Bahrain

December 20, 2012

Trade between China and Bahrain  hit $1.2 billion in the first nine months of 2012
06:56 GMT

The volume of trade exchange between China and Bahrain hit $1.2 billion in the nine months of 2012.

December 18, 2012

Bahrain is set to start on a GCC funded development project
12:27 GMT

Work on the first phase of GCC Development Programme–funded projects is set to start in Bahrain next month.

December 17, 2012

Guld Air could be forced to take off with 100 unemployed Bahraini pilots as part of a bail out deal
10:33 GMT

Bahrain's ailing national carrier Gulf Air may be forced to hire 100 unemployed Bahraini pilots despite plans to slash its heacount by as much as 1,800 as part of a proposed US$492m government bailout deal, it was reported.

December 11, 2012

Zainab Al Askari says she's left the acting biz for good
10:02 GMT

Fans of Zainab Al Askari were over the moon when reports surfaced that the former Khaliji actress would be making a comeback.

December 9, 2012

The announcement of the union would be at a special summit to be held in the Saudi capital
07:31 GMT

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit this month in Bahrain will not announce the union of the six member states, Bahrain’s foreign minister has said.

December 6, 2012

Bahrain's economy is set to grow at 2.4 per cent this year
08:05 GMT

Bahrain should achieve economic growth of 2.4 per cent this year and that should rise to 2.9pc next year, despite protests continuing in the country.

December 5, 2012

The board of Gulf Air has been sacked en masse by Bahraini MPs
07:35 GMT

Bahrain's Parliament yesterday voted to replace the entire Gulf Air board, which was only appointed last month, and tear up the contracts of two consultancy firms recruited by the struggling airline.

Kim Kardashian is back in the States (Photo: Facebook)
06:52 GMT

US socialite Kim Kardashian has left the Gulf following an unprecedented three-day visit to Kuwait and Bahrain to launch new stores.

December 3, 2012

Kim Kardashian has hit the region to introduce Bahrain and Kuwait to her 'Millions of Milkshakes'
06:50 GMT

Kim Kardashian has reportedly begun planning her wedding to Kanye West and is taking inspiration from the nuptials of Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

November 29, 2012

Kim Kardashian is coming to Bahrain (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
06:17 GMT

Bahraini MPs failed to push through a resolution to stop U.S. reality TV star Kim Kardashian from visiting the Gulf country, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

November 22, 2012

Bahrain is struggling to keep Gulf Air running
11:23 GMT

The of board of Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, yesterday passed a resolution to set up three committees for the implementation of its restructuring plan

November 19, 2012

Business rate in Bahrain have risen
09:28 GMT

As the Bahraini government bans protests in the country, the average rate of interest on trade-loans has risen.

November 18, 2012

Bomb attacks in Bahrain are aimed at the economy, a lawmaker is claiming
07:16 GMT

The series of attacks Bahrain has been witnessing in the past three days is clearly an attempt to target economy, said a lawmaker.

"Just a Picture".
07:09 GMT

This year's Dubai International Film Festival sets aside special event for Gulfi talent.

November 13, 2012

The struggling airline Gulf Air is seeking to reduce its liability
10:06 GMT

Bahrain's flag carrying airline, Gulf Air, has announced that in deference to government directives it has revised aircraft orders with Boeing and Airbus that reduce its long-term financial liability of approximately $5 billion by over 50 per cent.