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PREMIER'S MESSAGE OF PEACE

MANAMA: The Premier yesterday called on all countries to work for peace and fight the scourge of terrorism.

His message is addressed to the world on International Day of Peace, which falls today.

It is held this year under the slogan "The Right of People to Peace".

His Royal Hig...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

24 drivers arrested in school buses clamp

MANAMA: Twenty-four drivers have been arrested in a clampdown on unlicensed school buses.

BUSINESS NEWS

Strong summer demand cuts losses for Gulf Air

MANAMA: Strong summer demand has propelled Gulf Air realise an almost break-even situation with operating losses of only BD42,000 and a bottom line of BD200,000 net loss.

 

WORLD NEWS

Syrian Kurds flee jihadist advance

SURUC, Turkey: Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds flooded into Turkey yesterday, fleeing an onslaught by Islamic State (IS) that prompted an appeal for international intervention.

 

SPORTS NEWS

RECORD START

INCHEON, South Korea: North Korean pocket rocket Om Yun Chol broke his own weightlifting world record at the Asian Games yesterday, while hosts South Korea matched powerhouse China's gold medal haul with five on the first day of competition.

 

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