A new law regulating sand-dredging in Bahrain has been shelved.
The decision follows the failure of Shura Council and parliament to reach agreement on two specific articles contained in the draft bill, despite 12 months of
Saudi Arabia has rejected accusations by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki that Riyadh and Qatar are funding Sunni Muslim insurgents his troops are battling in Iraq's western Anbar province.
Maliki's remarks to France 24 television late on Saturday appeared to play to I
Qatar has again dismissed demands by three fellow Gulf states for changes to its foreign policy, calling its independence "non-negotiable" in a further sign that it will continue to aid Islamists such as Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.
In an unprecedented move within th
Bahrain will soon introduce a new law to crack down on companies and individuals offering unlicensed and bogus investments, a report said.
The Shura Council yesterday (March 11) approved a bill that carries a BD100,000 ($261,780) fine or jail sentences ranging between three and 2
Bahrain has been urged to set up a national security strategy to combat cyber threats.
Authorities have an opportunity to "get ahead of the curve" in the region in tackling online crime, said International Instit
A new law on family violence is expected to ignore recommendations from Bahrain's top legal authority, which suggested spousal rape should not be illegal.
The GDN reported last Tuesday that the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) had suggested husbands who forced their wives to ha
Four bombing suspects have been remanded in custody for 60 days in connection with a blast that killed three policemen in Daih last Monday.
The Bahrainis have been accused of setting up and being part of a terrorist cell, making and using explosives, premeditated murder and
Bahrain is considering tough new laws to step up its war on terrorism and counter the recent dangerous shifts in terror tactics.
The move was announced yesterday - following the Daih terror blast in which three on-duty policemen were killed last Monday, plunging the nation into a
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has moved its London head of real estate disputes partner Charlotte Bijlani to its office in Dubai.
Patrick Bourke, head of Middle East dispute resolution and the Dubai DIFC office, said: “We are delighted that Charlotte will be j
Dubai Smart Government (DSG) Department has affirmed its readiness to comply with the ‘Smart Dubai Strategy’ to convert the emirate into a smart city.
Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director General of DSG, said: “Dubai is witnessing the start of a new, unique and unpreced