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Coverage of school bus death banned

October 10, 2014 7:50 am0 comments
Coverage of school bus death banned

Abu Dhabi, Oct 10 – The Abu Dhabi Attorney General issued a statement on Thursday banning the publication details related to an incident regarding the death of an Asian child in a school bus in all forms of audio, visual and social media outlets. The decision also included banning giving opinions […]

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Seven Asians arrested for smuggling drugs

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Dubai, Oct 10 – Seven Asian men were arrested in three different operations in the past month for smuggling narcotics inside their bodies, Dubai Police said. Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, warned against the dangers of smuggling drugs by swallowing […]

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Dubai Police rescued 271 people this year

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Dubai, Oct 10 – Eighty per cent of land rescue operations that Dubai Police’s Search and Rescue Department attends to involve someone trapped in a vehicle following a traffic accident, a Dubai Police official revealed. Brigadier Anas Al Matroushi, director of the General Directorate of Transport and Rescue, of which the […]

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Bahrain International Music Festival opens on high note

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Bahrain International Music Festival opens on high note

Manama, Oct 10 – The 23rd annual Bahrain International Music Festival opened this evening on a high note, hosting British singer, songwriter and actress Leona Lewis. Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa attended the opening ceremony at the Bahrain National Theater. This year, the popular annual showcase of musical innovators […]

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US State Secretary to visit Egypt

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Cairo, Oct 10 – US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Egypt on Sunday to attend the international conference for the reconstruction of war-ravaged Gaza. Egyptian News Agency said that John Kerry would meet Egyptian Foreign Sameh Shukri and other senior Egyptian officials on the sidelines of the conference. Egyptian […]

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UN DESA honour for Bahrain

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UN DESA honour for Bahrain

Manama, Oct 10 – UN Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo has honoured the Deputy CEO of the e-Government Authority, the Head of the kingdom’s delegation to the Award Ceremony of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), Dr. Zakariya Ahmed Al Khaja in recognition of Bahrain’s milestone e-government achievement, reflected […]

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Education Minister honours 135 retired teachers

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Education Minister honours 135 retired teachers

Manama, Oct 10 – Minister of Education Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi attended a ceremony hosted by the ministry’s Student Services Directorate to honour retirees marking the World Teachers’ Day. The ceremony, held at the Education Ministry’s Hall in Isa Town, was attended by 135 retired teachers. Addressing the audience, […]

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Public Prosecution statement

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Public Prosecution statement

Manama, Oct 10 – The General Attorney at the Northern Governorate’s Prosecution Hussain Al-Bu Ali stated that the Public Prosecution has completed investigation into a complaint lodged by the Ministries of Defence and Interior. The complaint was made versus a person who had posted on his personal social media account insults […]

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Air tankers grounded after deadly crash

October 9, 2014 12:36 pm0 comments

Yosemite National Park, California, Oct 9 – California’s fleet of 22 air tankers was grounded on Wednesday after one of the planes crashed while battling a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot. A National Park Service helicopter and air tankers from the US Forest Service were filling the gap […]

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Iran security officials killed in cold blood

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Tehran, Oct 9 – Rebels killed three members of the Iranian security forces in a violence-plagued southeastern region near the border with Pakistan, state news agency IRNA reported. The attack happened on Wednesday afternoon in the border province of Sistan-Baluchistan. “Armed rebels called the police emergency line and when members of […]

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