Hot News Headlines



MANAMA: Villagers have welcomed steps to punish arsonists and people who damage public property in Bahrain.

Many of them have taken to social media to voice their support for the government's move to stop repairing public property, like lampposts and traffic signals, damaged in villages as a re...ReadMore

Earthquake agony

NEPALESE expatriates in Bahrain were desperately trying to contact their families yesterday after a devastating earthquake hit their home country, with thousands of people feared dead.

Reaching out

BAHRAINI businesses are investing millions of dinars in Iraq to support its conflict-hit economy, it has been revealed.

Man with a mission

A MAN who has spent the past three years cycling through 29 countries on a mission to traverse the globe on two wheels is currently in Bahrain.

Green light for BD5m Tubli power station

PLANS to spend BD5 million on a new power station that will feed Tubli Sewage Treatment Plant, which is undergoing a major expansion, have been given the green light.

Amnesty plan for migrant workers

A GENERAL amnesty for undocumented migrant workers living illegally in Bahrain is expected to be announced soon.

Help for young entrepreneurs

WORKSHOPS on franchising businesses, vocational training and farming will take place next month, as part of a major drive to help young entrepreneurs.

Edict on renting buildings issued

HIS Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday issued an edict adding an article to the executive bill of the Municipalities Law.

Man held after car stolen with a child inside

A SUSPECT was arrested yesterday morning following the theft of a car with a child inside it in Dar Kulaib.

Promoting public transport

A BUS tour was held through Muharraq and Manama yesterday in a bid to encourage more people to switch to public transport.

Safety awareness drive is cancelled

A HEALTH and safety awareness-raising event scheduled to be held at Khalifa Bin Salman Port yesterday was cancelled due to high winds.

Art expo backs major charities

THE fourth annual Al A'ali Art Fest, showcasing the work of Bahraini artists at Al A'ali Shopping Complex, drew to a close yesterday.

Assault case three object to sentence

THREE men convicted of partially blinding a doctor following an assault provoked by a social media post have appeared in court to object to their sentence.

click on image to view the digital edition