SAUDI-BAHRAIN

King Salman Makes Day Trip to Bahrain, Meets with Bahraini King Hamad Al-Khalifa

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Bahrain on Wednesday to discuss bilateral relations and regional developments, according to reports.

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