Bahrain's foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom's ally Saudi Arabia.
Bahrain will receive up to $2 billion from its Gulf neighbors before the end of the year as the first installment of an aid package, and some funds have already arrived in state coffers, officials said on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United
Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait will become eligible for the
JP Morgan emerging market government bond indexes starting from
Jan. 31, 2019, acording to a JP Morgan statement sent to
investors and reviewed by Reuters.
Bahrain charged 169 people on Tuesday with being part of a militant group they referred to as the "Bahraini Hezbollah," the latest mass prosecution in the kingdom amid a yearslong crackdown on all dissent.
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