Bahrain

November 11, 2012

As government paramilitaries are deployed, the government announces the economy is set to grow.
08:01 GMT

Bahrain’s economy is expected to grow at four to five per cent despite the unrest and global developments, as the government's paramilitary wing, the National Guard, is deployed at "strategic locations".

November 5, 2012

Saudi security forces
12:11 GMT

Two Saudi border guards were killed on Monday at dawn in an ambush by armed elements affiliated to Al-Qaeda.

About 32,000 cruise tourists were expected to visit the country
09:34 GMT

Bahrain's cruise season is officially launched on Friday when a German liner carrying 2,300 tourists docks at the Khalifa Bin Salman Port.

November 4, 2012

Both countries have also opened their economies for mutual investment and signed agreements for the liberalisation of visa regimes, especially for businessmen
10:53 GMT

Companies involved in Halal products in Bahrain could be set to cash in on the historic agreement by India and Pakistan to open trade links for the first time in 16 years. Bahraini businesses could rake in profits from the re-galvanized trade-link between former enemy states.

November 1, 2012

Bahrain's ruler has demanded that flag carrying airline Gulf Air  be recapitalised
09:25 GMT

Bahrain’s ruler King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa has issued a decree allocating BD185 million ($490.9 million) funding to support the ailing national airline Gulf Air, after a serious of troubling setbacks.

October 31, 2012

Bahraini fine artist Omar Al Rashid uses his environment as his inspiration
06:06 GMT

The Bahraini artist produces abstract pieces from everyday surroundings.

October 29, 2012

Eid proved to be a welcome shot in the arm for Bahrain's hotel industry
10:53 GMT

As protests continue in Bahrain, Eid provided a brief glimmer of hope for hoteliers as top hotels seeing high occupancy rates during the holiday.

October 25, 2012

Bahraini's are trying to improve Foreign Direct Investment in their gold industry
12:24 GMT

As protests in Bahrain continue, gold traders are trying to secure their incomes, by using trade fairs and Foreign Direct Investment, but will international companies take the bait and work in a country that is committing human rights abuses?

October 22, 2012

Nabila al-Khair says her status as a woman guides her work
09:55 GMT

The Bahraini artist uses women are the bedrock of her artwork and the color red as their supporting character.

October 21, 2012

Liberal It security policies in Bahrain are being blamed for security breaches
13:36 GMT

Cyber crime in Bahrain is being caused by insiders, a top interior Ministry official has claimed. Current policies give employees high-level access to a company's information technology systems, enabling them to attack system.

Elissa in Bahrain
10:08 GMT

The Lebanese singer has caused uproar in the Gulf state after she shunned a photo shoot with their Prime Minister and refused to speak to fans.

October 18, 2012

Yet more strife for Gulf Air as flights to Nairobi are suspended for "commercial reasons"
07:01 GMT

In further trouble for Bahrain's national flag carrier, Gulf Air has suspended flights to Nairobi, Kenya, for "commercial reasons", a statement said. The airline is facing financial trouble as the King of Bahrain has forced through the recapitalisation of the state-backed company.

October 17, 2012

Elissa is heading to Bahrain to take part in the Arab Jewelry Exhibit
10:43 GMT

The star is heading to Bahrain to take part in the Arab Jewelry Exhibit.

October 15, 2012

Kuwait is funding bing investment projects in Bahrain
12:46 GMT

Kuwait has offered to fund several key infrastructure development projects in the Bahraini Kingdom, in a deal expected to be worth $273 million.

Bahrain has order Gulf Air to be recapitalised
11:22 GMT

Bahrain's ruler has demanded that Gulf Air, the national carrier, to be recapitalized after the furor of mounting debts, the Manama-based daily Al Bilad has reporte.