Monday, November 19, 2018

Bahrain

Bahrain: Religious concerns may delay “sin tax”

A parliamentary committee yesterday recommended that MPs should block the introduction of a selective tax on harmful products, which would initially double the price...

ASIS Middle East 2017 exhibition

ASIS Middle East 2017 is an exhibition conducted in support of the strategic initiatives across GCC ...

Bahrain orders citizens to leave Lebanon

,Manama : Bahrain's Foreign Ministry on Sunday ordered all Bahrain citizens in Lebanon to “leave immediately”.  Lebanon’s prime minister resigned in a surprise televised address on...

Bahrain: MPs reject new taxes proposed by government

Manama : A parliamentary committee yesterday rejected bills that were “urgently” referred to it by the Government, introducing new taxes on certain products. The MPs feared that...

Bahrain: New bill to crack down ‘free visas’

Manama : The House of Representatives will discuss a bill in its weekly session on Tuesday to toughen the punishments for those who hire illegal employees,...

Russian ‘sex traffickers’ deported from Bahrain

Two Russian women accused of enslaving women for sex work in Bahrain have been deported to Russia. The Russian Interior Ministry said the women were arrested by...

Bahrain justifies visa requirement for Qataris

Manama: Bahrain’s foreign minister has attributed the decision to impose entry visas on Qatar nationals and residents to the fact that several people coming...

Bahrain Asks Gulf Allies for Aid to Stave Off Crisis

(1 Nov, Bloomberg) Bahrain has asked Gulf allies for financial assistance as it seeks to replenish its foreign-exchange reserves and avert a currency devaluation...

Bahrain accuses opposition leaders of spying for Qatar

DUBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Bahrain's public prosecutor charged two leaders of the country's banned main opposition party of spying for Qatar on Wednesday,...

Bahrain calls for freezing Qatar out of GCC

DUBAI, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Bahrain will not attend December's summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council if Qatar does not change its policies and...
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