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Road accidents in Bahrain drop 20% following 'smart' cameras launch
Transport»

Road accidents in Bahrain drop 20% following 'smart' cameras launch

Thursday, 25 August 2016 1:33 PM

Reduction comes as part of plan to privatise processing of minor traffic accidents and technical inspection of vehicles

Abu Dhabi's $101m funding kickstarts construction of Bahrain city
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's $101m funding kickstarts construction of Bahrain city

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 6:32 PM

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development puts up money for phase 1 land reclamation work for North City

Bahrain, Kuwait agree $1bn financing agreements
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain, Kuwait agree $1bn financing agreements

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 2:06 PM

Deals cover plans for housing projects; part of grant provided to Bahrain by Kuwait via the Gulf Development Programme

Bahraini diplomat hurt in Brussels random knife attack
Politics & Economics»

Bahraini diplomat hurt in Brussels random knife attack

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 12:36 PM

The official is in stable condition after she was reportedly attacked by a mentally unstable woman

Saudi Arabia to build new bridges to Bahrain, Qatar
Transport»

Saudi Arabia to build new bridges to Bahrain, Qatar

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:58 AM

Plans part of vision for greater transport collaboration between kingdom and Gulf

Bahrain inflation rises to 3.5% in July, driven by housing costs
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain inflation rises to 3.5% in July, driven by housing costs

Monday, 22 August 2016 2:09 PM

Latest figures released by statistics office shows housing and utility costs rise 3.8% on annual basis

Bahrain's GFH signs MoU to buy control of Bank Al Khair
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's GFH signs MoU to buy control of Bank Al Khair

Monday, 22 August 2016 10:46 AM

GFH said if the acquisition went ahead it would a larger financial group with operations in GCC, UK, Malaysia, Turkey, Pakistan and India

Bahrain to launch courts for commercial and investment disputes
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain to launch courts for commercial and investment disputes

Sunday, 21 August 2016 10:54 AM

Move is meant to improve the kingdom's economy and increase investment in the country

Bahrain developer starts construction of major housing project
Construction»

Bahrain developer starts construction of major housing project

Saturday, 20 August 2016 10:14 AM

Diyar Al Muharraq says phase 1 of the Deerat Al Oyoun will provide 3,100 units; help to ease housing shortage

One&Only's Bahrain debut delayed until 2017
Travel & Hospitality»

One&Only's Bahrain debut delayed until 2017

Thursday, 18 August 2016 1:59 PM

Hotel operator's first property in Gulf kingdom will feature branch of Chinese eatery Hakkasan, Givenchy spa

Work on $1.1bn Bahrain airport revamp to start in October
Transport»

Work on $1.1bn Bahrain airport revamp to start in October

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 1:45 PM

Airport to have the capacity to hold 14 million passengers per year following completion of expansion

UN experts urge Bahrain to halt 'persecution of Shi'ites'
Politics & Economics»

UN experts urge Bahrain to halt 'persecution of Shi'ites'

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 2:27 PM

Gulf kingdom blames Shi'ite neighbour Iran for fomenting violence on its turf, an accusation Tehran denies

Ahli United Bank Kuwait plans sukuk issue of up to $200m
Banking & Finance»

Ahli United Bank Kuwait plans sukuk issue of up to $200m

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 1:46 PM

Unit of Bahrain's Ahli United Bank wins approval from Kuwait's central bank to issue capital-boosting sukuk

Bahrain to introduce new privacy laws to fight cybercrime
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain to introduce new privacy laws to fight cybercrime

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 12:41 PM

Rules to target online abuse conducted through social media websites

IAAF to consider changing rules on nationality 'transfer of allegiance'
Sport»

IAAF to consider changing rules on nationality 'transfer of allegiance'

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 10:05 AM

Talks follow Bahrain's first Olympic gold won by Kenya-born Ruth Jebet


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