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HOPE FOR STALLED PROJECTS

Manama: Investors in stalled real estate projects were given new hope yesterday by Bahrain's Cabinet. Ways of finding fair, just and objective solutions to the dilemma were highlighted.

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Poll campaign rules 'flouted'

A TOP judge has accused election organisers of breaking the law by promoting some candidates on social media accounts.

Al Wefaq member 'forced to pull out'

A FOUNDING member of Al Wefaq National Islamic Society, who intended to stand for election in defiance of the opposition boycott, has announced that he will withdraw his nomination.

493 candidates file nominations for Bahrain elections

A TOTAL of 493 candidates - 322 for parliamentary and 171 for municipal council seats - have filed their nominations to run in next month's elections.

Al Wefaq member withdraws 'under pressure'

MANAMA: A founding member of Al Wefaq National Islamic Society who intended to stand for election in defiance of the opposition boycott has announced that he will withdraw his nomination.

Activist denies Twitter insults

MANAMA: An opposition activist accused of insulting two government institutions appeared in court yesterday for the first time to plead not guilty.

New sports facilities at St Christopher's School

ST CHRISTOPHER'S School's new sports facilities were unveiled yesterday.

Brother and sister submit nominations on final day

A BROTHER and sister filed their nominations yesterday in the Northern Governorate.

Dhahrani not in poll fray

OUTGOING parliament chairman Dr Khalifa Al Dhahrani did not file for re-election on the final day of nominations in the Southern Governorate last night, despite rumours that he would run again.

Sixteen hopefuls vying for one seat in Capital Governorate

SIXTEEN candidates are running for a single parliamentary seat in the Capital Governorate's constituency 10.

Candidates 'to get police protection'

CANDIDATES standing in next month's parliamentary and municipal council elections will get police protection if necessary, Minister of State for Information Affairs Sameera Rajab revealed yesterday.

Law to protect investors approved

A NEW law designed to resolve failed multimillion-dinar investment projects and protect investors was approved by the Cabinet yesterday.

Terror plot five deny charges

FIVE men, who allegedly booby-trapped a vehicle near the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) headquarters during this year's Formula One race, pleaded not guilty as they appeared in court for the first time yesterday.

Early registration call for Cherry Tree Trot

REGISTRATION is now open for one of the biggest events on Bahrain's fundraising calendar.

Bahraini father dies of thalassaemia in Syria

A BAHRAINI father-of-two, who died from thalassaemia complications in Syria, will be repatriated to Bahrain for burial.

Cancer awareness push

AN event to raise awareness of breast cancer was held at the Capital Club in Bahrain Financial Harbour under the patronage of the Health Minister Sadiq Al Shehabi.

Telecom sector shows major improvements

BAHRAIN'S telecom sector has shown major improvements since the beginning of the year, the Cabinet heard yesterday.

Quran contest winners honoured

12 facing trial over killing of police officer

THE Public Prosecution has completed its investigation into the killing of police officer Mahmoud Fareed, Chief Prosecutor Nawaf Al Awadhi said, adding that 12 suspects, including eight in absentia, will stand trial at the High Criminal Court.


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