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Bahrain Press headlines
Manama, Aug. 20 (BNA): Below are some headlines from Bahrain's newspapers on local events:
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Bahrain weather forecast
Manama, Aug. 20 (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a rather hot and humid weather, but partly cloudy at times.
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Saudi condemns terror attacks in Russia, Finland
Riyadh, Aug.19 (BNA): Saudi Arabia strongly condemned of the stabbing attacks that took place in Russian far northern city of Surgut and the Finnish city of Turku, killing and wounding a number of people.
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Metal detectorist finds rare 6th century coin pendant
London, Aug. 19 (BNA): A rare sixth century gold pendant created from a Byzantine coin has been found by a metal detectorist more than 1,500 years after it was made. The coin is imprinted with an image of Emperor Justinian and is thought to have been made in Constantinople, which is now Istanbul in Turkey.
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Muharraq Council members commend Ghous Interchange, Busaiteen entrance projects
Manama, Aug.19 (BNA): Members of Muharraq Municipal Council praised the Ghous Interchange Revamp Project and the project connecting Avenue 9 of Sheikh Isa bin Salman Highway (Phase 2) to Busaiteen, which aims to accommodate urban growth in Busaiteen and the areas located north of Muharraq. Both projects are part of the first group of development projects aiming to alleviate congestion across vital interchanges in the Kingdom, which come in response to directives from His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister.
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Mazad, Arabian Auction announce online auction
Manama, Aug.19 (BNA): "Mazad" announced that it would put a selection of 30 special private vehicle number plates for electronic auction (e-auction). The e-auction, to be conducted in tandem with Arabian Auction, will open tomorrow, August 20, at 6 PM and run until August 27.
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992,879 pilgrims arrive in Saudi to perform Haj
Jeddah, Aug.19 (BNA): Saudi Arabia welcomed 992,879 pilgrims as per statistics dated Friday. The General Directorate of Passports said in its daily statistics that 946,182 pilgrims arrived by air, 43,114 by land and 3583 by sea, an increase by 22,5% (182,543) pilgrims compared with same period last year.
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Arab coalition's role in protecting Yemen lauded
Aden, Aug. 19 (BNA): Yemeni Vice President Lieutenant General Ali Mohsin Saleh lauded the role of the Arab coalition in supporting Yemen against the Iranian ambitions. At a meeting with the governors today, he stressed the need for field presence to back the national armed forces and boost their morale to continue the liberation operation and retrieval of the whole country from the militias of Houthi and Saleh.
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AGU signs memo with GSO
Manama, Aug. 19 (BNA): The Arabian Gulf University (AGU) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the GCC Standardisation Organisation (GSO) in an effort to spread the standardisation culture and protect consumers, environment and public health via relevant education, studies and research.The signing ceremony was conducted at AGU's premises in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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Crown Prince congratulates Afghan President
Manama, Aug. 19 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, sent a cable of congratulations to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on his country’s Independence Day.
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