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Friday, August 14, 2020

Bahrain foreign minister’s Twitter account hacked!

Hackers allied to Shiite militants seized control of the Twitter account of the Bahrain's foreign minister this morning (Saturday), posting a series of threats...

Alert over expat truck drivers

Reports of truck drivers selling off goods they were hired to deliver and then fleeing the country have prompted a warning to transport firms....

Bill to double pension for public sector staff backed

MPs yesterday approved a new bill that will double the monthly pension for public sector employees. Three amendments to three pension laws concerned will...

Where is Bahrain headed?

Sift through the catalogue of GCC economic growth forecasts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, Economist Intelligence Unit and others over the...

Bahrain sheikh sued for $42.5 M as deal to meet film...

A member of the Bahraini royal family has been dragged to court in London by an international businessman in a fallout over an agreement...

Speed Limits Rethink Call

Bahrain's speed limits will be readjusted on 29 main roads to better cope with traffic flow. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin...

MORE TAX!

28th May 2017New BH Customs Clearance ChargesCOUNTRIES:Bahrain (BAH) SITUATION:Bahrain Customs Directorate have implemented the new Clearance Service Charges and increased the current existing ones...

Woman drunk driver faces jail and deportion

A woman was sentenced yesterday to one month of imprisonment and deportation for driving under the influence of alcohol. According to court files, the woman,...

“Bahrain will remain an oasis of peace” says king

At a formal gathering at Al-Sakhir Palace yesterday, King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, in the presence of Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa...

Bahrain gets a piece of good news on economy

Fresh data point to a welcome return to form for Bahrain’s economy, thanks in part to inward investments and financial support from other Gulf...

Expat income tax will hit region’s “attractiveness” – IMF

Taxing the income of foreign workers in the GCC will help the region boost its revenues, but it will reduce the attractiveness of the...

Bahrain “protester” killed in raid on sit-in near Shia cleric’s home

On Tuesday, the interior ministry announced that a security operation had begun in Diraz to maintain order and remove violations punishable under law that...

Security operation in Diraz “to clear area of fugitives”

The Ministry of Interior said that a security operation was launched this morning in the village of Diraz to maintain order and remove violators...

Bahrain gives Shiite cleric one year suspended sentence

A Bahrain court sentenced a prominent Shiite cleric and two others to one-year suspended prison sentence on Sunday and seized their assets. Shaikh Eisa...

Bahrain military court to try three for terror

Bahrain’s military judiciary is reviewing the case of three individuals, two civilians and one military, accused of plotting terror attacks against military installations and...

Council denies claim judges had resigned

Reports in mid-March said 12 judges in Shiite courts had resigned "to express frustration with the way the authorities dealt with protesters". Bahrain's High...

Bahrain’s King Hamad and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth yesterday – PHOTOS

Britain's Queen Elizabeth played host to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Royal Windsor Horse Show yesterday. But despite looking a little...

Bahrain – new $100 million fund to invest small businesses

A $100 million fund has been launched in Bahrain to invest in the country's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).The initiative has been unveiled by...

Bahrain’s foreign currency reserves fall 11% in one month

Bahrain’s foreign-currency reserves tumbled 11% in February, extending a decline that has fueled speculation that the island kingdom would either tap international bond markets...

MPs proposal to force all banks to be Sharia compliant described...

Parliament's backing of a proposal to force all financial institutions in Bahrain to switch to Islamic banking has been described as a "catastrophic setback"...
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