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5,000 expats deported in just past three years!!

More than 5, 000 expatriates were deported from Bahrain in the past three years for violating the Kingdom’s labour laws, it was recently revealed. According to the latest statistics released by the Supreme Judicial Council, 5, 294 expats were sentenced to deportation after they were convict

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Case against Petrol price hike dismisssed

he High Administrative Appeals Court adjourned the case lodged by several Bahraini lawyers against the decision to increase fuel prices until September 16 for the closing arguments to be delivered by the state lawyer.  Petrol prices in Bahrain were increased in January 2018. Jayyid (91

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How Nipah virus is affecting Bahrain…. Read on...

Traders at the Central Market fear a possible shortage of fruits and vegetables as according to them the Customs Department is refusing to give a clearance for consignments from India following Nipah outbreak.  The outbreak of Nipah virus, which has resulted in the death of ten peopl

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I’m strictly observing fast, says Al Selwady

Manama : Abdul Kareem Al Selwady had announced that he is strictly observing fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan regardless of the upcoming bout. Al Selwady is one among the top fighters in the Middle East with just a win away from matching the current record of 5 wins at Brave

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Brave 13 at Belfast a major milestone for John Kavanagh

Manama : Straight Blast Gym Ireland is set for major representation at the Brave Combat Federation during Brave 13: Europe Evolution, hosted on 9th June at Belfast, Northern Ireland. Apart from multiple fighters competing in the fight card, Frans Mlambo from SBG Ireland will compete for the

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Brave reaches milestone of 200 contracts

Manama : Brave Combat Federation has crossed signing a total of 218 athletes with the event in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The promotion witness unprecedented growth in the year 2018 with agendas including focusing on increasing the global footprint and signing world class athletes. Th

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LIC announces surplus of $8 million

Manama : LIC (International) announced generating a surplus of US$8 million for the quarter ended 31 March 2018, despite making heavy claim payments. The company also said it has decided to develop new categories of business namely Unit Linked Products and Group Business. New products will

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Quick action helped contain fire: USCO

Manama : United Stainless Steel Company, USCO, yesterday announced that it employees suffered no injuries or fatalities on site following the fire at its premises on Tuesday.“All employees were immediately evacuated from the premises when the fire broke out at 0515H with Bahrain Civil

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How to deal with migraine during Ramadan

Manama : On a global scale, nearly over 90 million Muslims suffer from a migraine.Studies have shown a threefold increase in the frequency of migraine attacks during the entire month of Ramadan fasting with predominance among women.A migraine is a primary headache disorder characteriz