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CLAMPDOWN ON FUNDRAISING

MANAMA: Bahrain has introduced a key new legislation regulating fundraising.

The law bans ordinary people and legal entities from raising funds "for public purposes" unless licensed by the relevant ministry.

His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterda...ReadMore


Doha Summit 'will be key to progress'

MANAMA: The Doha Summit next month will be a turning point in GCC march, His Majesty King Hamad said yesterday.

Five candidates file court cases

FIVE parliamentary candidates in Manama, who were knocked out of the election race in the first round last week, have gone to court to contest the polls.

Runaway maid alleges kidnap

A RUNAWAY maid has told judges how she escaped an abusive employer, only to be abducted by rapists who held her captive for more than a week.

Online wildlife trade exposed

A BAHRAINI website has been exposed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for supporting the trade in exotic animals and birds.

High committee for air show formed

HIS Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa issued three key edicts yesterday.

Popular arts festival opens

A POPULAR entertainment district in Adliya is hosting one of the country's most eagerly awaited arts festivals.

Global crises focus of model UN

VIOLENCE against women, extremism and climate change are among topics being debated during the Bahrain Universities Model United Nations (BUMUN), which started yesterday.

Steps to protect foreign workers approved

GULF and Asian labour ministers yesterday agreed on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf, officials said.

Film portrays horrors of war and dictatorship

It's pretty rare for me to admit that an adapted film could surpass the source material.

Bahrain Cinema Days Festival gets underway

THE Bahrain Cinema Days Festival started yesterday with the screening of Faheed Falekefar's movie Shell (Qisher) at City Centre Bahrain.

Japanese pop culture show at museum

THE Japanese Pop Culture Festival 2014 has opened at Bahrain National Museum.

Bahrain's culture showcased

ARTWORK highlighting Bahrain's culture are on display at City Centre Bahrain's Central Galleria.

Gala dinner marks RCSI's 10th anniversary

A GALA dinner was held last night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) - Bahrain.

10-year jail for four arsonists

FOUR men have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting fire to three cars in Manama.

Walkathon for cancer care

A CHARITY walkathon in support of breast cancer awareness will be held tomorrow at Dohat Arad.

31-year-old jailed for molestation

A CAFETERIA employee who kissed an 11-year-old Bahraini girl on the lips has been jailed for three years.

Terror cell six jailed for life lose appeal

SIX Bahrainis sentenced to life behind bars for being part of a terrorist cell have lost appeals against their convictions.

Elena Shokry crowned Seef Junior Superstar

SPANIARD Elena Shokry, 13, has been crowned the winner of the Seef Junior Superstar competition.

Book focuses on global conflicts

A FORMER government minister has written a book focused on conflicts globally and in the Arab world.

243,567 visitors

A TOTAL of 243,567 people entered Bahrain between November 20 and yesterday.

St Andrew's Ball fun for 200

MORE than 200 people attended the St Andrew's Ball last night at the Bapco Club in Awali.

Two jailed for mugging man at knife-point

TWO Bangladeshi men have been jailed for five years each for mugging a restaurant owner at knife-point.


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