Bahrain

June 3, 2005

June 2, 2005

June 1, 2005

08:07 GMT

Bahraini dignitaries are being given land free by the government - which then buys it back from them, an MP stated in parliament Tuesday. According to GDN, the claim came from MP Isa Abu Al Fatah, dur

08:02 GMT

Government assurances that a new BD1 billion town is not being built at the expense of other housing projects were welcomed by MPs Tuesday. According to GDN, the 1,000-hectare Northern Town is the fir

May 31, 2005

14:11 GMT

MTC-Vodafone (Bahrain), the kingdom’s innovative mobile operator, and BBC World, the BBC’s international English-language news and information channel

07:22 GMT

A call has gone out to prevent any new development on beaches in Bahrain's northern area. According to GDN, the Northern Municipal Council agreed at an extraordinary meeting on Monday to freeze any pr

May 30, 2005

11:21 GMT

The Bahrain-based Arab Insurance Group (Arig) on Sunday announced that it had received approval of the Moroccan Government for sale of its 67% interest in CNIA Assurance, Morocco.

09:37 GMT

Bahraini and Saudi businessmen are to establish a five million dinar ($13.3 million) joint venture to import Saudi sand for construction projects, a Bahraini newspaper said Sunday.

May 29, 2005

09:42 GMT

Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) will sign an agreement to jointly carry out technical studies and evaluation for hydrocarbon potential in Block 1 & 2 offshore

07:17 GMT

More than 2,000 Malkiya villagers in Bahrain have recently demonstrated against private reclamation projects being carried out on the nearby coast. The demonstration was organised by the Malkiya Chari

May 26, 2005

15:31 GMT

Bahrain Stock Exchange Index increased by 15.64 points on Thursday, to close trading at 2,174.65 points. Results indicated that 92 transactions took p