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DAMASCUS: The number of refugees from the conflict in Syria now tops three million, the UN said yesterday. UN refugee agency chief Antonio Guterres said in Geneva that Syria had become the "biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" after a million people joined the exodus in the past year alone.


Hi-tech election campaigns

HI-TECH election campaigns are taking Bahrain by storm this year as more candidates than ever before turn to social media to get their message across.

Donations pour in to help toddler

DONATIONS have poured in to help a toddler, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder.

School kits drive benefits orphans

A NATIONWIDE campaign to distribute school bags, stationery and uniforms to more than 700 orphans in Bahrain is underway.

Crunch GCC talks on Qatar dispute

MANAMA: GCC foreign ministers gather in Jeddah today for a crunch meeting on its dispute with Qatar.

Engineer dies of heart attack

MANAMA: An engineer died of heart attack in his car, before he could step into a hospital last night.

Body found in parked car

MANAMA: A body was found inside a parked car in Tubli yesterday evening.

Nationality plea at embassy meeting

THE appearance of two stateless young adults caused a stir at the Indian Embassy's open house yesterday.

Arson case teenager loses plea

A TEENAGER has lost his appeal against a 15-year sentence for taking part in a Molotov cocktail attack on police.

School sets new reopening date

THE INDIAN School has postponed the date of reopening after summer vacation to September 8 instead of Tuesday for all classes (LKG to XII) as announced earlier.

Court adjourns appeal of terror convicts

MORE than a dozen convicted terrorists, who were accused of trying to set up a local branch of Hizbollah, have had their appeals adjourned.


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). We 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.

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