Bahrain arrests Iraq returnee with bomb-making materials: interior ministry

March 15, 2015 8:58 PM

11 0

MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini security forces have arrested a wanted man bearing bomb-making materials after he returned from Iraq, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.

Like its neighbors, Bahrain is concerned that some of the hundreds of Gulf citizens who have joined militant groups fighting civil wars in nearby Iraq and Syria may return and undermine stability at home.

Also read: President offers $100,000 reward for information leading to arrest after car bomb kills 34 in Somalia

Read more

To category page