China's vaccine diplomacy rattled by safety questions
China’s dreams of a global vaccine victory by distributing an anti-Covid vaccine to the maximum number of developing countries and rivalling the United States in vaccine research and business are on the verge of coming apart if allegations are proved true that one of the vaccines developed internally is unsafe. On new year’s eve a…
Bahrain PM, world's longest-serving, dies at 84
Bahrain's Prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa, the world's longest-serving prime minister who had held the post since independence in 1971, died Wednesday at the age of 84, state media announced.
Israel establishes full ties with Bahrain, UAE at White House
Israel normalized relations with long-time foes Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates at the White House on Tuesday as President Donald Trump said similar US-brokered deals were close between the Jewish state and several other nations, including Saudi Arabia.
Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE peace ceremony
US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East's diplomatic map -- and boosting the Republican's reelection hopes.
Bringing COVID-19 vaccine to the world; a race of prowess - Part 2
After a failed attempt to buy the German company Curevac so that it could obtain sole rights to the coronavirus vaccine, it tried unsuccessfully to secure the first doses of a vaccine by investing 30 million dollars in the French pharmaceutical company, Sanofi. Some countries can afford to buy access to vaccines leaving poor nations…
Iran says Bahrain partner to 'crimes' of Israel after deal
Iran said Saturday that Bahrain is now partner to the "crimes" of Israel after the two announced a deal to normalise relations after decades of animosity.
Qatar crisis returns to top UN court
The three-year-old crisis pitting Qatar against several Middle East nations returns to the UN's top court this week with hearings in a case between Doha and the United Arab Emirates.
I doubt if Naser’s 400m world record was aided by drugs, says Bruce Ijirigho
Former Nigerian 400m champion and Olympics team captain, Bruce Ijirigho, says he does not believe that performance-enhancing drugs are responsible for the rising profile
Bahrain turns car park into ICU for virus patients
Bahrain has turned a car park near the capital Manama into an intensive care unit with 130 beds for patients infected with the novel coronavirus, in a first in the Gulf.