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His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, made his remarks when he visited the Royal Guard....ReadMore


Alert over jihadi threat to teachers

MANAMA: A security alert has been issued by the US Navy warning of jihadi calls to attack Western teachers in Bahrain and the wider region.

Poll hopes blow for 13 candidates

MANAMA: Thirteen prospective candidates had their election hopes dashed yesterday after the High Civil Appeals Court officially rejected their nominations.

Poll hopes dashed for 13 candidates

THIRTEEN prospective candidates had their election hopes dashed yesterday after the High Civil Appeals Court officially rejected their nominations.

Attack calls spur security warning

A SECURITY alert has been issued by the US Navy warning of jihadi calls to attack Western teachers in Bahrain and the wider region.

Food parcels drive to help the needy...

A NEW scheme to collect leftovers from ma'atams and food stalls during Ashoora and distribute it to the needy was launched last night.

Female contestants deny plans to pull out

A FEMALE parliamentary candidate has denied that she plans to withdraw from the race and claims she is victim of a dirty tricks campaign designed to undermine her election bid.

Man jailed for selling heroin

A DRUG dealer who earned more than BD130,000 selling heroin has been jailed for 10 years.

Fraud convict skips illegal firearms trial

A FORMER Bahraini police lieutenant convicted of fraud refused to show up in court yesterday to face charges of possessing unlicensed firearms.

St Chris' students excel

STUDENTS at St Christopher's Senior School have achieved impressive results in their General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), Advanced Level (A Level) and International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations.

Blast suspects' lawyers pull out in protest

DEFENCE lawyers whose clients stand accused of killing three policemen in a bomb blast have withdrawn from the trial in protest.

Society declares itself 'new opposition'

A MAJOR Sunni political society has declared itself the "new opposition" and vowed to take a tough line on the government if its members are elected to power next month.

Arts society selling paintings to fund exhibition

AN arts society is putting all of its paintings up for sale tomorrow night in a last ditch bid to raise enough money to fund its Ashoora exhibition.

Four jailed for attacking policeman

FOUR men have been jailed in connection with a bombing that injured an officer.

Society to hold poetry session

A GROUP of internationally acclaimed Urdu and Hindi poets will gather for a literary evening organised by Sir Syed Educational and Cultural Society next month at the Cultural Hall near Bahrain National Museum.

Indian culture in spotlight at charity dinner

A CHARITY gala dinner showcasing India's rich heritage and culture will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, Hotel and Spa tonight.


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