March 3, 2013
Bahrain's struggling flag-carrying airline, Gulf Air, has notified staff of compulsory redundancies, as part of its restructuring efforts.
February 27, 2013
Renowned Kuwaiti actress Muna Shadad has begun filming the first scenes of her new television drama “Muhal” (The Impossible) written by Wael Najm.
February 26, 2013
A team of experts from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain recently held talks in Manama to discuss the feasibility of a rail link between the two neighbors separated by the Arabian Sea.
A Bahraini model has been nominated for Miss Universe 2013, becoming the first Arab Gulf women to take part in the largest beauty pageant in the world.
February 20, 2013
A session of the Bahraini parliament was suspended on Tuesday when a rowdy argument between MPs erupted over last week's political turmoil and protests.
February 19, 2013
The UAE has granted Bahrain $2.5 billion to help fund development projects.
February 14, 2013
Police fire tear gas and use stun grenades to disperse demonstrators marching towards Pearl Roundabout in the capital.
February 13, 2013
Despite continued unrest in the small island nation, Bahrain's economy is forecast to grow by more than six per cent this year, say experts.
Bahrain Air ceased all operations and filed for voluntary liquidation in a surprise move last night.
February 10, 2013
Bahrain has opened a new round of dialogue between opposition and pro-regime groups aimed at solving the two-year-old political crisis.
February 6, 2013
The government is pushing for an end to blanket subsidies as part of attempts to slash "unnecessary spending."
January 31, 2013
Bahrain is set to reconsider the rates of so-called 'Bahrainisation', the cost of hiring a certain number of expatriate workers, in an effort to boost the economy.
January 23, 2013
Bahrains to build and hand over more than 30,000 government homes to citizens over the next five years, a senior government official said.
January 22, 2013
Bahrain hotels reported an increase of 7 per cent in occupancy rates overall and by 4 per cent last November, said a report, adding that hotel room profitability has also gone up by nearly 21 per cent.
January 21, 2013
The third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicks off in Riyadh on Monday aiming to boost economic integration and tackle people’s aspirations amid the Arab world’s turbulent political changes.