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MANAMA: Around 3,000 part-time opportunities will be made available for Bahraini jobseekers who have family or education commitments.

Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan revealed details of the plan to the GDN yesterday, saying it targeted underprivileged mothers.

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King named best Arab national personality

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad has been chosen as the Best Arab National Personality for 2015.

World urged to save Palmyra

MANAMA: Bahrain yesterday joined the world in voicing deep concerns over the fate the Unesco World Heritage historic city of Palmyra in Syria.

Part-time jobs vow for needy mothers

AROUND 3,000 part-time opportunities will be made available for Bahraini jobseekers who have family or education commitments.

Protest against allowance cut

HUNDREDS of Alba staff protested again outside the smelter yesterday over the alleged scrapping of an annual BD20 allowance.

Iraq terror training charges for student

A UNIVERSITY student, who allegedly travelled to Iraq to receive weapons and explosives training from Hizbollah, has appeared in court for the first time.

Driver is jailed for raping boy

A TAXI driver, who repeatedly raped his neighbour's teenage son and threatened to torture his victim if he told anyone, has been jailed for five years.

Shocking details of murder frenzy

A KILLER allegedly severed the genitals of his victim during a brutal knife attack in a Bahrain apartment, it has emerged.

Team to monitor satellite channels

A SPECIALISED work team will be formed to follow up on technical and legal procedures concerning suspension of satellite channels transmitting via Arabsat and other satellites, for defaming Arab countries, sowing sedition and sectarianism and inciting terrorism.

Asian sentenced for sex with minor

A MAN who had consensual sex with a 14-year-old girl and helped her run away from her family has been jailed for five years.

Parliament vows new focus on women's issues

PARLIAMENT has pledged to take on board recommendations to emerge from a women's forum yesterday.

Students display robotic creations

MINE sweepers, oil explorers and football-playing automatons were all on show at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre yesterday as the Bahrain heats of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) drew to a close.

Mers outbreak didn't originate in Bahrain say health officials

AN outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in South Korea did not originate in Bahrain, according to health officials.

Japan offers scholarships

BAHRAINI students interested in furthering their education at universities in Japan have until May 28 to submit their application forms for the Japanese government's scholarship programme 2016.

Student testifies in Eker blast case

A STUDENT has described hearing a loud explosion outside his university in Eker, damaging three vehicles including his car.

Maid murder bid man's jail term slashed

A NEPALESE man who attacked a housemaid, buried her alive and left her for dead has had his life sentence slashed on appeal.

Bahrain to host major forum on climate change

A MAJOR forum will be held in Bahrain next week to discuss the impact of climate change on small islands and the importance of sustainable ecological policy-making.

Ex-Hawar MP is mourned

A FORMER MP who was elected unopposed in the 2002 elections died yesterday after a long battle with cancer.

Young designers take a bow

STUDENTS from the Royal University for Women showcased their work in an annual fashion show and exhibition yesterday.

A blockbuster sequel that's worth watching

When Tanu Weds Manu released in 2011 there weren't high expectations for the movie, but to everyone's surprise it went on to become a blockbuster.

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