Saturday 28 May 2016

Algosaibi to acknowledge claims for settlement

Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers (Ahab) has recently written to a large number of financial institutions with claims against it to confirm the amounts that Ahab is willing to acknowledge for the purposes of the settlement process it initiated in May 2014. Ahab and the five-me


IS calls for attacks on the West during Ramadan

A new message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State calls on followers to launch attacks on the United States and Europe during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which begins in early June. "Ramadan, the month of conquest and jihad. Get prepared, be ready .


Indian PM Modi to visit Qatar next month

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day visit to energy-rich Qatar, the first by an Indian Premier in the last eight years, starting from June 4, said a report. During the visit, Modi will hold extensive talks with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on a


Russia urges joint US air strikes on Syria rebels

Russia has proposed to the U.S.-led coalition that they stage joint air strikes on Syrian rebels, including militant Islamist group Nusra Front, who are not observing a ceasefire, but the US responded coolly on Friday. Such action would begin as of May 25 and be co-ordinated with


Food prices could double over demand, water scarcity

Swelling populations and demand for food combined with ever scarcer water and land resources could lead to a doubling of food prices and trigger civil unrest in some developing countries, a new report says. Demand for food with a higher environmental impact, such as meat, has sur


Ramadan 'likely to start on June 6'

Ramadan is likely to start on June 6, Bahrain Astronomical Society (BAS) chairman professor Dr Waheeb Al Naser has predicted, according to a report in the Gulf Daily News, our sister newspaper. To read further, please visit

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