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Jail for drunk passenger who threatened to blow up plane
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Jail for drunk passenger who threatened to blow up plane

Monday, 25 May 2015 2:40 PM

Bahraini man is sentenced to six months in jail for making threats after being refused more alcohol during flight

Classified document on Bahrain rankles Britain decades later
Politics & Economics»

Classified document on Bahrain rankles Britain decades later

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:14 AM

Legal battle between an activist group and Britain over a decades-old diplomatic cable on Bahrain has exposed a thorny issue

South Korea reports first case of MERS virus
Healthcare»

South Korea reports first case of MERS virus

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:27 PM

Patient had recently returned from Bahrain, is in a stable condition after being treated for a high fever and cough

Men go on trial for setting Bahrain ATM ablaze
Culture & Society»

Men go on trial for setting Bahrain ATM ablaze

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 3:57 PM

Four accused allegedly poured petrol on the Ithmaar Bank ATM before throwing Molotov cocktails at it

Ikea to open in Bahrain next year
Retail»

Ikea to open in Bahrain next year

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 10:58 AM

Swedish furniture giant plans to open ten more across the Gulf over the next few years

Bahrain softens pension requirements
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain softens pension requirements

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 10:25 AM

Under current laws, private sector employees are required to work for 15 years before they are eligible for a pension

Bahrain set to list first real estate investment trust
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain set to list first real estate investment trust

Monday, 18 May 2015 4:11 PM

Bourse boss says has seen interest in REITs from property developers as an alternative financing option

Swiss-Belhotel signs deal to manage luxury Bahrain hotel
Travel & Hospitality»

Swiss-Belhotel signs deal to manage luxury Bahrain hotel

Sunday, 17 May 2015 2:53 PM

Five-star Swiss-Belhotel Bahrain is scheduled to open in 2016; will feature nearly 200 rooms

New Bahrain project to feature 3,500 apartments, cruise terminal
Construction»

New Bahrain project to feature 3,500 apartments, cruise terminal

Saturday, 16 May 2015 8:40 AM

Partnership of Bahrain and UAE-based developers reveal details of mixed-used waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain

Weak oil puts brake on Bahrain's real estate momentum
Property»

Weak oil puts brake on Bahrain's real estate momentum

Saturday, 16 May 2015 1:03 AM

Cluttons says recent oil price slump has impacted level of office take up, job creation levels and residential demand

Credit cards bolster Citigroup in UAE, Bahrain and Poland
Banking & Finance»

Credit cards bolster Citigroup in UAE, Bahrain and Poland

Friday, 15 May 2015 8:56 AM

Citigroup says it has experienced growth in credit card acquisitions in the UAE of 2.5 times over the past year

Bahrain upholds jail sentence for prominent activist over tweet
Culture & Society»

Bahrain upholds jail sentence for prominent activist over tweet

Thursday, 14 May 2015 2:00 PM

Appeals court confirms six-month sentence against dissident Nabeel Rajab for 'insulting gov't bodies'

Almost half of women in GCC countries considered obese, says WHO report
Culture & Society»

Almost half of women in GCC countries considered obese, says WHO report

Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:06 PM

Figures show one-third of men considered to be clinically overweight

Bahrain seeks European visa exemption
Travel & Hospitality»

Bahrain seeks European visa exemption

Thursday, 14 May 2015 11:19 AM

Currently Bahrainis must apply for the EU-set Schengen visa, which MPs claim can take up to 3 months to be processed

Bahrain king skips Obama summit to attend UK horse show with Queen Elizabeth
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain king skips Obama summit to attend UK horse show with Queen Elizabeth

Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:10 AM

Like Saudi's King Salman, King Hamad has sent his crown prince to the US, in a perceived snub over the president's drive to reach a nuclear deal with Iran


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