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Bahrain protests: Economy lost US$2 billion

raised Bahrain’s rating citing easing political tensions and expectations that the increase in government ... Fakhro, said on Monday that Bahrain’s economy lost approximately $2 billion dollars due to the political ... on Monday that Bahrain’s economy lost approximately $2 billion dollars due to the political unrest ...

14/08/2011 - 07:12 - comment 0

King names Jew, women to Bahrain’s upper chamber

constitutional amendments undemocratic.    Along with representatives of the country's Sunni ... in the 19th century, and she has occupied several important government positions, as well as worked ... center, and Widad Mohamed Hassan al-Fadhel, an education official.    Islamists, mostly Sunnis ...

18/05/2010 - 16:29 - comment 0

Bahrain’s Road to Democracy

of the world's production. But by 2006, Bahrain’s oil supply will be depleted. Like other Gulf states, Bahrain ... of anti-government protests led by militant Islamic clerics. The Shiite community is demanding greater democracy ... of the Middle East, tensions between the Shiite and Sunni Muslim fractions have simmered below the surface. ...

19/05/2010 - 09:50 - comment 0

preston bailey, the world’s pre-eminent event designer, arrives in bahrain to direct the launch event for durrat al bahrain’s new brand

night’s evening VIP event to launch Durrat Al Bahrain’s new brand. Preston and his team of event ... that will let guests fully experience Durrat Al Bahrain’s new brand. After 27 years in the business of event ... complete, is expected to be approximately the size of Manama, Bahrain’s capital city.Durrat Al Bahrain has ...

17/05/2010 - 21:36 - comment 0

Bahraini MP fired for criticizing prison conditions

for criticizing conditions at a detention center where citizens are held for protesting against the government. A Sunni MP has been dismissed from Bahrain’s parliament for criticizing conditions at a detention center ... News, Bahrain) A Sunni MP has been dismissed from Bahrain’s parliament for criticizing conditions ...

21/05/2014 - 07:16 - comment 0

How Bahrain's politics is standing in the way of its economy

Cooperation Council (GCC). To begin with, Moody’s downgraded Bahrain’s government issuer rating by one ... of Bahrain’s economy confirm the urgent need to overcome socio-economic and socio-political debacles. Over a span of weeks, Bahrain’s sovereign rating has experienced a downgrade by a major rating agency. ...

29/09/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

Tamkeen steps up support for Bahrain’s Real Estate sector

Tamkeen recently stepped up its support of Bahrain’s ... support services to Bahrain’s private sector enterprises across all sectors, Tamkeen recently stepped up its support of Bahrain’s real estate and property development sector by backing six Bahraini firms ...

Press Release - 12/06/2012 - 05:44 - comment 0

Double trouble: Bahrain's budget gap grows twofold

Bahrain’s Sunni rulers politically – for some 71 per cent of its budget revenue in 2013, up from 67 per cent ... sustainable. Bahrain’s state budget deficit nearly doubled to BD410 million ($1.1 ... billion, with oil and gas receipts bringing in 88 per cent of the total. Pressure on Bahrain’s state ...

03/06/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

Total exports of Bahrain in 2004 stood at BD2.83bn, an increase of 13.4% over 2003

government, the gradual growth indicates Bahrain’s continued dependence on oil. On the other hand, the total ... Bahrain’s major worry continues to be its higher dependence on oil for its exports. We believe that with its ... issues, both in terms of goods and services. The US accounts for around 25% of Bahrain’s non-oil exports, ...

18/05/2010 - 12:53 - comment 0

Crisis attending Bahrain altering state of media

television and radio). Bahrain’s ongoing political crisis has profoundly ... Arabic and English, Al-Balad, Bahrain’s newest daily, is also close to the prime minister, and Al-Watan, ... newspapers have become merely extended bulletins of the official line. Bahrain’s only independent paper, ...

14/05/2012 - 17:01 - comment 0