Tag Archives: Bahrain

Saudi, Gulf states discussing sending special forces to Syria – Saudi foreign minister

PARIS (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia & other Gulf Arab states are discussing sending special forces to Syria as part of U.S.-led efforts to fight Islamic State, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir…


ICC cites evidence of international forces abusing Afghanistan detainees

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – U.N. prosecutors said on Thursday they had evidence suggesting international forces in Afghanistan had caused serious harm to detainees by subjecting them to physical & psychological abuse….


Bahrain defends crackdown in Shiite area that sparked clash

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A top Bahraini police official is defending his force's decision to remove decorations marking Shiite religious commemorations & to crack down on those who confronted police…


Philips names Abhijit Bhattacharya as CFO

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Philips NV said on Monday it had appointed Abhijit Bhattacharya as chief financial officer with immediate effect to succeed the departing Ron Wirahadiraksa. Swiss-based LafargeHolcim, the world's…


Surprise! Pluto Has Blue Skies (Photo)

The more scientists learn approximately Pluto, the more absorbing the dwarf planet gets. During its historic flyby of Pluto this past July, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered towering ice mountains…


McLaren confirm Button to race on in 2016

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) – Jenson Button will race for McLaren again next season, the Formula One team confirmed on Thursday with a statement that ended speculation the 2009…