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  • Job done, now job wanted for Robson-Kanu

    LILLE: Hal Robson-Kanu put Wales into a major tournament semi-final for the first time in their history with a superb goal on Friday but he has a challenge beyond facing Portugal — finding a new club...

    On the day his contract expired at English second-tier club Reading, the 27-year-old striker got a boost for a CV that a month ago looked like taking him nowhere fast as he battled an ankle injury to even make the Euro 2016 squad
  • Pakistan-Bahrain Naval exercise 'Shaheen Al Jazeera' concludes

    KARACHI: Pakistan and Royal Bahrain Navies have concluded the bilateral naval exercise "Shaheen Al Jazeera" which was aimed at enhancing their skills to counter maritime terrorism and all the other threats faced at sea...

    "Shaheen Al Jazeera" is a series of special forces exercise that has been regularly conducted since 1997 between Special Services Group-Navy (SSG-N) and the Bahrain Navy special forces at Karachi and Manama during...

  • Bahrain's Bank Alkhair gets nod to sell stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank

    Bahrain-based Bank Alkhair said on Wednesday it had received approval from the State Bank of Pakistan to sell its stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank to a subsidiary of Bahrain's Al Baraka Banking Group...

    Al Baraka, one of the Gulf's top Islamic banks, had said in September that its Pakistani unit, Al Baraka Pakistan, would merge with Burj Bank to create an institution with assets totalling more than $1...

  • Pakistan to export six light armoured vehicles to Bahrain

    TAXILA: The defence production sector of Pakistan has signed a deal to export locally manufactured light armoured vehicles called ‘Interceptor’ to Bahrain...

    Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) — a defence industrial complex which manufactures and rebuilds tanks and armoured personnel carriers for the military — will be making six Interceptors for the Bahrain National Guards...

  • Pakistan football team off to Bahrain

    LAHORE: Pakistan football squad left for Bahrain from here on Tuesday for a series of four practice matches scheduled before their Asian Games and SAFF Cup stints...

    The Asian Games, set to be held in Indonesia from Aug 18 to Sept 2, will also be the first international event in which Pakistan will feature after the turmoil...

  • Iran threatens Arabs as much as Islamic State: Bahrain FM

    MANAMA: Iranian support for subversion in Arab states is as big a threat to the region as the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group, Bahrain's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said on Saturday at a security conference in Manama...

    "These actions are no less a threat to us than Daesh," he said, using the Arabic acronym for the group and accusing Iran of smuggling arms into Bahrain...

  • Bahrain jails 10 Shias for life over attacks plot

    DUBAI: Bahrain’s lower court jailed 10 Shia men for life on Tuesday on charges of plotting attacks a day after the Gulf state sentenced 19 others to lengthy prison terms...

    They had been charged with forming an outlawed group that plotted “terror” attacks, smuggling arms and ammunition into Bahrain, travelling to Iran and Iraq for military training and possessing arms and ammunition...

  • Bahrain orders citizens to leave Lebanon

    Bahrain ordered its citizens in Lebanon to “leave immediately” Sunday after the country's prime minister resigned in a sudden televised address, citing Iranian meddling in Lebanese and regional affairs...

    Bahrain's Foreign Ministry said citizens were banned from traveling to Lebanon, as well...

  • Jailed Bahrain dissident chief charged with Qatar ‘spying’

    DUBAI: Bahrain has charged jailed Shia opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman with “spying” for Qatar, state prosecutors said on Wednesday, after allegations he whipped up protests at Doha’s request...

    The investigation into purported links between Salman and Qatar was first launched in August, after a quartet of Arab countries — Bahrain included — accused their gas-rich neighbour of supporting terrorism and close relations with Iran... ...

  • Saudi, Bahrain target Iran at Arab League meeting

    Saudi Arabia warned on Sunday that it would not stand idly by in the face of Iranian “aggression”, as Bahrain said the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement was “in total control” of Lebanon...

    Bahrain's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa said the Shiite Hezbollah movement in Lebanon was “in total control” of the country...

  • Hamilton wins again in Bahrain

    MANAMA: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen back on the podium to deny Mercedes another one-two finish...

  • Bahrain police open fire on Shia sit-in

    Bahrain police on Tuesday opened fire on a long-running sit-in in support of a leading Shia cleric in the Sunni-ruled Gulf state, hit by years of unrest...

    Bahrain's interior ministry on Tuesday said it had “launched a security operation in the village of Diraz to preserve security and civil order as the site is a safe haven for fugitives...

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