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Rising tourism activities contribute to the construction industry's foreseen growth for the next three years. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2015 - 07:46 GMT
Rising tourism activities contribute to the construction industry's foreseen growth for the next three years.
World Trade Center, Manama. (Shutterstock)
June 25, 2015 - 12:32 GMT
UNCTAD' World Investment Report 2015 found that while global FDI fell by 16 percent, Bahrain's FDI stocks remained above global average.
A collage of Kay's birthday pictures courtesy of Dounia. (Instagram)
June 22, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
Moroccan singer Dounia Batma celebrated her step son Kay's birthday this week.
Demonstrators outside the Bahraini capital Manama hold up posters of jailed secular opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif who was released Friday after four years in prison.  (AFP/File)
June 20, 2015 - 13:03 GMT
Bahraini secular opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif was unexpectedly freed on Friday after over four years imprisonment for his role in protests demanding reform in the tiny Gulf kingdom.
Opposition protesters in Bahrain hold up placards of Sheikh Ali Salman during a demonstration against his arrest, June 12, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 18, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
The EU slammed Bahrain for jailing the Arab state's opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman under charges of insulting the Interior Ministry.
Opposition protesters hold up images of Sheikh Ali Salman of the al-Wefaq movement during riots with police in Manama, December 29, 2014. (AFP/File)
June 16, 2015 - 09:01 GMT
Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman was handed down a four-year jail term Tuesday for creating unrest in the tiny Arab state.
Bahraini demonstrators hold up photos of detained Shiite cleric and opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman in a suburb of the capital Manama.  (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
June 15, 2015 - 16:40 GMT
One day ahead of jailed opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman's verdict on incitement charges, Amnesty International demands the Sunni-ruled kingdom release him.
A bird's eye view of Manama, Bahrain. (Shutterstock)
June 15, 2015 - 05:59 GMT
Saudi grant to Bahrain marks Phase II with four main projects, part of a $2.5B agreement.
Bahrainis protest the Al Khalifa regime. (AFP/File)
June 12, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A court in Bahrain has sentenced 57 people to jail terms from 10 years to life and revoked the citizenship of 56 people as Al Khalifa continues with its crackdown on anti-regime protesters
Bahraini authorities said blacklisted group Saraya al-Ashtar was behind the plot. (AFP/File)
June 08, 2015 - 08:08 GMT
Bahrain's security forces Sunday said they prevented a terrorist plot by a blacklisted group trained in Iraq.
A still from the 2013 Captain Phillips movie depicting pirates hijacking the MV Maersk Alabama. (Twitter)
June 07, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
The 16.5m expansion of the UK Maritime Component Command in Juffair comprises a new HQ and engineering and logistics facility.