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Gulf retreats as oil's fall outweighs Q2 earnings
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Gulf retreats as oil's fall outweighs Q2 earnings

Sunday, 24 July 2016 6:51 PM

Riyadh's stock index fell 1.2 percent as losses accelerated in the final hour of trade, with 80% of traded stocks declining

No minimum wage plan for domestic workers, says Bahrain
Politics & Economics»

No minimum wage plan for domestic workers, says Bahrain

Sunday, 24 July 2016 2:40 PM

The announcement came following Kuwait’s recent decision to set a $200 minimum wage for its domestic workers

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Aluminium Bahrain Q2 net income tumbles 45%
Industries»

Aluminium Bahrain Q2 net income tumbles 45%

Sunday, 24 July 2016 12:08 PM

Alba had reported weak earnings in the previous three quarters because of a collapse in global aluminium prices

Bahrain says Q1 economic growth picks up to 2-year high
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain says Q1 economic growth picks up to 2-year high

Saturday, 23 July 2016 12:15 AM

Economic Development Board announces growth hits 4.5% during the first quarter of 2016

Bahrain says Iran-linked militant cell dismantled
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain says Iran-linked militant cell dismantled

Friday, 22 July 2016 1:41 PM

Five suspects arrested after bomb-making materials, guns and knives are found in houses

Bahrain's new foreign ownership law 'to boost property markets'
Property»

Bahrain's new foreign ownership law 'to boost property markets'

Thursday, 21 July 2016 1:47 PM

Cluttons says gov't plan to allow 100% foreign ownership is 'an important decision' for Gulf kingdom

Bahrain banks forecast to see slower growth in 2016, 2017
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain banks forecast to see slower growth in 2016, 2017

Thursday, 21 July 2016 1:47 PM

BMI Research says deteriorating macroeconomic environment set to weigh on credit demand and liquidity

UN says Bahrain risks escalating tensions by Wefaq dissolution
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UN says Bahrain risks escalating tensions by Wefaq dissolution

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 4:53 PM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 'deplores' dissolution of main opposition party in Gulf kingdom

200 SMEs said to be at risk of closure in Bahrain
Politics & Economics»

200 SMEs said to be at risk of closure in Bahrain

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 1:59 PM

Over 2,000 employees including nationals could reportedly lose their jobs due to market challenges

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Bahrain approves new law to allow 100% foreign ownership
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain approves new law to allow 100% foreign ownership

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 10:55 AM

New law will help spur growth, generate jobs, and attract investment in Bahrain

Hundreds of labours protest over unpaid wages in Bahrain
Construction»

Hundreds of labours protest over unpaid wages in Bahrain

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 9:36 AM

Workers were allegedly not paid salaries for 45 days

Bahrain criticises UK, US 'interference' over Wefaq party dissolution
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain criticises UK, US 'interference' over Wefaq party dissolution

Monday, 18 July 2016 8:16 PM

Bahrain says court decision to dissolve main opposition political party is 'just' and transparent

Bahrain court dissolves main Shi'ite opposition group Wefaq
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain court dissolves main Shi'ite opposition group Wefaq

Sunday, 17 July 2016 3:29 PM

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged Bahrain to guarantee political freedoms for all its citizens

F1 tyre supplier Pirelli wants Middle East tests next year
Sport»

F1 tyre supplier Pirelli wants Middle East tests next year

Saturday, 16 July 2016 12:39 AM

Pre-season testing has traditionally been carried out at Spain's Barcelona, Valencia and Jerez tracks

Activists say Bahrain wields travel curbs in crackdown on opponents
Politics & Economics»

Activists say Bahrain wields travel curbs in crackdown on opponents

Thursday, 14 July 2016 1:39 PM

Amnesty International says at least 19 people, including doctors, lawyers, academics and journalists, have been prevented from travelling abroad in the past month


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