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Policeman knocked down by car

A TRAFFIC policeman suffered a fractured arm and received stitches for a head wound after he was knocked down by a car in Manama yesterday. A picture of the officer lying on the ground went viral on social...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Nov 26, 2018

Shaikh Nasser wins Ironman title

Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee,...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Oct 14, 2018

Four killed in Bahrain building collapse

Four people were killed and some 20 others injured when a building collapsed in Bahrain. The Interior Ministry said that an "old building" collapsed Tuesday in Salmaniya, a neighborhood of Bahrain's...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Oct 11, 2018

A true bahraini hero saves 5 family members from drowning

A Bahraini citizen’s heroic act saved the lives of five members of a family, who were on the verge of drowning off Demistan coast. However, the life of four-yearold Fatima Jaffer A’ali could not be...

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Which is the tallest building in Bahrain

Tallest building in Bahrain

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Duty Free shop on causeway…

MANAMA: A new Bahrain Duty Free shop will open at the King Fahad Causeway within the next six to eight months, it has emerged. Company chairman Farouk Almoayyed revealed the news on the sidelines of...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Mar 10, 2015

Bahrain Airport Revamp

Bahrain International Airport is to undergo major modernisation to accommodate millions of travellers. The plans were yesterday unveiled as His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Mar 10, 2015

Ban on recruiting Indonesian maids”

A TWO-MONTH ban on the recruitment of domestic workers from Indonesia comes into effect next month. Indonesian housemaids will be prevented from travelling to Bahrain for work between March 1 and April...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 19, 2015

TRA revokes firm’s licence

Hawar Telecommunications' individual licence for international telecommunications services has been revoked with effect from February 12, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced yesterday. In...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 18, 2015

Bahrain’s new traffic law

MANAMA: Bahrain's new traffic law is proving effective - with violations dropping by 16 per cent in just a week since the tougher rules were introduced on February 8. The traffic directorate registered...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 18, 2015

Millionaire charged with murder of security guard

New Delhi: Indian police yesterday charged a millionaire businessman with murder after he allegedly rammed an SUV into his security guard for being slow in opening a gate, an official said. Businessman...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 17, 2015

Traffic laws tightened

MOTORISTS who even touch their phones while driving will be fined up to BD500 starting Sunday. Policemen will be out in force next week to impose the new traffic law, which includes stricter punishments...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 4, 2015

Cafe staff jailed for rape

A CAFETERIA employee, who raped a six-year-old Bahraini boy inside a cafe, was jailed for 15 years yesterday. The Indian, aged in his 30s, was convicted of rape by the High Criminal Court. He locked...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 3, 2015

Company set to take over bus service

A NEW company will take over operation of the national bus service on February 15, it was revealed yesterday. The joint venture between the UK's National Express and Ahmed Mansour Al Aali is replacing...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 3, 2015

Alert over fake Saudi currency

MONEY exchange firms in Bahrain have stepped up vigilance amid unconfirmed reports of fake Saudi currency circulating in the market. Representatives of three companies in Bahrain, asked not to be identified,...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 3, 2015

Reports of Burj Khalifa ‘fire’ unfounded, say police:

Dubai Police sources and Civil Defence say they have received no reports of a ‘fire’ the Burj Khalifa on Sunday night, following rumours on social media. Officials said they were aware of reports...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 2, 2015

Mum jailed for leaving baby near mosque

A MOTHER has been sentenced to two years in jail for abandoning her three-month-old child son outside a mosque in Busaiteen. The Bahraini, in her 20s, left the baby boy wrapped in a cloth outside the...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 2, 2015

Traffic alert for mall

INVESTORS in a new BD20 million waterfront shopping mall that opened on Saturday have been given until tomorrow to come up with solutions to traffic congestion or face legal action. The Muharraq Municipal...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Feb 2, 2015

Al Arab news channel soon

Al Arab satellite news channel will start broadcasting from Bahrain soon. Information Affairs Minister Isa Al Hammadi hailed the upcoming launch as 'a value-added outlet for pan-Arab media'. 'The...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Jan 29, 2015

Alert as deadly spiders return

HEALTH inspectors are back out hunting for potentially deadly Black Widow spiders eight months after the venomous arachnids were last spotted in Bahrain. A concerned British mother-of-two, who lives...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Jan 29, 2015

Gulf Air cancels after shooting

BAHRAIN'S national carrier cancelled its flight to Baghdad yesterday after a Flydubai plane, carrying 154 passengers, was shot at while landing in the Iraqi capital. Gulf Air is 'monitoring' the security...

Answers No Answers In: News By: [476 Blue Star Level] Jan 28, 2015

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