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Five held for Sitra bombing in Bahrain

Five people have been arrested in connection with a deadly bombing in Sitra that killed two policemen and injured six others last month, Bahrain’s Interior Ministry announced yesterday (August 13). It said two other suspects had also bee

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Bahraini is held for Saudi mosque blast

A Bahraini has been arrested in connection with last week’s mosque bombing in Saudi Arabia that killed 15 and left 33 others wounded. He is one of 34 suspects who were rounded up following the attack, according to a Saudi Interior Minist

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Suspected drugs seized at Bahrain airport

A foreign passenger has been arrested with a substance suspected to be marijuana, weighing 2.0597kg, the director of Bahrain’s Airports Customs announced. Customs officers at Bahrain International Airport found the substance

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Bolivian soccer chief arrested on corruption charges

The head of Bolivia's soccer federation, Carlos Chavez, was arrested on Friday on charges of corruption in the management of finances, the Bolivian public prosecutors office said. Chavez is also the treasurer of the South Amer

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Asians held over drug smuggling in Bahrain

A number of Asians suspected of possessing and smuggling narcotics have been arrested in Bahrain, in four separate cases. Two kilos of heroin and marijuana were seized, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sist

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Bahrain considers alternatives to jail for criminal offenders

Alternatives to prison sentences for criminal offenders are being considered in Bahrain, it has emerged. House arrest and mediation are among new avenues being explored, Public Prosecutor Dr Ali bin Fadhel Al Buainain told the

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Bahrain vice ring suspects arrested in Nepal

A human trafficking ring operating in Nepal reportedly forced women to work as dancers in nightclubs in Bahrain, it has emerged. The women from villages in Nepal were ‘recruited’ by middle-men who promised them jobs wi

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Software AG to showcase top solutions at German IT expo

Software AG, a leader in enterprise management software, and its partners are set to show professionals how to bring IT out of the basement and make it their business with impressive use cases at an international computer expo. Th

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Qatar court overturns conviction of US parents

An appeals court in Qatar on Sunday overturned the convictions of a Los Angeles couple who were sentenced to three years in jail for the death of their adopted African-born daughter, but the government was refusing to let the couple leave the co

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Briton jailed in Dubai denies GFH's fraud allegations

A British citizen being sued by a subsidiary of the Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House (GFH) claims he was tricked into visiting Dubai, where he was subsequently arrested. Former GFH Capital deputy chief executive David Haigh has be

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