Bahrain

MOSQUES CALL: Stricter Covid measures urged for worshippers

MANAMA: Police should be deployed at Bahrain’s places of worship to tackle crowds and run Covid-19 checks, senior MPs have said. The call has gone out as volunteers have been struggling to control crowds flocking to mosques – with...

Air India flight leaves Bahrain for Delhi with 143 passengers

Air India flight AL 940 has left Delhi for Bahrain International Airport. The flight has a total of 143 passengers including 1 newborn. All the passengers have been blessed with a safe journey. #VandeBharatMission: Air India Flight AI 940 to Delhi departed...

Bahrain go down to Jordan

Bahrain yesterday lost to Jordan 1-2 in a friendly match played at the Bahrain National Stadium in Riffa. The two teams are stepping up preparations ahead of the 2022 Fifa World Cup and AFC Asian Cup 2023 joint qualifiers. Baha Faisal...

COVID MARCHES ON: Bahrain grapples with surge in Covid-19 cases

BAHRAIN registered the highest number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases on Sunday since the first case was recorded in February last year, with a further 824 yesterday. Crossing the chilling 1,000 mark, a total of 1,027 cases were recorded amongst...

New deadline for housing scheme

Bahrainis aged 35 to 45 have been given a six-month deadline to finalise banking and contractual procedures to become eligible to benefit from Mazaya scheme under an exception to the rule.The Housing Ministry yesterday announced the six-month reprieve, which...

Half a million people in Bahrain ‘never married’

MORE than half a million of Bahrain’s population (aged 15 and above) were single last year, according to the latest government data. This includes nationals as well as expatriates .

Vaccination push: 0.7pc of active virus cases fully inoculated

LESS than one per cent of the active Covid-19 cases in Bahrain are people who have been fully inoculated. National Taskforce for Combating Coronavirus (Covid-19) monitoring committee head Lieutenant Colonel Dr Manaf Al Qahtani allayed concerns over ‘breakthrough’ Covid-19...

Civil service accused of recruiting from abroad

The Civil Service Commission was accused by an MP yesterday of continuing to advertise vacancies abroad despite there being capable Bahraini graduates available for the positions. Zainab Abdulamir said a recruitment advertisement was placed in an Asian country for...

Murder suspect ‘threatened to kill his lover over rumours’

A MARRIED man had threatened to ‘slaughter’ his lover and the mother of his seven-year-old son days before he allegedly murdered her, a court heard. The continuing case involving a 45-year-old Bahraini is being heard at the High Criminal...

Move to curb school fees put on hold

A MOVE that would have restricted private school and training institutes from increasing fees has been put on hold. Shura Council members were set to vote, during their weekly session yesterday, on allowing schools and institutes to hike their...

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