Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Bahrain

Bahrain: Public holidays announced for Eid Al Adha

Bahrain has announced holiday dates for the upcoming Eid Al Adha starting from Monday, August 20th until Thursday, August 23rd. Work will resume Sunday August...

Bahrain government rejects U.N. criticism over jailing of campaigner

  GENEVA, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Bahrain's detention of activist Nabeel Rajab is unlawful and violates his right to freedom of expression, U.N. human rights...

Bahrain: Introducing VAT may fluctuate ‘business confidence’

The introduction of Value Added Tax in Bahrain is projected to have similar affects as to that of UAE and Saudi Arabia, which saw...

Gulf Neighbours Reaffirm Commitment To Help Bahrain Economy

Bahrain’s Gulf Arab allies, Saudi, UAE and Kuwait, met to review a financial support programme designed to help the country repair its finances and...

Bahrain: Calls To Introduce Background Checks For Expats

The lawmakers call upon the Interior Ministry along with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority to create a competent agency that can track the criminal...

Bahrain: Two Expat Doctors Found Dead In An Apartment

The double suicide of a man and his brother-in-law’s wife, both doctors, sent shockwaves across the Kingdom yesterday. The bodies of Dr Ibrahim Rawther...

Bahrain non-oil sector forecasts to grow further

An acceleration in the pace of project implementation in the first quarter of 2018 is expected to underpin faster non-oil growth in Bahrain throughout...

Kuwait: Bahrain welcomes first flight from new airport terminal

The first flight took off on Wednesday from Kuwait International Airport's new terminal building (T4) as it aims to increase capacity to 25 million...

Bahrain: Second ‘Hottest July’ Ever Experienced

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Meteorological Directorate in its monthly weather summary said the month of July 2018 goes on record as the...

Bahrain Metro to occupy 43K passengers per hour

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications released a video on the first phase of the Kingdom’s latest innovative transport solution that will feature a...

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