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Manama : His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, emphasised the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports’ (SCYS) commitment to prioritising youth empowerment, enhancing their skills, and developing their capabilities to meet the requirements of the labour market, in line with the vision of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to foster youth participation and development.  HH Shaikh Nasser commended the support of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, for Bahraini youth. This came in a statement by…

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Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Sheikh, the Speaker of the Shura Council of Saudi Arabia.  The Speaker of the Shura Council of Saudi Arabia is visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain upon an official invitation from the Speaker of the Council of Representatives. HM the King underscored the longstanding and historical Bahraini-Saudi relations and their development in all domains to achieve the interests of both countries. The Saudi Speaker conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and…

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Manama : Nawaf bin Mohammed Al Ma’awda, Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, issued Edict (59) of 2024, setting the date for the Council of Representatives by-elections for the first constituency in Muharraq Governorate. The edict stipulates the following: Article I Registered voters listed following Decree Law (14) of 2002, regarding the exercise of political rights and its amendments, within the first constituency of Muharraq Governorate, are requested to attend the polling and counting committee headquarters to participate in the election of a Council of Representatives member for their constituency on Saturday, September 7, from 8:00 am to 8:00…

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Manama :  The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) has issued an open call for design proposals for the national pavilion of Bahrain at the 19th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. This event, running until November 2025, serves as a leading global platform for showcasing architectural innovation and addressing the world’s pressing challenges today. This call aligns with the Biennale’s overarching theme, “Intelligens. Natural. Artificial. Collective.”, which emphasises the importance of harnessing natural, artificial, and collective intelligence to address climate change and propose innovative architectural solutions for related social, humanitarian, and technological challenges of our time.…

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Manama :: Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs, delivered Bahrain’s statement, as the current president of the current session of the Arab Summit during the open debate session of the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian issue. The minister affirmed that Bahrain’s declaration from the 33rd Arab Summit held in Bahrain last May under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, emphasised the unified Arab position calling for a just and comprehensive peaceful settlement of the Palestinian issue. The declaration included an irreversible step towards implementing…

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Manama :  His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today expressed his pride in His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s recognition of the efforts of the government’s ministries’ and public sector entities’ pivotal role in ensuring the success of Ashura.  HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister added that Ashura’s success is a testament to the Kingdom’s strong social fabric, which continues to strengthen in line with the principle of respect for all faiths and religions. His Royal Highness noted that the efforts carried out by the various government agencies…

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Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa praised the government’s efforts, led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, during the commemoration of Ashoora. His Majesty commended the preparations and provision of services required for this occasion, which remains as one of most prominent manifestations of religious freedoms and plurality in the Kingdom of Bahrain over centuries. His Majesty valued the coordinated efforts of government bodies, highlighting the provision of security and community services and the suport to rituals to ensure they were observed freely and comfortably. His…

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MUMBAI: Viral Shah, a 25-year-old Gujarat-based engineer who was accused of making a bomb threat to Anant Ambani-Radhika’s wedding, was arrested by the Mumbai police on Tuesday with the help of the intelligence department. Viral Shah made a bomb threat during the wedding of Anant Ambani, son of businessman Mukesh Ambani, and Radhika Merchant, which was attended by thousands of dignitaries including leading country leaders, celebrities, cricketers. The Mumbai police were on high alert after an X user @ffsfir, wrote a post about the potential threat. Following the post.

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 Isiolo : At least five people were killed and several others injured when an informal gold mine caved in and buried them alive in northern Kenya, a local official said. Authorities closed the Hillo subsistence gold mine near the Ethiopian border in March after several people were killed in clashes between local communities over access to the area, but miners have continued to dig at the site. Around 1,000 people overpowered security forces and invaded the area on Monday evening, said David Saruni, Marsabit County deputy commissioner. “They dug an abandoned site which collapsed and buried five bodies that were…

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Bangkok : Cyanide poisoning caused the deaths of six foreigners whose bodies were found in a room in a plush Bangkok hotel, Thai authorities said on Wednesday, with the suspected killer among the dead. Traces of the rapid-acting, deadly chemical were found during autopsies of the bodies and on drinking glasses and a teapot in the room at the luxury Grand Hyatt Erawan hotel where the dead were discovered late on Tuesday, according to police and a hospital. Interviews with relatives of the three women and three men who died revealed there had been a dispute over debt related to…

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