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Volunteers set to monitor localities in Bahrain

A neighbourhood watch network is being set up in Manama after Islamic State (IS) flyers were posted on the walls of a Shi’ite mosque on June 30. Flyers featuring the IS flag were stuck to the walls of the Ayn Al Dar Mosque,

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Security cameras installed at Bahrain mosques

Security cameras will be installed at Bahrain’s mosques amid a heightening of security following deadly bombings in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, it has emerged. Mosques will also be closed after each prayer session so that caret

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Kuwait detains driver of bomber’s vehicle

Kuwait has detained the driver of the vehicle that took a suicide bomber to a Shi'ite Muslim mosque where he detonated explosives, killing 27 people, state news agency KUNA said on Sunday. The interior ministry said the driver

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27 killed as IS suicide bomber hits Kuwait mosque

A suicide bomber killed 27 people when he blew himself up inside a packed Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during Friday prayers, the health ministry and witnesses said, the first attack of its kind in the major oil-exporting state.

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Kuwaiti mosque hit by suicide attack, at least 8 hurt

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Kuwaiti Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during Friday prayers, wounding at least eight people, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida said on social media. The newspaper said the attack targeted

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Car bomb explodes in Yemen near Houthi mosque, 2 dead

A car bomb exploded in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Saturday near the Qiba al-Mahdi mosque used by the Houthi militia, killing two people and wounding six others, witnesses and a security source told Reuters. On Wednesday the Sunn

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Tight security at mosques across Bahrain

Security was stepped up outside several mosques across Bahrain yesterday with police checkpoints set up to ensure the safety of worshippers. Community police were also stationed at entrances to mosques in Isa Town, Gufool, Naim, R

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Women urged not to visit mosques in Bahrain

Women will be stopped from entering mosques in a bid to ensure the safety of worshippers following twin bomb attacks targeting Shi'ite mosques in Saudi Arabia. Mosques across Bahrain were yesterday (June 1) officially informed

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Islamic State claims blast killing 4 at Saudi mosque

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed four people at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday, the second attack claimed by the Sunni militant group in a week in the world's top oil-exporting cou

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4 killed in foiled attack on Saudi mosque

Four people were killed when a car exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, but authorities said militants failed in their bid to hit the mosque itself. The attack targetted worshippers in Al-Anoud mo

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