An Emirates jet that skidded along the runway on its fuselage at Dubai airport and caught fire last month was subjected to shifting winds as it made a failed attempt to abort a landing, UAE investigators said on Tuesday.
In a prel
An investigation is underway into a fire at Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco). It broke out at its Visbreaker Unit (VBU) on Tuesday night, but no injuries were reported, said the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
Iran faced Western pressure on Wednesday to speed up its promised cooperation with a UN nuclear watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Tehran, something the Islamic state denies.
An inquiry has been launched amid claims that spending BD41,000 ($108,137) on a public convenience in Manama was like flushing money down the toilet.
The Manama Municipal Council is investigating why the invest
Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) has announced that Friday was the last day for conducting interviews as part of its investigations into the events of February and March.
The BICI, however, called on anyone wishing to lodge
Former British prime minister Tony Blair said he had no regrets about the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, saying Saddam Hussein was a threat to the world who had to be disarmed or removed.
Blair said the September 11 Al Qaeda attacks on the
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and other members of his government will not appear before an inquiry into the Iraq war until after a general election next year, the inquiry team said on Wednesday.
John Chilcot, who is leading the inqu