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UK embassy in Bahrain to stay open despite threat

The British Embassy in Bahrain will remain open today, despite security threats against western powers, said a report. However, it advised its staff to be "extra vigilant" and urged British nationals to avoid large crowd

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UK embassy clarifies on Bahrain’s visa move

Britons in Bahrain have been reassured by the UK Embassy about new immigration rules that will mean they will no longer be able to obtain visas on arrival. It said the proposed changes to obtain Bahraini visas are still at an early st

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UK embassy clarifies on Bahrain’s visa move

Britons in Bahrain have been reassured by the UK Embassy about new immigration rules that will mean they will no longer be able to obtain visas on arrival. It said the proposed changes to obtain Bahraini visas are still at an early st

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UK expats slam 'shameless act of terror'

British nationals living in Bahrain have denounced an attack on their embassy, calling it an 'act of terror.' Betsy Bennett Mathieson, who has lived in kingdom for 31 years, said the explosion outside the British Embassy was in con

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Bahrain starts probe into van blast

Bahrain's forensic teams are examining a device that exploded in a minibus outside the British Embassy in Manama, early on Sunday. The incident occurred on Al Hokoma road shortly after midnight, blowing off the vehicle's front wheel and bu

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Iran protesters storm UK embassy in Tehran

Iranian protesters stormed two British Embassy compounds in Tehran on Tuesday, smashing windows, hurling petrol bombs and burning the British flag during a rally to protest against sanctions imposed by Britain, live Iranian television showed.

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Kuwait UK embassy suspends operations over threat

The British embassy in Kuwait said it had temporarily suspended operations because of a security threat, and warned other British organisations in the Gulf state they could also be at risk. "Whilst the threat is targeted against the embass

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UK backs Jordan entrepreneurs program

The UK Embassy has tied up with Jordanian firm Oasis500 to help the kingdom's entrepreneurs set up their own projects within the ICT, mobile and digital media fields by sponsoring six training waves. The British Embassy in Jordan will supp

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UK embassy vehicle attacked in Yemen

An explosion in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday targeted a vehicle carrying the deputy chief of the British mission in Yemen, a security source said. 'There was an attempt against a vehicle belonging to British employees at the B

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Terror threat shuts down US, UK embassies in Yemen

The United States and Britain closed their embassies in Yemen on Sunday over security concerns about possible militant attacks after the failed bombing of a US-bound plane on Christmas Day. The US Embassy said it had received a threat by a

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