BAHRAIN | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

‘Global peace, a collective goal’

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, has stressed that providing a secure and stable environment in light of challenges and dangers facing the region and achieving peace and prosperity is a collective responsibility. This came as the minister took part, on...

Yoga event held ahead of World Yoga Day

Scores of yoga enthusiasts from different walks of life laid down their mats and performed ‘asanas’ as the Embassy of India organised an event at the iconic Bahrain Fort yesterday. The event was held in the run-up to the International Day of Yoga 2019, which will be observed o...

Six years old boy dies after being forgotten on Dubai bus

In a shocking incident, a six-year-old boy died after he was forgotten inside a bus for several hours in Dubai, Dubai Police said yesterday.  The Asian boy was forgotten inside a bus belonging to the Centre for Memorising Quran in the Al Quoz area from 8am onwards on Saturday.  ...

Strong response call

Saudi Arabia has called for a swift response to the threat to energy supplies, two days after attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. “There must be a rapid and decisive response to the threat of energy supply, market stability and consumer confidence, which are posed by ...

Bahrain ranks 5th in suicide rates

According to a German Media website,“Deutsche Welle”, Bahrain ranks 5th among Arab nations in suicide rates. Quoting World Health Organization (WHO), the website revealed the top five nations in the Arab world with the highest suicide rates. Whi...

More visitors expected at Bahrain Airshow 2020

Improvements to the arrangements for the main exhibition hall at the Bahrain International Airshow 2020 are expected to lead to increased visitor numbers as, once again, Farnborough International, organizer of the Farnborough Airshow, has said. “The 2020 Bahrain International Airshow repres...

The Daily Tribune Headlines 15th June 2019

#TheDailyTribune #NewsofBahrain #LatestNews #ViralNews #LocalNews #TodayInBahrain #TribuneExclusiveNews #InternationalNews #BreakingNewsBahrain #AccidentsinBahrain #InternationalNews #WorldNews #TodayInTheWorld...

HMAS Ballarat seizes over six tonnes of narcotics in six days

Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized a total of 6,828kg of narcotics in a six-day period worth a regional wholesale value of over $3.5m (USD) whilst deployed to the Middle East working as part of the Pakistan led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), the Combined Maritime Forces we...

Call for global unifying stances to thwart terror plots in Mideast

Representatives Council Speaker Fawzia Zainal has called for an emergent international stance regarding the recurrent terrorist attacks on tankers in the Arabian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz. She pointed out that the repercussions of those criminal acts affect the whole world....

Forensic doctor ordered to be arrested in officer murder case

The High Appeals Court has ordered for a forensic doctor to be arrested after failing to attend before the court in several hearings to give evidence in the trial of two men convicted of murdering a police officer. The case was adjourned until June 19, 2019, to cross-examine the doctor. ...

First phase of early cancer screening launched

The first phase of the national campaign for early screening of colon cancer has been given the go-ahead. Supreme Council for Health (SCH) President Lieutenant-General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa launched the campaign at the Avenues Bahrain, in the presence of senior officials from...

Bahrain clocks 2.73pc growth in first quarter

The Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) published the Kingdom’s provisional National Accounts Statistics Report for the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, with preliminary results indicating that Bahrain’s economy grew by 2.73 percent at constant prices and 3.43pc at current prices c...

Gulf tanker attacks ‘a dangerous escalation’

The United Arab Emirates said yesterday that twin attacks on tankers in the Sea of Oman just weeks after four ships were damaged off the UAE marked a “dangerous escalation.” “The attack against the tankers in the Gulf of Oman is a worrying development and a dangerous esc...

Growth surging ahead

The Kingdom’s Ministry of Finance and National Economy yesterday said that the strong economic growth results in the first quarter of 2019 reflect the government’s commitment to balancing fiscal consolidation efforts with economic development. Bahrain’s economy recorded a year-o...

Tamkeen celebrates graduation of “Intelaaq” participants

The Labour Fund “Tamkeen” in partnership with MENA Center for Investment celebrated the graduation of Intelaaq Student Consultancy Programme participants at Muharraq Model Youth Centre, on 27 April 2019. The ceremony witnes...

Galali stabbing: Man to stand trial on June 24

A man charged with at - tempted murder for allegedly stabbing another multiple time in Muharraq Gove r n o ra t e w i l l head to trial later this month. Court files say, the suspect stabbed his victim with a knife while in Galali. The...

New school, university to become a reality soon

Preparations are progressing fast to open Her Highness Shaikha Mooza Comprehensive Girls’ School and the American University of Bahrain. Inauguration of Her Highness Shaikha Mooza Comprehensive Girls’ School, comprising pri...

US-Iran War could be damaging to Bahrain

Most Bahrain residents say that a US and Iran war would be “significantly damaging” to Bahrain, according to a survey. Forty-four per cent of the 605 respondents who took part in the survey believe that a war between the tw...

29 Years of Unique Togethernes: A message to society…

Clinton P Xavier, my friend, more than my brother is relocating to India after 29 years in the Island of the Pearl- Bahrain. Memories flood my senses as I recollect our association over the years. Like me, he too hails from the state o...

HM King restructures Sunni and Jaffari endowments councils

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa yesterday restructured the Sunni and Jaffari endowments councils. The Sunni Endowments Council has been restructured under the presidency of Dr Rashid Mohammed Al Hajri. ...

Yoga Day

In the run-up to International Day of Yoga 2019, Embassy of India is organising an event on Saturday from 5.45pm onwards at Bahrain Fort Beach (Karbabad). Al...