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MANAMA: Terrorist acts targeting election candidates are the result of religious fatwas and sermons, Bahrain preachers said yesterday. Condemning the attacks, they said that the rule of law must be applied to criminals.

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Two more election candidates targeted

MANAMA: Two more election candidates were targeted by opposition gangs yesterday, making it four attacks in just two days.

Crches for working mums urged

CRéCHE facilities should be provided for all working women to reduce dependence on domestic workers, according to a major trade union body.

No legal action for not voting

A TOP election official has dismissed rumours that those who do not vote in next month's polls will face legal action or lose the right to vote in future.

Saudi consulate cars set ablaze

CAIRO: Masked men set fire to two cars belonging to the consulate of Saudi Arabia in the Egyptian city of Suez yesterday.

Four arson suspects held

MANAMA: Four of those suspected of setting fire to two cars of a parliamentary election candidate have been arrested, Public Security chief Major-General Tariq Al Hassan announced.

Travel ban man on hunger strike

AN Indian man, subject to a travel ban over thousands of dinars of unpaid debt, has gone on a hunger strike in protest.

Hundreds sign up for triathlon

HUNDREDS of athletes and runners have signed up to take part in a big-money half triathlon to be held in Bahrain later this year.

Two poll candidates hope to be third time lucky

IT could be a case of third time lucky for two candidates in the Northern Governorate, who are hoping to be elected to parliament despite two previous failed attempts.

Candidate wants people to shape manifesto

A PARLIAMENTARY candidate is inviting voters into his campaign headquarters to help him draw up a list of priorities to focus on if he is elected.

Poll challenge for 'Bahrain TV' presenter

BAHRAIN Television presenter and owner of the Ammar Time CafŽ, in Adliya, Amar Al Banna, is among those in the running for a parliament seat.

Security and stability on campaign agenda

SECURITY and stability feature prominently on the campaign agenda of parliamentary candidate Mohammed Al Buainain, who is National Action Charter Society general secretary.

Ex-municipal council chief to fight it out with colleague

AN ex-municipal council chairman is running against his former colleague for a hotly contested parliamentary seat in Muharraq.

New gaming trends on display...

HUNDREDS flocked to Bahrain's largest gaming convention yesterday to catch a glimpse of a roster of international stars and check out what is new in the gaming world.

ECC launches tickets for fundraiser

THE Ecumenical Conference of Charity (ECC), a group under the wing of St Christopher's Cathedral, yesterday launched tickets for a fundraiser it will hold next month.

Success tips for young Arab leaders

YOUNG Arab leaders from Bahrain and other GCC states exchanged ideas and community project initiatives at a three-day conference at the Swiss Belhotel in Seef.

Girl, 15, found dead at home

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl was found dead at her family home in Umm Al Hassam.

A 'pioneering idea'

PARTICIPANTS at the British Inventions Show in London hailed the event as a pioneering idea supported by Bahrain.


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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