Gulf and Asian labour ministers have agreed on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf, officials said.
The deal followed two days of
Opec is unlikely to cut oil production in an effort to prop up prices because such a move would not necessarily be effective, Kuwait's oil minister Ali Al Omair was quoted as saying by state news agency Kuna.
Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa took part in the opening of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, held under the theme 'Delivering on and Implementing a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agen
An emergency meeting of GCC health ministers will be held next week to assess member states’ contingency plans in the wake of the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Scheduled to be held in Riyadh next on August 20, the me
A diplomat said pledges made by a new Indian minister to tackle problems faced by workers in Gulf nations reiterates the government's commitment to the welfare of migrant workers.
Indian External Affairs Mi
Bahrain's Parliamentarians have voted in favour of limiting their own power after approving a change in the way that they are allowed to question government ministers.
Previously, a minister could be summon
Saudi Arabia has sacked Deputy Health Minister Ziad Memish who has been criticised by some international scientists over his handling of the deadly Mers virus that has infected 575 people in the kingdom and spread around the world.
Indian Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died on Tuesday after a head-on road collision in New Delhi, depriving Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a senior ally just eight days after he took office.
Munde was injured while dr
Bahrain's Minister of Works Eng Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf received at his office a delegation from Hyder Consulting, who supervised the implementation of North Manama Causeway Project.
The visit comes on the occasion of the pro
A minister has vowed to intervene to push through new rules that allow all of Bahrain's hotels to serve sheesha year-round.
Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka'abi told the