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Gulf Air and Bahrain Air cancel flights

Gulf Air and Bahrain Air have cancelled all their trips to and from Lebanon and Bahrain because of the on-going political turmoil.  Statements and positions issued by the Lebanese government against Bahrain and its leadership have been the main cause for this, according to Al-Watan the Bahraini newspaper.

Other reports mentioned the intervention of Lebanon in Lebanon's internal affairs and the affairs of Persian Gulf States  as bad for the relations between Lebanon and t countries and harms the the interests of Lebanon in the GCC.
 

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