Saturday 28 November 2015

Public urged to be alert after ma’atam shootings in Bahrain

Members of the public are being urged to call the police immediately if they notice any suspicious activity following alleged shootings at two ma’atams (Shi’ite community halls) in Bahrain. Work started yesterday (October 19) to in


Gulf Air cancels Iraq flight after Flydubai shooting

Bahrain’s national carrier cancelled its flight to Baghdad yesterday (January 27) after a Flydubai plane, carrying 154 passengers, was shot at while landing in the Iraqi capital. Gulf Air is 'monitoring' the securit


Jordan shoots unidentified drone near Syria border

Jordan's air force shot down an unidentified drone near the north-eastern border with Syria on Friday, a government spokesman said, the first such event announced by authorities since Syria's crisis began


70 killed as violence sweeps Karachi city

Pakistani police and paramilitary troops were ordered on Friday to shoot on sight in its largest city Karachi after up to 70 people were killed in three days of ethnic and political violence. Shops and fuel stations were shut and public tr

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