7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018


MANAMA: Bahrain pledged to continue its role in the military campaign in Yemen until it regains its security and stability and its people are protected from the terrorist Houthi militias.

"Operation Decisive Storm was necessary to maintain regional security and stability and affirm the principle of non-interference in sovereignty of any Arab country," His Majesty King Hamad said.

Chairing the weekly Cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace, he described the Saudi-led campaig...ReadMore

Saudi killing condemned

MANAMA: Bahrain yesterday denounced the killing of a Saudi policeman during a search operation.

Summit 'ushered in era of Arab reawakening'

MANAMA: The 26th Arab Summit, held last month in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, signalled an Arab reawakening and end to lethargy, His Majesty King Hamad said yesterday.

New alarm over 'unhealthy' food

PEOPLE are being warned against buying food advertised on social media or sold on the street by unlicensed retailers.

Burial mounds may be razed

AROUND 100 historic burial mounds in Hamad Town, dating back 4,000 years, could be bulldozed to make way for a new road.

BD82,000 claim after son dies

PARENTS are claiming BD82,000 in compensation after their son died soon after being discharged from Bahrain's main hospital.

Terror cell five standing trial

FIVE Bahrainis are standing trial for allegedly operating an Iranian-backed terrorist cell that carried out attacks across Bahrain.

Call to relocate top poultry farm

COUNCILLORS in the Northern Governorate have demanded the relocation of Bahrain's main poultry farm to make way for a new housing development.

STC signs deal with Port-Marine Company

SOUTHERN Tourism Company (STC), a fully-owned subsidiary of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, has signed an agreement with Port-Marine Company, the exclusive operator of Durrat Marina Yacht Club.

Bahrain date for top music icon

HIP-HOP pioneer "DMC", founding member of Hall of Fame rap icons Run DMC, will perform in Bahrain next month.

Chase drama fugitive faces murder charge

A FUGITIVE who allegedly shot at police as he was being pursued through Manama has been charged with attempted murder.

Zaman is named think tank chief

BAHRAINI Katadah Abdul Hameed Zaman has been appointed as the new managing director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Middle East branch, located in Manama.

Art drive focus on maids' plight

LOCAL filmmakers and artists have come together to highlight the plight of domestic workers in Bahrain, specifically housemaids who are often physically abused and not paid.

Rights watchdog elects officials

DR Abdulaziz Abul was elected unopposed as chairman of the National Institute of Human Rights (NIHR) and Abdulla Al Dirazi as deputy chairman.

New bid to resolve issues facing minibus drivers

AN urgent meeting was held yesterday to resolve a dispute between authorities and minibus drivers, who claimed they were no longer allowed into bus stations to pick up passengers.

Graduates set to undergo work training

GRADUATING students of Bahrain Polytechnic will have the opportunity to get on-the-job training at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence and Spa.

Shura Council vow to media

SHURA Council first vice-chairman Jamal Fakhro yesterday held an open discussion with journalists at the Capital Club in Bahrain Financial Harbour.

Painting exhibition by UK artist is extended for one week

AN exhibition by Bahrain-based British artist Meriel Cooper has been extended until next week.

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