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WELCOME BACK

MANAMA: His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa will today return home to a warm welcome.

News of the Premier's much-awaited comeback has unleashed a wave of joy which resonates across Bahrain.

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Women's group is rallying for MP's new term

A GROUP of women is rallying behind an outgoing MP, who is re-contesting for a seat in the Northern Governorate's constituency 11.

Voters in UK 'bullied by opposition'

A GROUP of Bahraini students has accused opposition activists of trying to intimidate them as they cast overseas votes in London earlier this week.

Run-off predicted for majority seats

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European panel arrives

A European delegation has arrived in Bahrain ahead of the national elections.

Ballot calls mix-up

OFFICIAL letters sent out to eligible voters urging them to cast their ballot in Saturday's polls have also been addressed to dead Bahrainis, convicted criminals and a former MP, whose nationality was revoked two years ago, it has emerged.

Missing woman is found in cemetery

A PAKISTANI woman, who went missing five days ago, has been found wandering in a Manama graveyard.

Eviction threat to fishermen

MORE than 100 fishermen have been ordered to vacate a makeshift harbour in Juffair so that the surrounding land can be used to build a new ring road.

Handball team back in Qatar for tournament

BAHRAIN'S national handball team is back for a major tournament in Qatar, despite officials announcing last week that they would be pulling out.

Expats pledge to vote in municipal council election

EXPATRIATE property owners in Bahrain have vowed to take advantage of their right to vote in the municipal council elections this Saturday.

Minister to open media centre

Minister of State for Information Affairs and the government's official spokeswoman Sameera Rajab will today open a media centre for the parliamentary and municipal elections 2014 at the Isa Cultural Centre.

Masseur on trial after rape charge

A CHINESE masseur is standing trial for allegedly raping an American servicewoman in Bahrain.

British serviceman saves Bahrain woman

A BRITISH soldier has been credited with saving the life of a Bahrain woman injured in a jet ski accident.

Court date set for two ATM theft suspects

TWO men will appear in court on December 7 in connection with an armed robbery at Ahli United Bank (AUB) last Sunday.

Six vehicles set ablaze by thugs

TWO police jeeps and three armoured vehicles were torched by rioters in Duraz this week, in a spate of attacks that also left a BD20,000 taxi gutted in Nuwaidrat.

Charity golf tournament begins today

The 17th annual AMH Island Classic Charity Golf Tournament is set to tee off today under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad at his private golf course.

Phone scam nine jailed

NINE Pakistani conmen who swindled mobile phone users out of thousands of dinars in Bahrain have been jailed for five years each.

Fashion show to feature horses

AN equestrian fashion show will be held tomorrow as part of a family fun day at Shakoora Riding Centre.

Association holds talent competition

THE Kerala Catholic Association (KCA) is holding a talent competition next month.

Focus on art from Jordan

JORDANIAN art has gone on display at the Al Riwaq Gallery in Adliya, as part of an exhibition that will run until Saturday.

Man jailed for 10 years in sex abuse case

A BAHRAINI man who raped a 12-year-old boy after meeting him through an online video game has been jailed for 10 years.

Security boost for gems show

SECURITY has been beefed up at this year's Jewellery Arabia after robbers got away with a $1 million necklace last year.


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