Amnesty Int'l: Norway, Bahrain & Kuwait Covid-19 apps Threaten Privacy
An Amnesty International study of 11 Covid-19 contact tracing apps from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa found identified apps from Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway as the most dangerous to users' privacy, according to the Sc Magazine website.
European Parliamentarians Call on Bahrain to Release Detainees due to Coronavirus
Sixty members of the European Parliament members have called on Bahrain to release prisoners of conscience and prominent political detainees because their lives are at risk from Covid-19.
McLaren Considering Sale of a Minority Stake in F1 Team
McLaren are considering selling a minority stake in their once-dominant Formula One team to raise funds to help the company weather the COVID-19 crisis, Sky News reported on Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia to Lift Nationwide Curfew, Resume Economic Activities from Sunday
Saudi Arabia will end a nationwide curfew and lift restrictions on businesses from Sunday morning after three months of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SPA quoted a source in the interior ministry as saying on Saturday.
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.
Bahrain Bought 385,000 Surgical Masks, Masks to Prevent Dust and Odors Worth BD10 Million within 2 Months
Over the past two months, Bahrain has imported 10,850,653 million dinars (approximately $70.149,018 million) worth of surgical masks and face masks to prevent dust and odors, according to the Information and E-Government Authority, among the top 50 non-oil commodities imported.
Bahrain: Sports Activities to Resume Mid-July without Spectators
Bahrain announced on Tuesday (June 16, 2020) the resumption of sports activity and local sports leagues from mid-July, without the spectators. The decision was taken today during the government executive committee chaired by Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway Contact Tracing Apps among Most Dangerous for Privacy: Amnesty
Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway have rolled out some of the most invasive COVID-19 contact tracing apps around the world, putting the privacy and security of hundreds of thousands of people at risk, an Amnesty International investigation reveals.
More than 18,000 COVID-19 Cases Registered in Bahrain so Far
Bahrain has registered more than 18,000 COVID-19 cases until Monday (June 15, 2020).
Bapco Starts Taking Measures Requiring Sacrifices, Lays off Foreign Employees
The wave of layoffs taking place over the Coronavirus pandemic has hit national companies, as the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) laid off employees "to ensure its continuity in the future".
Labor Ministry Annuls Decision Allowing Training Institutions to Resume Work
The Labor Ministry annulled a decision allowing training institutions to resume their work and receive trainees.
Coronavirus: Bahrain Ranked 2 in terms of States that have Population of More than 100,000
Bahrain has become the fifth country cross the world in terms of Coronavirus cases with respect to population.
Bahrain Allows Training Institutes to Resume Work, Receive Trainees Starting Next Week
In its first of kind decision since the suspension of work in educational and training institutions last March, the Bahraini authorities allowed vocational training institutes to resume their work and receive trainees starting next week, in a circular issued by Labor Minister Jameel Hamidan.
Increasing News on Suspending Policemen Infected with COVID-19: GIDHR
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights said that there are increasing news that the Bahraini Interior Ministry has suspended a group of policemen on suspicion of having Coronavirus.
23rd COVID-19 Deaths Registered in Bahrain
The Health Ministry announced on Saturday (June 6, 2020) the death of a 46-year-old expatriate.
Australian Politician to GIDHR: Political Prisoners should be Released, We Need People Like Sheikh Ali Salman in the World
Sue Bolton, Moreland councilor and member of Socialist Alliance in Australia, supported the calls by Bahraini human rights organizations to release the political prisoners from the jails in Bahrain.
Expatriate Dies in Coronavirus, 500 New Cases Recorded Wednesday
The Health Ministry announced the 20th death from the Coronavirus. The deceased is a 37-year-old expatriate man who had underlying and chronic health conditions.
Friday Prayer Resumption Postponed due to Increase in Coronavirus Cases
The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments announced postponing the resumption of the Friday prayers due the increase in Coronavirus cases.
Bahrain: Increase in Coronavirus Infections and Fatalities Raises Doubts over Easing Restrictions
The authorities in Bahrain made surprising decisions towards easing the restrictions they imposed to face the Coronavirus pandemic. However, the increase in infections and fatalities raises doubts regarding the new approach.
Bahrain: 600 cases of COVID-19, 2 Virus-Related Deaths Reported on Sunday
Bahrain reported two deaths from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday (May 31, 2020), bringing up the death toll to 19.