A campaign has been launched to flush illegal foreign residents out of a Bahraini fishing village, which has been branded the “capital of Bangladesh” by a municipal councillor. The people of Galali, in Muharraq, are now being urged
Illegal taxi drivers from Saudi Arabia are allegedly elbowing in on the Bahrain market, which is already facing increased competition following the introduction of the Uber service this year.
The Public Transport Drivers Society i
A special committee has been formed to crack down on the illegal trade of wildlife and livestock in Bahrain. Undercover inspections have started with the Isa Town Traditional Market, which is notorious for selling exotic birds, smuggled animal
Around 16,000 illegal residents have found legitimate jobs in Bahrain since a six-month amnesty began on July 1, it has emerged. New figures were announced yesterday by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), which said most of those wh
UAE’s Etihad Airways, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW), hosted two days of workshops this week to discuss the growing threat of illegal wildlife smuggling.
The workshops, focused on potentia
Car washers, fish sellers and general street vendors have been rounded up by police in the Southern Governorate in Bahrain as part of a crackdown on illegal migrant labourers. Southern Governorate liaison officer Major Fahad Ali Khalifa announ
Around 2,000 foreigners who have been working illegally in Bahrain have left without facing any penalties, as part of a general amnesty. Another 8,000 expatriates have legalised their status by finding new employers in the last two months, acc
Expatriates working illegally in Bahrain have been warned against exploiting a general amnesty that allows them to return home without facing any penalties.
Foreign diplomats told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister pub
Illegal drugs such as cannabis and ecstasy are being openly sold online in Bahrain, an expert has warned.
Psychiatrist and addiction therapist Dr Sharifa Swar told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication,
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