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Capital flight threatens Bahrain, FX peg safe for now

Capital flight threatens Bahrain, FX peg safe for now

Clients move money from Bahraini banks; Currency under pressure but immediate risk to peg small; Other Gulf countries could support Bahrain if needed; But stock exchange, bank closures set worrying precedent.

March 17, 2011 10:58
 
Money and might unlikely to quell Gulf reform demands

Money and might unlikely to quell Gulf reform demands

Gulf pledges $20 bln for Bahrain, Oman; Saudi sends troops; Small concessions but scant movement on bigger demands.

March 16, 2011 12:23
 

Bahrain prince warns against protest escalation

Bahrain prince warns against protest escalation

March 7, 2011 11:37
 

Bahrain promises government jobs, protests continue

Bahrain's Ministry of Interior to create 20,000 jobs; Announcement seen as move to give Shi'ites jobs; Protesters stage first sit-in outside cabinet.

March 6, 2011 3:35
 

Sectarian clashes erupt in Bahrain

The crowds, which also include some Sunnis, have been careful to avoid sectarian tones.

March 4, 2011 12:11
 

Bahraini protesters move to parliament building

Seven people were killed and hundreds wounded in protests earlier this month .

February 28, 2011 1:43
 

Bahrain Reshuffles Cabinet After Unrest

Bahrain reshuffles cabinet - government sources; Health, housing and cabinet affairs likely to be replaced; Reshuffle seen as gesture to opposition

February 26, 2011 1:27
 

Lebanon blocks Bahraini activist from flying home

Lebanon seizes Bahraini dissident's passport.

February 24, 2011 4:06
 
Bahrain crisis could unseat long-serving premier

Bahrain crisis could unseat long-serving premier

Inspired by the fall of seemingly impregnable leaders in Egypt and Tunisia, popular protests in Bahrain may finally dislodge the world's longest-serving prime minister.

February 21, 2011 12:30
 
Regional protests: Update

Regional protests: Update

Libyans bury their dead; Bahrain police abandon main square to protesters; Rights group says death toll in Libya now 84; Bahrain union calls for strike on Sunday.

February 19, 2011 5:01
 
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