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Businesswoman Shaikha Noora bint Khalifa Al Khalifa says she has been reporting more than 20 fake accounts on Facebook and Instagram every day. (Twitter)
August 13, 2018 - 08:41 GMT
A BAHRAINI royal has managed to shut down more than 350 fake social media accounts, which used her photograph to con people into parting with their cash.
The real estate and business activities sector posted 3.7pc growth in Q1. (Shutterstock)
August 07, 2018 - 10:06 GMT
Bahrain’s gross domestic product or GDP in current prices grew by 5.1 per cent annually in the first three months of the year (Q1), according to data published in the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ).
(Shutterstock/File Photo)
August 07, 2018 - 09:28 GMT
Amnesty International has blasted Bahrain for denying vital medical care to jailed pro-democracy activists, saying the cruel and inhumane practice is putting the prisoners’ lives at risk.
The new rule leaves expat families facing a difficult choice. (GDN)
July 25, 2018 - 09:07 GMT
Bahrain is being urged to reconsider a visa rule first announced in January, which threatens to break up some expatriate families.
British Muslims waving flag in campaign one month before the May 2015 General Elections (AFP)
July 24, 2018 - 12:38 GMT
In recent years, the United Kingdom has fallen victim to Islamic extremism, which in turn has led to terrorist attacks across the nation. The government on the other hand tries its best to maintain healthy relations with the greater Muslim community, and unfortunately, it has learned the hard way that enjoying healthy relations with Muslim clerics does not necessarily mean that you can prevent an Islamic extremist from committing a terrorist attack.
An image that was shared on Twitter by a Qatar opposition activist on Twitter from London. (Twitter)
July 24, 2018 - 11:49 GMT
“This is NOT a film or TV production… The company is looking for a large group of people to fill space outside Downing Street during the visit of the president of Qatar (sic). This is an ANTI-Qatar event – You will not have to do or say anything, they just want to fill space. You will be finished at 12:30.” This is an email sent by a UK casting agency offering actors money to participate in an anti-Qatar event on Tuesday, according to the Independent.
In June, workers of two contracting companies staged separate protests over unpaid salaries. (Shutterstock)
July 23, 2018 - 11:10 GMT
A large number of expat workers are facing extreme financial situations due to unpaid wages mainly in the construction sector, according to sources.
The Bahrain Olympic Committee logo
July 18, 2018 - 19:07 GMT
The 2018 Olympic Day, which is celebrated all over the world, will be staged in Bahrain on Friday, July 20, the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) announced yesterday.
The certification covers Stellar’s blockchain and its native currency called Lumens. (Shutterstock)
July 18, 2018 - 12:24 GMT
The certification covers Stellar’s blockchain and its native currency called Lumens.
It was the first flight in a warplane piloted by a Bahraini woman. (Khaleej Times)
July 12, 2018 - 11:55 GMT
It was the first flight in a warplane piloted by a Bahraini woman.
The accommodation near Alba emerged as an illegal labor camp. (GDN)
July 11, 2018 - 10:07 GMT
Around 200 men say they are forced to live in squalor in their Bahrain labor accommodation and are appealing for urgent intervention.
13 workers have ended their lives in the past three months. (Shutterstock)
July 09, 2018 - 09:46 GMT
The number of expatriates committing suicide in the Kingdom is on the rise; 13 have ended their lives in the past three months.
Nawaf Shukralla (Photo: The AFC)
July 05, 2018 - 16:42 GMT
FIFA's Referees Committee on Wednesday selected 17 referees, 37 assistant referees and 10 Video Assistant Referees (VARs) for the final phase of its 2018 World Cup, holding in Russia.
Hala's song
July 05, 2018 - 11:19 GMT
Bahraini starlet Hala Al Turk surprised her fans by releasing a new Gulf song titled "Mamnou Al Lams" (No Touching Allowed) produced by Platinum records and it is her first song in three years.
Bahrain Martial Arts Federation logo
July 01, 2018 - 15:43 GMT
Bahraini Taekwondo players Fawzia Mohamed and Jumana Mohammed won two gold medals in Thailand’s Heroes Open International Championship 2018 with the participation of more than 1050 players from around the globe.
The issue has caused an uproar among the expatriate community. (Shutterstock)
July 01, 2018 - 09:20 GMT
Tenants who live in apartment buildings that share electricity and water bills are demanding a change in what they described as an unfair system.