Bahrain

April 2, 2013

Image of aeroplane flying used for illustrative purpose
15:03 GMT

Bahrain's Shura Council has approved new legislation aimed at tightening regulation in the country's aviation sector

April 1, 2013

Fatima Abdel Rehim is alive to act another day after brush with death
09:23 GMT

A Bahraini actress had a near death experience....while filming an execution scene in the TV drama “Not a Tear of Sadness". Fatima Abdel Rehim found herself wrestling with the real possibility of death when the stunt went horribly wrong.

March 28, 2013

The shadow of a Bahraini protestor is seen over a graffiti which reads in Arabic "steadfast" during clashes with riot police following the funeral of Jaffar Jassim al-Taweel in the village of Sitra, south of Manama on March 27, 2013. 35-year-old Taweel died in the hospital after developing respiratory complications and according to his relatives is due to the inhalation of poisonous tear gas that riot police used during a protest in March 2013. (AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH)
15:00 GMT

After facing trial for treating anti-government protestors, 21 medics have their sentenced overturned by Bahrain's appeal court.

Construction site
13:56 GMT

The government looks set to miss its deadline on house-building

March 25, 2013

Bahrain, home of Arig HQ
11:04 GMT

Chief exec refuses to speak after a fiery debate with disgruntled shareholders

March 21, 2013

Bahrain's telecoms watchdog is facing legal action
10:51 GMT

Legal action is being taken against Bahrain's telecom watchdog for allegedly barring Menatelecom from bidding to offer 4G mobile phone services.

March 19, 2013

Bahrain
13:49 GMT

Sabah Khalil will remain on the bank's board.

March 17, 2013

Employees in Bahrain currently enjoy 30 working days holiday per year
11:46 GMT

Firms could challenge the interpretation of Bahrain's Labour Law that currently gives employees 30 working days of annual leave.

March 14, 2013

A Bahraini woman holds up her national flag decorated with anti-government slogans in the village of Jidhafs, west of Manama. (AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH)
10:59 GMT

On the second anniversary of the Saudi-led crackdown on Bahraini protestors, demonstrators take to the streets again.

March 11, 2013

Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa on a diplomatic visit to New Zealand (Getty Photo)
12:02 GMT

Bahrain says the project could employ 10,000 although details are yet to be published.

March 10, 2013

Gulf Air is to hire all of Bahrain Air's pilots, despite restructuring plans
09:59 GMT

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air in a major move has started recruitment of all Bahraini pilots who have been affected by the closure of Bahrain Air in line with nationalisation strategy.

March 8, 2013

Shaila in her more conservative outfit.
05:00 GMT

For the first time ever the contest will feature a lady from the Gulf.

March 6, 2013

Bahrain's Crown Prince has overseen growth in the Kingdom
11:21 GMT

The Bahraini economy is booming as government officials predict healthy growth in 2013

March 5, 2013

A man inspects a natural gas pipe in Bahrain
10:45 GMT

Oil and gas industry experts were bullish about this year's prospects at the Bahrain Capital Club

March 4, 2013

Abdelrahman Abou-Zahra Wroclaw as Ibn Battuta Senior / Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Hisham Gabr, dress rehearsal (Photos by Ati Metwaly)
11:07 GMT

Celebrating Manama being chosen as Capital of Arab Tourism 2013, the Bahraini Ministry of Culture is holding several events showcasing Arab culture. And so far, they're going down a storm!