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HRH Premier receives HRH Crown Prince
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiya Palace today His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier. They reviewed the noble directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to adopt initiatives aimed at promoting the values of co-existence in the community.
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Deputy PM patronises Occupational Safety Conference
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa is patronising the 4th Occupational Health and Safety Conference/Exhibition to be organized by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development in collaboration with the Occupational Health and Safety Council, on April 25-26.
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MoFA regrets flawed content of US report
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): Commenting on the US Department of State’s 2017 report on human rights in Bahrain, Foreign Affairs Ministry (MoFA) regretted the false information it contained as well as the disregard of the progress made by Bahrain in promoting and protecting human rights.
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UAE ambassador presents credentials copy
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): Foreign Affairs Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received Shaikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who presented a copy of his credentials as the newly-appointed Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Bahrain.
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Minister patronises programme
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi has inaugurated the Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) Programme, organised and hosted by Bahrain Polytechnic (BP) in cooperation with the Education Ministry, the British Council, UK Embassy in Bahrain and BAE Systems, in the presence of Ambassador Simon Martin, with the participation of 600 students from 20 intermediate schools.
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"Problem with Iran is ideological, not sectarian"
By: Fatima Al Najem Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): "The real problem between Saudi Arabia and Iran is not sectarian, as many were led to believe, but rather an ideological dispute dating back to ancient history between Persians and the Arabs," Dr. Mohammed Al Sulami, Saudi expert on Iranian affairs and a researcher on Iranian-Arab political, cultural and social relations, said.
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Bahrain Press headlines
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): Below are some headlines from Bahrain's newspapers on local evens:
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Bahrain weather forecast
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate forecasts an unsettled weather associated with scattered rain-showers and thundery at times, but partly cloudy overnight with dust and haze.
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HRH Crown Prince thanked by Muharraq Club Chairman
Manama, Apr. 22 (BNA): HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, received a cable of thanks from Muharraq Club Chairman Shaikh Ahmed bin Ali Al Khalifa in reply to HRH Crown Prince’s congratulations on the club's 90th anniversary and the 34th football championship in its history.
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Bahrain condemns Qatari fighters interception of UAE airliner
Manama, Apr. 22 (BNA): Bahrain has condemned the interception of an Emirati airliner by Qatari fighter jets as it was carrying dozens of passengers from Dammam to Abu Dhabi, and flying over international waters through an international air corridor of the Bahrain Flight Information Region, on a well-known track and fulfilling all necessary procedures.
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