Friday 25 May 2018

Alarm over rising sickle cell deaths in Bahrain

Sickle cell campaigners have called for an urgent restructuring of health services, as the 46th patient died of complications in Bahrain - just one short of the deadliest year on record. Bahraini Mahmood Abdulwahab, a 26-year-old


NIIT managing director is mourned

National Institute for Industrial Training (NIIT) managing director Dr Hashim Hashim has died, aged 54. Dr Hashim was an accomplished author, who has lived in Bahrain for the past two years, said a report in the Gulf Daily News.


36 dead after coach plunges off viaduct in Italy

At least 36 people died after a coach plunged more than 15 metres (49 feet) off a viaduct in southern Italy on Sunday, a spokesman for the fire service said. Eleven people were pulled out alive from the stricken coach and taken to


Bahrain plans 'secret' Aids centres

A string of anonymous Aids testing centres may be set up in Bahrain, to reach hundreds of people who may be infected without being aware of it. There are 139 known Bahraini HIV or Aids sufferers, but trends suggest more than 200 others may

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