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New vision for housing labourers

The Cabinet chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday directed to address the issue of labour camps spreading into residential neighbourhoods meant for families. HRH the Premier also instructed the Minister of Labour and Social Development...

Training progress of 1,300 operators at new terminal building stressed

Ongoing preparations to train more than 5,800 Bahrain International Airport stakeholders (BIA) on how to effectively operate the new Passenger Terminal Building are progressing on schedule, the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Bahrain Airport Company Kamal Ahmed has ...

Nurse acquitted in robbery trial

The Lower Criminal Court has acquitted an Asian nurse accused of stealing equipment and cash from a local cosmetic centre due to lack of evidence. The nurse was put on trial after her ex-employer accused her of robbery following her resignation from the clinic. She had won a case against ...

Preparations for Kingdom’s banking sector centenary celebrations reviewed

As part of the ongoing preparations to celebrate the centenary of the banking sector in the Kingdom, to be held under the auspices of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa in December, Cabinet Affairs Minister, Mohammed Al Mutawa, held a meeting, at HRH Premier&rs...

Proposal to build first park for diffabled citizens in Muharraq

Muharraq could have the first dedicated park for differently-abled citizens and residents if a recent proposal gets approved.    The proposal was made by Deputy Chairman of Muharraq Municipal Council, Hasan Al Doy. It has been proposed to allocate a large area in the second cons...

Call for new horizons in Bahrain-Britain relations

Strong bilateral ties were in focus as His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday received the outgoing British Ambassador to Bahrain Simon Martin. HRH the Premier lauded the ever-growing historic relations between the two countries based on mutual co...

Deal on the brink

France, Britain, and Germany said yesterday they were preoccupied with the escalation of tensions in the Arabian Gulf region and risk of Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal falling apart, calling for dialogue between all the parties to resume. The European nations said in a joint statement tha...

Happiness in MoI

We pray to God for the blessing, as all of us are looking forward and searching for happiness. The positive and motivative approach contribute in encouraging people to work harder to achieve career-related inspirations and overcome challenges and difficulties of the contemporary work envi...

Mystery of Dutch postman’s burial of thousands of letters

Dutch police found thousands of letters buried in holes in a forest by a postman, officials said on Friday, adding that they were seeking a motive. Police made the bizarre discovery on Wednesday after a walker near the central town of Laren alerted them to mounds of earth and part of a sh...

Children among 14 killed in northwest Syria strikes

Fourteen civilians, including six children and infants, were killed yesterday in air strikes in northwest Syria, targeted for months now by the deadly regime and Russian bombardment, a monitor said. Most of the children were among civilians killed when Russian aircraft raided an informal ...

Multi-storeyed project to ease SMC parking woes

Parking woes at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) will soon be remedied as an agreement has been reached to build a multi-storeyed car park. Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah), the real estate arm of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company along with the Ministry of Health and Al Ghanah Gro...

E-authentication service planned

Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa has unveiled plans to launch remote authentication services as part of a digital program. Under the hi-tech digital move, the ministry’s notary will provide the remote authentication service through the dir...

‘Destination a concern’

Britain would be willing to release a loaded Iranian oil tanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar this month if Iran can guarantee that its cargo would not go to Syria, Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday. Mr. Hunt said he had had a “constructive” phone call with Ira...

‘Qatar’s Al Jazeera channel rang minister from unidentified numbers’

Information Affairs Minister Ali Al Romaihi yesterday rapped Qatar’s Al Jazeera satellite channel for carrying out false news and programs blatantly targeting the Arab countries and peoples. “Al Jazeera channel made several attempts to contact me and other officials in the min...

News of Bahrain 13/07/2019

MAIN HEADLINES  (1) Rising Tensions Britain to deploy a second warship to the Gulf amid tensions with Iran (2) Strengthening bilateral ties Kingdom’s moderate, effective policies praised by Romanian Premier (3) Attorney fined BD...

Saudi ranked second among G20 countries in awarding radio spectrum

Saudi Arabia has made the largest breakthrough among the G20 countries, in terms of the amount of radio spectrum awarded to operators in globally identified frequency bands for public mobile telecommunication services, according to global radio spectrum allocation reports. Since the end o...

Terror cell members linked to Muslim Brotherhood arrested

Members of a militant cell linked to the banned Muslim Brotherhood group have been arrested in Kuwait, the interior ministry said on Friday. The arrested people were wanted by Egyptian authorities, the ministry added in its statement. Members of the cell had escaped and were evading Egyptian auth...

Works Minister calls for preserving marine resources

Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister, Essam Khalaf, has called for opening up broader partnership with the private sector to increase the marine wealth in the Kingdom through supporting fish farming by exploring the latest technologies. This came as he received Agricu...

10 years sentence for man who sold drugs

The First High Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced a Bahraini man to 10 years imprisonment and fined him BD5,000 for peddling drugs. Four other defendants, who led police to the first accused, were acquitted from the charge of selling and received one-year sentence for consuming drugs, along wit...

Attorney fined BD50 for not showing up in court

The First High Criminal has fined a defense attorney BD50 for not showing up for two hearings of a case that involves a “family of burglars”, who is accused of stealing more than BD50,000 worth of gold from different houses in Zinj area in the Capital Governorate. The court has ordere...