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Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman dead, ongoing treatment in America

The Prime Minister of Manama has died at the age of 84. He was undergoing treatment at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in the United States. Bahrain’s prime minister recently appeared in the White House when a peace deal was signed with Israel. Senior royal officials mourned his disappearance. State mourning declared for one week Bahrain’s leader Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has announced a week-long state mourning over the passing of Prime Minister Khalifa. Meanwhile, the national flag will be half tilted in Bahrain. A limited number of people will also be allowed to attend their funerals due to the corona virus. Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa was one of the world’s longest-serving prime ministers. He has served as the country’s prime minister since 1970. During the Arab Revolution of 2011, numerous protests were organized to remove him over allegations of corruption.

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