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NATO-LIKE GCC PACT?

MANAMA: The GCC countries were yesterday urged to draw up a Nato-like joint strategy to deal with mounting challenges and deter threats. "The GCC states have failed to date to approve a joint strategic concept of deterrent and balancing force," His Majesty's adviser for diplomatic affairs Dr Mohammed A...ReadMore


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Growth push 'is a national priority'

MANAMA: Setting development goals and rigorously following them up is a national priority, declared the Premier yesterday.

BUSINESS NEWS

Armacell seeks Bahrain investment opportunity

MANAMA: A high-level delegation from Armacell, a world leader in the market for flexible technical insulation material, has discussed investment opportunities with Transportation Minister and Economic Development Board (EDB) acting chief executive Kamal Ahmed.

 

WORLD NEWS

Hamas and PLO sign unity pact

GAZA/RAMALLAH: The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) announced a unity pact yesterday, deepening a crisis in US-brokered peace talks with Israel.

 

SPORTS NEWS

REAL CLOSE IN ON FINAL

MADRID: Real Madrid moved a step closer to a first Champions League final appearance in 12 years when a Karim Benzema strike gave the record nine-times winners a 1-0 win at home to holders Bayern Munich early this morning.

 

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