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Al Maraj also told reporters that he expected commercial lending in the country to grow after a temporary lull.
March 02, 2015 - 21:32 GMT
Bahrain’s central bank governor has warned of a possible slowdown in economic activity in the Gulf state due to the current volatility,
Bahraini protesters hold placards portraying Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the Shiite opposition movement Al-Wefaq, during a demonstration against his arrest. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 14:56 GMT
Seventeen people have been charged of forming a terror cell to carry out violent acts again security forces.
Based on the nine-year-old study indicators, non-Bahraini workforce has so far cost the country BD3.089 billion ($8.14 billion).
March 01, 2015 - 12:11 GMT
The expatriate community costs Bahrain a total of BD344.292 million ($907 million) every year – a monthly average of BD28.910 million ($76.2 million), said a report.
Bahraini female protesters hold a poster portraying Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the Shiite opposition movement Al-Wefaq, during a demonstration against his arrest on February 25, 2015, in the village of Jidd Hafs, west of Manama. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Anti-regime demonstrators in Bahrain have once again taken to the streets to denounce the recent death sentences handed down to three people on the charge of killing policemen.
John Legend is scheduled to perform in Bahrain this week.
March 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
He just won an Oscar for his "Selma" theme song, a movie that digs into human rights issues. That's why some folks are wondering why he's performing in Bahrain where human rights problems have resurfaced last week.

This high-speed line could mean that it would take as little as 35 minutes to reach Doha from Bahrain, with plans to double the line so that it can also accommodate goods traffic by 2027.
February 26, 2015 - 21:29 GMT
Plans for the multi-million dinar development of Bahrain's east coast are being drawn up with one eye on the Fifa World Cup due to take place in Qatar in 2022, a report said.
Demonstrators took to the streets Thursday to protest the death sentences of three Bahrainis. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Demonstrators took to the streets Thursday to protest the death sentences of three Bahrainis.
Three Bahrainis were sentenced to death and seven others to life in prison Thursday after being charged of killing three policemen. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
February 26, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Three Bahrainis were sentenced to death and seven others to life in prison Thursday after being charged of killing three policemen.
John Legend performing at a Delta event in January. (Image: Facebook)
February 26, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
Well, it's too late now if you don't already have your tickets to see John Legend live in Bahrain. The Academy Award-winning "Glory" singer's Spring of Culture concert is already sold out.
Bahraini female protesters hold placards portraying Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the Shiite opposition movement Al-Wefaq, during a demonstration against his arrest on February 25, 2015, in the village of Jidd Hafs, west of Manama. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 07:20 GMT
Bahrain’s main opposition bloc has lambasted a recent court decision to keep its secretary general in arbitrary detention, describing the measure as “an escalation against people.”
John Legend will soon see we're no ordinary people. (Image: Facebook)
February 23, 2015 - 13:39 GMT
We were made to love this year's Spring of Culture line-up. John Legend, Hussain Al Jassmi, Joss Stone, Omar Khairat, and many others will make this a festival to remember, for sure.