A key forum to be hosted by Bahrain at the start of next week brings together global decision-makers to discuss economic development against the backdrop of regional insecurity. The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Bahrain
Nine groundbreaking reports are scheduled to be released at a dedicated roundtable during the 2015 World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2015) hosted by Bahrain at the beginning of next month, it has emerged. WIBC conveners, Middle East Globa
An investigation into suspected witchcraft has been demanded after a collection of what appear to be talismans featuring women’s names washed up on a Bahrain shore. The items were discovered on the Budaiya coast on Saturday (November 7)
Leading minds from Bahrain’s business fraternity met at Falak Consulting’s Power Lunch to discuss the role of government reforms and policies in increasing efficiency in governance and accelerating economic development. The guest o
Some of the biggest names in the bitcoin community have formed an organisation to help counter criminal activity involving digital currencies and their underlying technology.
Called Blockchain Alliance, the gro
Landmark discussions on labour movement, the role of the financial sector, unemployment, and doing business in the GCC started yesterday at the First Annual Global Employers’ Summit. It is being held under the patronage of His Royal High
Bahrain could play a key role in sending a space probe to Mars from the Arabian Peninsula.
The ambitious mission is being spearheaded by the UAE Space Agency, which plans to create an advanced industry combined with space science
Lawmakers scrutinising Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund will soon travel to Britain to check on the activities of its London arm, the head of the Kuwaiti parliament's financial committee told Reuters on Monday.
Like other so
Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who led the teams which inspected bids to host the 2018 Russia and 2022 Qatar World Cups, has been banned from all football for seven years, Fifa's ethics committee said on Monday.
World soccer's gov
Qatar's bourse fell sharply on Thursday, driven by news of criminal investigations against Fifa soccer officials as well as by profit-taking after an upgrade of some stocks by index compiler MSCI. Most other Gulf markets were also soft.