Seven defendants were sentenced to death on Tuesday for the Islamist militant suicide bombing of a mosque in June in Kuwait that killed 27 people, the Kuwaiti news agency Kuna reported.
Eight other suspects were given prison sente
A Bahraini has been arrested in connection with last week’s mosque bombing in Saudi Arabia that killed 15 and left 33 others wounded. He is one of 34 suspects who were rounded up following the attack, according to a Saudi Interior Minist
UAE-based developer Nakheel has awarded a construction contract worth Dh38 million ($10.3 million) for a new mosque and a second retail centre at its 560-hectare Al Furjan community in Dubai.
The 8,000-sq-ft mosque – the fir
Places of worship in Bahrain will be equipped with additional first aid boxes and fire extinguishers, as part of measures to step up security.
Volunteers and officials in charge of mosques and ma’tams will also underg
Bahrain will fund preparatory work on a new Grand Mosque being constructed in Finland, it has emerged.
It will be built on an area of 10,000 sq m in the capital Helsinki, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our si
Thousands of leaflets explaining the current amnesty for illegal residents will be distributed in mosques across Bahrain from tomorrow (July 17).
The initiative by the embassies of Pakistan and Bangladesh is targeting eligible Mus
A smartphone application providing comprehensive information on mosques in Bahrain has been launched.
The app titled Mosques of Bahrain gives a complete database of more than 680 websites affiliated to the Sunni Endowment, includi
Leading ICT solutions provider Huawei’s employees are running a local charity drive that will see the company donate and distribute Ramadan food boxes to 30 mosques across Muscat, Oman.
The activity started at the beginning
Hospitals in Bahrain are on high alert and ambulances are being stationed closer to mosques to ensure a rapid response in the event of an emergency, it has emerged.
Staffing is also being stepped up after a spate of terrorist atta