Khaleej Times

Banned daily fires staff


A independen­t Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after authoritie­s banned it on accusation­s that it “sows division” in the kingdom. “We regret to inform you that the board of directors... has decided to terminate the employment contracts with the employees,” board chairman Adel Al Maskati wrote in English in a message addressed to “all staff” on Saturday. —

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