Bahrain

April 2, 2014

The Scorpions are crawling into Bahrain! (Image: Facebook)
13:28 GMT

Moving up the bill will be Saudi Arabian pop star Rabeh Saqer who appears on stage on Friday while on Saturday at 7.30pm the legendary Scorpions will take rockers back in time with some of their best hits.

Dozens of Bahrainis on record have been killed in Manama's crackdown on opposition protests since 2011 (File Archive/AFP)
07:20 GMT

Bahrain's main opposition is calling for massive demonstrations ahead of Manama's world class event, the Formula One Gran Prix, which is sure to put the Gulf country in the global spotlight for both the good--and the bad.

April 1, 2014

This is one sweet stage experience Avicii fans at F1 won't experience. (Image: Facebook)
08:43 GMT

If you were hoping for a good "Wake Me Up" at the Bahrain F1 racetrack this weekend, you're in for disappointment. DJ Avicii had to ax his gig in light of gall bladder surgery.

March 27, 2014

Bahrain F1 Grand Prix praised
14:34 GMT

Citizens and residents in Bahrain said that the Formula One Race on April 4, 5 and 6 is an annual opportunity for global cultural interaction and convergence space for variety human cultures.

Numerous human rights organizations have condemned Bahrain's treatment of protesters. (AFP/File)
08:58 GMT

A Bahraini court gave 29 people prison sentences of up to 10 years for protesting against the government.

March 26, 2014

The UK's Maritime Component Command sits alongside the US Fifth Fleet Naval Headquarters in Bahrain (File Archive/AFP)
11:00 GMT

Britain is investing $97.7 million in Bahrain to expand its military presence in the Gulf country.

This trifecta for the win! Rabeh Saqer, Avicii, & The Scorpions coming to Bahrain next month.
10:33 GMT

Tickets are available and going fast to see Saudi pop star Rabeh Saqer, Swedish DJ Avicii, and worldwide rockers The Scorpions live in concert during this year's Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

March 25, 2014

A Syrian flag (C) is displayed next to the empty Syrian seat during the opening session of the Arab League Foreign Ministers' meeting in Kuwait City on March 23, 2014 ahead of the annual Arab League summit. (AFP)
08:02 GMT

As the Arab Summit kicks off in Kuwait Tuesday, the ongoing Syrian conflict is expected to take centre stage of the talks whilst an ongoing spat between Gulf states over Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is likely to stay off the agenda.

Formula One lovers are already looking forward to the 2014 Grand Prix in Bahrain next month. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Next month, MC Gil Kolirin and DJ Tony will be back to entertain spectators at the much-anticipated Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

March 24, 2014

Audi marks its 30th anniversary in Bahrain's market this month (Courtesy of Motor Authority)
14:00 GMT

The new Audi A8 L was released in the Bahrain market this week.

Mohammad Assaf back in the good ol' Arab Idol days. (Image: Facebook)
12:53 GMT

Last year's Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf has landed on Sharjah soil as he prepares to perform in the oratorio Clusters of Light.

Bahrain has been in the grips of an uprising since 2011. (AFP/File)
09:32 GMT

Bahraini government forces have attacked a Shia mosque in a village near Manama, in an alleged attempt by the ruling Al Khalifa family to silence the opposition.

March 23, 2014

A Syrian flag (C) is displayed next to the empty Syrian seat during the opening session of the Arab League Foreign Ministers' meeting in Kuwait City on March 23, 2014 ahead of the annual Arab League summit. (AFP)
18:00 GMT

The ongoing spat between Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar will not be on the table during the Arab League meeting scheduled to begin on Sunday in Kuwait, according to a diplomatic source.

March 20, 2014

Arab Idol hopefuls line up in Bahrain as the auditions begin (Image: Facebook).
11:28 GMT

Good ol' Ragheb Alama, Nancy Ajram and Ahlam, as well as producer Hassan El Shafei are back on the search to find diamonds in the rough. There current point of search is in Bahrain!

Qatar has recently come under fire for their support of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT

Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ahmad Bin Hilli announced that the Arab summit will not discuss the recent spat between several GCC members and Qatar.