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Bahrain - A proud participant in well-rounded healthcare

The Kingdom of Bahrain is considered a leading example in the area of well-rounded healthcare coverage, and it continuously receives regional and global praise regarding this matter. To add, the capital city of Manama is the first capital in the Middle East to be awarded the title of “Healt...

Syria’s Ramadan drummers defiant as tradition wanes

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Ramadan drummers who awaken the faithful for their pre-dawn meal are dying out across the Islamic world but the tradition lives on in Syria’s capital despite growing reli...

The day when Battle of Badr took place

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The Holy Month of Ramadan is more than a month of prayers with history showing the first generation of Islamic believers achieved great victories during this blessed month. The...

Counting our future blessings

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood We are all rejoicing that the pandemic is behind us. Unmasked and with a song on our lips, we roam the streets, gathering in crowds for iftar and ghabga, uncaring of the warnings by experts that while the worst is over, we must still exercise...

Iran is not the only threat that Middle East countries can unite around

  When the foreign ministers of four Arab countries, the US, and Israel gathered a couple of weeks ago for the first time, they did not sit in Israel’s capital, Jerusalem, or its military headquarters in Tel Aviv. The historic ministerial for Egypt, the UAE, Morocco, Bahrain, I...

The real reason for food price hike

Dear Sir, Reading your article, "Food prices soar to record levels," AP Rome, Saturday, April 9, 2022, p5, I note that the reasons for this inflationary rise in prices of food mention only Ukraine and Russia, but fail in mentioning the real reason for the "out of control," inflation. The ...

The Five Pillars of Islam

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Almost as soon as the Arab armies of Islam conquered new lands, they began erecting mosques and palaces and commissioning other works of art as expressions of their faith and c...

Ramadan - The most sacred month in Islamic culture

Every year, believers around the world anticipate the sighting of the new crescent moon that signifies the official first day of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and the most sacred month in Islamic culture. The start of Ramadan fluctuates each year because the lunar Islam...

Woman being denied entry into Bahrain restaurant unmask prejudices?

By CAPT. MAHMOOD AL MAHMOOD It is indeed an irony that we emerged from two and a half years of frantic mask-wearing to avoid the COVID-19 virus only to fall into a controversy about whether a person wearing a hijab should be denied entry into a lounge of a restaurant!...

International education is the currency of the future

Exploring the wide range of opportunities for Bahraini youth to study and research in the EU. Exclusive Interview with HE European Union Ambassador to Bahrain, Patrick Simonnet Q1 – The European Union is participating in the upcoming Alpha Conference, an educational symp...

Patriotic wishes from Pakistan School

Pakistan Day is a very unique, remarkable and significant day for every Muslim in the subcontinent. March 23rd, every year, commemorates the adoption of Pakistan Resolution in 1940 at Lahore, which stands for social justice, religious conformity, economic coequality, legal protection, cultural to...

Speeding on the solar track

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood Checking online for some flight tickets, I was surprised to see that there are three choices offered to potential travellers: the fastest route, the least expensive route (often involving multiple stops and chan...

Getting serious about leisure

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood The first thing we do when we have to reach an unfamiliar destination even in our tiny Bahrain is switch on the GPS. The task of mapping the route and giving precise instructions including traffic alerts has been taken over by ou...

Bahraini women take the lead

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com As the world gets ready to celebrate International Women’s Day and set new goals for empowering women, our Kingdom has led the way with a Perfect 100 over two years. ...

A Crime against Humanity: The Khojaly Genocide

By Shahin Abdullayev Khojaly is a city located in the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. Khojaly has been under siege since October 1991, the start of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Karabakh War. On the night of February 25-26, 1992, Armenian armed forces destroyed ...

A prayer to avert deadly war

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood In what seems like the script of a sci-fi movie, the ugly war between Russia and Ukraine has even taken to outer space. America has threatened to pull the plug on the jointly operated International Space Station and there ar...