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HE Interior Minister Receives IISS Executive Director
HE Interior Minister Receives IISS Executive Director
HE Interior Minister Receives IISS Executive Director

MOI: His Excellency Interior Minister Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received Executive Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Middle East, Sir John Jenkins on Monday. Chief of Public Security, Major-General Tariq Al Hassan attended the meeting. (More Details)

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Boko Haram 'in Deadly Raid on NE Nigeria Town'
File photo of Boko Haram militants.
File photo of Boko Haram militants.

Agence France-Presse: Boko Haram fighters killed several people and destroyed dozens of homes in a raid on a town in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, local residents, a vigilante and the military said on Sunday.   (More Details)

 
1 Killed, Several Missing in Texas Flooding
1 Killed, Several Missing in Texas Flooding
1 Killed, Several Missing in Texas Flooding

Agence France-Presse: At least one man was killed in record-setting flash flooding in Texas that also left several people missing and destroyed homes Sunday, authorities said, warning of more wild weather to come.   (More Details)

 
Tokyo Shaken by 5.6 Magnitude Earthquake, No Tsunami Warning
Japan Meteorological Agency officer Yohei Hsegawa speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on May 13, 2015. (AFP; Image used for representational purpose)
Japan Meteorological Agency officer Yohei Hsegawa speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on May 13, 2015. (AFP; Image used for representational purpose)

Reuters:  An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas today, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.   (More Details)

 
Libyan Government Warplanes Attack Oil Tanker Docked at Sirte
Representational Image of war planes.
Representational Image of war planes.

Reuters: Warplanes from Libya's official government attacked an oil tanker docked outside the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding three people and setting the ship on fire, officials said.   (More Details)

 
China's Prison Tour For Officials Serves as Anti-Corruption Warning: Report
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Representational Image

Agence France-Presse: Chinese officials have been sent on prison tours visiting inmates including former colleagues as a warning against corruption, state-run media said today, provoking mockery online.   (More Details)

 
Russia bans 'undesirable' NGOs, sparking international outcry

CNN: Non-governmental organizations working in Russia awoke Sunday to a new reality -- that they operate now under a law that allows the government to prosecute them on the grounds they are 'undesirable.'   (More Details)

 
Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on hunger strike
Mr Lopez handed himself in during a mass protest in Caracas 15 months ago
Mr Lopez handed himself in during a mass protest in Caracas 15 months ago

BBC: Prominent jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has announced he has gone on hunger strike demanding "freedom for political prisoners".   (More Details)

 
Sydney cafe siege inquest hears details of gunman Monis
Gunman Monis made many claims about his religious background and persecution by authorities
Gunman Monis made many claims about his religious background and persecution by authorities

BBC: A self-styled cleric who launched a deadly attack on a cafe in Sydney, Australia, last year led a complex and secretive life, an inquest has heard.   (More Details)

 
Ethiopia in first vote since Meles Zenawi's death
Predictions of a comfortable win for the governing party did not deter voters
Predictions of a comfortable win for the governing party did not deter voters

BBC: Ethiopians have been voting for a new parliament in the first election since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in 2012.   (More Details)

 
'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash killed in crash
Game theorist John Nash (left) was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind
Game theorist John Nash (left) was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind

BBC: US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, has died in a car crash with his wife, police have said.   (More Details)

 
Malaysian police find 139 suspected migrant graves
Suspected migrant graves were found earlier this month in Thailand near the Malaysian border
Suspected migrant graves were found earlier this month in Thailand near the Malaysian border

BBC: A total of 139 suspected migrant grave sites have been found in 28 human-trafficking camps close to the Thai border in north Malaysia, say police.   (More Details)

 
IS threat to Syria's northern bald ibis near Palmyra
A small breeding colony of the northern bald ibis was found near Palmyra in 2002
A small breeding colony of the northern bald ibis was found near Palmyra in 2002

BBC: A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.   (More Details)

 
Iraq will take back Ramadi from IS 'in days' - PM Abadi
Iraq will take back Ramadi from IS 'in days' - PM Abadi
Iraq will take back Ramadi from IS 'in days' - PM Abadi

BBC: Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has said that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".   (More Details)

Events  
'Watani' magazine launched; Police Media Director hails HE Minister’s support to promote loyalty among youth 29-9-2014
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HE Interior Minister Receives IISS Executive Director 25-5-2015
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VIDEOS  
HE Interior Minister Receives Ambassadors of Brotherly and Friendly Countries 20-5-2015 (See More)
Second episode of Al Amn TV Show 17/5/2015 (See More)
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General Directorate of Traffic (GDT) is adopting a comprehensive strategy depending on using most up-to-date techniques in order to perform the best traffic services and to raise up traffic safety level. (More)
 
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