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SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt: Bahrain's participation in Operation Decisive Storm stems from a sense of responsibility for regional and Arab security, His Majesty King Hamad said yesterday.

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MPs urge clamp on audit cheats

MANAMA: Parliament has demanded 'the return of squandered government money' mentioned in the Financial Audit Bureau report, writes MOHAMMED AL A'ALI.

Summit stress on security vision

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt: The Arab Summit beginning today is an opportunity to reach an effective Arab security strategy, His Majesty King Hamad said yesterday.

Envoys briefed

MANAMA: Foreign Ministry Under-Secretary Ambassador Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla yesterday met ambassadors of friendly countries and permanent member states at the United Nations Security Council to brief them on latest developments in Yemen and the military operation, launched by the coalition counties to defend the legitimate government there.

Leader of political society is arrested

MANAMA: The secretary general of a political society, National Democratic Assembly (Al Wahadawi), Fadhel Abbas, was taken into custody yesterday pending investigation for issuing a statement criticising the war in Yemen.

Bahrainis urged to leave

MANAMA: The Foreign Affairs Ministry yesterday reiterated its call to citizens who are still in Yemen to immediately leave in view of the current conditions and out of keenness for their security and safety.

Rape claim woman changes testimony

A PROSTITUTE who claims she was raped and robbed has told a court that she was too drunk to remember her attacker.

Bahrain 'best place for expats'

A TOP diplomat has described Bahrain as 'the best in the region' when it comes to treating expatriate labourers.

MPs seek action on audit violations

PARLIAMENT has demanded 'the return of squandered government money' mentioned in the Financial Audit Bureau report.

Sunlight warning for veiled women

WOMEN who wear traditional Islamic dress should expose themselves to sunlight at least twice a week for health reasons, according to an expert.

Used clothes sale to raise funds for Alia

Pre-owned quality clothes and accessories will be on sale during a charity market being held to raise funds for Alia for Early Intervention.

Pet care with Hansel

Vet Hansel answers your questions about pet care in this weekly advice column, created in partnership with the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA). It will also be highlighting each week some of the animals in the BSPCA sanctuary, in the hope of finding each of them a loving home.

Walkathon to promote fitness

More than 1,000 people took part in a walkathon held yesterday with the aim of promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Firemen rescue child and maid from locked blaze flat

FIREMEN rescued a two-year-old Bahraini girl and a maid after fire broke out in a flat in Isa Town.

Former Singapore leader is mourned

Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, son of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, conveyed condolences of Bahrain's leadership to the Singaporean government and people on the death of the founder of modern Singapore and former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.

Students give shape to their imagination

Jidhafs, Al Tadhamun and Hoora secondary schools for girls and Zainab, Al Dair and Hamad intermediate schools for girls won a sand sculpture contest organised by the Education Ministry's directorate of students' services at Al Ghous Corniche in co-operation with Muharraq Municipal Council.

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