Eye experts in Dubai have warned about the rising incidence of cataracts in the GCC’s young by ageing population, especially among the large diabetic community.
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindnes
A warning has been sounded over a radical group allegedly trying to recruit young Bahrainis to join an insurgency in Iraq and Syria.
It comes as Sunni extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (I
Saudi Arabian authorities have issued an official notice to private hospitals and medical centres not to recruit doctors and health practitioners working with the government, said a report.
The directives also
It could take up to seven years for Gulf waters to recover from any chemical or oil spill, an expert has warned during a workshop designed to ensure Bahrain is ready to cope with an environmental disaster.
Campaigners are warning that Bahrain could record its highest sickle cell death toll this year, with an average of more than six patients dying every month since January.
Two Bahraini patients - Wajeeha Al Jamr
People are being warned against rogue companies who blatantly flout Bahrain's laws by selling work visas openly on the Internet, a report said.
The Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, came across
The Abu Dhabi Police Directorate of Traffic and Patrols said it has issued 17,467 tickets to motorists who were caught using their mobile phones while driving during the first seven months of the year.
The directorate called on mo
Western allies warned Egypt's military leaders right up to the last minute against using force to crush protest sit-ins by supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, arguing they could ill afford the political and economic da