Plans are underway in Bahrain to construct a multi-million dinar complex that will house six government shelters to help abused children and distressed migrant workers.
The BD6 million ($15.8 million) project w
Cyclone Phailin powered its way inland over eastern India on Sunday leaving a swathe of destruction but the loss of life appeared limited after more than half a million people sought safety in storm shelters.
Phailin was the stron
Bahrain will set up a state-of-the-art residential shelter to help needy expatriates in the kingdom, said a top official.
Believed to be the first of its kind in the Middle East, it will be run by the Bahrain Federation of Expatriate As
More than 1,500 Syrian refugees fled to Turkey on Thursday as President Bashar al-Assad's military crackdown on protests swept up to the border, Turkish officials said on Friday.
The European Union meanwhile extended sanctions against Syri
The UAE Red Crescent Authority (UAE RCA) has opened a new centre in Abu Dhabi for sheltering women and children who are victims of human trafficking and other forms of abuse or exploitation.
The centre will serve as a safe haven for the v