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Bahraini MP fired for criticizing prison conditions

A member of Bahrain's parliament has been fired ... 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

Economy to grow in Bahrain as paramilitaries depolyed

Bahrain’s economy is expected to grow at four to five ... the National Guard, is deployed at "strategic locations". Bahrain’s economy ... government official. The parliament’s financial and economic affairs committee is currently reviewing ...

11/11/2012 - 09:01 - comment 0

Bahrain parliament approves 11 pct rise in 2013 budget spending

Almahmood, a member of parliament's financial and economic committee. Bahrain's 2014 spending ... Bahrain's state spending is expected to jump 11 percent this year, by more than originally planned, after its parliament approved 174.2 million dinars ...

26/06/2013 - 10:52 - comment 0

Bahrain: Shiite opposition group increases power in new parliament

Bahrain's main Shiite opposition group, the Islamic National Accord Association, won 18 of parliament ... ) Bahrain's main Shiite opposition group, the Islamic National Accord Association, won 18 of parliament ... Bahrain's main Shiite opposition group, ...

25/10/2010 - 14:43 - comment 0

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

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. ... deficit. A key economic report has rated Bahrain’s economy as the least competitive within the Gulf ...

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

Saudi Arabia bristling with rage over UK inquiry

by Britain's Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) which will review UK’s relations with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Trade between the UK and Saudi is more £4 billion, and the two countries have huge defence deals. ... a report has claimed. Riyadh, reportedly angered by the decision of the British Parliament’s Foreign ...

16/10/2012 - 12:59 - comment 0

Bahrain to hold parliamentary elections in November

Bahrain is set to hold parliamentary elections on November 22. Bahrain’s king says the country will hold parliamentary elections ... Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported Monday. Bahrain’s main opposition party, al-Wefaq , has ...

23/09/2014 - 19:10 - comment 0

Bahrain: Citizens elect new parliament

parliament and five municipal councils. They went to the polls for the second time in four years. Bahraini citizens voting Saturday to elect a new parliament and five municipal councils. They went ... candidates were standing for parliament and 165 for the municipal councils.   Early elections have ...

18/05/2010 - 11:04 - comment 0

Bahrainis vote for new parliament

Bahrain's voters early Sunday started picking a new parliament after months of unrest in the kingdom. Voting ... Bahrain Shi’ites seek a boost in Parliament Bahrain ... ) Bahrain's voters early Sunday started picking a new parliament after months of unrest in the kingdom. Voting ...

24/10/2010 - 20:50 - comment 0

Bahrain to Restore Parliament, Hold Direct Elections

Bahrain" but without giving any timeframe for polls.  Bahrain introduced an elected parliament in 1972 ... to have an elected parliament, although women do not have the vote.  Bahrain has, since 1992, had ... Bahrain\'s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa ...

19/05/2010 - 10:05 - comment 0