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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa takes part in a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump at a hotel in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP)
May 21, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
A Bahrain court sentenced a prominent Shia cleric and two others to one-year suspended prison sentence on Sunday and seized their assets.
Authorities in Bahrain have cracked down on political dissent, jailing hundreds of protesters and stripping a number of high-profile activists and Shiite clerics of citizenship. (File/Photo)
May 10, 2017 - 10:33 GMT
Bahrain has referred it's first civilian case to a military court, sparking much criticism from rights groups.
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) was among the few markets that did well in April and gained 1.8 percent. (AFP/ File)
May 08, 2017 - 14:14 GMT
Most of the region's stock markets closed in the negative territory in April.
Alleged victim: “I thought I was going to die
May 07, 2017 - 16:19 GMT
AN enraged Bahraini allegedly tried to run over a man three times after accusing him of sleeping with his wife and assaulting his son.
Al Malki has now taken over the post from outgoing chairwoman and former short-distance Arab athletic champion Ruqaya Al Ghasra, who did not enter the new cycle election.
May 04, 2017 - 13:54 GMT
Omar Yousef Al Malki was elected the new chairman of the Bahrain Olympic Committee’s (BOC) Athletes Commission following an announcement yesterday.
The operator continues to invest in developing new product offerings with total revenues for the quarter standing at BD18.3 million (US$48.5 million). (Facebook)
May 02, 2017 - 11:34 GMT
Zain Bahrain's net profits were down 45 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
Bahrain is a regional hub for tourism, with over 300 million people within two hours flight, of which the majority are regional visitors traveling from within the GCC, notably Saudi Arabia. (Pixabay)
April 27, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Bahrain plans to establish 15 new hotels and beachfront resorts over the next five years.
The outrageous ‘Win a maid’ ad. (Twitter)
April 24, 2017 - 14:49 GMT
The recruitment agency lost its licence after it ran a competition to 'Win a maid’ in Bahrain.
Qatari’s Nasser Al Attiyah competes in the 10th Jordan Rally’s at the Dead Saea on May 6, 2016 (Photo: Amjad Ghsoun)
April 23, 2017 - 12:14 GMT
Rally record breaker Nasser Al Attiyah will lead a competitive international field for the FIA Jordan Rally which takes place from May 4-6, the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) said on Saturday.
Villas on Amwaj Islands are currently considered the most expensive in the kingdom, though residential values held steady in other parts of the country, remaining unchanged for six consecutive quarters. (Shutterstock)
April 20, 2017 - 12:04 GMT
Rents in Bahrain are in free fall this year as a result of weaker economic conditions and real estate oversupply.
Vettel completed the 57 laps of the 5.4-km track in 1 hour, 33 minutes, 53 seconds, for his third win in Bahrain
April 19, 2017 - 18:36 GMT
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel held off a tremendous late charge from Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton to win the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday and take the overall lead in the Formula One title race.
Motorsport fans may be thrilled to have a Formula One championship worthy of the name once more but title holders Mercedes want to know why rivals Ferrari can get more out of their tyres and are considering implementing more team orders.
April 18, 2017 - 13:23 GMT
Mercedes have had things all their own way in the last three Formula One seasons but start the two-day test in Bahrain on Tuesday with plenty to consider.
Naomi looked great at the Grand Prix in Bahrain. (GDN)
April 18, 2017 - 11:28 GMT
And she looked hot doing it.
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (L) and Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas stand on the podium after Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 16, 2017.
ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP
April 17, 2017 - 18:09 GMT
Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who incurred a penalty that ensured he finished second behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Bahrain Grand Prix...
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa pose with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Manama, Bahrain in December 2016. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2017 - 13:27 GMT
Bahrain has unveiled three financial laws that aim to enhance the country's competitiveness and create new funding mechanisms.
Vettel beat Hamilton for first place in Australia while finishing second behind him at the second race in China.
April 17, 2017 - 07:30 GMT
Sebastian Vettel took just three races in 2017 to almost double his victory tally from his previous first two seasons at Ferrari, indicating that the Scuderia has emerged as a serious challenger to world champions Mercedes.