Ministry nationality, passports and res

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Causeway lifeline for Bahrain business

Things are looking up for the country's hotels, restaurants and malls following the opening of the King Fahad Causeway last Thursday. Although there were no reports of a rush across the bridge to Bahrain over the weekend, some sectors

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