Bahrain’s Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Image Credit: BNA

Cairo: Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa died Wednesday in a hospital in the US, Bahrain's royal court said.

His body will be flown home for burial in a funeral that will be limited to a number of relatives, the court added in a statement, according to the Bahraini news agency BNA.

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