June 11, 2013
Bahrain has picked four banks to arrange investor meetings ahead of a potential sovereign bond issue, a document from lead managers said yesterday, with proceeds likely to be used to plug an expected budget deficit for 2013.
June 9, 2013
A project that aims to nearly double the amount of power produced in Bahrain to help meet its future water and electricity demands is gathering pace.
June 4, 2013
A court in northwestern Bangladesh has issued a warrant ordering the arrest of a judge who has repeatedly defied summons to testify in a case involving the gang rape and murder of a college student in 2008.
June 1, 2013
Saudi Arabia's health ministry announced that three more people in the country have died from a SARS related respiratory virus, bringing the global death toll from the disease to 30.
May 30, 2013
Seven Bahraini policemen were injured in a bomb that went off just outside capital Manama on Thursday. 10 suspected terrorists behind the attacks have been arrested, according to the Interior Ministry.
May 27, 2013
Lawyers for the defendants claimed they had been tortured after they were arrested during the 2011 protests
A Bahraini MP has come forward to call for a unified Gulf Army to help protect the region.
May 26, 2013
BMI Bank, a Bahrain-based associate of bank muscat, announced that it has agreed, in principle, in favour of a merger with Al Salam Bank Bahrain (ASBB), an Islamic bank incorporated in Bahrain.
May 23, 2013
Bank Alkhair, a Bahrain-headquartered Islamic wholesale bank, has announced the successful closure of the first tranche of a $750 million sukuk programme by Saudi Arabia's Dar Al Arkan real estate development company.
May 20, 2013
Bahrain's real gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to have expanded 3.9 per cent last year from the 1.9pc growth seen in 2011.
May 13, 2013
Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB) has signed a three-way memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bahrain Defence Force's Military Consumer Association (MCA) and its main supplier Glabrous International (GI).
May 12, 2013
Bahrain will host the Energy Management Conference and Exhibition 2013
May 9, 2013
Tamkeen signed an agreement with Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) to add BD10 million to the Enterprise Financing Portfolio
May 7, 2013
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced yesterday (Monday: 6 May 2013) that this week’s BD35 million issue of Government Treasury Bills has been oversubscribed by 297%.
May 6, 2013
Bahrain Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) has announced the launch of the largest utility-based IT project in the Kingdom’s history aimed at Accelerating its move towards smart grid and smarter energy and water services.