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Israel hopeful of normalising Saudi ties

TDT | Manama P Unnikrishnan DT Exclusive Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Lior Haiat has expressed hopes of normalising relations with Saudi Arabia following the breakthrough diplomat...

Covid deaths in Bahrain reach 300

TDT | Manama The Health Ministry yesterday announced seven deaths from Coronavirus (COVID-19), including a 96-year-old female citizen, bringing the death toll in the kingdom to 300. The Ministry offered condolences to the family of the deceased....

Bahrain and Israel formalise relations in new diplomatic era

TDT | Manama Bahrain and Israel yesterday signed a host of co-operation agreements to establish full diplomatic relations and peace between the two countries. A joint Israeli-US delegation arrived in Manama, which Israel Ministry of Foreign Affair...

Dawoodi Bohras Mark World Food Day

TDT | Manama Thousands of Dawoodi Bohras from all parts of the world have come out on World Food Day to engage in various activities to fight for a Zero Hunger World and honour our Food Heroes, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Dawoodi Bohras of Bahrain mobil...

10,218 evacuees in 108 missions : Bahrain

TDT | Manama The General Directorate for Ports Security announced carrying out 108 missions to evacuate 10,218 citizens and residents from abroad, since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The directorate also carried out 188 missions to repatriate...

Three jailed in Bahrain for stealing bank cards, money

TDT | Manama Police arrested three men for stealing ATM cards and then withdrawing money from it, with the help of their accomplices abroad. The Director-General of the General Administration of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security said the suspects aged ...

One more COVID-19 death in Bahrain

TDT | Manama Bahrain’s Health Ministry yesterday announced one more COVID-19 related death raising the total toll here in the kingdom to 293. A 76-year-old Bahraini man is the latest casualty. There are currently 79 coronavirus infected patients receiving treatment...

Bahrain condemn French teacher beheading

Manama
 BNA/AP Bahrain condemned the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in a Paris suburb recently. For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France, as their government works on a bill to address militants who authorities clai...

Bahrain Weather Forecast

Manama The Meteorological Directorate forecasts fine weather Wind: Mainly north-westerly, 5 to 10 knots, reaching 13 to 18 knots at times Temperatures: Maximum 34 ºC and minimum 23 ºC Humidity: Maximum 75% and minimum 25% Sea wave...

Bahrain - Israel diplomatic ties is official from today

Manama
 Bahrain and Israel will officially establish diplomatic relations today at a ceremony in Manama, an Israeli official said, after the two states reached a US-brokered normalisation deal last month. A visiting delegation from Israel and officials in B...

Lockdown burdens Bahrain's waste landfill

TDT | Manama
 Bahrain’s lockdown measures have led to an increase in the quantity of waste produced by the country, it has emerged. According to the Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning Ministry, Bahrain is now facing another challeng...

Proposal to amend building permit law to benefit Bahrain families

TDT | Manama
 Northern Governorate Municipal Member has come up with a proposal to amend building permit requirements concerning front walls in housing units. The proposal, Abdullah Mubarak Al Qubaisi said, would allow citizens to build a majlis-like ro...

Call to reduce municipal fees in furnished buildings, apartments

TDT | Manama
 A proposal has been tabled to reduce the municipal fees of buildings and furnished apartments rented to Bahraini families in the Kingdom. Northern Municipal Council Finance and Legal Committee head Zeina Jassem who raised the issue also de...

Bahrain NPRA extend validity of visit visas

Manama The Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) announced on Saturday the re-extension of all types of visit visas until January 21, 2021 with fee exemption to all visitors. The announcement was part of the implementation of decisions of the execut...

Bahrain restaurants, cafes shut for COVID-19 violations

TDT | Manama Several restaurants and cafes in the capital governorate have been ordered to shut down for flouting Covid-19 preventive measures, announced the Health Ministry. The General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Evidence said that...

Bahrain Weather Forecast

Manama The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecasts fine weather, with scattered clouds at times. Wind: mainly northwesterly, 5 to 10 knots, reaching 10 to 15 knots at times during the day....

Coast Guard Commander receives US 5th Fleet Commander

TDT | Manama Coast Guard Commander Major-General Alaa Siyadi received Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command, US 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces Vice-Admiral Samuel Paparo. He welcomed the US official who hailed the efforts of the...

141,000 textbooks given to Bahrain private schools

TDT | Manama The Education Ministry handed over more than 141,000 textbooks on four mandatory national subjects to private schools in the Kingdom, said a top Ministry official. The books are on the Arabic language, Islamic education, Hstory and Ge...

Bahrain is (literally) on top of the world!

TDT | Manama The Bahraini flag is now literally on top of the world.
 Raising it there at the height of 26,781-feet above the sea-level at Manaslu was an 18-member mountaineering team led by Bahrain’s Royal Guard. Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain in ...

Bahrain Weather Forecast

TDT | Manama The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast fine weather, with scattered clouds at times. Wind: mainly northerly, 5 to 10 knots, reaching 10 to 15 knots at times during the day...