Bahrain

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.

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.