Monday, November 19, 2018

People & Culture

Bahrain: Expat Arrested At Airport For Smuggling Drugs

A Bangladeshi national, who attempted to smuggle drugs into Bahrain, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and BD 5,000 fine by the High...

Saudi King Pardons Prisoners Jailed Over Debts In Hail

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has pardoned all prisoners in the Hail region, jailed over debts that do not exceed SAR1 million,...

Italian Air Display Team To Perform At Bahrain Airshow

Italian air display team Frecce Tricolori will star at the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2018, organisers have announced.The Italian team will participate in the...

Oman & Britain Announces To Open Joint Military Base

Oman and Britain will open a joint military training base next year to help counter the activities of hostile states and extremist groups.Hundreds of...

Saudi: More Than 250 Tons Of Contaminated Rice Seized

A wholesale dealer of foodstuffs in Dammam was found guilty of violating the Anti-Commercial Fraud Law by possessing and offering for sale 255 tons...

Bahrain: Death Sentence Upheld For Expat Suitcase Murderers

The death sentences of two men, convicted of murdering a Bangladeshi national following a dispute over BD50, were upheld yesterday by the Cassation Court. The...

Bahrain’s Sea Festival Attracts Over 24,000 Visitors

More than 24,000 people attended the ‘Sea Festival’ held at Bahrain Bay between October 25 and November 3 as part of the kingdom's calendar...

Bahrain Among Most Generous Countries In The World

Bahrain is the tenth most generous country in the world, according to results of a study. The Kingdom was ranked tenth in the world when...

Three Bahrainis Jailed For Life Over Qatar Spy Case

Bahrain's appeals court sentenced three Bahraini nationals over charges of spying for rival Gulf state Qatar, according to Bahrain News Agency.Sheikh Ali Salman, who headed...

Couple Stole Dh300,000 Diamond In Dubai; Arrested In India

A couple, who stole a diamond worth Dh300,000 from a shop in Dubai and fled the country, was arrested within 20 hours from an...
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