Bahrain

April 22, 2014

Demonstrators gathered across Bahrain to express their anger over the death of an anti-government protestor. (AFP/File)
07:33 GMT

Bahrainis held protests across many villages on Monday.

April 20, 2014

Qaradawi is one of the most influential Muslim scholars living today. (AFP/File)
13:26 GMT

Egyptian-born cleric Youssef al Qaradawi has released a statement aimed at easing tensions with Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

The GCC members met in Riyadh last week. (AFP/File)
08:52 GMT

The members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have agreed on ways to implement a security agreement signed last year.

April 16, 2014

 The kingdom's banking sector remains very resilient and requirements to enhance the liquidity and reserves under Basel III will further bolster it, Rasheed Al Maraj was quoted as saying.
21:07 GMT

Bahraini banks will be fully ready to implement the Basel III international banking standards on new capital requirements by next year, the governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) said

Bahrain's security forces continue to clash with protesters (File/AFP)
16:28 GMT

Complicating things: Opposition group says over 200 houses have been raided and 187 arrests were made by Bahraini forces in March.

April 15, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Note PRO will be available for $923 across retail stores (File/AFP)
10:39 GMT

The Samsung Galaxy Note has debuted in Bahrain with a whole new selection of functions.

Manama now has the authority to sentence protesters to death for participation in "unauthorized demonstrations" (File Archive/AFP)
10:27 GMT

A Manama court has sentenced 11 Shiite protesters to five years in jail each for allegedly "attacking police."

April 10, 2014

Troops from Saudi Arabia and the UAE have entered Bahrain in an effort to quell demonstrations. (AFP/File)
07:29 GMT

Bahrainis continue to hold anti-government protests across the country, despite a heavy government crackdown.

April 7, 2014

Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two as BIC welcomes record crowd for historic F1 Bahrain Grand Prix
13:50 GMT

Lewis Hamilton led Nico Rosberg to a dominant Mercedes one-two tonight in the most exciting and most memorable Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix ever held at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.

Craig's Bahrain F1 performance was one to remember. (Image: Facebook)
08:50 GMT

Craig David brought the Klub 360 crowd to life during his sell-out performance o Friday night!

April 6, 2014

The Scorpions and Afrojack both hit the Bahrain stage over the weekend.
10:58 GMT

The 10th Edition of the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix was about more than just fast cars, famed performers The Scorpions and Afrojack stole the BIC thunder

April 4, 2014

Tension in the Bahrain-Qatar relationship is rooted in part to tribal conflicts that have been developing for decades (Al Bawaba)
05:00 GMT

Most of the GCC rift conversation has focused on the tense Saudi Arabia-Qatar relationship, but little has been discussed over the Qatar-Bahrain rift.

April 3, 2014

Afrojack performing live in Miami at the Ultra Music Festival. (Image: Facebook)
12:56 GMT

Ironically, both superstar DJs Afrojack and Avicii were hospitalized in Miami last weekend, but Afrojack's recovered and ready for Bahrain. Too bad we can't say the same for Avicii!

The soaring (65m) Minaret of Jam sits in a deep river valley amidst towering mountains in Ghur province, Afghanistan. Built in the 12th century, its elaborate brickwork and blue-tiled top inscription represent the architectural and artistic tradition of this region.  High elevation won’t protect it from river flooding!
12:38 GMT

Arab World Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change

This is the sight Bahrain fans are still hoping to get a chance to see someday. (Image: Facebook)
08:34 GMT

He had to pull the plug at the eleventh hour after having his appendix and gall bladder removed, but Avicii concert organizers are trying to get his gig rescheduled.