Bahrain Continues to Strip Shiite Dissidents of Citizenship

AhlulBayt News Agency - Bahrain's level of freedom continued to deteriorate according to the index of political rights and civil liberties that Freedom House uses to determine the freedom status of countries across the world. For the seventh consecutive year, Freedom House has classified Bahrain as "Not Free".This came in the annual report entitled "Freedom in the World" issued by Freedom House on Wednesday (January 27, 2016).The organization said that Bahrain "with little pushback from Read more [...]

Global drive to promote Bahrain tourism

A new international campaign to promote Bahrain as a top tourist destination is being launched, a report said. Brand Bahrain will focus on the country’s heritage, culture, business-friendly environment and artistic talent, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication, adding that the project is being spearheaded by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) in co-ordination with the Economic Development Board. “We will share with the world Bahrain’s stories, messages Read more [...]

Gulf Air representatives with the participating agents from Dubai in Moscow. – Peninsula On

Gulf Air representatives with the participating agents from Dubai in Moscow. Doha: Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, recently organised a familiarisation trip to Moscow for key Dubai-based travel agencies in recognition of their longstanding support and cooperation. During the three-day visit, the participating agents, accompanied by Gulf Air representatives, enjoyed tailored itineraries that allowed them to experience Gulf Air’s renowned onboard product Read more [...]

International Day for 1948 Arab Rights marked

Manama, Jan.30 (BNA): A ceremony was held today in Bahrain to mark the International Day for Rights of the 1948 Arabs. The Bahrain Charity Society, Bahrain Society of Engineers, Bahrain Journalists’ Association and the National Institution of Human Rights co-organised the event in cooperation with the Palestinian Embassy in Manama. The Foreign Ministry Undersecretary for Regional Affairs and the Gulf Cooperation Read more [...]

Navy civilian dies in Bahrain, death not under investigation

The Department of Defense announced yesterday the death of a U.S. Navy civilian who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Bahrain. Blane D. Bussell, 60, of Virginia, died Jan. 26, 2016, in Manama, Bahrain, of non-combat related causes. His hometown-of-record was not indicated. The Department of Defense release did not say Bussell’s death was under investigation. He was assigned to Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center Detachment Bahrain at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. Naval Read more [...]

Fifa: Scheich Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa würde auf Gehalt verzichten

Ich habe die Teilnahmebedingungen und die Datenschutzerklärungen gelesen und erkläre mich mit ihnen einverstanden. Vorteilsangebote will ich in Zukunft nicht verpassen. Deshalb bin ich damit einverstanden, dass die Rheinische Post Mediengruppe mich künftig per Post, Telefon oder E-Mail über interessante Angebote aus diesen Geschäftsbereichen informiert. Vorstehende Einwilligungserklärung Read more [...]

Bahrain bank Ibdar seals UK property deal

Bahrain-based Ibdar Bank said it has made a £8 million ($11.4 million) investment in a prime new residential project, Angel Gardens, to be developed in Manchester’s city centre, UK. Angel Gardens, consisting of residential 458-apartments and a total development value of £124 million ($177 million), forms part of the wider Noma re-development project aimed at transforming Manchester city centre. At a cost of £800 million ($1.14 billion) , the Noma project aims to renovate and re-introduce Read more [...]

Bahrain says austerity plans in line with IMF

Bahrain plans austerity steps to cut its budget deficit in line with International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommendations, its finance minister said on Saturday in comments that could help the island kingdom sell its bonds when it returns to international markets later this year. Bahrain is one of several Gulf Arab oil states using the IMF's assistance to plan economic reforms as low crude prices put heavy pressure on state finances. The IMF is also providing valuable political cover for Read more [...]

Soaring temperatures may hit Bahrain water resources

An expected rise in global temperatures could seriously threaten Bahrain’s water resources, an expert has warned. Last year was the warmest on record and this year may be even hotter, according to the World Meteorological Organisation, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication citing the expert. As a result, sea levels could rise causing more salt water to intrude into the groundwater, it added. For further details visit Read more [...]

Buôn lậu kiểu Ả Rập Saudi: Ngụy trang 14 chai rượu bên trong …

Theo thông tin từ tờ Saudi Press Agency (SPA), lực lượng hải quan Ả Rập Saudi đã phát hiện ra hành vi bất thường của 1 người đàn ông sau khi người này đang trên đường trở về từ nước láng giềng Bahrain. Tay buôn lậu đã giấu 14 chai rượu sau lớp quần lót.Sau khi kiểm tra, nhân viên hải quan đã phát hiện 14 chai rượu được giấu kín bên trong chiếc quần lót của tay buôn lậu "cừ khôi". Điểm Read more [...]