Recent


According to the report, the violators of the ban would also be banned from applying for a new passport. (AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry has issued an order according to which the passport of any Bahraini citizen who travels to Qatar, resides there, or even crosses Qatari soil en route to other countries, would be revoked.
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) logo
June 19, 2017 - 17:31 GMT
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) on Monday expressed concern around the diplomatic crisis of Qatar with its Gulf region neighbours, saying that politics and sport must be separate.
The bridge is expected to cost $4 billion to $5 billion and will be parallel to the current King Fahd Causeway. (YouTube)
June 18, 2017 - 16:07 GMT
A second causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain has been announced.
The new rules provide an opportunity for fintech businesses around the world to expand and thrive in Bahrain and the Gulf. (Eric Piermont/ AFP)
June 14, 2017 - 19:45 GMT
Bahrain has issued new rules for financial technology firms.
Suits suitably suits-up for celebration. (USA Network)
June 13, 2017 - 09:02 GMT
The stars of TV show "Suits" celebrated
Saudi Arabia issued a ban against watching the Al Jazeera TV channels in restaurants, hotels and other tourist outlets. (AFP)
June 10, 2017 - 14:58 GMT
All violators will be fined 10,000 riyals ($2,700).
Halema Boland, controvisseur.
June 08, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The recent controversy and uproar bring the ugliness and hypocrisy of the Arab world to the forefront.
This file photo taken on December 07, 2016 shows Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (L), Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (C) and Oman's Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi attending a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in the Bahraini capital Manama. (AFP/Stringer)
June 08, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Sheikh Sabah's visit comes amidst ongoing efforts at mediation to resolve the rift between Qatar and other Arab Gulf states.
The Al Jazeera logo is seen in one of the network's studios. (AFP/File)
June 06, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
Al Jazeera journalists have been imprisoned in Egypt for allegedly promoting 'terrorist' propaganda.
Qatar Stock Exchange dropped 6.38 percent in Monday’s early trades amid growing tensions with neighboring Gulf states. (Karim Sahib/ AFP)
June 05, 2017 - 12:51 GMT
Qatar Stock Exchange dropped in Monday’s early trades.
Oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on Monday. (AFP)
June 05, 2017 - 12:29 GMT
Oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on Monday.
All three major UAE airlines including Emirates, Etihad and flydubai will suspend flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning. (Timothy Clary/ AFP)
June 05, 2017 - 09:13 GMT
The move came after Saudi Arabia and the UAE cut ties with Qatar.
Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. (AFP/File)
June 05, 2017 - 05:28 GMT
They have accused Qatar of supporting 'terrorism' and meddling in their countries' internal affairs.
Saudi Aramco is preparing to sell 5 percent of its shares in an IPO scheduled in the second half of 2018. (Photo courtesy of Saudi Aramco)
June 04, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The fund is interested in a minor participation in the IPO.
Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa (Wikimedia Commons)
June 04, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Bahraini authorities on Saturday accused "terrorists" of hacking the Twitter account of the country’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa.
Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (Photo: Bahrain News Agency)
May 25, 2017 - 23:07 GMT
Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has won the presidency of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) for a new term until 2020, the committee announced on Thursday.