New regulations will be placed on Bahrainis travelling to conflict zones, as part of efforts to combat terrorism. The Interior Ministry is working on developing criteria to regulate travel to places with armed conflict, particularly in the cas
Concerns that cash could be used to finance extremists have prompted calls for a clampdown on illegal fundraising in Bahrain.
It follows last week’s move by the Saudi Interior Ministry to caution people against handing over
Bahrain is clamping down on illegal and imitation medicines that have been flooding into the country.
Customs officials have seized 62 duplicate, banned or unlicensed medicines this week, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (
Vehicle repair workshops will be banned from selling used tyres in Bahrain’s Southern Governorate, due to concerns that they could be torched by rioters or contribute to road accidents.
The Southern Municipal Council ye
No new sheesha licences will be issued in Muharraq, Bahrain, including Amwaj Islands.
The Muharraq Municipal Council approved the decision yesterday (April 12), said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publi
People in Bahrain who promote or glorify terrorist acts could be jailed for up to 10 years and fined BD5,000 ($13,255) as part of tougher punishments.
The proposed amendment to the Anti-Terrorism Law will also apply to those who o
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has signed off on an anti-terrorism law that gives authorities more sweeping powers to ban groups on charges ranging from harming national unity to disrupting public order.
The move, announc
A shortage of subsidised meat has hit Bahrain's markets following a ban on chilled imports imposed last week.
Traders at the Manama Central Market told that they had been selling out all of their subsidised meat within the fir
Bahrain’s Directorate of Agriculture and Marine Resources has stopped issuing licences to the Bahrain Livestock Company (BLC) to import chilled meat ‘from any source.’
The measure was announced after health inspe
Rumours have emerged that a ban on alcohol and live entertainment in three-star hotels will soon be lifted.
The Gulf Daily News, our sister publication, spoke to representatives of two prominent hotel management groups, w