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Bahrain launches wakala liquidity tool for Islamic banks
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain launches wakala liquidity tool for Islamic banks

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 1:25 PM

Central bank announces launch as part of efforts to put Islamic finance on a level playing field with conventional banks

Watchdog mooted to monitor labour camps in Bahrain
Politics & Economics»

Watchdog mooted to monitor labour camps in Bahrain

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 1:06 PM

Activists vow to set up regulator to oversee introduction of proposed new standards for labour accommodation

Bahrain probes mobile phone 'identity theft' cases
Technology»

Bahrain probes mobile phone 'identity theft' cases

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 1:25 PM

Telecoms watchdog investigates claims that 10 expats with outstanding bills were victims of identity theft

$15m Bahrain markets plan ‘could be shelved’
Construction»

$15m Bahrain markets plan ‘could be shelved’

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:23 AM

Under the proposed scheme, 15 of the 17 historic market buildings on the UNESCO World Heritage site will be revamped

Bahrain’s fish stocks 'to be depleted in three years'
Culture & Society»

Bahrain’s fish stocks 'to be depleted in three years'

Monday, 30 March 2015 4:18 PM

Authorities are under renewed pressure to ban shrimp trawling after warning

Bahrain's Investcorp says to buy US education provider
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Investcorp says to buy US education provider

Monday, 30 March 2015 1:59 PM

Deal to acquire Nobel Learning, an education firm with a network of 176 schools, is in partnership with Mumtalakat

Bahrain moots gov’t homes for single women
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain moots gov’t homes for single women

Monday, 30 March 2015 1:23 PM

Plans backed to provide gov't funded homes for single Bahraini women, divorcees, widows and abandoned wives

Bahrain vows to clamp down on abuse of business support fund
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain vows to clamp down on abuse of business support fund

Sunday, 29 March 2015 1:34 PM

Gov't agency Tamkeen resumes activities 6 months after it suspended funding programmes amid claims of abuse

Bahrain residents bemoan Bangladeshi embassy crowds
Culture & Society»

Bahrain residents bemoan Bangladeshi embassy crowds

Sunday, 29 March 2015 11:46 AM

As many as 200 people visit the embassy – which is located in a residential area – on a daily basis

Bahrain, Dubai firms invest in Asteco franchise deals
Property»

Bahrain, Dubai firms invest in Asteco franchise deals

Saturday, 28 March 2015 10:04 AM

Real estate company says it has added its first GCC franchise outside of the UAE and its third in Dubai

Saudi Arabia at war: Who's who in the coalition against Yemen's Houthis
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia at war: Who's who in the coalition against Yemen's Houthis

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:53 PM

More than 10 countries have joined the military campaign including the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Qatar

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Cash-strapped Bahrain hospital looks to sell off land to pay staff
Banking & Finance»

Cash-strapped Bahrain hospital looks to sell off land to pay staff

Thursday, 26 March 2015 1:15 PM

International Hospital of Bahrain blames 80% drop in business over past year for cashflow problems - report

Bahrain relaxes visa rules for GCC visitors
Travel & Hospitality»

Bahrain relaxes visa rules for GCC visitors

Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:53 AM

decision comes ahead of the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, which takes place from April 17-19

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Bahrain's Gulf Air to suspend flights to Yemeni capital
Transport»

Bahrain's Gulf Air to suspend flights to Yemeni capital

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 3:54 PM

Carrier says it will stop its five-weekly flights to Sana'a International Airport from Thursday amid security fears

Bahrain minister defends policy on jobs for expats
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain minister defends policy on jobs for expats

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 1:25 PM

Education chief forced to defend his department's policy of employing expats as teachers - report


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