Bahrain warns over tobacco tax price-hikes

<!----> Authorities in Bahrain have announced a crackdown on traders ramping up the price of tobacco following the introduction of a new import tax on January 1. Any retail outlet that tampers with the price of tobacco risks a maximum five-year jail sentence and/or minimum BD5000 ($ 13,272) fine for breaking the Consumer Protection Law, state news agency BNA said on Tuesday. The announcement came following reports that the imposition of the new import tax on tobacco had prompted retailers Read more [...]

Suudi Arabistan neden Suriye’ye giremez?

Sputnik’teki kullanıcı hesapları veya sosyal ağ hesaplarıyla kullanıcıların tescil edilmesi ve yetkilendirilmesi aşağıdaki kuralların kullanıcılar tarafından bilindiğini ve kabul edildiğini gösterir: Kullanıcılar ulusal ve uluslararası kurallara riayet etmek, görüşmelerdeki diğer katılımcı ve gönderilerde adı geçen kişilere karşı saygılı davranmak zorundadır. Site yönetimi, sitenin genel kullanımı dışındaki herhangi bir dilde yapılan her türlü yorumu Read more [...]

Rambam Hospital Saved Life of Bahraini Princess

By Hamodia StaffDeputy Minister for Regional Cooperation, Ayoub Kara of Likud. (Marc Israel Sellem/POOL)YERUSHALAYIM - The Rambam Medical Center in Haifa saved the life of a Bahraini princess, according to Deputy Minister for Regional Cooperation Ayoub Kara. The treatment, which apparently took place in 2010, was approved by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Hospital officials confirmed that a Bahraini princess had been admitted at the time, but neither the hospital spokesmen nor Kara Read more [...]

Harnessing the GCC’s Baloch pedigree

The writer is an investigative journalist and academic with extensive reporting experience in the MENA region. He tweets @naveed360Darwish Bin Ismail Al Balushi holds the portfolio of Oman’s minster for financial affairs while Dr Fatima Al Balushi is Bahrain’s human rights and social development minister. They are obviously no ordinary folks in their countries. However, they are equally special for Pakistanis too. They are two of the many distinguished Baloch living in the Gulf Arab nations, Read more [...]

* High level Sri Lanka-Bahrain talks held to renew trade, strengthen bilateral cooperation

Feb 10, Colombo: A series of recently concluded high level meetings between visiting Sri Lanka's Minister of Industry and Commerce and the ruling monarch of the Kingdom of Bahrain have ushered a fresh renewal of ties between both countries. Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen who visited the Kingdom of Bahrain in early February succeeded in taking the message of Sri Lanka's transformation to the Bahraini business sector as well as to the ruling monarch Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Read more [...]

Ein Notnagel als Favorit

Offensichtliche Bemühungen, Gianni Infantino die Kandidatur für den Präsidentenposten im Fußballweltverband auszureden, deuten auf eine Trendwende im Wahlkampf hin. Der ursprüngliche Favorit aus Bahrain scheint am Erfolg zu zweifelnWien – Sich mit einem wider Erwarten nicht so leicht zu besiegenden Kontrahenten zu verbünden ist eine bewährte Taktik. Gut zwei Wochen vor der Präsidentenwahl im maroden Fußballweltverband (Fifa) wirbt der bisherige Favorit Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa um Read more [...]

‘Bahrain role model for tolerance’

Manama, Feb. 10 (BNA): Shura Council's Women and Children Affairs Committee Chairperson Hala Ramzi Fayez has affirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain represents a role model of religious tolerance thanks to the vision adopted by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa that calls for openness among citizens who have rights and responsibilities, which is ensured by the Bahraini constitution and the National Action Read more [...]

BDF chief of staff chairs meeting

Manama, Feb. 10 (BNA): Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Dhiab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi chaired here today a meeting Joint Defence and Security Committee. Ways to enahnce cooperation and coordination between the military and security bodies were discussed in order to promote mutual military abilities, consolidate foundations of security and stability and safeguard the Kingdom's Read more [...]

Expanding Bahraini-Philippine joint ventures urged

Manama, Feb 10 (BNA): Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Chairman Khalid Al-Moayyad has received Philippine President's Special Envoy to the GCC countries, Dr. Amable Aguiluz. BCCI Chairman hailed the solid Bahraini-Philippine relations in light of keenness of both leaderships to further strengthening them. He called for encouraging and stimulating the establishment of joint business Read more [...]

Nội bộ FIFA chia rẽ vì chiếc ghế chủ tịch

Tại châu Phi, có ít nhất 26 quốc gia sẽ không tuân theo thỏa thuận chung của Liên đoàn bóng đá châu Phi (CAF) là bỏ phiếu cho Sheikh Salman của Bahrain trong cuộc bỏ phiếu sắp tới. Đây là thông tin được người đứng đầu Liên đoàn bóng đá châu Phi, ông Musa Bility tiết lộ mới đây. Chủ tịch Liên đoàn bóng đá châu Á, Sheikh Salman Bản thân ông Bility trước đó đã định tham gia ứng cử nhưng bị Read more [...]