Saturday 29 August 2015

ADP to issue 'Certificates of Good Conduct' at Adihex

The Abu Dhabi Police will be opening a counter for issuing criminal clearance certificates, also known as certificates of good conduct at the 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex 2015), to make it easy for citizens who wish to purchase and lice


Asian camel keeper dies by lightning in Al Ain

An Asian 'camel keeper' died Friday (August 28) evening after being struck by lightning, in Ghashabah area in Al Ain, while using the phone.   Colonel Mohammed Al Ameri, head of the Emergency and Public Safety Department at the Abu Dhabi Police stated th


Bahrain is ‘beacon of hope for region’

Bahrain’s reputation for tolerance and inclusivity has been hailed as a model for the region by Turkey’s head of religious affairs. Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate president Professor Mehmet Görmez said that despite its small size, the diversity of religious prac


Indians in distress ‘must approach embassy first’

Indian nationals have again been urged to approach their embassy first before asking social workers for help. Indian Ambassador Alok Kumar Sinha, who started in his post earlier this summer, said that the embassy staff were committed to helping Indians in distress, reported the Gulf Daily


Man drowns as car falls into sea in Bahrain

A man drowned yesterday (August 28) morning after his car plunged into the sea off the Juffair coast. The Interior Ministry confirmed the incident on its Twitter account at around 5am, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.  


Policeman killed by blast in Bahrain - ministry

A "terrorist blast" in a Shi'ite village in Bahrain killed a policeman on Friday, the country's interior ministry said. "One policeman killed in the terrorist blast in Karana village," it said on its Twitter account, giving no further details.


Angola's capital the 'most expensive city' for expats

Despite being recognised as a relatively inexpensive city, the cost of imported goods and safe living conditions in the country are available at a steep price, said Mercer's 2015 Cost of Living Survey.   The survey included 2017 cities across five continents


Abu Dhabi Police gears up for hunting, equestrian expo

The Abu Dhabi Police is stepping up its preparations ahead of the 13th Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex 2015).    The event, which is organised by the Emirates Falconers' Club (EFC), will be hosted by Abu Dhabi National


International forum to tackle Iran’s terror role

A Bahraini delegation is gearing up to take part in an international conference in October as part of a campaign against Iranian terrorism in the region. Members of Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS) and Al Karama Society will take part in the first anti-terror conference, which is pa


Stage set for top security summit in Bahrain

Bahrain will host the 11th regional security summit (IISS Manama Dialogue 2015) from October 30 to November 1. It will be organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in co-operation with the Foreign Ministry, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our s

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