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Growth in investment was supported by a number of major economic reforms in recent years. (Shutterstock)
June 21, 2018 - 08:38 GMT
FDI inflows to Bahrain grew 114 per cent in 2017, according to data released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the fastest growth rate in the GCC.
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June 19, 2018 - 04:01 GMT
With politics a permanent fixture, Saudi Arabia is playing in the World Cup finals for the first time in more than a decade at a moment that the kingdom is vying for enhanced influence in global and regional governance of the sport.
Aerial View of Bahrain (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 14, 2018 - 10:49 GMT
Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has condemned a newly passed law that bans figures of dissolved opposition parties and organizations from running in parliamentary elections.
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (Twitter)
June 12, 2018 - 12:41 GMT
Bahrain’s king has signed into law a contentious bill recently adopted by the parliament, which bans figures of dissolved opposition parties and organizations from running in parliamentary elections.
A view of skyscraper Doha. Despite the year-old blockade Qatar is in an upbeat mood (AFP File Photo)
June 10, 2018 - 13:09 GMT
A year ago, a fake news story spiralled into an incendiary international standoff. In May 2017, Qatar’s official state news agency was hacked, and a story was planted, claiming Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al Thani pushed for relations with Iran, and defended Hamas and Hezbollah. Qatar denied the story, but it did not stop Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severing diplomatic ties with Doha. That was in June.
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June 07, 2018 - 15:38 GMT
Assistant Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) secretary general Abdulrahman...
Jared Leto is developing a standalone film about Batman villain The Joker  (Source: jaredletto / Instagram)
June 06, 2018 - 13:38 GMT
Jared Leto is developing a standalone film about Batman villain The Joker which he will executive produce and star in. Leto famously portrayed the Clown Prince of Crime in 2016's Suicide Squad which also featured The Joker's girlfriend Harley Quinn played by Margot Robbie.
The happiest people and most capable of striking a balance between work and life do not necessarily work fewer hours. (Shutterstock)
June 06, 2018 - 08:46 GMT
The list was released by InterNations, a global company specialised in this kind of researches on expatriates. With 42.9 working hours a week, Bahrain came second after Denmark and before Norway.
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June 05, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
The Bahrain Court of Cassation on Monday upheld a death sentence against a Bahraini national convicted of killing a security man as a result of a terrorist act.
Foreign investors will be able to obtain a 10-year, renewable residency permit on a self-sponsorship basis. (Shutterstock)
May 31, 2018 - 09:29 GMT
HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, has instructed the Minister of Interior to prepare a draft edict to create a new self-sponsorship residency permit for foreign investors.
Manama rises from its 17th rank in the purchase power index of 2015. (Shutterstock)
May 31, 2018 - 08:52 GMT
Bahrain’s capital Manama broke into the top 10 globally this year in the UBS Global Wealth Management’s purchase power index. Los Angeles boasts the world’s best buying power for the average worker’s salary.
It is important that Bahrain maintains momentum. (Shutterstock)
May 28, 2018 - 11:03 GMT
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, made the remarks.
There are no laws in Bahrain that regulate the Bitcoins system. (Shutterstock)
May 28, 2018 - 09:40 GMT
Although the Bitcoin Trade Booming on Bahraini Websites, it's not 100 per cent safe.
Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah  (AFP/File Photo)
May 27, 2018 - 11:41 GMT
Bahrain, one of the Saudi-led quartet of countries boycotting Qatar, says there is no solution in sight for the diplomatic crisis with Doha that has dragged on for almost a year.
The highest number recorded was 2, 724, the total number of expats convicted and deported in 2015. (Pixabay)
May 27, 2018 - 08:01 GMT
According to the latest statistics released by the Supreme Judicial Council, 5, 294 expats were sentenced to deportation.
The King lauded the cooperation between Bahrain Football Association and FIFA
May 24, 2018 - 14:57 GMT
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received yesterday at Sakhir Palace Fifa president Gianni Infantino, who is on a visit to the country.