April 7, 2014

Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two as BIC welcomes record crowd for historic F1 Bahrain Grand Prix
13:50 GMT

Lewis Hamilton led Nico Rosberg to a dominant Mercedes one-two tonight in the most exciting and most memorable Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix ever held at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.

Craig's Bahrain F1 performance was one to remember. (Image: Facebook)
08:50 GMT

Craig David brought the Klub 360 crowd to life during his sell-out performance o Friday night!

April 6, 2014

The Scorpions and Afrojack both hit the Bahrain stage over the weekend.
10:58 GMT

The 10th Edition of the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix was about more than just fast cars, famed performers The Scorpions and Afrojack stole the BIC thunder

April 4, 2014

Tension in the Bahrain-Qatar relationship is rooted in part to tribal conflicts that have been developing for decades (Al Bawaba)
05:00 GMT

Most of the GCC rift conversation has focused on the tense Saudi Arabia-Qatar relationship, but little has been discussed over the Qatar-Bahrain rift.

April 3, 2014

Afrojack performing live in Miami at the Ultra Music Festival. (Image: Facebook)
12:56 GMT

Ironically, both superstar DJs Afrojack and Avicii were hospitalized in Miami last weekend, but Afrojack's recovered and ready for Bahrain. Too bad we can't say the same for Avicii!

The soaring (65m) Minaret of Jam sits in a deep river valley amidst towering mountains in Ghur province, Afghanistan. Built in the 12th century, its elaborate brickwork and blue-tiled top inscription represent the architectural and artistic tradition of this region.  High elevation won’t protect it from river flooding!
12:38 GMT

Arab World Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change

This is the sight Bahrain fans are still hoping to get a chance to see someday. (Image: Facebook)
08:34 GMT

He had to pull the plug at the eleventh hour after having his appendix and gall bladder removed, but Avicii concert organizers are trying to get his gig rescheduled.

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.