Telecom

Batelco emerges as preferred point of presence globally »

Batelco Business Division GM Adel Daylami (1)

Manama: Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading integrated communications services provider, is employing its vast experience and knowledge to expand its varied services to businesses of all sectors around the globe. Batelco, a Middle East…

Nov 22 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain’s mobile penetration reaches 183% to 2.41m »

Mohamed Bubashait, TRA General Director

Seef District, Kingdom of Bahrain: There has been surge in mobile telephone penetration in Bahrain reaching 183% at the end of Q3 with total number of 2.41 million mobile subscriptions, according to the…

Nov 15 2014 / Read More »

Batelco’s net profits up 11% to $108.5m in nine months »

Batelco Chairman Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa

Manama: With subscribers base surged by 5% to 9.3 million, Batelco Group (Ticker: BATELCO), the international telecommunications Group with operations across 14 countries, on Wednesday said that its net profits were up 40%…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

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Bahrain News

Bahrain: 40% less cost for financial services business in GCC »

Minister Kamal bin Ahmed

MANANA: The Kingdom of Bahrain, the financial and banking hub in the Middle East, emerges the most competitive among…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »

Heavy turnout reaffirms public’s faith in democracy »

Minister Sameera Rajab

MANAMA: Heavy turnout in parliamentary elections on Saturday shows citizens faith in the ongoing reforms and democracy in the…

Nov 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain to tighten control over financial irregularities »

Minister Sameera Rajab

MANAMA: The Council of Ministers on Sunday gave a nod for new laws aimed at tightening and stiffening the…

Nov 23 2014 / Read More »

Bahrain to introduce harsh penalties for child abuse »

The Minister for Information Affairs and the Government's Official Spokesperson Sameera Ibrahim bin Rajab

MANAMA: The Cabinet discussed the memorandum presented by HE the Deputy Prime Minister, and the President of the Ministerial…

Nov 23 2014 / Read More »

Jewellery Arabia 2014 attracts over 50,000 visitors »

HH Shaikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Deputy Premier being presnted with memento by Shaikh Mohammel Al Khalifa Chairman AEM in presence of Fawzi and Minister Commerce and Industry Dr Hassan Fakhro

MANAMA: Jewellery Arabia 2014, the premier international jewellery and watch exhibition in Bahrain and the Middle East held at…

Nov 23 2014 / Read More »

Dubai is gearing up to host global event on FDIs »

HE Sultan bin Saeed Al-Mansouri

UAE: Dubai will host a global FDI event focusing on innovation and technology transfer and its importance in FDI…

Nov 23 2014 / Read More »

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Supreme Council for Women

BCCI plans workshop on Creative Thinking »

Manama: SME Development and Support Center at the BCCI as part of its strategy will organise a workshop titled Creative Thinking on Monday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Al Majlis Hall of BCCI. The workshop will be organized in […]…

Sep 21 2014 / Read More »
Nabeel Al Mahmood

Al Baraka Bank Egypt’s net income up 41% to $24m »

Manama: Al Baraka Bank Egypt, a subsidiary of Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C. (ABG), announced that the bank’s net income for the first nine months of 2014 reached 168 million LE (approximately $24 million), increasing remarkably by 41% compared to […]…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »
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Minister assures support to global projects »

Manama: Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro affirmed Government’s continuous support to all global service projects that operate in the country, pointing to the government’s keenness to provide all aspects of support and assistance to these projects to ensure […]…

Nov 15 2014 / Read More »
SEL

Al Tijaria reports KD7.9m net profit for nine months »

The Commercial Real Estate Company reported KD 7.97million net profit at the end of nine months. Abdulfatah M R Marafie Chairman of the Commercial Real Estate Company said that the company had kept its ongoing growth compared to the same […]…

Nov 13 2014 / Read More »
ABDULFATAH M. R. H. MARAFIE

Burj Al Arab gets over 6million likes in 7 months »

Dubai: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel, has been awarded the global title ‘Best Social Media Presence by an Individual Hotel, Property or Resort’ by Skift, the world’s largest travel intelligence and marketing platform. During the seven […]…

Sep 27 2014 / Read More »
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Banking & Finance

Adnan Ahmad Yusef,  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 20, 2009 (Photo by Nemanja Seslija/ITP Images)

Al Baraka Bank Egypt’s net income up 41% to $24m »

Manama: Al Baraka Bank Egypt, a subsidiary of Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C. (ABG), announced that the bank’s net income for the first nine months of 2014 reached 168 million…

Nov 24 2014 / Read More »

New sukuk issues in 2014 reach $11.8b »

The new issues that being captured in 2014 YTD totaled $11.8 billion, which represents 26% of the index exposure, according to the…

Nov 17 2014 / Read More »

UK keen on learning from Bahrain’s experience in Islamic finance »

Bahrain-UK islamic Finance

Manama: The Chairman of the UK Conservative Party’s Middle East Council, Member of the House of Lords and Chairman of the Centre…

Nov 17 2014 / Read More »

IIFM launches collateralized Murabahah document »

IIFM launches collateralized Murabahah document

Manama: Bahrain based International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM); a global standard-setting body for Islamic finance announced the launch of the IIFM Master…

Nov 16 2014 / Read More »
GFH embarks on a new era of low risk investment approach » ABG’s Turkish subsidiary reaps healthy crop at end of Q3 » KHCB swings back into black at end of Q3 » Ithmaar Bank reports net profit of $4.84m for nine months » Ithmaar on track to become a premier Islamic bank »

Government

Premier Jewellery, Watches & Pen Show open next week »

HRH PM Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

Manama: The Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre is all geared up to host the most-awaited and the largest jewellery and watch…

Nov 14 2014 / Read More »

Government continues to support private sector »

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Manama: Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Abdulla Fakhro confirmed government’s support to all initiatives and the positive steps that can enhance…

Nov 12 2014 / Read More »
eGA-BDB unveils Technopreneur Bahrain Programme » Alba’s net income slides to $165m in nine months » eGA equips 21 trainees with necessary tools of job market »
SEL

Minister assures support to global projects »

Manama: Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro affirmed Government’s continuous support to all global service projects that operate in the country, pointing to the government’s keenness to provide all…

Nov 15 2014 / Read More »

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