PCR Test for Passengers Coming to Bahrain through King Fahd Causeway Cancelled
King Fahd Causeway authorities on the Bahraini side have begun allowing those coming from Saudi Arabia to enter the country without a PCR test for all age groups.
Bahrain Waives Mandatory PCR Test Requirement for King Fahd Causeway Passengers
Bahrain cancelled mandatory PCR tests upon arrival at King Fahd Causeway for all travelers coming to the Kingdom. Passengers need a negative PCR test before arrival in Bahrain in one of the Bahraini or Saudi laboratories accredited by Bahrain. The test result is valid for 72 hours.
Saudi Arabia Reopens King Fahd Causeway and Border Crossings for Citizens Returning to Country
The Saudi Embassy in Bahrain announced the reopening of border crossings (July 23, 2020) for the return of Saudi citizens and their family members without requesting prior permission, noting that Saudis coming to Bahrain through the airport will be subject to a 10-day quarantine period.
King Fahd Causeway to Reopen on July 27: Saudi Arabian Newspaper
Saudi Arabia will reopen King Fahd Causeway on July 27, 2020, with the setting of strict protocols to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported.
Losses of Bahrain-Saudi Arabia Bridge Closure Exceeds 500 Million BD (BCCI Member)
Abdulhakim Al-Shammari, Chairman of Commercial Market Committee and Board Member of BCCI, stressed the need to open the bridge linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to reduce the losses the Bahraini economy has suffered as a result of this closure, which occurred due to measures to combat the Coronavirus epidemic.
Manama Powerless in front of Riyadh's Dominance: Saudi Decision Puts Bahrain's Land Transport Sector on Bankruptcy Brink
Instances of Saudi bullying against Bahrain are increasing. After it was recently revealed that the Saudi authorities do not allow Bahrain to conduct any surveys in the northern and western Gulf of Bahrain.
965 Saudis Repatriated from Bahrain: Ambassador
Saudi Ambassador to Bahrain Sultan bin Ahmed bin Abdulaziz confirmed that 965 Saudi nationals were evacuated from Bahrain.
Saudi Arabia Closes its Land Boarders Starting Saturday, Allows Entry of Commercial Trucks Only
Saudi Arabia's decision to close its land border (including the border with Bahrain via the King Fahd Causeway) is to come into effect on Saturday (March 7, 2020) night. Its decision comes within a series of precautionary measures taken by the Kingdom to counter the Coronavirus.
Bahrainis who Used CPR to Travel Urged to Call Follow-up Office
The Foreign Affairs Ministry pointed out to the temporary precautionary measures taken by Saudi Arabia to suspend the use of the national identity card for Saudi and GCC nationals to travel to or from Saudi Arabia.
Traffic Directorate Installs 4 Speed Cameras on King Fahd Causeway
"Starting from tomorrow (November 12, 2019), the smart speed cameras will be activated to control speeding violations on King Fahd Causeway in both directions," the Ministry of Interior announced on its Twitter account.
Saudi National Receives 15-Prison Term over Smuggling Weeds, Captagon through King Fahd Causeway
The High Criminal Court issued its verdict against two Saudi nationals in case of smuggling drugs.
Traffic Directorate Installs Four Cameras on King Fahd Causeway
The General Directorate of Traffic announced that four cameras were installed on King Fahd Causeway to monitor over-speeding violation on both sides. The step was part of efforts to limit serious violations that could harm road users.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain Sign $2.93bln Contract for Linking Bridge
Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have signed an 11 billion Saudi Riyal ($2.93 billion) contract for the transitional phase of a bridge between the two countries, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia will Prevent Any Gulf Vehicle from Leaving Its Territories without Paying Traffic Violations as of Nov.
Eastern Region Traffic Director Ali Al-Zahrani said that traffic violations will be applied on automobiles carrying GCC number plates as of November, adding that violated vehicles will not be allowed to exit through land ports unless the fines are paid.
Appeals: 10-Year Prison Term against 2 Defendants Accused of Putting Fake Bomb on King Fahd Causeway
The First High Criminal Court upheld a 10-year prison term against 2 defendants accused of putting fake bomb on King Fahd Causeway.
2.9 Million People Crossed King Fahad Causeway in August
Figures show that 2,918,993 people crossed King Fahd Causeway in August, a daily average of more than 94,000 people. The monthly figure shows an increase by 4.4% over August 2018.
Capacity of King Fahd Causeway to Increase during Eid Al-Adha Holiday
King Fahd Causeway Authority revealed that July recorded the highest number of travelers between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, with 2.821.640 travelers.
Trial of Saudis who Attempted to Smuggle Drugs via King Fahd Causeway Begins
The first high criminal court began the trial of two young Saudis who attempted to smuggle 890 grams of narcotics through the King Fahd Causeway after hiding the bag in the glove compartment of the car. The court decided to adjourn the case to a hearing on July 8 to inform the defendants of the referral order.
Customs Foils Drug Trafficking Attempt from Saudi Arabia
Director of Land Ports of the Customs Affairs announced the foiling of the trafficking of narcotics suspected to be Hashish and captagon pills.
HR Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh Prevented from Entering Saudi Arabia
Human Rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that the Saudi authorities prevented her from entering Saudi Arabia without mentioning the reasons.