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  • 'Come to airport 3 hours before your departure time': BAC

    August 15, 2018 10:48 AM

    Muharraq, Aug. 15 (BNA): Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), has advised all passengers travelling during Eid Al Adha holiday to arrive at the airport three hours prior to their departure time to avoid any potential delays. Passengers are requested to park their vehicles in the allocated

  • Renewable energy use encouraged

    August 15, 2018 10:48 AM

    Manama, Aug. 15 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza said the Sustainable Energy Unit encourages establishments and individuals to use renewable energy in homes and facilities as well as commercial and industrial establishments. The minister said that this encouragement aims to achieve major goals, including the rationalization

  • SMC, HCs open timings during Eid Al Adha announced local

    August 15, 2018 9:54 AM

    Manama, Aug. 15 (BNA): Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) will remain open 24 hours during Eid Al Adha holiday including the Accident & Emergency and dispensaries except the outpatient dispensary opens on Thursday, August 23 from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Patient family visits in all wards will be permitted from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. except the ICU and Burns

  • UAE supports Yemen development

    August 15, 2018 6:18 AM

    Aden, Aug. 15 (BNA): The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has signed an agreement detailing development projects in Yemen's Lahej, Abyan, Dhala and Taiz governorates. The agreement was signed within the launch of the second phase of the Year of Zayed development works that the aid authority has undertaken. The total value of the projects to be conducted is at AED 9 million

  • 53,000 antiquities digitally mapped in Saudi

    August 15, 2018 6:18 AM

    Riyadh, Aug. 15 (BNA): Saudi Arabia has successfully restored more than 53,000 archaeological pieces from inside and outside Saudi Arabia. These antiquities were digitally archived via digital mapping in accordance with international standards for the registration and archiving of data relating to sites and archaeological and heritage pieces, for Registration

  • Oman photographic society wins gold medal

    August 15, 2018 6:18 AM

    Durban, Aug. 15 (BNA) Oman has won the gold medal at the 19th Biennial of Nature Photography 2018 for digital images and the honourary award at the 34th Biennale of Black and White Prints organised on the sidelines of the congress of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) at its 34th session in South Africa. The results of the Biennial

  • Saudi King meets Egyptian president

    August 14, 2018 5:30 PM 1

    Riyadh, Aug.14 (BNA): The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received in NEOM today President Abdulfattah Al-Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, attended the audience

  • NIHR, British embassy discuss boosting cooperation

    August 14, 2018 3:41 PM 1

    Manama, Aug. 14 (BNA): Secretary General of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) Dr. Khalifa bin Ali Al Fadhel received the UK’s Deputy Ambassador Moqbel Ali and Head of the Programmes Department at the British embassy Chris Thompson. The meeting was attended by NIHR Assistant Secretary General Yasser Ghanim Shahin. Dr. Khalifa bin Ali Al Fadhel

  • Strongest Man Championship’s try-out registration extended

    August 14, 2018 3:41 PM 1

    Manama, Aug. 14 (BNA): In implementation of the directives of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and President of Bahrain Athletics Association, the High Organising Committee of the second edition of Bahrain's Strongest Man Championship has extended the try-out registration

  • HRH Premier issues Edict 28/2018

    August 14, 2018 12:00 PM 1

    Manama, Aug. 14 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister issued Edict 28/2018 restructuring the National Committee on Childhood. 1- Khaled Abdulrahman Ishaq, representing Labour and Social Development Ministry. 2- Shaikha Aisha bint Ali Al Khalifa, representing Labour and Social Development Ministry. 3- Mai Hassan