Services Committee Approves Health Insurance Bill that Imposes Fees on Treatment
The services committee in the House of Representatives confirmed that it approved health insurance bill that suggests imposing fees on Bahrainis to receive treatment.
House of Representatives Approves Bill Binding Non-Bahrainis to Renew Their Driving Licenses Every 2 Years with Residency Permits
The House of Representatives approved in its session a bill compelling non-Bahraini drivers to renew their driving licenses every two years, similarly to their residency permits.
House of Representatives Rejects Bill to Impose Fees on Non-Bahrainis Studying in Public Schools
The House of Representatives rejected a bill to impose BD 400 annual fees on non-Bahraini pupils who’re studying in public schools considering it as a deprivation of one of children’s essential rights.
PM Demands “Economic Feasibility” for New Oilfield
Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa gave directives to continue the exploration and excavation works and to expedite the completion of the technical studies and the economic feasibility of the extractable quantities to start the production process from the new oilfield that Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced its discovery 2 days ago.
Parliament Approves Criminalizing Placing Stickers or Stamps on Passport by Unauthorized Parties
The Bahraini House of Representatives approved a bill to punish those who put stickers, slogans, words, signs, stamps or other markings on any part of the passport by unauthorized parties.
Mohammad Al-Jawdar Withdraws from Committee Investigating Properties of Ibrahim Al-Dosari
MP Mohammad Al-Jawdar announced on March 2, 2018 his withdrawal from the committee assigned to investigate the Council of Ministers Assistant Undersecretary Ibrahim Al-Dosari's ownership of land in Riffa upon which he built Al-Reem center.
Service Committee Approves Bill Allowing Private Sector Employees to Purchase 5 Retirement Years
The service committee in the House of Representatives approved a bill allowing the insured people from the civil sector to purchase a maximum of virtual working years, as the employees, officers and people working in both governmental and military sectors.
100 BD Bail Set to Stop Execution of Sentence against Media Figure Mohammad Al-Shorouqi
A Bahraini court sentenced on Wednesday (February 28, 2018) media figure Mohammad Al-Shorouqi to 3 months in jail and set 100 BD as bail to stop the execution of sentence, after he was accused of insulting former Muslim Brotherhood MP Mohammad Khalid.
Jamal Bu Hassan Withdraws from Committee Investigating Properties of Ibrahim Al-Dosari
MP Jamal Bu Hassan announced on Tuesday (February 27, 2018) his withdrawal from the committee assigned to investigate the Council of Ministers Assistant Undersecretary Ibrahim Al-Dosari's ownership of land in Riffa upon which he built Al-Reem center.
House of Representatives Rejects Lifting Immunity of Buhendi after Al-Shaer and Bu Hassan Withdrew Lawsuit
The House of Representatives rejected in its session the request of Minister of Justice to lift immunity of MP Anas Buhendi.
Media Man Mohammad Al-Shorouqi and Two Others Arrested over Charge of Defaming Individuals via Twitter
Information stated that the authorities arrested media men Mohammad Al-Shorouqi and Abdullah Al-Maloud after accusing them of “defaming people via social media outlets”.
Parliament Agrees on Forming Committee to Investigate Ibrahim Al-Dosari’s Ownership of Al-Rim Center
The House of Representatives agreed on Tuesday (February 13, 2018) to from a committee to investigate the Council of Ministers Assistant Undersecretary Ibrahim Al-Dosari's grab of land in Riffa owned by government.
Justice Minister Demands Lifting Immunity of MP Anas Buhendi
Press information stated that Justice Minister Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa demanded lifting immunity of MP Anas Buhendi, one day after the minister decided to dismiss him from preaching.
Justice Minister Dismisses MP Buhendi from Preaching after Leaked Conversations Critical to Royal Court
Minister of Justice Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa dismissed MP Anas Buhendi from preaching in Al-Ghatam Mosque in Riffa, days after leakages of conversations between Buhendi and Council of Ministers Assistant Undersecretary Ibrahim Al-Dosari, in which they attacked Minister of Royal Court for Follow up Affairs Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa.
5 MPs Demand Forming Committee to Investigate Ibrahim Al-Dosari’s Ownership of Al-Rim Center
5 MPs demanded forming a committee to investigate Council of Ministers Assistant Undersecretary Ibrahim Al-Dosari's ownership of Al-Rim Center property in Riffa.
Government Expresses Reservation about Bill Obligating Gulf Nationals to Start Construction on Land within 5 Years of Purchase
Government has expressed reservation regarding a bill based on a House of Representatives law proposal on GCC nationals' ownership of estates and lands in Bahrain.
MP: House of Representatives Didn’t Receive Governmental Change Regarding Retirement system
A Bahraini MP denied receiving any amendments by the government regarding the current retirement system.
Nonbinding Proposal from House of Representatives to Gov. to Stop Raising Petrol Prices
The House of Representatives raised in its session this morning (Tuesday, January 23, 2018) an urgent proposal to the government demanding to stop the decision to raise petrol prices.
MP to Local Newspaper: Citizens should “Thank God”, Stop “Nagging”
A Bahraini MP (who refrained from mentioning his name) told Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper that “the current situation for the budget doesn’t allow to approve any new privileges to the citizens, whether on terms of doubling high cost allowance or adopting new allowance.”
No Boycott of Next House of Representatives’ Session because of Fuel Price Hike
Akbhar Al-Khaleej local newspaper said that the MPs are to attend the House of Representatives coming session, and that they will not boycott the session or postpone it to Tuesday due to petrol prices increase.