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MANAMA: Bahrain has to gear up to face global economic challenges and open up on promising Asian investment zones, His Majesty King Hamad said.

In wide-ranging comments to editors-in-chief of local newspapers, he described his historic visit to Kazakhstan as an outright success, hailing the po...ReadMore

Unity vital to fight terror

ACTS of sabotage, terror and sporadic arson attacks are the work of a minority, His Majesty King Hamad said.

Blast victim 'was exploited'

RELATIVES of a Bahraini who died making a bomb at a house in Eker have blamed extremists for radicalising him.


A FILM company is gearing up to shoot the first season of a Bahraini show described as "Shahs of Sunset" meets "Real Housewives".

Portable cabin classrooms 'a health risk'

THOUSANDS of Bahraini government school pupils are having their health put at risk by studying in unhygienic and insect-infested portable cabins, according to councillors.

Crown Prince honours scholarship winners

HIS Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, yesterday welcomed this year's recipients of the Crown Prince's International Scholarship Programme (CPISP) at Riffa Palace.

Bahrain 'must be vigilant to ensure border security'

BAHRAIN must remain ever vigilant in the ongoing fight to keep its borders secure and air travel safe.

Fresh chicken shortage looms

FRESH chicken shortages could hit Bahraini supermarkets after poultry farmers yesterday stepped up their strike.

Teenage rapist is jailed

A TEENAGE rapist who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old boy in Hamad Town two years ago was sentenced to three years in jail yesterday.

Transport firms 'causing causeway delays'

TRANSPORT companies have been blamed for compounding truck delays at King Fahad Causeway.

Ex-Bahrain DJ Roy Silverthorne dies

A POPULAR Bahrain DJ and long-time resident died yesterday at his hometown in South Yorkshire, England.

Global e-trade boom to strain postal services

GLOBAL e-commerce trade is expected to hit $2 trillion by 2020, which will put burden on postal services worldwide, including in Bahrain and the Gulf.

Ford Mustang to mark 50th anniversary

A CELEBRATION of the Ford Mustang's 50th anniversary will take place this weekend.

Police 'closing in on kidnappers'

POLICE in Pakistan say they are confident of locating the abductors of a Bahraini teenager.

Dog fighting rings in Bahrain have sparked global outrage

DOG fighting rings in Bahrain have again met with the disgust of animal lovers around the world as more photos of maimed dogs surfaced online.

Japan study chance for students

BAHRAINI students can apply for undergraduate and graduate scholarships in Japan.

Suitcase murder case continues

A WARRANT has been issued for police witnesses to testify in the trial of two men, who are accused of murdering a Bangladeshi and stuffing his body in a suitcase.

500 tourists arrive on cruise ship

ONE of the last cruise ships of the season docked in Bahrain yesterday bringing with it 500 German tourists. Passengers on the MS Amadea were greeted at Khalifa bin Salman Port in Hidd at 8am by a welcoming band, arranged by the Culture Ministry.

Historic UK ties praised

HIS Majesty King Hamad yesterday praised historic relations bonding Bahrain and the UK.

Lawyers object to claims of sparking chaos

LAWYERS have objected to being accused of helping their clients cause chaos during a court hearing.

Verdict set in F1 terror plot case

A VERDICT is due later this month in the trial of five people accused of plotting an attack on Bahraini's Formula One last year.

Top Indian film actor visit set

VETERAN Indian film actor Mammootty will visit Bahrain next month to be part of a cultural event.

2,000 expected to attend free festival

MORE than 2,000 people are expected to attend a free festival in Bahrain next week.

Workshop focus on improving memory

A CHILDREN'S workshop aimed at improving memory and teaching mind-mapping techniques was held at the Indian Ladies Association in Hoora.

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