Bahrain's luxury hotels are forecasting an increase in Ramadan tourism this year.
There is expected to be a five per cent rise in the number of visitors to five-star hotels during the holy month compared with last year –
“Bahrainis have set a model of unity in the face of conspirators against the Arab and Islamic nations,” said Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa yesterday.
All mosques are
A new book that documents the history of Bahrain’s English language newspapers has been published.
Bahrain’s English Newspapers: An Illustrated History is the work of author Hamad Abdulla and illustrates how publicatio
Eight new coffee shops have been licensed to sell sheesha at a popular leisure destination, despite a ban imposed by the Muharraq Municipal Council.
They are located at The Lagoon at Amwaj Islands, where the council, on April 13,
Plans are underway to increase the number of taxis in Bahrain in a bid to boost the country’s public transport system.
Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Ahmed said the move would also address the issue of
Bahrain's police force will be on high alert today (July 3), patrolling major mosques across the kingdom in the wake of a terror threat.
Each area will have a designated police major in charge of co-ordinating with heads of mo
Bahrain is clamping down on illegal and imitation medicines that have been flooding into the country.
Customs officials have seized 62 duplicate, banned or unlicensed medicines this week, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (
Bahrain's budget for 2015 and 2016 was narrowly approved by the parliament yesterday (July 2).
Twenty-two MPs voted in favour of the new-look budget, which scraped through by just two votes, after a delay of more than six mont
A government Islamic lease (Sukuk Al Ijara) issue floated to raise BD200 million ($530 million) is open to direct subscription by retail investors, the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced.
Both Bahraini and non-Bahraini investors can s
Euro Motors, the exclusive distributor of luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar in Bahrain, has launched its latest sports saloon, the new XE, in Manama.
The Jaguar XE redefines the concept of the sports saloon owing to its advanc