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Bahrain forum to fight terror funding

A major international forum on combating terror financing will open in Bahrain on November 9. Delegations from more than 30 countries will attend the 'Manama Conference on Combating Terrorism Funding,’ said a report in t

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GCC-UK join hands to face challenges

The GCC countries and Britain reiterated the importance of enhancing relations and dialogue to address regional challenges including the threat of terrorism. Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa led Bahrain's de

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Terror fight against IS 'may go on for years'

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister has said military action against the Islamic State (IS) is part of a broader fight against terrorism that could go on for years. The country and regional allies Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan and the

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US, GCC vow strong ties to fight terror

The US and GCC states have pledged to strengthen co-operation to counter the threat of terrorism and enhance economic and trade relations, said a report. This came during the fourth ministerial meeting of the GCC-US Strategic Co-o

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Terror funding clamp in focus at Bahrain summit

Blocking financial funding of an extremist organisation threatening the region will be the focus of a major conference to be hosted by Bahrain. Foreign Affairs Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said it was essential to d

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Bahrain unveils new plan to fight terror

Bahrain has unveiled a new two-pronged strategy to beef up security and counter terrorist threats. "All measures will be taken to bridge any gaps, and remedy any loopholes through which the scourge of terror may spread to the

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Bahrain King urges to get tougher on terror

Bahrain’s King Hamad has urged authorities to take stringent counter-terrorism measures, decisively and earnestly. "Strict measures must be expedited to confront terrorism, or else it will spread out to our lands,"

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Saudi detains 88 preparing 'terrorist' attacks

Saudi Arabia has arrested 88 people plotting "terrorist" attacks at home and abroad, Al Arabiya television reported on Tuesday, citing the interior ministry. The ministry said the suspects had been monitored for months b

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Education key in fighting terror

Education is key in preventing young Gulf nationals from taking up arms with extremist militants, according to a top GCC official. Only through promoting moderation will the youth learn that joining terrorist organisations, such a

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Bahrain steps up anti-terror plans

Counter-terrorism tactics are being intensified across Bahrain in a bid to tackle acts of sabotage that target the country's security. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has instructed secur

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