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MEAT CRISIS THREATENED

MANAMA: Bahrain faces a critical shortage of subsidised meat if action is not taken soon. Market traders are selling out all within hours following a ban on chilled imports.

The last shipment of chilled meat arrived on Saturday.

Traders say they are only receiving two or three locally-...ReadMore


I'm not seriously hurt protester told mum

A PROTESTER allegedly shot on the street last Tuesday has contacted his mother to inform her that he was not seriously injured, but plans to remain in hiding while he recovers.

Bikers ride 4,000km to deliver aid for Syrians

EIGHT Bahraini bikers have travelled more than 4,000km across four countries to deliver aid to Syrian refugees.

Expat bachelors to be segregated

SEGREGATED areas of Manama will be set aside for single male non-Bahrainis under a new proposal put forward by the Capital Trustees Board.

Condolences flow in for King Abdullah

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad sent a cable of condolences to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saudi following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

'Volunteers' warned over illegal clinics

TEAMS of amateur "volunteers" with rudimentary training are helping treat protesters injured in clashes with police, sources told the GDN.

Man accused in vice trade case

A BANGLADESHI labourer is accused of raping two maids and forcing them into the vice trade.

Further remand for four SIM card blasts suspects

FOUR Bahrainis have been remanded in custody for another 15 days on suspicion of using phone SIM cards belonging to Asian labourers to detonate bombs.

Meat shortage over clamp on imports

A SHORTAGE of subsidised meat has hit Bahrain's markets following a ban on chilled imports imposed last week.

Policemen recount explosion ordeal

POLICEMEN have described the moment they were hurled into the air by an explosion that injured six of them.

Final arguments in trial of blast accused five

LAWYERS will submit final arguments in the trial of five men accused of setting off a car bomb near the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) headquarters during last year's Formula One race.

Saudi monarch's historic stances hailed

FOREIGN Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa recalled with pride and gratitude the support and historic stances of the late Saudi monarch which enabled Bahrain to face all challenges and threats.

BDF Commander-in-Chief pays tribute...

BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday visited Saudi Arabia to extend condolences on the death of King Abdullah.

Girls to testify in abuse case

TWO girls will appear in court next month to testify against a teacher accused of molesting them at his home.

Appeal verdict set in molestation case

A VERDICT is due next month in an appeal against the acquittal of a Bahraini found not guilty of trying to rape a US servicewoman at a beach resort.

14 win prizes in Batelco SMS contest

FOURTEEN people have won cash prizes as part of Batelco's SMS Challenge.

Trade exchanges top $63.4m

BAHRAIN Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive Nabil Abdulrahman Al Mahmoud received at Bait Al Tijjar representatives of a leading Belgian company and discussed trade, industrial and investment issues.

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