Monday, December 17, 2018

Bahrain

Bahrain MPs to debate penalty for cross-dressers

 A bill to award harsher penalty for cross-dressing will come up for discussion in the House of Representatives this week. The bill will be put to vote...

Bahrain: New tobacco and fizzy drinks levy on the way

Plans to levy a 50% tax on fizzy drinks and 100% on tobacco have been approved yesterday. The proposed legislation to tax unhealthy products...

King Hamad: Diversity is natural way of life in Bahrain

 Manama: King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa said that Bahrainis were happy and comfortable living in a multicultural and multifaith society as they have, for...

Bahrain building new 350,000 barrels-per-day oil pipeline

 MANAMA, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A new 350,000-barrels-per-day oil pipeline between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will be completed next year to serve the planned...

BIDEC 2017 – A Truly International Defence Show

Bahrain’s first tri-service defence exhibition, features exhibitors from 46 countries! Held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of...

Bahrain: 5 policemen injured in terrorist attack

DUBAI (Reuters) - Five Bahraini policemen were lightly injured in a “terrorist explosion” outside the capital Manama on Monday, the state news agency reported. The...

China and Bahrain may swap places on 2018 Formula One calendar...

Formula One is confident China will have a race next season but the grand prix in Shanghai may end up swapping dates with Bahrain,...

Bahrain raises $3bn in largest ever debt sale

Bahrain raised US$3 billion, about 10 per cent of its economic output, in a three-part international bond sale that may help narrow a gap...

US approves $3.8bn arms sales to Bahrain

The US State Department has approved arms sales packages worth more than $3.8 billion to Bahrain including F-16 jets, upgrades, missiles and patrol boats,...

Bahrain best country for expatriates in the world: Survey

Nearly nine in 10 expats (87 per cent) said they are happy with their lives in Bahrain, a country that offers them everything they...

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