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CHAOS IN YEMEN

SANAA: Yemen's prime minister quit yesterday amid chaos over reported advances by rebels.

They seized the government headquarters as violence raged despite the announcement of a power-sharing deal to end days of fighting.

Yemen's rebels yesterday signed an agreement with other political ...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

Priority for local contractors urged

MANAMA: Bahraini contractors should be given priority in carrying out government projects as long as this does not conflict with working laws, the Premier said yesterday.

BUSINESS NEWS

Ithmaar Bank launches user-friendly website

MANAMA: Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, has announced upgrades to its website (www.ithmaarbank.com) aimed at an improved user experience.

 

WORLD NEWS

Climate change action sought

NEW YORK: Tens of thousands of people marched in New York and across the globe yesterday, joined by celebrities and political leaders to demand urgent action to stem climate change.

 

SPORTS NEWS

HAGINO TURNS ON THE HEAT

INCHEON, South Korea: Japan's Kosuke Hagino gatecrashed the much-hyped showdown between Olympic champions Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan to win the 200 metres freestyle gold at the Asian Games yesterday, while four more weightlifting world records fell on the second day of competition in Incheon.

 

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