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Group of thieves held by cops after stealing spree

A gang of elusive shop thieves, who allegedly carried out stealing spree at many shops, were finally nabbed by police. The gang members are accused of carrying out thefts at automobile spare part shops. They were nabbed after the Interior Ministry constituted a special team following many complai...

BIPD to launch awareness-raising programme for overseas students

The Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD) is holding an awareness-raising program for overseas students.  To be held between August 18 and 22, the ‘Ambassadors of the Nation’ Programme is part of its initiatives to implement the National Plan to Promote the Spirit of...

Bahrain attends key Arab-China Co-operation Forum meeting

The delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain participated in the Second Ministerial Meeting of the Arab-China Co-operation Forum, chaired by Ambassador of the Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, Dr. Anwar Al Abdullah. The meeting was held in the presence of Assistant Secretary-Ge...

Aramco plant hit by drones

The Saudi energy minister Khalid Al Falih yesterday confirmed that a drone strike hit the Shaybah natural gas liquefaction facility causing a small fire on Saturday. In a statement condemning the attack, Falih said there had been “no injuries” and that the fire had been put out after ...

MoW Undersecretary carries out field visits

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al Khayat along with MP Basim Al Malki and Municipality Member Mohamed AlDhaen, paid a field visit to several areas of the Northern Go...

Asian man assaulted over debt dispute

An Asian man was kidnapped and brutally beaten by several men for failing to settle BD1500 in debt to a fellow countryman, the High Criminal Court heard. According to court files, the victim had borrowed the amount from a workmate but ...

UK parliamentary group praises Hajj facilities

The head of a British parliamentary group praised Saudi authorities for their efforts in ensuring another successful Hajj season. The Kingdom welcomed about 26,000 British pilgrims this year, many of them first-timers. In addition, mor...

Chinese man accused of using forged credit cards

A Chinese man allegedly withdrew many amounts from ATMs in the Kingdom using fake credit cards, it was revealed. The defendant was reported to the General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic by a local bank ...

Ties between GCC and global nations discussed

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, received in his office at the Ministry’s General Court the Secretary-General of the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Dr Abdull...

Kingdom to set new records in Indian weddings this year

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) is confident of setting new records in the number of Indian weddings and the revenue earnings from the Indian wedding business to Bahrain’s economy this year. The country has played...

HH Shaikh Khalid praises leadership over soccer success

HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee expressed his sincere congratulations to HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of...

Plastic ban ‘bold move’: UN

It was a miracle material when it first came to the world. Soon it outpaced every other known material and conquered continents in a jiffy. Thanks to its umpteen uses and low cost, Plastic, as we call it, is now ubiquitous, making it o...

Bahrain celebrates 73rd Indian Independence Day

India’s 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with fervour all across the Kingdom with Indian Ambassador Alok Kumar Sinha kick-starting the activities by hoisting the national flag at a ceremony held at Indian Embassy in Seef...

Bahrain, a huge investment opportunity for Indian investors

Pitching itself as a gateway to the Gulf region, Bahrain has been attracting huge Indian investments and is promising huge opportunities for Indian investors. Simon Galpin, Managing Director, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), w...

UoB students create app to help treatment of diabetics

In their bid to ease the lives of diabetic patients and help them keep their blood sugar levels under control apart from managing meals and monitoring health statuses, two Bahraini University of Bahrain (UoB) students has launched an a...

Rare honour for MoH

The Kingdom’s public health sector has received one of the world’s prestigious honours. This came as the Ministry of Health was granted a Diamond Level Accreditation Certificate by the Accreditation Canada International Com...

Leadership congratulated over Bahrain team’s soccer triumph

Bahrain has clinched the West Asian Football Championship after beating Iraq in the final match.  His Majesty’s Representative for Youth and Sports Affairs and Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS) Chairman His Highness...

Minister shares Eid Al Adha joy with senior citizens, children

Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel Humaidan, yesterday paid a visit to the Child Welfare Home (Batelco Home).  During the visit, also attended by members of parent day care clubs and homes, the minister aimed to share ...