Monday, April 23, 2018

Bahrain

Bahrain: 5-year Jail term for Expat selling fake gold

The Supreme Court of Appeals had upheld a five-year jail term given to a Pakistani national for selling over BD30,000 worth of fake gold...

Bahrain: No contract signed so far to export gas, says Oil...

Oil Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa stated that his country hasn’t so far signed any gas exporting contracts, noting that Bahrain is working...

Bahrain: MPs to vote on giving themselves more powers

MPs will vote this week on granting themselves more powers to monitor the performance of the Government.Tabled by 29 MPs, the proposal would allow...

Bahrain: MPs seek to replace expat staff in hospitals

Bahrain's MPs have presented a bill that seeks to compel private health institutions to employ Bahrainis over expats. First tabled by the First Deputy Speaker...

Bahrain: School threatens to sue parents for defamation

Bahrain's DT News reports on a fast escalating row between the management of the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) and a group of parents, with...

Bahrain: 24 sentenced to jail

A Bahrain court sentenced 24 Shiite citizens to prison and stripped them of their nationality after finding them guilty of forming a “terrorist group,”...

Bahrain: Gulf Air says first Dreamliner to launch on London route

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air has announced that its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will serve its double daily London Heathrow service.A total of five...

Bahrain: New Oil Discovery Won’t Yield ‘Significant Economic Windfall’ – Analysts

Oil and gas analysts at BMI Research do not expect Bahrain's recent discovery of a large oil and gas field to yield a 'significant...

Earthquake tremors felt in Bahrain

Some people in Bahrain posted on social media that they felt tremors and were evacuated from high-rise buildings. The tremors were felt around 9.35...

Bahrain to implement plan to tackle stray dogs menace

A well-studied plan by the Government to resolve the increasing numbers of stray dogs will soon be implemented, it was officially announced yesterday. Few days after...

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