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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.
MEDINA, SAUDI ARABIA - 1 DISEMBER 2016 : Muslim pilgrimages taking photograph of Green Dome at Prophet Muhammad Mosque or Masjid Nabawi | Shutterstock.
August 29, 2017 - 15:38 GMT
Pilgrims and visitors to the Prophet’s Mosque are eager to communicate with relatives through social media during their presence in Madinah or Makkah, and social media is the easiest way to do so.
Jordan national team
August 29, 2017 - 05:57 GMT
The Jordan national team will face Bahrain on Tuesday in its only friendly ahead of resuming its Asian Cup qualifying journey against Afghanistan as of September 5.
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 26: (L-R) Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a punch at Conor McGregor during their super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP Ethan Miller / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP
August 28, 2017 - 14:05 GMT
MMA Champion Conor McGregor could not take home a victory yesterday, but his fans in Bahrain were thrilled to see his breathtaking performance against boxer Floyd Mayweather.
Hala Al Turk on the magazine cover. (Instagram / halamalturk)
August 23, 2017 - 13:46 GMT
The 15 year old Bahraini star shared a photo of herself gracing the cover of international magazine "Woman."
Khalifa International Stadium
August 19, 2017 - 20:28 GMT
The ongoing Gulf crisis has had little impact on the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) Secretary-General Hassan al Thawadi has said.
Detail from Ayham Jabr's
August 16, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
"Transition: Contemporary Art from the Middle East" will showcase the work of 38 modern Arab artists, and will include workshops
The report failed to look into policy in the US, where Trump is battling with courts to ban Muslims from entering the country. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 08:59 GMT
US annual religious freedom report slams its allies in the Gulf, including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
During the first three months of 2017 the Bahraini economy expanded by 2.9% overall. (Photo supplied)
August 07, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
Growth in the non-oil sector of Bahrain’s economy reached 4.4 percent in the first quarter of 2017, up from 3.7 percent in 2016.
Employees of Qatar based news network and TV channel Al-Jazeera are seen at their Jerusalem office on July 31, 2017 (AFP)
August 07, 2017 - 11:54 GMT
On Sunday, Israel moved to close down Al Jazeera Jerusalem and expel its journalists, with interesting results for the ongoing Gulf diplomatic crisis.
The new company “Solidarity Bahrain” will become the largest Takaful insurance company in Bahrain. (Trade Arabia)
August 06, 2017 - 12:46 GMT
The merger will be effected in December 2017, said a statement.