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Minister denies involvement in money-laundering scheme as report claims operations covered Bahrain, Kuwait, Dubai, Iran and Europe

March 20, 2010
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Minister denies involvement in money-laundering scheme as report claims operations covered Bahrain, Kuwait, Dubai, Iran and Europe

A Bahraini minister has denied involvement in a money-laundering scheme, saying that reports of his arrest and interrogation were not true and lacked credibility. Addressing visitors to his weekly majlis (open house), Mansoor Bin Rajab, a state minister without portfolio, said that he had been called in by the interior ministry to answer questions...
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Stunned Bahrain looks for answers, facts after unprecedented minister’s arrest on money-laundering charges

March 19, 2010
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Stunned Bahrain looks for answers, facts after unprecedented minister’s arrest on money-laundering charges

Stunned Bahrainis were on Friday seeking information and answers in the aftermath of the arrest of a sitting minister, the first since Bahrain became independent in 1971. Still reeling under the dramatic developments around Al Wefaq and the ire it drew from some MPs and media people for its perceived faux-pas at its annual...
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In unprecedented move, Bahrain arrests minister on money-laundering charges

March 19, 2010
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In unprecedented move, Bahrain arrests minister on money-laundering charges

A Bahraini minister has been arrested on charges of alleged money-laundering, making him the first minister to be detained by Bahrain since it became independent in 1971. The minister who was not named but referred to as “an official” by the interior ministry was arrested on Thursday evening following months of investigations and close...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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