Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Health & Education

Bahrain ranks second healthiest in GCC

Bahrain ranks second healthiest country in the GCC in the 2017 edition of Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index. Lebanon took the top spot in the Arab...

Squeeze on jobs and pay forces parents to find more affordable...

Parents struggling to pay tuition fees are pulling their children out of private schools and sending them to cheaper ones or back home.With many...

Summer predicted to reach 100% humidity

Signs that the season is changing – your glasses mist up, the shirt sticks to your back or your hair goes all frizzy. But what...

Sarayat season in Kuwait brings unstable weather

Kuwait was affected by a sandstorm yesterday with authorities advising the public to be cautious when using highways because of the low visibility caused...

Corona Virus case found in Abu Dhabi

The Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) has announced a positive case of the MERS-CORONA Virus. The patient is currently receiving the medical care...

School closures due to sandstorm in Saudi

All schools in the Makkah region of Saudi have been closed since yesterday due to a sandstorm that has severely limited visibility, disrupted traffic,...

The Middle East seen from space

Photo of the Middle East taken in May 2016 from the International Space Station by astronauts Tim Kopra and Tim Peake. (photo credit -...

Arab PhD student submits thesis declaring the earth is flat

Last week, a huge scandal rocked the Arab scientific and educational world: a PhD student submitted a thesis declaring Earth to be flat, and...

Price hike won’t stop Bahrain’s smokers

Small and medium businesses continue to suffer as Ministry of Health (MoH) takes a strong stand on its cigarette license fee hike.MoH’s hike in...

Fees Plans Rejected

The Education Ministry will not impose any fees on non-Bahraini students in government schools, the minister, Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi, said yesterday. Responding to...
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