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AVERT WATER CRISIS ALERT

MANAMA: Bahrain and other GCC countries are facing a huge potential water crisis, it was revealed yesterday. Aridity, galloping demography, urbanisation boom and improved living standards are putting enormous pressure on supplies, prompting a call to map out a future-oriented strategy to ensure water s...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

Manama facelift a step closer

A RAFT of major improvements to large areas of Manama could finally get the go-ahead after municipal councillors and senior government officials resolved their long-standing differences yesterday.

BUSINESS NEWS

Bahrain set to host major energy expo

MANAMA: High-level government officials and industry leaders have confirmed their participation in the Ninth Middle East Refining and Petrochemicals Conference and Exhibition (Middle East Petrotech 2014).

 

WORLD NEWS

Four more virus deaths in Saudi

RIYADH: In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has reported four new deaths from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) and 36 more cases of infection, including a Turkish pilgrim in Mecca.

 

SPORTS NEWS

LIMA FIRES BENFICA TO WIN

LISBON, Portugal: Substitute Lima scored six minutes from the end to give Benfica a 2-1 win over Juventus in the Europa League first-leg semifinals last night.

 

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