Smokers have spoken out against a new decision to regulate timings of sheesha cafes across Bahrain.
The Bahrainis told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, the move would ruin a "cultural pastime",
A decision to close sheesha cafes in Bahrain at midnight has sparked uproar among business owners and councillors.
However, the move taken last week by the Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry and Interior Min
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
All new sheesha cafés wanting to open in Manama, Bahrain will now be subject to an inspection by the Capital Trustees Board.
Even if all technical, legal and financial requirements have been fulfilled by the cafe owner, the
A sheesha strip planned for the far south of Sitra island, Bahrain featuring more than 40 cafes in a new-look complex has won approval from the government.
Plans for the complex were initially put forward more than two years ago b
One in every 14 women in Bahrain is now a smoker, according to the latest figures from the kingdom's health ministry.
The statistic - which officials from the Anti-Smoking Committee described as "disappointing" - act
New rules allowing all of Bahrain's hotels to legally serve sheesha year-round have finally been approved by all five municipal councils.
Previously, the traditional tobacco pipe was only supposed to be ser
A minister has vowed to intervene to push through new rules that allow all of Bahrain's hotels to serve sheesha year-round.
Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka'abi told the
Councillors in Manama are up in arms about new rules that allow all of Bahrain's hotels to serve sheesha year-round, a report said.
They described the proposal, spearheaded by the Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Mini