Bahrain's Senior Scholars: 2020 Ashura Commemoration would Held be in Accordance with Health Precautions
Bahrain's senior religious scholars issued a statement saying that the return of Husseiniyas (religious congregation halls) and Ashura commemoration rituals would happen this year in accordance with strict health regulations and precautions.
COVID-19 Patient Sentenced to 3-Year Jail Term over Deliberately Attempting to Transmit Virus to Doctors
A Bahraini court sentence a COVID-19 patient to 3 years in jail and BD 1,000 fine over attempting to transmit the Coronavirus to doctors through coughing in their faces.
Ongoing Closure of Obsequies and Mosques Preventive Measure or Persecution against Specific Sect?
Bahraini citizens have wondered a lot about the reason behind keeping the obsequies (religious congregation halls) and mosques closed and the refusal to open them although people have shown readiness to comply with the necessary health measures.
US Base: We will Resort to Bahraini Facilities if COVID-19 Patients Need Hospitals
At the U.S. Navy's main base in the Gulf, military staff are strictly abiding by rules to stem the spread of the new coronavirus.
Coronavirus Death Toll in Bahrain Hits 134
The Coronavirus (COVID-19)-related death toll in the Kingdom of Bahrain has risen to 134, after two deaths were recorded on Friday.
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.
Gulf Deficits Expected to Hit $490bln by 2023, Standard & Poor's Report
Countries of the energy-rich Gulf are expected to accumulate $490 billion in deficits by 2023 due to the double hit of low oil prices and the coronavirus slowdown, Standard and Poors said in a report.
Coronavirus Ravages Bahrain: 35,000 Cases and 124 Deaths
Four patients died yesterday and 6 the day before that, in a country where the disease has been ravaging it for months. Now there are 35,000 cases, with an increase of 5,000 in just one week. And there are 124 deaths, an increase of 20 deaths during the same week.
Coronavirus: Gov't Sought Help from Italy, Not UAE or KSA
While Bahrain ranked fourth on Johns Hopkins University scale for the worst places in terms of the most COVID-19 cases in the past week, with an average of 2,200 infections per million people, the infections in the country exceeded 30,000 and recorded 100 deaths.
New York Times:Bahrain Coronavirus Cases Ranked Fourth Worldwide
The New York Times newspaper said that Bahrain Coronavirus cases ranked fourth worldwide after Arizona, Florida and South Carolina.
Bahrain Reduces Work Permit Fees by 50% for 3 Months
The Cabinet approved in its session on Monday a decision to reduce some fees imposed by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) on all kinds of work permits for one year, and all monthly fees related to them by 50% for three months, starting from this month (July).
Empty Support Package: Poverty to Kill Bahrainis before Coronavirus
After much ado, a government decision was issued announcing new support package features claiming to save the crumbling economy.
IMF Economic Forecasts More Pessimistic than Saudi Arabia's: Central Bank Governor
Saudi Arabia's central bank governor said the International Monetary Fund's economic contraction forecast for Saudi Arabia was "more pessimistic" than Saudi Arabia's own forecasts.
Bahrain to Pay 50% of Wages for Private Firms Hit by Coronavirus: BNA
Bahrain's government said on Monday it would pay 50% of salaries for private company workers in sectors that were hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, state news agency BNA reported.
Kuwait to Resume Commercial Flights, doesn't See Full Capacity until Aug. 2021
Kuwait will partially resume commercial flights from August, but does not expect to reach full capacity until a year later, the civil aviation authority said, as its aviation sector gradually recovers from a suspension sparked by the COVID-19 crisis.
25,000 Covid-19 Cases, 83 Deaths: Bahrain Not Ready to Ease Restrictions
The number of Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Bahrain exceeded 25,000 on Sunday, June 28, 2020, while the Ministry of Health announced the death of four patients at once, bringing the death toll to 83.
5 Covid-19 Deaths in Bahrain
The Health Ministry announced on Saturday (June 27, 2020) the deaths of 5 citizens from Covid-19. This takes the total number of fatalities in the kingdom to 78.
Bahrain Registers 72nd Covid-19 Death
The Health Ministry announced the death of 83-year-old Bahraini woman from Covid-19. This takes the total number of fatalities in the kingdom to 72.
Israel, UAE to Cooperate in Fight against Coronavirus
Israel and the United Arab Emirates will cooperate in the fight against the coronavirus, the two countries said on Thursday, a possible boost to Israeli efforts to normalize relations with Gulf Arab countries.
Gulf Coronavirus Infections Surpass 400,000, Reuters Tally Shows
The number of novel coronavirus cases in the six Gulf Arab states has doubled in a month to more than 400,000, as the region's two biggest economies this week fully lifted curfews imposed to combat the infection.