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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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Bahrain strips 9 terror convicts of citizenship

Bahrain’s High Criminal Court has stripped nine Bahrainis of their citizenship for taking part in terror-related activities. It was the first ruling under a tough new anti-terror law that followed last year’s recommendations

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Terror crimes in Bahrain 'reducing': official

The crime rate in Bahrain has reduced as authorities deter new threats that aim to destabilise the country, according to a top official.   Public Security chief Major-General

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Bahrain to boost homeland security

Bahrain is to strengthen security to protect its stability and avert repercussions of regional upheavals. His Majesty King Hamad yesterday stressed the need to take all possible measures to defend the homeland and protect citizens

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Gunmen kill 48 in attack on Kenyan coast

At least 48 people were killed and others wounded when more than two dozen unidentified gunmen attacked a coastal Kenyan town overnight, police and the Kenya Red Cross said on Monday. The attackers targeted two hotels, a bank and

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