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New rules for razing rundown homes in Bahrain

Demolishing old, rundown homes in built-up areas of Bahrain will only be allowed with special permission from the government in future, a top minister has announced. Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Essam Khalaf told t

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Abandoned homes used as vice dens to be demolished

Dozens of abandoned homes suspected of being used as vice dens in one of Bahrain’s oldest residential areas could soon be torn down. It is forbidden for homeowners to demolish their houses in Muharraq Governorate unless they have prior p

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Revamp of run-down houses in historical areas urged

A call has gone out to revamp run-down houses located in historical areas in Bahrain instead of demolishing them. Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) heritage construction consultant Dr Alaa El Habashi said the te

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Bahrain garden could be demolished for new public park

A Japanese garden that was built by a Bahrain resident more than 30 years ago could soon be demolished by authorities to make way for a new public park. Briton Steve Vlajic told the GDN he was being forced to remove more than 200

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90 unsafe buildings razed down in Bahrain

A total of 90 dangerous buildings in Manama have been partially demolished in the last three months as part of a crackdown on unsafe living conditions, a report said. The figure is expected to reach around 100 in the coming days,

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Plan to restructure Bahrain’s landmark building

Fresh negotiations are underway to reach an out of court settlement to continue with the demolition of a landmark building in Bahrain and rebuild it with a shopping complex and apartment, said a top official. in the hope of reachi

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Bahrain starts work on rebuilding mosques

Work has begun to rebuild 12 mosques that were demolished during the unrest in Bahrain, according to government officials. The move comes as part of the government's commitment to fully implement the recommendations of the Bahrain Independ

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