Bahrain is a regional hub for tourism, with over 300 million people within two hours flight, of which the majority are regional visitors traveling from within the GCC, notably Saudi Arabia. (Pixabay)
April 27, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Bahrain plans to establish 15 new hotels and beachfront resorts over the next five years.
The outrageous ‘Win a maid’ ad. (Twitter)
April 24, 2017 - 14:49 GMT
The recruitment agency lost its licence after it ran a competition to 'Win a maid’ in Bahrain.
Qatari’s Nasser Al Attiyah competes in the 10th Jordan Rally’s at the Dead Saea on May 6, 2016 (Photo: Amjad Ghsoun)
April 23, 2017 - 12:14 GMT
Rally record breaker Nasser Al Attiyah will lead a competitive international field for the FIA Jordan Rally which takes place from May 4-6, the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) said on Saturday.
Villas on Amwaj Islands are currently considered the most expensive in the kingdom, though residential values held steady in other parts of the country, remaining unchanged for six consecutive quarters. (Shutterstock)
April 20, 2017 - 12:04 GMT
Rents in Bahrain are in free fall this year as a result of weaker economic conditions and real estate oversupply.
Vettel completed the 57 laps of the 5.4-km track in 1 hour, 33 minutes, 53 seconds, for his third win in Bahrain
April 19, 2017 - 18:36 GMT
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel held off a tremendous late charge from Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton to win the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday and take the overall lead in the Formula One title race.
Motorsport fans may be thrilled to have a Formula One championship worthy of the name once more but title holders Mercedes want to know why rivals Ferrari can get more out of their tyres and are considering implementing more team orders.
April 18, 2017 - 13:23 GMT
Mercedes have had things all their own way in the last three Formula One seasons but start the two-day test in Bahrain on Tuesday with plenty to consider.
Naomi looked great at the Grand Prix in Bahrain. (GDN)
April 18, 2017 - 11:28 GMT
And she looked hot doing it.
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (L) and Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas stand on the podium after Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 16, 2017.
April 17, 2017 - 18:09 GMT
Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who incurred a penalty that ensured he finished second behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Bahrain Grand Prix...
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa pose with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Manama, Bahrain in December 2016. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2017 - 13:27 GMT
Bahrain has unveiled three financial laws that aim to enhance the country's competitiveness and create new funding mechanisms.
Vettel beat Hamilton for first place in Australia while finishing second behind him at the second race in China.
April 17, 2017 - 07:30 GMT
Sebastian Vettel took just three races in 2017 to almost double his victory tally from his previous first two seasons at Ferrari, indicating that the Scuderia has emerged as a serious challenger to world champions Mercedes.
Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 16, 2017
April 16, 2017 - 18:50 GMT
Sebastian Vettel captured his second Formula One season victory thanks to a perfect Ferrari team strategy at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday...
April 16, 2017 - 06:34 GMT
Artem Markelov raced to a fantastic victory in the season-opening feature race of the FIA Formula 2 championship, held as part of the weekend’s events at the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel steers back to the pit lane during a practice session ahead of the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in the desert south of the Bahrain's capital, Manama on April 14, 2017.
April 15, 2017 - 05:58 GMT
Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) announced yesterday that ticket sales for the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix have increased as compared to last year.
Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey
April 14, 2017 - 07:32 GMT
Chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit, Arif Rahimi, yesterday welcomed Chase Carey, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of The Formula One Group on his first trip to the Kingdom of Bahrain ahead of the 2017 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
With only a day to go before the start of action tomorrow, Formula 1’s star drivers continued to arrive in the Kingdom of Bahrain to get ready for some intense battles.
April 13, 2017 - 15:10 GMT
The global spotlight is once again set to descend upon Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) as the highly anticipated first night race of the season takes place this weekend in Sakhir.
Sebastian Vettel
April 13, 2017 - 07:30 GMT
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel resume their F1 title duel at the night race in the Bahrain desert, with warm temperatures possibly an advantage for Vettel's Ferrari team.