Bahrain

HSBC, Credit Suisse to advise on Kuwait's KFH, Bahrain's AUB talks

DUBAI, July 22 (Reuters) - HSBC and Credit Suisse have been selected to advise on a possible merger between Ahli United Bank (AUB) and Kuwait Finance House (KFH), AUB said on Sunday.<p>A merger between Bahrain’s largest bank and Kuwait’s biggest Islamic lender would be the first cross-border tie-up …

Credit Suisse

Federal Bank gets RBI nod to enter Bahrain, Kuwait, Singapore

South-based private sector lender Federal Bank has received the regulatory nod to open offices in Bahrain, Kuwait and Singapore, but is awaiting loc

Business (India)

Which F1 2018 races are on Channel 4 and Sky Sports? Live TV coverage info for each Grand Prix race

F1 is in full flow as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel battle it out for the world championship again.<p>The TV rights remain unchanged for another …

Motor Racing

Bahrain Detects Fake Accounts Run by Qatar to Harm Ties with Saudi Arabia

Bahrain revealed on Saturday that its monitoring of recent social media posts revealed that Qatar was running false accounts aimed at harming …

Middle East

Olympic champion Jebet one of 103 athletes under AIU spotlight

MONACO (AFP) -<p>Olympic steeplechase gold medallist Ruth Jebet is among 109 athletes and coaches facing disciplinary action for alleged doping offences, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced Friday.<p>The AIU, the independent body that manages all doping and non-doping integrity-related matters …

Olympics

Nibali forced to abandon Tour de France

<b>BAHRAIN MERIDA Pro Cycling Team</b> captain <b>Vincenzo Nibali</b> is forced to withdrawn from the <b>Tour de France</b> after the crash happened with about 4km to go on …

Tour de France

Bahrain .

In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful<p>Bahrain’s decades-long development trajectory accelerated with the comprehensive development …

Sustainable Development Goals

Onboard Footage Stage 12

Team Sky

Nibali nursing sore back after crash with spectator

RBA/AFP Photos: Bettini<p>Former champion Vincenzo Nibali was doubtful for the remainder of the Tour de France after a collision on Alpe d’Huez Thursday …

Road Cycling

Baker Institute report examines economic inclusion and sustainable growth in Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

HOUSTON – (July 19, 2018) – A new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy examines aspects of economic inclusion and …

Saudi Arabia

Carnival cinemas ink pact with Elan Group; marks presence in UAE, Bahrain

The Carnival Group, which runs cinema exhibition business under the brand Carnival Cinemas, has entered into a definitive agreement with Elan Group …

United Arab Emirates

Cryptocurrency firm Stellar gets Islamic finance certification

SYDNEY (Reuters) - California-based Stellar has received certification from Islamic scholars for its blockchain platform and related cryptocurrency, aiming to integrate the technology into the field of sharia-compliant financial products.<p>The move highlights how fintechs are broadening their …

Blockchain

View From Your Table

Manama, BahrainThe reader writes:Good morning. I’m currently in the Kingdom of Bahrain on Navy Reserve orders and thought I’d share a picture of my …

Tomatoes

Bahrain Needs Proper Reforms, Renaissance Capital Says – Bloomberg

Bahrain Needs Proper Reforms, Renaissance Capital Says<p>Bahrain Needs Proper Reforms, Renaissance Capital Says<p>Bahrain Needs Proper Reforms, Renaissance …

Middle East

Kiyara Poses in Polka Dot Prints for Vogue India

Fresh face Kiyara embraces a wardrobe of polka dot prints for the July 2018 issue of Vogue India. Photographed by Mazen Abusrour, the Indian model …

India

Vijesh Rajan

Designer<p>Vijesh Rajan<p>Vijesh Rajan is a director, animator, and motion designer based in Mumbai, India.<p>Born in Trichur, Kerala, and brought up in the …

Filmmaking

IMF Says Bahrain Needs Comprehensive Package of Economic Reforms

Bahrain needs a comprehensive package of reforms to reduce its fiscal deficits over the medium term, the IMF said, as the island kingdom seeks to …

Economics

Sushma Swaraj Meets Bahrain Leaders, Discusses Ways To Improve Ties

Sushma Swaraj began her engagements today by meeting her counterpart and a close friend of India Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al</b> …

India

India, Bahrain make pharma a key area of cooperation

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In an important boost to the Indian healthcare industry, India and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to make pharmaceuticals a key …

India

Asilah Seminar Discusses Drafting, Implementation of Bahrain’s Citizenship Charter

Participants in a seminar held in Morocco’s Asilah have shed light on the immunity of the Bahraini political model in face of foreign plots. They …

Middle East

Bahrain's economy shrinks in Q1 as oil production sags

DUBAI, July 11 (Reuters) - Bahrain’s gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation, shrank 1.2 percent from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2018 as oil production sagged, data from the official statistics agency showed on Wednesday.<p>The oil sector of the economy shrank 14.7 percent from a …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain welcomes new GM

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain welcomes Bernard de Villèle as its new General Manager. De Villèle brings with him almost four decades of experience in …

Hospitality

Kingdom of Bahrain

Situated in the heart of the Arabian Gulf, the Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands. One of the Gulf’s most crucial commercial …

Weddings

U.S. adds Iran-backed group in Bahrain to terrorism list

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had designated al-Ashtar Brigades, which it described as an Iran-backed terrorist group in Bahrain, as a foreign terrorist organization.<p>It said in a statement that the group was established in 2013 with the aim of toppling the …

World News

Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE Condemn Terror Shooting in Qassim

Kuwait, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates on Monday reiterated their full support for Saudi Arabia against forces of radicalism, terrorism and …

Middle East

Bahrain's top Shi'ite cleric allowed to seek treatment abroad

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric, who has been accused of inciting sectarian strife and has been living virtually confined to his home, has been allowed to travel to London for medical treatment, an opposition figure said on Monday.<p>The Gulf island state, where a Sunni Muslim …

World News

Bahrain 10-Year Bonds Favored, Arqaam Capital's Rizk Says – Bloomberg

Bahrain 10-Year Bonds Favored, Arqaam Capital's Rizk Says<p>Bahrain 10-Year Bonds Favored, Arqaam Capital's Rizk Says<p>Bahrain 10-Year Bonds Favored, …

Middle East

Bahrain King Allows Qassim to Travel Abroad for Hospital Care

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has allowed Isa Qassim to travel abroad for medical care.<p>Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid Al Khalifa on Friday …

Middle East

Bahrain King Praises Saudi, UAE, Kuwait Support

Bahrian ruler King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa praised the positions of the leaders of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait in supporting his country’s …

Middle East

Commander Bahrain Naval Force appreciates PN’s role for regional peace

ISLAMABAD, July 4 (APP):Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force, Commodore Mohammed Yousif Al Asam on Wednesday visited Naval Headquarters Islamabad and …

Military