The guitar has 400 carats of diamonds, 1.6kg of gold and won the Guinness World Record for most valuable guitar. (Image courtesy of GDN Online)
November 26, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
The top international names are exhibiting unique showpieces at Jewellery Arabia 2015, including the makers of the Guinness World Record's most expensive guitar.
Reporters Without Borders activists take part in a protest in front of an Iran Air agency in Paris, on July 10, 2012. (AFP/Loic Venance)
November 24, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi is accused of giving mobile phone SIM cards to protesters and taking photos of demonstrations against the ruling Al Khalifa regime.
Bahrain was the scene of widespread anti-government protests in 2011. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch slammed the Bahraini government for allowing the abuse of detainees after protests in 2011.
The workshop also focused on implementing standards to prevent the exploitation of the charity sector to finance terrorist activities. (Shutterstock)
November 23, 2015 - 12:36 GMT
International delegates convened under the theme of 'Charitable Donations; Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Violent Extremism'.
A Bahraini policeman in 2013. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Bahrain is investigating several complaints about police mistreatment and abuse of power.
Fatma al Nabhani
November 19, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
Oman's ace tennis player, Fatma al Nabhani, began her campaign in the US$10,000 Morocco Open in Casablanca on an emphatic note.
Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa
November 18, 2015 - 14:38 GMT
In recent statements, Bahraini football players sought to absolve Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president and world football body FIFA...
Non-oil GDP growth in Bahrain is vulnerable to internal political concerns, which has an impact on business optimism. (Shutterstock)
November 17, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Bahrain's budget deficit is expected to widen from five percent of the GDP in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, according to NBK.
November 16, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The latest James Bond flick "Spectre" has been a major hit in Bahrain cinema.
Despite heavy investment in the energy sector, Bahrain is a major exporter of aluminium products, which dominate the manufacturing sector. (Shutterstock)
November 15, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Low oil prices are forcing the GCC to diversify away from oil; Bahrain is turning to aluminium as well as developing its financial sector.
Participants in the first Gulf Political Media Forum. (BNA)
November 11, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
The third annual Gulf Political Media Forum began today, with a focus on combating extremism through respect and 'rejecting violence.'
Shaikha Hayat collected her award from IOC President Thomas Bach (source:
November 11, 2015 - 16:37 GMT
Supreme Council for Youth and Sports member, Bahrain Olympic Committee board member and chairwoman of the women’s sports committee Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa received the 2015 International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Women & Sport Award for Asia.
The council wants to ensure that Al Jazairi Beach remains family-friendly. (Flickr)
November 09, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Bahraini councill has rejected a ministry request to turn Al Jazair Beach into an investment zone, fearing a 'bikini-invasion' as in Hoora or Juffair.
An Iraqi girl receives a dose of cholera vaccine at a school for internally displaced in southwest of the oil hub of Basra on November 1, 2015, during a campaign organized by Basra's health department. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
November 08, 2015 - 09:39 GMT
There are confirmed cases of cholera now in Syria, Kuwait, and Bahrain. Authorities fear that the disease will continue to spread regionally with a large number of pilgrims entering Iraq for the Shia holiday of Arbaeen, which is set to take place in early December.
Bahrain is allowing expats to travel to resolve their outstanding legal issues with the possibility of return for future employment. (Construction Week Online)
November 08, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Over 25,000 workers have taken advantage of the new amnesty which allows workers with pending financial or civil claims against them to depart and return to Bahrain.
The movement emerges after Bahrain said it has uncovered a
November 05, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
Five Bahraini Shias were sentenced to life in prison and had their Bahraini citizenship revoked on Thursday.