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MANAMA: Bahrain yesterday welcomed adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution 2216 on Yemen. 'The resolution reflects the world's awareness and understanding of the dangerous security and humanitarian situation,' the Premier said.

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Bahrain to boost US FTA products

MORE services and products could soon be included in a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Bahrain and the US.

TRA probes 'unfair' data roaming fees

BAHRAIN's telecom watchdog has launched an investigation into 'unfair' data roaming charges levied by mobile phone operators, after some customers racked up bills totalling thousands of dinars while overseas.

New push to evict labourers

COUNCILLORS want to evict expat labourers from their homes in the south of the country in a bid to woo Bahraini families back to their old neighbourhoods.

Former Bahrain resident dies

MANAMA: Long-time Bahrain resident Terry Dews, 62, has died in the UK.

Galali housing claims 'false'

MANAMA: A newspaper report quoting former municipal councillor Khalid Bu Onq about Housing Ministry's plans to build 208 housing units in Galali has been dismissed as inaccurate.

New sheesa cafe timings backed

A DECISION to close sheesha cafes at midnight has sparked uproar among business owners and councillors.

Teenager is accused of raping girlfriend

A NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Bahraini has been arrested for allegedly raping his girlfriend after her parents vetoed his marriage proposal.

Additional AMH role for Tarada

AMERICAN Mission Hospital community and marketing manager Ali Moosa Tarada has been handed additional responsibility for fundraising.

Woman gives evidence in groping case

A FURNITURE shop worker has given evidence in court against a customer who she claims groped her.

Minibus drivers' concerns probed

MINIBUS drivers have met officials from the Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry in a bid to resolve a dispute over where they are allowed to pick up passengers.

Abduction trial youth testifies

MASKED men abducted a Bahraini from outside his home, blindfolded him and drove him to a farm where he was assaulted for being a suspected police informant.

Police attack hearing is adjourned

A DRIVER who allegedly tried to ram a police car off the road during a high-speed chase has had his trial adjourned.

Former lieutenant 'carried firearm for self defence'

POLICE knew that a former lieutenant standing trial for illegal gun possession had a firearm, according to his lawyer.

Bid to ease trucks flow

CUSTOMS president Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa yesterday announced implementation of the new mechanism to process the paperwork of trucks.

Rescue centre for dogs urged

ANIMAL rights activists have called on authorities to establish a rescue centre dedicated to rehabilitating dogs used in illegal fights.

Man held for publicising illegal rioting

A MAN has been arrested for allegedly publicising rioting on social media.

BD13m tenders awarded for major projects

A TOTAL of 23 tenders worth over BD13 million have been awarded by the Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry during the first quarter of the year.

Key accreditation report is hailed

HEALTH Minister Sadiq Al Shehabi praised an initial report by the Canadian Accreditation Board following an assessment of the quality of health services at Salmaniya Medical Complex.

Pension fund protection is discussed

LEGAL protections to ensure Bahrain's Pension Fund Authority (PFA) doesn't run out of money, in addition to bringing public and private sector pensions in line, were discussed by the Cabinet yesterday.

40 graduate from youth empowerment programme

FORTY Bahrainis became the first batch of graduates from the Al Nukhba (Elite) Youth Empowerment Programme 2015.

Chance for terror 10 to appeal

TEN men convicted of being part of an Iranian-backed terrorist cell that planned attacks across Bahrain have a second chance at an appeal, based on a decision by Bahrain's highest court.

Police attack man is jailed

A MAN who assaulted policemen to help a fugitive escape has been jailed for 12 months.

Call to strengthen national action partnership

The need to strengthen national action partnership was highlighted yesterday.

Youssef bin Ahmed Kanoo Awards are presented

The eighth Youssef bin Ahmed Kanoo Awards were presented to the winners last night at a ceremony at the Gulf Hotel Conference Centre held under the patronage of Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa. 

F1 success 'has brought Bahrain into limelight'

The 2015 Gulf Air Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix has proved a huge success, said Information Affairs Minister Isa Al Hammadi.

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