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Last updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 7:46:17 PM

Bahraini policeman killed in blast
Manama, July 5 (IANS) A policeman died Saturday of wounds sustained in a bombing near East Eker village, south of Bahrain's capital Manama, the country's interior ministry announced.

Saturday, July 05, 2014 2:12:13 PM

No marriage? 23 Saudi women sue guardians
Riyadh, July 4 (IANS) Twenty-three Saudi women sued their parents last year for not letting them get married, a source at the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) said.

Friday, July 04, 2014 4:48:04 PM

Inaugural ICC Women's Championship from August
Dubai, July 4 (IANS) The inaugural ICC Women's Championship starts in August and will see the top-8 sides lock horns in a bilateral qualifying competition over three years for the World Cup.

Friday, July 04, 2014 4:16:05 PM

Expatriate driving ban ruled unconstitutional in Bahrain
Manama, July 3 (IANS) The controversial Article 20 in Bahrain's draft traffic law that bars expatriates from driving in the country has been ruled "unconstitutional" by the Constitutional Court here, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 6:22:13 PM

Caribbean coral reefs may disappear within 20 years: Report
Geneva, July 3 (IANS/EFE) In 20 years' time, most of the Caribbean coral reefs may disappear, since what is left of them currently does not exceed one-sixth of the original coral cover, according to a report published by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Wednesday.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 1:30:03 PM

UN humanitarian chief concerned over Iraq situation
Geneva, July 2 (IANS) Valerie Amos, UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Wednesday voiced deep concern over the humanitarian situation in Iraq where more than 1.2 million people have fled their homes to avoid the ongoing conflicts.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 7:12:16 PM

Indian denies molesting teenager in Bahrain
Manama, July 2 (IANS) An Indian cold store employee in Bahrain has denied molesting a teenaged girl, a media report said.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 6:44:04 PM

Seven Indians raid office in UAE over denial of salaries
Dubai, July 2 (IANS) Seven expatriate Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who were not paid their salaries for the past three months, raided their office and destroyed electronic equipment, a media report said.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 5:16:12 PM

OIC condemns church attacks in Nigeria
Jeddah, July 2 (IANS/WAM) Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the killing of at least 56 people and the destruction of churches in Nigeria.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 4:46:09 PM

21 Indians arrested in Saudi crackdown on illegal expatriates
Riyadh, July 1 (IANS) In a major crackdown on illegal immigrants, police in Saudi Arabia have arrested 21 Indians for residing illegally in the country, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:46:18 PM

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