A fifth of diabetes patients in Bahrain are at risk of going blind from a condition that can seriously damage eyesight, an expert has warned. That is because 20.4 per cent of them have diabetic retinopathy, revealed King Abdulla Medical City O
Heterosexual transmission of HIV in Bahrain is on the rise, warned a top health official. While most cases of HIV in the country were a result of addicts injecting drugs, the recent trend was transmission through couples, said Health Ministry
A leading Middle East news personality has warned that giving too much exposure to terrorist groups like Islamic State (IS) could actually encourage their growth.Al Arabiya TV presenter Hassan Mo’awadh told participants at a forum in Man
Warnings have been issued against three Bahrain telecom companies for charging customers additional money for using VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services such as Skype and Facetime. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) issu
A warning has gone out to Internet users in Bahrain not to fall prey to scam artists taking advantage of the crisis in Syria. Fraudsters have reached out to people across the country via e-mail and social media to plead for donations, Social M
The dangers of drugs being promoted as having the same effect and characteristics as the so-called ‘Pink Viagra,’ the first medication designed to increase sexual desire in women, has been highlighted by an expert. The drug w
A weather warning advising the public to take care in case of gale force winds was issued by Bahrain’s Meteorological Directorate yesterday (April 23).
Strong winds and rising sand are forecast for early today, with visibili
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has issued a warning to hotels in the country against attempts to increase prices exorbitantly to cash in on the increased inflow of tourist, according to a report.
Some hotels had increased prices by
Western oil workers in Saudi Arabia may be the target of militant attacks, the US embassy warned on Friday.
"The US Embassy has information stating that, as of early March, individuals associated with a terrorist organization
An early warning centre has been proposed to monitor emerging epidemics in the Gulf.
Already in the planning stages, the centre is one of a set of recommendations to come from the three-day International Collaborative Conference i