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Pakistan’s Edhi Foundation wins humanity award in Bahrain

Pakistan’s Edhi Foundation wins humanity award in Bahrain

A welfare foundation in Pakistan with a wide array of welfare services including mortuaries, orphanages, old age homes, and shelter homes for women has been named as the winner of the 2019 Isa Award for Service to Humanity. The prestigious biennial award, named after Bahrain’s late Amir Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, this year […]

Bahrain bans use of plastic bags starting July

Bahrain bans use of plastic bags starting July

Bahrain will ban the use of plastic bags in July, a senior environment official has said. Mohammed Mubarak Bin Daina, the chief executive of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), said the ban would regulate and phase out the use of plastic bags. “The first phase will focus on single-use plastic bags as well as […]

17 Bahraini artists unveil their works at British Victoria and Albert Museum

17 Bahraini artists unveil their works at British Victoria and Albert Museum

Under the Patronage of Bahrain’s Ambassador for the United Kingdom His Excellency Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the inaugural BAAB exhibition 2016 kicked off in the heart of London in the presence of RT Hon John Whittingdale, Mr. Fahad Albinali, Deputy Head of Mission and Tamkeen’s Chief Executive Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, […]

Bahraini artists to be showcased in London

Bahraini artists to be showcased in London

A collection of over 50 pieces from 17 artists selected under the Bahrain Art Across Border (BAAB) umbrella, will be going on display for the first time in London at the end of the month, as part of the inaugural BAAB London 2016. The highly-anticipated exhibition will kick off with a private launch reception at […]

Petrol Bombs In Pockets Of Protester

Petrol Bombs In Pockets Of Protester

SALMABAD, Bahrain — A Bahraini anti-government protester carries petrol bombs in his pockets in preparation for clashes with riot police Monday, April 16, 2012, in Salmabad, Bahrain, after a traditional mourning procession for citizen journalist Ahmed Ismail al-Samadi, 22. Al-Samadi, seen in the image on the protester’s t-shirt just after he was shot, was killed […]

Bahrainis Protest in Support of al-Khawaja

Bahrainis Protest in Support of al-Khawaja

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahraini anti-government protesters run from riot police who dispersed a rally Monday, April 9, 2012, in Sanabis, Bahrain, on the edge of the capital of Manama, in support of jailed Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Bahrain should consider transferring the jailed activist who is on a two-month hunger […]

Bahraini Protesters Face Riot Police

Bahraini Protesters Face Riot Police

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahraini anti-government protesters face off against riot police in a street where protesters lit fires to ease the effects of tear gas fired by riot police Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Salmabad, Bahrain, on the outskirts of the capital of Manama. Bahraini security forces fired tear gas during clashes with protesters who […]

Bahrainians Protest Against Gov’t

Bahrainians Protest Against Gov’t

Anti-government demonstrators throw self-made petrol bombs against police in a Shiite village near Manama, Bahrain, on Jan. 25, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua> news@theasian.asia    

Bahraini Protesters Confront with Police

Bahraini Protesters Confront with Police

The police confront the protesters at Sitra village in Manama, Bahrain, Jan. 1, 2012. Conflict between protestors and the police happened in the past two days and caused teenager death. <Photo: Xinhua/Bahrain News Agency> news@theasian.asia

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