Bahrain

February 23, 2014

During the three-day visit to India, the MOIC and EDB coordinated business delegation participated in the Bahrain-India business seminar in New Delhi and a business seminar hosted by the CII in Mumbai.
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The agreements reflect the broad range of relations between the two countries across a number of sectors, from chemicals to financial services and from ICT to health care.

February 19, 2014

The fabulous rocker Eric Clapton in one of his performances. (Image: YouTube snapshot)
13:55 GMT

Fans are getting more and more anxious now that Eric Clapton's Bahrain performance is getting closer, and tickets are now on sale!

Protests erupted in Bahrain in February 2011 (AFP/File)
13:19 GMT

On Wednesday, a Bahrain court jailed eight protestors and sentenced one to death as it continues to crack down on government dissidents.

February 18, 2014

The project will create a lot of jobs, which is fantastic for Bahrain in general
08:55 GMT

A three-storey shopping mall opening soon in Juffair will create up to 300 new jobs.

The faces of the fabulous artists coming to the Bahrain stage this spring.
05:00 GMT

The 9th Spring of Culture Festival is bringing Bahrain both the "Layla" hit maker and "I Will Survive" songstress, along with many a talented artist from around the region and world.

February 13, 2014

Security authorities used tear gas to break up protests in Bahrain Thursday (Courtesy of The Guardian)
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Bahrain's pro-democracy demonstrators clashed with security police in Bahrain on the third anniversary of the country's Arab Spring uprisings that was largely crushed by Bahraini authorities with the assistance of Saudi-led troops

February 12, 2014

Female protesters of the Arab Spring in Bahrain. [voicesofeducation]
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Three years later, symbolic protests are being called in Bahrain to mark the anniversary of the Arab Spring.

February 11, 2014

Bahrain's Arab Spring took place in 2011, and there have been protests and demonstrations against the government ever since. (AFP/File)
11:13 GMT

Protesters against Bahrain's ruling Al Khalifa family took to the streets across the country on Tuesday, two days after Bahrain marked the third anniversary of its "Arab Spring" uprising.

February 10, 2014

"Layla" singer Eric Clapton is coming to Bahrain next month! (Image: Facebook)
10:52 GMT

Bahrain is ready to rock it old school with "Layla" hit maker Eric Clapton coming to town next month. The big question is, will there be enough tickets to satisfy the area's fans?!

February 9, 2014

Bahrain and Jordan are the only two countries that have fully liberalised their telecom sectors according to World Bank standards (File Archive)
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Jordan and Bahrain are the only two countries in the MENA region that have fully liberalised their telecom sectors, according to a recently released World Bank report.

February 6, 2014

We can't think of a better way to spend your evening on March 8 than to rock out to some Eric Clapton hits. (Image: Facebook)
09:58 GMT

The legendary British singer Eric Clapton will be making his Bahrain debut this March.

February 5, 2014

The businessmen claimed that thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have still not recovered from the financial downturn caused by the unrest in 2011,
18:41 GMT

A group of angry businessmen in Bahrain calling for an end to a mandatory tax on foreign workers has taken their demands to parliament.

Bahrain Air began voluntary liquidation in early 2013 last year, but bankruptcy is imminent, the airline says (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
11:00 GMT

Bahrain Air is on the verge of bankruptcy a year after it went into voluntary liquidation.

January 30, 2014

India and Bahrain have a trading relationship that stretches back thousands of years
09:55 GMT

Key ministerial level talks on Bahrain-India bilateral trade concluded yesterday during a visit by a Bahraini delegation to Bengaluru, the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka.

January 29, 2014

Bahrain has accused the Olamaa Islamic Council for using its confessional cover to participate in politics that are not favorable to the current Sunni regime (File Archive/AFP)
11:14 GMT

Bahrain shut down a Shiite Muslim clerics' council Wednesday accusing it of politicization and illegal operations.