FEB 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 11, 2019 18:00 pm

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DUBAI, Feb 11: Bahrain said it has taken note of a “halt of legal proceedings” against refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who was released from a Thai jail on Monday after Bahraini authorities abandoned their bid to seek his extradition.

DUBAI, Feb 21: A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, despite wide international criticism of his trial.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal has proposed to update the existing the 2008 MoU on Labour Issue and to form the Joint Technical Committee on Labour with Bahrain.  Ambassador of Nepal to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Padam Sundas made this proposal in a meeting with Jameel Bin Mohamed Ali Hamaidan, the Minister for Labour and Social Development of the Kingdom of Bahrain when he paid a courtesy call on the Bahrain Minister at West Tower, Bahrain Financial Harbour in Manama on December 4.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Nepal U-19 has lost by four goals against Bahrain U-19 in second group A match of the AFC U-19 championship qualifiers at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Nepal U-19 is set to face Bahrain U-19 in second group A match of the AFC U-19 championship qualifiers at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

RIYADH, June 10: Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcomed on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's demand for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism, but did not respond to a U.S. Department of State call for them to ease pressure on the Gulf state.

DUBAI, (United Arab Emirates), July 1: Police in Bahrain say a woman has been killed in an explosion south of the capital, Manama.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 28: Police in Bahrain say they have made a series of arrests over people "misusing social media" amid an intensifying crackdown on dissent in the tiny island kingdom.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 21: Bahrain's government on Monday stripped the country's leading Shiite cleric of his nationality in a move that brought thousands of protesters into the streets and threatened to further ignite sectarian tensions across the region.