July 24, 2012
Saudi Arabia, the biggest Arab economy, is leading moves towards political and economic cooperation Projects already underway or under study include a customs union, a joint value-added tax and even the introduction of single currency.
July 22, 2012
Gulf Air, Bahrain Air and Qatar Airways are among the firms in pre-qualified consortia bidding for a new airline licence in Saudi Arabia, an official from the General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) with knowledge of the matter said yesterday.
Bahraini businesses are unprepared in the event of a major cyber assault, it has emerged.
July 19, 2012
The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed at 1,113.88 points marking a decrease of 2.55 points below its previous closing.
Airlines operating across the Gulf region have slashed fares to several destinations across Europe, Asia and Middle East during the Holy Month of Ramadan, with a view to attracting travellers.
The new labour federation will be committed to make a difference to the labour segment through loyalty and will work without a political agenda, said a trade union leader.
July 16, 2012
The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed at 1,112.60 points, marking a decrease of 1.29 points below its previous closing.
July 15, 2012
A number of Saudi, Turkish, American and Italian companies have shown interest in the $4.5 billion Saudi-Bahrain railway project.
July 11, 2012
Bahrain will implement a $25 million solar energy project on an experimental basis to produce up to 5MW of power, said a senior government official.
July 9, 2012
A new Sharia-compliant index has been launched by ratings agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) in partnership with the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC).
July 8, 2012
In this Arab Spring Redux - we attempt to give a run-down of the Arab Spring at its various respective stages by individual country. Featured are the Arab Revolution pros and pop-idols who have got it down to a protest, spring and vote! This school report takes a look at each country's progress and stage of the Arab Spring 18 months later. Top of the Pops: the Arab Spring charts. The top ten!
The planned mega Economic Industrial City in Bahrain is expected to bolster Bahrain's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 20 per cent annually and create about 240,000 jobs.
July 3, 2012
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday advised Saudi citizens not to travel to Lebanon. An official source at the ministry said the advice was issued because the situation in Lebanon is not stable these days.
July 1, 2012
Continuing political tensions mean expats are ditching Bahrain in favor of somewhere more stable .
June 26, 2012
Egyptian actress Rania Yousef has been the hottest gossip in the entertainment world lately with the latest incident of her supposed drug smuggling and illicit drug use.