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Inside Persia's prisons: Why Iranian activists are taking to the streets in protest during the Rouhani era

as interference in its internal affairs. The head of Iran’s Basij militia force, Brig.-Gen. Mohammad Reza Naqdi, ...

27/04/2014 - 13:01 - comment 0

Romeo & Juliet of Persia; And Go Away 'Matchmaker' says Arabian singleton!

A terrible tale of Iranian activists committing suicide once released from jail, begs inquiry into the horrors of a brief internment that killed a romance to live for; Whereas an Arab singlet is not feeling the love-bird song of romance and could do without ...

Blogs Roundup - 02/10/2011 - 10:14 - comment 0

Celebrate Nowruz, Iranian Cultural Evening with the Legends of Persia at Eton Institute

the rich and mystical culture of Persia is one from ancient times. Eton Institute, the UAE’s No. 1 language ... Year, popularly known as Nowruz and give the community an insight on ancient Persia’s intriguing ... © 2012 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (international day nowruz) ...

Press Release - 21/03/2012 - 10:16 - comment 0

A lens to Bahrain: where Persia nudges Arabia

Back to Bahrain, A purely Palestinian protest- an internal affair to fix the home front, a woman's work still not done in the Middle East, and an innovation in reporting out of the region. ...

Blogs Roundup - 05/03/2011 - 19:18 - comment 0

Ramadan for Dummies - 16 Things Non-Muslims Need To Know About the Holy Month

an expat in the midst of majority Muslim Middle East, Persia or Southeast Asia. Or perhaps you’re a less ... be a dummy? (International, Middle East, health & lifestyle, Ramadan) We’re one week into Ramadan ... Muslim Middle East, Persia or Southeast Asia. ...

Slideshow - 09/07/2014 - 10:35 - comments 2

Moving on: EU lifts sanctions on 14 Iranian entities in one year

Iran Insurance Company, Mellat Bank, Sina Bank, Exports Development Bank, Post Bank, Refah Kargaran Bank, and Persia International Bank have been lifted, according to the report. The UN has also annulled ...

14/07/2014 - 13:47 - comment 0

EU court revokes sanctions against Iranian shipping line

that the EU should lift sanctions it imposed against seven Iranian companies, namely Post Bank Iran, Iran Insurance Company, Good Luck Shipping, Export Development Bank of Iran, Persia International Bank, Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company, and Bank Refah Kargaran. ...

17/09/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Gulf Air, Standard Chartered Bank sign syndicated loan agreement

BSC, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait KSC, Bank Muscat (SAOG), National Bank of Oman (SAOG), Persia International ... Gulf Air and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) Monday ... Chartered Bank (SCB) Monday signed a syndicated loan agreement for the provision of US$ 65 million ...

15/08/2010 - 10:34 - comment 0

Oasis Leasing signs $52.5 million credit facility with HSBC led consortium

International acting as Co-Arranger and First Gulf Bank and Persia International Bank as Senior Lead Managers.   ... Oasis International Leasing has signed a $52.5 million revolving credit facility with a consortium of banks, led by Mandated Lead Arranger, HSBC. It will be used ...

15/08/2010 - 11:50 - comment 0

Fitch assigns 'A' rating to HSBC Bank Middle East

on costs. HBME's performance has been stable over time as it remains the leading international bank ... history of operations in the region and traces its origins to the Imperial Bank of Persia, set up in 1889. ... rating to HSBC Bank Middle East. The ratings reflect the strength of HBME's regional franchise, ...

15/08/2010 - 11:47 - comment 0