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King of Bahrain instructs Crown Prince to form a new government

King of Bahrain instructs Crown Prince to form a new government

King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa issued a royal decree on Monday accepting the resignation of the government, state news agency BNA reported.  The king appointed the Crown Prince, Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa, as Prime Minister and tasked him to form a new government and appoint members for the new cabinet.