A petition calling for a Family Law for Bahrain’s Shi’ite community was submitted to a United Nation’s (UN) office yesterday (November 25), coinciding with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Bahrain’s parliament will discuss a new draft law to regulate public debt at its weekly meeting today (November 17). The draft law focuses on six key objectives for managing public debt, which includes funding the state budget and subsid
As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with fierce competitors such as Samsung and Nokia.
This week, however, a federal jury returned a verdict against Apple in a lawsui
New regulations governing Bahrain’s media were yesterday (September 21) approved by the Cabinet. The decision covers all outlets providing audio, video, written and electronic news content and complements the existing Publications Law un
Lawmakers in Switzerland have paved the way for new rules that make it easier for authorities to clamp down on corruption at sporting bodies based in the country such as Fifa.
The Swiss authorities are currently carrying out a cri
Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15-year-old air pollution law that grants the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption, the Asian giant's biggest source of smog.
The number of reported human trafficking cases in the UAE has decreased last year, as compared to the previous three years, according to a top official.
Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah, head of Human Rights
International law firm Clyde & Company has opened a new direct filing office in Bahrain, expanding its trademark and patent filing capabilities in the Middle East. Describing Bahrain as a key country in the region, the firm said in a state
New legislation will require all institutions and businesses in Bahrain to install surveillance cameras. It is part of government efforts to step up security in the wake of terror attacks across the region, said a report in the Gulf Daily
Domestic abuse is set to be curbed in Bahrain following the introduction of a new law. His Majesty King Hamad ratified the Family Violence Law yesterday as Law 17 of 2015 for the prevention of and protection from violence within families, said