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Major MidEast bourses dragged lower by weaker oil, global equities
Politics & Economics»

Major MidEast bourses dragged lower by weaker oil, global equities

Sunday, 7 February 2016 7:58 PM

Saudi erases Thursday's gains, while Dubai slides in weakest volume since Jan 10

Syria warns Saudi, Bahrain against sending ground troops
Politics & Economics»

Syria warns Saudi, Bahrain against sending ground troops

Sunday, 7 February 2016 9:29 AM

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain said this week they were ready to participate in any ground operations in Syria if the US-led coalition decides to start such operations

African confederation backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA job
Sport»

African confederation backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA job

Sunday, 7 February 2016 9:11 AM

Salman and Swiss Gianni Infantino are now clear front-runners to win this month's presidential election at soccer's ruling body FIFA

Bahrain's Investcorp buys stake in Saudi retail firm
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Investcorp buys stake in Saudi retail firm

Friday, 5 February 2016 10:15 AM

Investment firm says it has acquired minority interest in supermarket and hypermarket group Bindawood

Bahrain sugar refiner says new Middle East capacity unjustified
Retail»

Bahrain sugar refiner says new Middle East capacity unjustified

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 7:28 PM

Head of Bahrain's Arabian Sugar Refinery says cannot understand logic behind plans for two new refineries

Indian industrial firm sets up new Bahrain facility
Construction»

Indian industrial firm sets up new Bahrain facility

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 5:05 PM

Electrosteel Castings, the world's third largest producer of ductile iron pipes, picks Bahrain as regional hub

Bahrain set to issue tender to build 1,200 homes
Construction»

Bahrain set to issue tender to build 1,200 homes

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 2:03 PM

Tenders will build the housing units in Al Ramli Housing Project, based in the Northern Governorate

Bahrain’s Ibdar Bank invests $11.4m in Manchester homes
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain’s Ibdar Bank invests $11.4m in Manchester homes

Sunday, 31 January 2016 4:16 PM

Bank seeks to capitalise on growing private rented sector in the UK

Bahrain to lift energy subsidies ‘gradually’ over four years
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain to lift energy subsidies ‘gradually’ over four years

Sunday, 31 January 2016 2:25 PM

Kingdom wants to minimise shock of subsidy removal as it seeks to plug $4bn budget deficit

Bahrain says planning austerity steps in line with IMF
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain says planning austerity steps in line with IMF

Saturday, 30 January 2016 5:47 PM

Bahrain is one of several Gulf oil states using the IMF's assistance to plan economic reforms amid low crude prices

UK defence giant appoints new Middle East chief
Politics & Economics»

UK defence giant appoints new Middle East chief

Saturday, 30 January 2016 12:52 AM

BAE Systems announces appointment as defence spending in the region slows due to impact of cheap oil

Bahrain's Arcapita inks $85m US property deal
Property»

Bahrain's Arcapita inks $85m US property deal

Saturday, 30 January 2016 12:52 AM

Investment firm acquires portfolio of senior living communities in Colorado in joint venture agreement

Saudi, Bahrain, Iran airlines squeezed by diplomatic tensions
Transport»

Saudi, Bahrain, Iran airlines squeezed by diplomatic tensions

Saturday, 30 January 2016 12:51 AM

Regional tensions are causing airlines in Saudi Arabia, Iran and Bahrain to lose millions of dollars in revenue

Bahraini businessmen warn of private sector layoffs
Jobs»

Bahraini businessmen warn of private sector layoffs

Thursday, 28 January 2016 11:19 AM

Cut in subsidies means firms need to cut costs as customers reduce spending levels

Bahrain MPs propose privatising gov't assets
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain MPs propose privatising gov't assets

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 3:22 PM

Lawmakers recommend that Mumtalakat caps stake in assets such as Gulf Air at 30%


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