Iran, US tension is a ‘clash of wills’: Guards commander

Iran, US tension is a ‘clash of wills’: Guards commander

GENEVA: The standoff between Iran and the United States is a “clash of wills,” a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy “adventurism” would meet a crushing response, Fars news agency reported.Tensions have spiked between the two countries after Washington sent more military forces to the Middle East in…

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Israel cuts Gaza fishing limit after fire balloons

Israel cuts Gaza fishing limit after fire balloons

BEIRUT: Bombings by Syrian government forces damaged two schools and a health facility in the rebels’ last stronghold in the northwest, activists said Thursday, after insurgents successfully hit a power station in a government-held town.Fighting has raged in the last 48 hours in the region, where insurgents launched a counteroffensive earlier this month, trying to…

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Lulu International Exchange opens new branch in Bahrain

Lulu International Exchange opens new branch in Bahrain

Lulu International Exchange 13th branch was inaugurated at Muharraq Central Market in Bahrain by Yusuffali MA, Chairman, LuLu Group International in the presence of Adeeb Ahamed, Executive Director, LuLu International Exchange, dignitaries, guests and the senior management of LuLu Group International and Lulu International Exchange. Adeeb Ahamed, Executive Director, LuLu International Exchange said, “We are…

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Bahrain Bourse Implements Smaller Tick Size Framework

Bahrain Bourse Implements Smaller Tick Size Framework

In accordance to the best international standards & global practice, and as part of its efforts to enhance market liquidity, Bahrain Bourse announced the implementation of a new tick size framework which aims to unify all categories of listed financial instruments (excluding Debt and T-bill securities) at BD 0.001 & USD 0.001. The new tick…

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Man arrested for London mosque shooting

Man arrested for London mosque shooting

DUBAI: A man has been arrested after he fired a gun in a London mosque, UK daily The Metro reported. The man entered the Seven Kings Mosque in London, on Thursday, May 9, while worshippers performed Ramadan prayers and fired a gun, the report added. He was arrested on charges of possessing a firearm with intent…

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Philippines’ Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada

Philippines’ Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada

NEW DELHI: India’s Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections.Authorities on Wednesday tightened security at counting centers where the electronic voting machines have been kept in strong rooms across the country. The…

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India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims

NEW DELHI: India’s Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections.Authorities on Wednesday tightened security at counting centers where the electronic voting machines have been kept in strong rooms across the country. The…

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UN envoy warns of ‘long and bloody war’ in Libya

UN envoy warns of ‘long and bloody war’ in Libya

DUBAI: Bahrain said Tuesday a peace conference it is co-hosting next month with the US is aimed at helping the Palestinians, who have criticized the kingdom for failing to consult them about the event.The conference “serves no other purpose” than to help the Palestinian people “through developing their abilities and enhancing their resources,” said Foreign…

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City Centre Bahrain delighted visitors with traditional ‘Gergaoun’ celebrations

City Centre Bahrain delighted visitors with traditional ‘Gergaoun’ celebrations

City Centre Bahrain, the premier shopping, entertainment and lifestyle destination in the Kingdom of Bahrain, highlighted its commitment to fostering the Kingdom’s culture and traditions by hosting its annual ‘Gergaoun’ celebration in conjunction with the Ministry of Social Development, creating great moments for visitors, on 16 May, 2019. City Centre Bahrain was full of smiles…

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