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GCC TALKS ON QATAR

MANAMA: Bahrain and Saudi Arabia last night stressed the need to steer the region away from tensions. They also underlined the importance of maintaining the region's stability as His Majesty King Hamad received Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal.

Prince Saud was accompanied by Gener...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

Patrol boat fires on armed Iranian dhow

MANAMA: An Iranian-flagged dhow was fired upon by a Bahrain-based US patrol boat following a stand-off in international waters.

BUSINESS NEWS

Bahrain-India trade ties to be focus of key talks

MANAMA: A key meeting in Bahrain next week will see discussions between Bahraini and Indian business leaders on bilateral trade and investment opportunities.

 

WORLD NEWS

Jihadists accused of war crimes

GENEVA: The UN yesterday accused Islamic State insurgents of committing war crimes, including amputations and public executions, sometimes in the presence of children, and said it believed Damascus had used chlorine gas in combating its enemies.

 

SPORTS NEWS

PENG TOPPLES RADWANSKA

NEW YORK: China's Peng Shuai put a stop to Agnieszka Radwanska's bid to reverse her US Open fortunes yesterday, toppling the fourth seed in three sets to reach the third round.

 

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