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Batelco delivers 4G/LTE roaming in KSA »

Batelco, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading telecommunications services provider meets the needs of its customers travelling in Saudi Arabia by providing LTE Data Roaming services. Batelco was first to launch the beneficial service…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain embarks towards digital economy »

Dr Mohammed Al Amer Chairman TRA

MANAMA: Efforts to strengthen Bahrain’s digital economy will begin in earnest next year when the kingdom launches a major upgrade of its broadband internet infrastructure. “Bahrain plans to roll out a new fibre…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Etisalat’s half yearly profit up 19% to Dh4.5b »

Etisalat Chairman

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Etisalat Group announced its consolidated financial statements results for the first six months of 2014, with the net profit after federal royalty for the first half was Dh…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »

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Bahrain-Sri Lanka explores JVs opportunities »

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MANAMA: The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board members, local businessmen and Sri Lankan investors during a…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain embarks towards digital economy »

Dr Mohammed Al Amer Chairman TRA

MANAMA: Efforts to strengthen Bahrain’s digital economy will begin in earnest next year when the kingdom launches a major…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain’s insurance sector achieves BD258m »

Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Baker

MANAMA: Bahrain’s insurance sector achieves 8% growth in its gross premiums over 2012 reaching BD258.41 million in 2013, according…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

‘Palestine State with Al Quds its capital is only option’ »

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and National Security Committee at the Shura Council, Dr. Shaikh Khalid Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

MANAMA: The Chairman of the Shura Council’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and National Security Committee Shaikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »

Arabs reject Israeli aggression as crime against humanity »

Palestine Conference

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday reiterated its strong condemnation of Israel’s settlement policies, aimed at swallowing up…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain ranks 4th in ‘Innovation’ in MENA region »

Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General

Abu Dhabi: The Kingdom of Bahrain has been ranked 4th among the countries of the Middle East and North…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »

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Bahrain-Sri Lanka explores JVs opportunities »

MANAMA: The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board members, local businessmen and Sri Lankan investors during a meeting at Beit Al-Tejjar explored joint investment opportunities between Bahrain and Sri Lanka. “The meeting followed-up results of the successful Sri […]…

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AFS unveils three new products, services »

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Arab Financial Services (AFS), one of the leading payment processors in the region, announced the formal launch of three new products that will be offered to all their member banks. AFS, subsidiary of the Arab Banking Corporation and […]…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
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Bapco achieves 1m hours without a LTI »

MANAMA: Bapco and Contractor employees achieved a new record in safety by completing one million-hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI). This important milestone reflects the ongoing efforts and dedication of Bapco and contractors employees to working safely. “As we […]…

Jul 18 2014 / Read More »
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Majid Al Futtaim reports Dh12.8b revenues »

Dubai: Majid Al Futtaim on Wednesday said that its six months revenues were up 14 per cent to AED12.8billion compared to the first half of last year. The company reported its preliminary and unaudited operational and financial results for the […]…

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GHG revenues up 11% to BD8.9m in Q1 »

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) has reported healthy financials for Q1 with gross revenues of BD8.9million. Chairman, Farouk Y Almoayyed said that the Group achieved total gross operating revenue of BD8.972 million compared to BD 8.066 million in same […]…

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AFS unveils three new products, services »

MANAMA: Bahrain-based Arab Financial Services (AFS), one of the leading payment processors in the region, announced the formal launch of three new products that will be offered to all their…

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BNH half yearly net profit up 23% to BD2.3m »

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MANAMA: Bahrain National Holding Company (BNH) the parent company of Bahrain National Insurance (bni) and Bahrain National Life Assurance (bnl), has announced…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

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Bahrain’s health insurance soars 10% to BD40m »

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MANAMA: Medical insurance witnessed a growth of almost 10% in gross premiums or contributions to register BD 40.83 million (US$ 108.30 million)…

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Moscow/London: Fitch Ratings has assigned oil exploration and production company Kuwait Energy plc a long-term issuer default rating (IDR) of B- with…

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Bapco achieves 1m hours without a LTI »

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