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The film Watani: My Homeland will be playing at the festival. (buildingbridgesfilmfest.com)
October 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The Building Bridges Film Festival will showcase 12 documentaries and films on its selected topic.
No reference to the summit or the meeting was made by the official news agencies of the three countries in their accounts of the visit (AFP/FIle)
October 22, 2017 - 09:50 GMT
Kuwait has reportedly called for postponing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit scheduled in December in the northern Arabian Gulf country.
The multi-billion dollar arms deal with Bahrain comes as US President Donald Trump has eased restrictions on arms sales to certain countries including Bahrain. (AFP/ File)
October 18, 2017 - 15:35 GMT
The Bahrain Defense Force said it signed a deal with Lockheed Martin to purchase 16 upgraded F-16 fighter jets.
Sunset Over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, by Pippa Thew.
October 17, 2017 - 19:06 GMT
Arab art wins appropriate praise at a London art show.
Bahrain flag
October 15, 2017 - 19:30 GMT
Work is expected to begin soon on Bahrain’s largest integrated sports stadium, near Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), Sakhir, it has emerged.
The Bahrain Merida Cycling Team logo
October 08, 2017 - 10:56 GMT
Under the directives of Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs...
Gascoigne started his career in 1985 and retired in 2004
October 06, 2017 - 18:44 GMT
Former England International Paul Gascoigne now aged 50 will be in Bahrain with “An Evening with Gazza” on 13 October at the Radisson Diplomat Hotel courtesy of SportsSpeaker MENA.
The Arabian Cricket Carnival (ACC) T-20 2017 logo
September 27, 2017 - 09:31 GMT
The long awaited Arabian Cricket Carnival (ACC) T-20 2017, organised by Bahrain Cricket Center (BCC) and KHK MMA Bahrain, commences today at the Bahrain National Stadium, Isa Town.
Amazon Web Services today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure base in Bahrain. (AFP)
September 25, 2017 - 12:53 GMT
Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure base in Bahrain by early 2019.
More Gulf Fake News? 'Tamim Visits Israel' Trends (file photo)
September 24, 2017 - 15:32 GMT
Despite the apparent change of tone in general Gulf attitudes to Israel, Saudis, Emiratis and Bahrainis continue to use accusations of Qatar’s Israeli links to discredit Doha.
The new regulations will be applicable from June next year on all Islamic banks in Bahrain. (Shutterstock)
September 21, 2017 - 11:42 GMT
Bahrain has announced new Sharia governance regulations applicable to Islamic banks.
King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa at Bahraini court (AFP File Photo)
September 18, 2017 - 08:08 GMT
The king of the island nation has plans to establish a Museum of Religious Tolerance in the capital city by the end of the year.
Saudi Arabia in June led a coalition of Middle East countries in severing ties with Qatar. Pictured here: Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar. (AFP)
September 14, 2017 - 11:41 GMT
The ongoing row between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors, many of which are OPEC members, is credit negative, Moody's said.
Paul Gascoigne
September 13, 2017 - 07:50 GMT
Former England ace Paul Gascoigne will visit Bahrain next month.
Actress Hend Sabri. (Instagram / hendsabri)
September 06, 2017 - 14:45 GMT
Between Nancy Ajram, Ola Fares, Fifi Abdou, and Fairouz—who is the single most powerful woman in the Arab world?
Qatar exchange witnessed the steepest monthly drop in August on the back of the ongoing political deadlock with its neighbors. (AFP/ File)
September 06, 2017 - 12:08 GMT
A new report has shown mixed performance for GCC stock markets in the past few months.