September 20, 2012
Bahrain is the most economically free in the MENA region, according to an international think tank, but with continued oppression and state-violence against protestors, is this just an economic useful idiot ?
The oil-rich Saudi Kingdom illustrated it's financial might by supporting post-Arab Spring with financial aid, as other nations in the region also receive substantial packages.
September 6, 2012
Sudden rises in rent have caused a major setback for small businesses in Bahrain.
September 5, 2012
All-Share Index yesterday closed at 1,070.55 points, marking a decrease of 1.82 points below the previous closing.
September 2, 2012
Manama demands apology from Tehran after the translation of Morsi's speech
August 31, 2012
The Middle East's internet crackdown: For Arabs those wild days of internet freedom to blog boldly may be counted. As we write, countries in the region are clamping down on their citizen's right to surf with abandon as they introduce laws to censor and curb their online enthusiasm.
August 28, 2012
Sahl Hasheesh, a popular Egyptian tourist destination, will host first round of the Hurghada Asian Film Festival with the participation of 35 countries in October.
August 26, 2012
Among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies, Saudi Arabia can be seen as the most aggressive with respect to investments in the power sector, according to a study by Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz).
August 23, 2012
Kuwait’s Wataniya rose to a two-month high yesterday after Qatar Telecom offered to buy remaining stake in the telco for $2.2 billion, while Gulf markets were mixed in muted trade post the holy month of Ramadan.
August 22, 2012
Summer is traditionally the strongest season for all airlines, but given the turbulence in many of the traditional summer destinations, this result is a major achievement.
Bahrain is looking to become a gateway "to the wider GCC that is currently estimated to have a combined gross domestic product of $1 trillion".
August 17, 2012
The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed 0.3 per cent higher to 1,080 points.
August 14, 2012
There are plenty of concerts happening around town to celebrate Eid Al Fitr. Showbiz Arabia rounds up who’s performing where
August 13, 2012
Our panel of Arab and Middle East Olympic medal achievements from London 2012. See which Arab athlete defied the odds, broke records or fell short in his game.
August 12, 2012
Bahrain's Maryam Yusuf Jamal has become the darling of Bahrain athletics as she secured a bronze medal - Bahrain's first medal at Olympics - last night in the women's 1,500 metres in a dramatic finale to the race at the Olympic Stadium in London.