Bahrain

Today's weather in Bahrain
Jan 21

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a humid weather early today, becoming partly cloudy and cloudy with a chance for scattered rain in the evening.Northwesterly winds range from 8 to 13 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times during the day.Maximum...

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Today's weather in  Bahrain
Jan 13

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a relatively cold weather, with scattered clouds and rising sand in some areas. Northwesterly winds range from 12 to 17 knots, reaching 17 to 22 knots at times. Maximum temperature is 22 degrees Celsius...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Jan 07

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a relatively cold weather, becoming fine, but humid overnight.Northwesterly winds range from 10 to 15 knots, becoming variable 3 to 8 knots overnight.Maximum temperature is 22 degrees Celsius and minimum is 12...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Dec 22

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a partly cloudy weather at times, but cool at night.Wind: Northwesterly 8 to 13 knots, reaching 13 to 18 knots at times during the day.Temperature: Maximum 21 degrees Celsius and minimum 14 degrees Celsius.Humidity: Maximum 80% and minimum 40%.Sea waves: 1 to 2 feet...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Dec 03

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Department at the Civil Aviation Affairs forecast a humid weather early today, becoming mild with some clouds and rising sands in some areas in the evening.Generally southerly winds will range from 7 to 12 knots at the beginning, becoming northwesterly, from 12 to 17 knots later during the...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Nov 25

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast an unstable weather with scattered rain which may be thundery at times.Maximum temperature is 24 degrees Celsius and minimum is 19 degrees Celsius.Generally northeasterly winds range from 7 to 12 knots, reaching...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Nov 24

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a mostly cloudy weather, but unsettled later, with a chance of scattered rain-showers, may become thundery at times.Wind: Variable 5 to 10 knot at first, becoming mainly northeasterly1 2 to 17 knots later, and with a gust may reach 35 knots at times.Temperature:...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Nov 19

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a humid weather with thick fog in some areas early, becoming mild with rising sands in some areas during the day.The department warned of low horizontal visibility of less than 1000 meters in some areas...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Nov 13

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a humid weather with foggy patches around dawn, but mainly fine during the day.Wind: Northwesterly 5 to 10 knots, reaching 10 to 15 knots at times during the daytime.Temperature: Maximum 29 degrees Celsius and minimum 20 degrees Celsius.Humidity: Maximum 95% and...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Nov 12

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a generally fine weather today but humid at times.Northwesterly winds range from 05 to 10 knots, reaching 10 to 15 knots at times during the day.Maximum temperature is 31 degrees Celsius and minimum is 20 degrees...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Nov 03

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a humid weather at first, becoming dusty with some cloud at times.Wind: Mainly southerly 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots and reaching 15 to 20 knots at times later.Temperature: Maximum 32 degrees Celsius and minimum 23 degrees Celsius.Humidity:...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Nov 02

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a humid and hazy weather with a chance of mist in places around dawn but fine with some cloud during the day.Wind: Southeasterly 8 to 13 knots, reaching 13 to 18 knots at times.Temperature: Maximum 34 degrees Celsius and minimum 26 degrees Celsius.Humidity: Maximum 90%...

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Today in Bahrain
Nov 02

Today in Bahrain

TINY OM’S FESTIVE POP UP SHOP Wednesday, November 2nd, 6pm to 8pm, Thursday, November 3rd, 9am to 6pm It’s almost that time of the year again. Tiny Om will be back at Words to launch their latest collections, Talisman and Flower of Life, just in time for the festive season! There will also be...

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Rainy season preparations broached
Nov 02

Rainy season preparations broached

Manama : Works Affairs Unde-rsecretary of the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ahmed Al Khayyat held a meeting with the Ministry of Housing Undersecretary, Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, to discuss the preparations for the rainy season here yesterday.  The meeting highlighted...

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Today in Bahrain
Oct 29

Today in Bahrain

Bahrain SWS Endurance Championship   Time :  3 pm – 9 pm Venue : Bahrain International Karting Circuit- Sakhir The Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) is calling on motorsport lovers of all kinds to start putting your teams together and register for the highly anticipated 2016/2017 Bahrain...

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Today in Bahrain
Oct 27

Today in Bahrain

KINGDOM HUMAN RESOURCE SUMMIT Venue : Gulf Hotel - Kingdom of  Bahrain Falcon International Events will be organizing the Kingdom Human Resources Summit- 2016, to be held on 27th October 2016 at Gulf Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain. We are diligently working on bringing the top most companies from all over the Middle...

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Al Hilal Hospital, Medical Centre receive JCI accreditation
Oct 20

Al Hilal Hospital, Medical Centre receive JCI accreditation

Manama : Al Hilal Hospital in Muharraq and Al Hilal Multi Specialty Medical Centre in Riffa have received Joint Commission International’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital and Ambulatory Care Accreditation, it was announced yesterday. This development comes as Al Hilal Hospital is celebrating its 10th...

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PET VET - Dental disorders of cats
Oct 19

PET VET - Dental disorders of cats

Many of the dental disorders of cats are similar to those found in people. Several factors such as tooth alignment, diet, infectious diseases, oral dental care, the bacteria and other local changes in the mouth  and genetics (some cats are  genetically more prone  to developing dental diseases) are...

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Mothers urged to apply for children's free health services
Oct 08

Mothers urged to apply for children's free health services

Manama : The Ministry of Health has urged Bahraini mothers to apply for special health cards to avail the free health services for their children, thanks to the royal decree issued by His Majesty the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.“Children of Bahraini mothers are entitled to free medical services since the...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Oct 08

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry forecast a humid and mild weather during the day today.Variable winds range from 3 to 8 knots, then northerly, in general, reaching 10 to 15 knots at times during the day. Maximum temperature is 35 degrees Celsius and...

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Domestic servants 111k in Bahrain: LMRA
Oct 08

Domestic servants 111k in Bahrain: LMRA

Manama : The total number of domestic servants in the Kingdom has reached 1,11,000, according to a recent figures released by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA).  It revealed that there is an increase of nearly 3,000 permits annually for domestic servants, who include housemaids, farmers, baby...

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Sewerage works  completed
Oct 08

Sewerage works completed

Manama : In view of the Ashura season, all preparations have been completed in the vicinity of the Hussaini rituals, informed Sanitary Engineering Operation and Maintenance Director at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Shawqi Mandeel yesterday. The Hussaini rituals take place along...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Oct 07

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry forecast a generally mild weather today, but relatively humid at night.Northwesterly winds range from 05 to 10 knots, then northerly reaching 10 to 15 knots at times during the day. Maximum temperature is 35 degrees...

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Bahrain's Indian Embassy to mark Gandhi Jayanti
Oct 01

Bahrain's Indian Embassy to mark Gandhi Jayanti

Manama : In view of Gandhi Jayanti, the Embassy of India will organise an event at Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam tomorrow at 7pm. During the event, the webcast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address at the inauguration of the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra will be screened. In another event, the embassy will...

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US approve fighter jets sale to Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar
Oct 01

US approve fighter jets sale to Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar

Manama:  The United States on Wednesday began notifying lawmakers that it has approved more than $1 billion in long-stalled sales of Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) jets to Bahrain, sources familiar with the decision said recently. It has also approved $7 billion in the sales of Boeing Co (BA.N) fighter jets to...

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Information Affairs Ministry marks Saudi Arabia's 86th National Day in Bahrain
Sep 24

Information Affairs Ministry marks Saudi Arabia's 86th National Day in Bahrain

Manama :  The Information Affairs Ministry yesterday organised, in cooperation with the Bahrain Ardha Society and the City Centre Mall, an Ardha show marking Saudi Arabia’s National Day.Visitors from the Eastern Region in Saudi Arabia and other countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as well as...

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Bahrain top MidEast  expat  destination
Sep 24

Bahrain top MidEast expat destination

Manama : Bahrain has been named the Middle East’s top destination for expatriates and ninth worldwide, according to the latest Expat Explorer report by Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation  (HSBC).Bahrain was ranked first in the Middle East ahead of the UAE, which was placed 12th, and ninth globally...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Sep 24

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama: The Meteorological Directorate at the Transportation and Telecommunication Ministry forecast a generally fine weather today with some clouds and rising sands in some areas during the day.Maximum temperature is 37 degrees Celsius and minimum is 26 degrees Celsius. Maximum relative humidity is 75% and minimum is...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Sep 20

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama: The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a generally fine weather with rising sand in places during the day.Wind: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing 15 to 20 knots and reaching 20 to 25 knots at times during the day.Temperature: Minimum 29 degrees and maximum: 38 degrees Celsius.Humidity: Minimum 20% and...

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'Flexible Work Permit' for expats in Bahrain
Sep 20

'Flexible Work Permit' for expats in Bahrain

Manama : Much to the delight of expatriates in the Kingdom, a recommendation of creating the “Flexible Work Permit,” which provides a legal alternative for the use of non-regular workers, was endorsed by the Cabinet yesterday. It allows expatriates work temporarily in professions that do not require...

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Bahraini boy dies in accident
Sep 19

Bahraini boy dies in accident

Manama : The Bahraini boy who was injured in a road accident during the Eid holidays succumbed to his wounds. Khalil Mohammed Khalil was run by a vehicle in Seef district. The victim reportedly breathed his last in the published picture that is now being circulated in social media.

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One dead; several injured in separate accidents in Bahrain
Sep 11

One dead; several injured in separate accidents in Bahrain

Manama : A Bahraini man was killed and several others  injured in two separate accidents that occurred on Shaikh Jaber Al Sabah Highway and Shaikh Isa bin Salman Highway. The deceased was identified as 18-year-old Ali Al Nakkal from Al Kharjiya village in Sitra. Interior Ministry announced on its...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Sep 10

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manam : The Meteorological Directorate at the Transportation and Telecommunication Ministry forecast a usual summer day today. Variable wind range from 5 to 10 knots. Maximum temperature is 38 degrees Celsius and minimum is 30 degrees Celsius.Maximum relative humidity is 80% and minimum 30%.Sea waves rise...

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2 hurt in illegal car stunt
Sep 10

2 hurt in illegal car stunt

Manama : Two Bahrainis suffered grievous injuries in an accident caused by an illegal car stunt show in Abu Quwa village in the Northern Governorate yesterday.  This is the second such accident reported within one month in Bahrain. According to witnesses, the car crashed into a lamppost after the driver...

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Stray dog trespass into football match in Bahrain
Sep 10

Stray dog trespass into football match in Bahrain

Manama : A stray dog yesterday trespassed into the Bahrain National Stadium when the local football league match was going on. According to social media users, this is another indication of the stray dogs issue going out of control. The incident was aired live on national television Bahrain Sports Channel as...

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Today's weather in Bahrain
Sep 03

Today's weather in Bahrain

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a hot and humid weather today with some clouds at times, but misty in places at first. Winds: Mainly easterly, ranging from 5 to 10 knots, reaching 10 to 15 knots at times. Maximum temperature is 42 degrees...

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Abdulaziz Kanoo laid to rest, good deeds remembered
Sep 03

Abdulaziz Kanoo laid to rest, good deeds remembered

Manama : Hundreds of people attended the funeral of the dignitary Abdulaziz Jassim Kanoo in Manama on Thursday. The deceased was mourned by a large section of the Bahraini society, headed by King His Majesty King Hamad bin  Isa  Al  Khalifa and Prime Minister HRH  Prince  Khalifa ...

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GCC to celebrate Eid al Adha on September 12
Sep 03

GCC to celebrate Eid al Adha on September 12

Riyadh/Manama : The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia after a meeting to analyse the moon reports on Thursday corresponding to 29th of Dhulka'edah 1437 AH announced that Eid al Adha this year will be celebrated on September 12 whereas Youm-ul-Hajj i.e. Arafat Day will be on September 11. "Since no response incoming...

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Bahraini man drowns in sea near Sitra
Sep 03

Bahraini man drowns in sea near Sitra

Manama : A Bahraini man was found dead yesterday near the shores of Sitra. The deceased, who was reported missing on Thursday, has been identified as Abdulhussain Al Banna, 37. He didn’t come back home on Thursday after going for a fishing trip with his friend near the coastline of Sitra. Interior...

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Hot, humid weather today
Aug 26

Hot, humid weather today

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a hot and humid weather, with some clouds at times.Variable winds range from 5 to 10 knots, but overall northwesterly, reaching 10 to 15 knots at times.Maximum temperature is 42 degrees Celsius and minimum is 32...

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‘Ithra’ summer  programme concludes
Aug 26

‘Ithra’ summer programme concludes

Manama : A series of summer activities by Al-Mabarrah Al-Khalifia Foundation, under its youth enrichment programme ‘Ithra’, has concluded. Over 74 students took part in the programme activities in July and August across three institutions; Kuwait Finance House (KFH), McDonalds and Gulf...

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Pet owner accuses vet clinic of negligence
Aug 26

Pet owner accuses vet clinic of negligence

Manama : A veterinary clinic in Riffa has been blamed for  negligence and lack of medical care by the owner of a pet dog. Saurav Sen, owner of 10-month-old Shih Tzu puppy named Chotu, accused Home of Veterinary Medicine of causing severe eye damage to his puppy. Chotu was first handed over to the clinic on...

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Bahrain Polytechnic staff awarded for research success
Aug 26

Bahrain Polytechnic staff awarded for research success

Manama : Twelve Polytechnic staff members were awarded for their research on how to enhance the Polytechnic academically at the “Research and Scholarly Activity Awards” organised by Bahrain Polytechnic. This comes under Bahrain Polytechnic’s plan to enhance the value of research and encourage...

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Bahrain Traffics to fast-track services
Aug 26

Bahrain Traffics to fast-track services

Manama : Minister of Interior Lt  General  Shaikh  Rashid bin  Abdulla  Al  Khalifa has ordered the speeding up of the privatisation of the processing of minor traffic accidents and technical inspection of vehicles. An office will be opened at the Security Complex in Muharraq to...

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US aircraft carrier docks in Bahrain
Aug 20

US aircraft carrier docks in Bahrain

Manama : Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) docked in Bahrain for a port visit, after a gap of three  years. The crew of the carrier, took a break after 50 consecutive days at sea, to rest and explore the country. A good number of sailors, who had never been to a Middle Eastern...

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Sanabis School to reopen  next month
Aug 20

Sanabis School to reopen next month

Manama : Sanabis Primary Girls’ School will reopen and receive students next month. Maintenance work to revamp the school is in full swing and will conclude on September 14, informed  authorities yesterday. The previously shutdown school  had created a wave of public outrage due to its...

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Cash-strapped Bahrain elderly centre craves support
Aug 20

Cash-strapped Bahrain elderly centre craves support

Manama : There are some heartening facts about the condition of the elderly in the Kingdom. There is much less elder abuse, in comparison to societies elsewhere. Bahrain also brags the first Elderly Day Care Centre in the GCC region. UCO Elderly Day Care Centre was founded in Hidd in 1994 and it accommodates...

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Hot, humid weather today
Aug 20

Hot, humid weather today

Manama : The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a hot and humid weather today, with some clouds at times. Variable winds range from 05 to 10 knots, becoming mainly northerly 12 to 17 knots at times during the day. Maximum temperature is 42 degrees Celsius and...

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Vaccination, hajj permits are a must for all Bahrain pilgrims
Aug 15

Vaccination, hajj permits are a must for all Bahrain pilgrims

Jeddah: The General Consulate of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Jeddah calls on the Bahraini pilgrims to meet all the instructions of the Hajj season for this year including the necessary to taking preventive vaccinations against epidemic diseases, prior to their departure to the holy sites. It has also urges them to...

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Sitra under stray dog attack : MP warns officials after dogs attack a girl
Aug 10

Sitra under stray dog attack : MP warns officials after dogs attack a girl

Manama : Earlier this week, a girl in Sitra was attacked badly by a pack of stray dogs. Her clothes were torn and was badly  injured in the incident. This was a few days after stray dogs attacked a vehicle  full of passengers in Tubli. Here the pack of growling dogs surrounded the car and gave the driver the...

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