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GIB donates SR300,000 to charity
Riyadh, Oct. 23 (BNA): As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme ‘WAGIB’, Gulf International Bank’s (GIB) employees recently volunteered at the Down Syndrome Charitable Association (DSCA) in Riyadh.
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UN envoy urges Yemeni parties to extend truce
United Nations, Oct. 23 (BNA): With the 72 hour Cessation of Hostilities in Yemen coming to an end, the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail OuldCheikh Ahmed has urged all parties to agree to its extension for at least another renewable 72 hours.
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Omani Dates Festival begins
Muscat, Oct. 23 (BNA): Activities of the Fourth Omani Dates Festival, including the "Dates Industry Development" seminar, begin at the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in the Wilayat of Bausher under the patronage of Dr. Fuad bin Ja'far Al-Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.
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Qatar participates in international sports conference
Istanbul, Oct. 23 (BNA): Doha-based International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) took part in the international conference co-hosted by the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC) and the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States (Turkic Council) in Istanbul.
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Bookish emirate honoured
Abu Dhabi, Oct. 23 (BNA): Sharjah revels in opening a new chapter in the love for the written word every year through its highly-popular Sharjah International Book Fair, SIBF.
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"Peer educators for drug prevention" project launched
Kuwait, Oct. 23 (BNA): In the latest initiative in this regard Kuwait has tapped peers education to help promote change for better health, social norms and lifestyle to prevent drug abuse.
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30,000 food baskets distributed in Yemen
Riyadh, Oct. 23 (BNA): King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Aid has begun the distribution of 30,000 food baskets for the most needy families in Al-Hudaydah province in Yemen.
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Bahrain Press headlines
Manama, Oct. 23 (BNA): Below are some headlines from Bahrain's newspapers on local events: // HRH Premier receives Austrian top honour. // BDF to carry out joint naval drill. // Bahrain-Tunisia ties hailed.
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Bahrain weather forecast
Manama, Oct. 23 (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a humid but fine weather for today. Wind: variable 5 to 10 knots but mainly northerly 10 to 15 knots at times during the afternoon. Temperature: Maximum 34 degrees Celsius and minimum 24 degrees Celsius.
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Bahrain condemns Egyptian commander's assassination
Manama, Oct. 22 (BNA): Bahrain has strongly condemned the assassination of Brigadier General Adel Ragaei, the Commander of the 9th Armored Division in the Arab Republic of Egypt and presented its heartfelt condolences to the Family of the martyr.
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