General

Housing Ministry to deliver more e-services

Manama, Housing Minister, Bassim bin Yacub Al-Hamar, has stressed the Housing Ministry’s keenness to constantly develop the work of the Housing Services Directorate and the Customer Service Centre, being the link between it and the beneficiaries of its…

General

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

Washington, Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.The company also said it will ban ads from state-backed media …

General

Tunisia affirms full solidarity with Saudi Arabia

Tunis, Tunisia expressed its strong condemnation of the terrorist and sabotage attack on Shaybah Oilfield in Saudi Arabia.The Tunisian Foreign Ministry issued a statement in which it affirmed Tunisia’s full solidarity and support to the Kingdom of Saud…

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Afghans restore art shattered by Taliban as peace deal nears

Kabul, The Taliban fighters arrived with hammers and hatred. What they left behind is laid out on tables at the National Museum of Afghanistan, 18 years later: shattered pieces of ancient Buddha figurines, smashed because they were judged to be against…

Athletic

Qatar to take on Kuwait in GCC U18 Basketball Tournament

Manama, The Qatari youth basketball team will take on their Kuwaiti counterparts on Tuesday in the GCC U18 Basketball Tournament.To conclude on August 25, the event brings together the six GCC nations including Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, UAE an…