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Drone strike rapped

Bahrain yesterday strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted two Aramco oil facilities in Buqayq and Hijrat Khurais in the Kingdom.  The Foreign Ministry stressed the unwavering stance of the Kingdom in supporting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against all forms of terrorism and atte...

HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali’s voluntary work award winners announced

The organising committee of the HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Award for Voluntary Work has announced the winners of the 2019 edition, including influential Arab voluntary work pioneers. The committee’s chairman and...

Prosecution launches probe into expats’ employment fair

The Public Prosecution announced that it has launched an investigation into the incident of organising an illegal jobs fair for expats at the Indian Club in Manama earlier this month. Ministries and Public Bodies Prosecution Chief Pros...

‘Thank You’ initiative implemented

The Director of Traffic Culture, Salah Shahab said that the back-toschool is an opportunity for the General Directorate of Traffic to enhance awareness among students and parents. He said that the department launched the “Safe Re...

Terrorist funding suspects sentenced

Two men accused of funding terrorism have been hit with three years behind bars as well as a fine of BD100,000 each. According to Prosecutors, the pair were part of Al Ashtar Brigades terrorist group and they were providing financial s...

Case of Turkish men arrested with fake passports adjourned

The First High Criminal Court adjourned a case involving two Turkish men, who attempted to travel to the United Kingdom using fake passports from Bahrain International Airport to September 23, 2019, to appoint a defence attorney for on...

Children summer programmes conclude

The curtain fell yesterday on summer entertainment activities at the Sharifa Al Awadhi Youth and Children Club.  The closing ceremony was held under the patronage of Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan. A number...

‘China committed to further enhance Bahrain relations’

Beijing is committed to further enhance ties with Bahrain since Kingdom is a significant co-operation partner in the Belt and Road Initiative in Gulf region, said China’s Ambassador to Bahrain Mr Anwaer, while speaking at the Mid...

Close to collapse?

The US is to continue its economic pressure on Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hizbollah, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea said yesterday. Speaking at the Atlantic Council, Billingslea added that the dru...

Crown Prince to visit the US

The Court of the Crown Prince has announced that His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and First Deputy Prime Minister, will make an official visit to the United States of Americ...

Well ahead in Infrastructure

Bahrain has been ranked 14th globally on a measure of ‘Ground and Port Infrastructure’ by the World Economic Forum, thanks to the Kingdom’s total and paved road density. With a score of 5.2, Bahrain outshines many top nations around the globe, with the middle eastern average bei...

Terrorism: Two gets 3 year jail, BD100,00 fine

A jail term of three years and a fine of BD 100,000 were awarded to two men by the Fourth High Criminal Court on terrorism-related charges. The court also acquitted another suspect, said Advocate General Ahmed Al Hammadi the Chief of T...

Woman charged with embezzlement to learn fate on Sep 23

A public hospital female employee, who was sentenced by the High Criminal Court to three years imprisonment for embezzlement last May, will learn her fate on September 23 this year. This comes as the First Supreme Court of Appeal recently took up the case and confirmed that it would announce its ...

Food-poisoning: 28 patients ‘discharged from hospitals’

The 28 people who suffered from food-poisoning after consuming food during the Muharram commemoration event in Muharraq on Monday, were all discharged from the hospitals, Health Ministry confirmed. Public Health Assistant Undersecretary Dr Mariam Al Hajery said in a statement that “...

No Bahraini citizen injured in Karbala stampede, says envoy

No Bahrainis were injured in the fatal stampede that occurred among pilgrims in the Iraqi City of Karbala on Tuesday and caused the death of more than 30 pilgrims, it has been confirmed. The Bahraini Ambassador to Iraq, Salah Al Maliki stated that no injuries or deaths were reported among...

4PM News employee passes away

Mohan Koliyadan, who was working with 4PM News circulation department, passed away yesterday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 56. Mr. Mohan, who hailed from Kasaragod district in the Indian state of Kerala, was very active in social circles, especially among the expatriate communi...

Economic co-operation major pillar of Bahrain-Thailand ties

His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has stressed that the economic field is among the aspects of the distinguished co-operation between Bahrain and friendly Thailand, highlighting the two countries’ shared keenness to bolster bilateral co-operation to serv...

New high-voltage electric eels revealed

Call it a shock discovery: DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt. The findings are evidence, researchers say, of the incredible diversity in the Amazon rainforest — much of i...

A dangerous game

The European Union called out Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his plan to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank yesterday, saying it undermined the prospects of peace. The EU condemnation follows comments from  Arab leaders criticizing Netanyahu&rsq...