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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:27:44 GMT
IT industry development is an obvious choice for Bahrain  -  ComputerWeekly.com
The Bahrain Economic Development Board is looking to overseas companies to set up shop on its shores. “We have good financial services and manufacturing sectors, but IT is a sector that has not seen the same growth,” said John Kilmartin, head of ICT at ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:06:08 GMT
Pratul and Fatmawati clinch singles titles  -  Gulf Digital News
Pratul Joshi defeated younger brother Aditya 21-17, 12-21, 21-15 in the final to win the men's singles title of the BKS-Optima Bahrain International Badminton Challenge 2016. In the women's singles final, Indonesian Sri Fatmawati defeated compatriot ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:02:14 GMT
Batelco shine in SWS Championship round  -  Gulf Digital News
Batelco Drag 965 Karting Team were victorious in Round One of the Bahrain Endurance SWS Championship (BESWS) held at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC). Three Batelco teams, Batelco Drag 965, Batelco Drag 965 Mechanics and Batelco ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:02:14 GMT

33 cars in fray for Six Hours  -  Gulf Digital News
A packed grid of 33 cars is set to line up at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) for this year's FIA WEC Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain. The highly anticipated endurance event will be held from November 17 to 19 as a part of the first-ever Bahrain ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 23:55:48 GMT
UK to open new "gift" military base in Bahrain  -  Xinhua
LONDON, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- British Ministry of Defense (MOD) on Monday confirmed with Xinhua that the country's new military base mainly financed by Bahrain in the Gulf nation is going to be launched next month. The overall construction of the new ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 22:03:01 GMT
Turkish businesspeople visit Bahrain to boost relations with Gulf countries  -  Daily Sabah
The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) President Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu headed to Bahrain with a team of businesspeople on Monday in order to improve collaboration opportunities with Gulf countries. A statement made by the ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 22:02:08 GMT

Kingdom to offer police expertise to Bahrain  -  Jordan Times
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday discussed the latest regional developments and bilateral ties with Bahrain's Interior Minister Lt. Gen. Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa. King Abdullah and Khalifa highlighted the importance of ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:44:15 GMT

Washington Week on Human Rights: October 31, 2016  -  Human Rights First (blog)
Two major court verdicts in cases against human rights defenders in Bahrain were were postponed in a move that Human Rights First is criticizing as further evidence of the kingdom's targeting and harassment of human rights defenders. Opposition figure ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:24:02 GMT
King receives Bahrain interior minister  -  Petra News Agency
Amman, Oct. 31 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Monday, received Interior Minister, Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, and discussed with him means to enhance an already-deep relationship between Jordan and Bahrain.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:57:20 GMT

Court to hear expert's findings on November 15  -  Bahrain News Agency
Manama, Oct. 31 (BNA): A pending case has been referred to the court for pleadings, Advocate General Haroon Al-Zayani said. The suspect is accused of disseminating false rumors in times of war that could harm the military operations carried out by ...