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Bahrain asks nationals to avoid traveling to India's Kerala

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain has asked its nationals to avoid traveling to India’s Kerala until an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus, spread by fruit bats, is under control, the Gulf state’s consulate in Mumbai said on its Twitter account on Wednesday.

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 09:37:16

A total of 175 winners were announced following Carrefour Bahrain’s Ramadan raffle draw

A total of 175 winners were announced following Carrefour Bahrain’s Ramadan raffle draw. The winners, all members of the store’s customer loyalty programme MyCLUB, received Carrefour gift cards worth upto BD100. MyCLUB entitles customers to take part in contests, earn points and avail of tailored di

GDNONLINE.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Zain Bahrain hosts ghabga for media and partners at The Ritz-Carlton

The ghabga featured interactive games, traditional entertainment, a raffle draw and a suhoor buffet.

GDNONLINE.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Bahrain hailed as art hub after global fair success

BAHRAIN has been hailed as an emerging art and culture hub of the Middle East, following the huge success of this year’s Art Bahrain Across Borders (ArtBAB 2018). The GDN reported that the kingdom’s foremost international art fair, held in March, achieved sales of BD236,135 in its third edition

GDNONLINE.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

National Bank of Bahrain Teams Complete Leadership Development Workshops Across All Levels

The workshops, delivered by internationally renowned trainers The Leadership Trust in association with EMIC Training, are a series of high impact, experiential leadership development sessions, which aim to support behavioral transformation in individuals, teams and organisations and have been delive

MSN.COM - 2018-05-22 13:51:45

Get Ready to #MoveThisRamadan with Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay - Travelandtourworld.com

Bringing local communities and travellers together throughout the Holy Month to walk, jog, stretch and meditate their way to a healthy Ramadan, #MoveThisRamadan by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts returns for a second year from mid-May. The seasonal wellbeing campaign, which this year coincides with

TRAVELANDTOURWORLD.COM - 2018-05-22 12:29:18

'Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030 plays a central role in the kingdom’s development across all sectors'

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, yesterday stressed that Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030, underpinned by the three core principles of sustainability, competitiveness and fairness, plays a central role in the kingdo

GDNONLINE.COM - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Staff of VIVA Bahrain hands out iftar meals to those less fortunate during Ramadan

MANAMA: Staff of VIVA Bahrain are giving back to the community during Ramadan by handing out iftar meals to those less fortunate. It involves visits to labour accommodation and local markets, as well as the distribution of food parcels to low-income families and complimentary water bottles at mosque

GDNONLINE.COM - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Report on Bahrain’s reforms ‘politicised’

A REPORT that criticises British support for Bahrain’s reforms has been branded “inaccurate and politicised”. The report was compiled by UK-based Reprieve in co-operation with the Bahrain Institute for Human Rights and Democracy, a group of Bahraini opposition sympathisers in London

GDNONLINE.COM - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Bahrain chosen to host mega blockchain forum

MANAMA: Bahrain has been chosen as the venue for one of the biggest blockchain events in Mena this September, according to a statement from India-based community led platform Block Hedge. With more than 500 blockchain and cryptocurrency innovators, decision-makers, innovative start-ups and enterpris

GDNONLINE.COM - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Bahrain strips 9 of citizenship amid wide crackdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –A court in the Arab Gulf state of Bahrain has revoked the nationality of nine people and sentenced them to between three and 15 years in jail, amid a yearslong crackdown on dissent.

FOXNEWS - 2018-05-21 16:27:11

The US to Supply Bahrain with Bombs for its F-16 Fighters - iHLS

The U.S. State Department has cleared Bahrain to buy 3,200General Purpose (GP) and Penetrator Warhead bomb bodiesto arm its fleet of F-16 fighters. Bahrain will use these munitions as a deterrent to regional threats, strengthen its homeland defense, and execute counter-terrorism operations. The bomb

I-HLS.COM - 2018-05-21 15:00:33

Cathay Pacific Eyes Growth After Bahrain Airport Expansion

May 20--Cathay Pacific, one of the oldest airlines operating flights to Bahrain, expects the opening of Bahrain International Airport's (BIA) new terminal next year to improve its competitiveness within the region.


Bahrain basketball team named for major events

The roster includes players from four of Bahrain’s leading basketball clubs, including Manama, Al Ahli, Muharraq and Riffa.


First Waqfe powered digital banking platform launched in Bahrain

Manama: Waqfe, the Bahrain based fintech solutions provider, has announced the launch of its first digital banking platform. The solution has been launched by Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain, and was unveiled in a grand ceremony on the 13 May 2018 at the Arcapita Building, Bahrain Bay


National Evangelical Church pastor hails Bahrain religious tolerance

National Evangelical Church pastor and head of Al Bayareq Al Baidha Society Rev Hani Aziz extended Ramadan good wishes to His Majesty King Hamad, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Suprem


Bahrain plans welfare projects in Syria

BAHRAIN is planning to set up welfare projects in Syria once normalcy returns to the war-torn country, it was revealed. The Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) has spent millions of dinars on several schemes to help Syrian refugees in Jordan ever since civil war erupted in 2011


Bahrain set to host an international basketball tournament next week

Some of the strongest teams from West Asia have been invited by the BBA to take part. They include the national teams of Iraq, Egypt and Lebanon, who will be taking to the hardwood alongside hosts Bahrain for this first edition of the tournament.


Hundreds across Bahrain watch live telecast of royal wedding

Hundreds of people gathered at expatriate clubs and private parties across Bahrain to watch live telecast of the wedding of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle. The British Club, Dilmun Club and the Bahrain Rugby Football Club hosted special events and served traditional feasts to mark th


In Bahrain, a smoldering insurgency reveals the resilience of Iran’s proxy war

A group of Bahraini men carrying national flags and signs supporting political prisoners marches quickly to evade police patrols on the lookout for violators of a protest ban, in Manama, Bahrain, on May 1, 2015. (Hasan Jamali/AP)