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Teen Pilot Youngest Woman to Solo Circumnavigate Globe

Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford landed in Kortrijk, Belgium, Thursday to officially become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. The Belgian British 19-year-old…

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Covid-19: Over 300 mln cases confirmed all over world, WHO says

GENEVA, The COVID-19 total caseload all over the world has surpassed 330 mln, while the death toll has reached 5.55 mln, the World Health Organization…

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Oil prices hover around 2014 highs, supported by supply concerns

Singapore, Oil steadied on Thursday, clawing back losses earlier in the session, as strong demand and short-term supply disruptions continue to support prices close to…

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‘Bat Out of Hell’ Singer Meat Loaf Dies at 74

LONDON — Meat Loaf, the U.S. rock star who rose to global fame with his Bat Out of Hell album, has died at the age…

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Posted in Industry

Industry Minister receives Iraqi Chargé d’Affairs

Manama, Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani received Iraqi Chargé d’Affairs Muayyad Omar Abdulrahman. The meeting discussed topics of common interest. The minister praised the progress witnessed in Bahraini-Iraqi relation…

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UN confirms 2021 among seven hottest years on record

GENEVA, The past seven years have been the hottest on record, the United Nations confirmed, adding that 2021 temperatures remained high despite the cooling effect of the La Nina weatherphenomenon. “The warmest seven years have all been since 2015,” th…

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Reporter Kidnapped, Beaten in Northeast Syria

WASHINGTON — Tuesday started like any other day for Jindar Barakat. The reporter, who works part time at a currency exchange, was opening up the store in the northeastern Syrian city of Al-Hasakah.But instead of customers, masked men in military unifor…

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Posted in Legal Judicial

Investigating a Massacre, Iraq Should Address Root Causes

On December 31, Iraqi security forces killed 20 people from a single family in a raid on a home in Jableh district in Babil governorate, south of Baghdad. Security forces carried out the raid after reportedly receiving false information about a suspect…

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UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet, December 2021

Ethiopia is the third-largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 823,959 registered refugees and asylum-seekers as of 31 December 2021. The overwhelming majority originate from South Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea.To date, 10,892 refugees have r…

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Posted in Government Policy

HM King receives Speaker, Shura Council Chairman

Manama, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa commended the dedicated efforts of the legislative branch in performing its constitutional duties and monitoring and legislative role. He lauded keenness of the legislative branch to promote the democra…

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