Bahrain’s business leaders want to form a greater proportion of MPs in the next parliament, to boost its stock of economic knowledge and business acumen.
Around 30 prominent members of the country's business community, i
Bahrain’s Shura Council members yesterday (June 13) backed parliament's proposal to limit its powers after approving a change in the way MPs are allowed to question government ministers.
Previously, a minister could be s
Bahraini MPs have launched a petition calling for Social Development Minister Dr Fatima Al Balooshi to be sacked.
It follows a row in parliament on Tuesday between MPs and Dr Al Balooshi, whose ministry has com
Osama Al Tamimi has become the first Bahraini MP to be sacked since parliament was formed 12 years ago.
He was voted out of his seat yesterday, just weeks before the National Assembly's four-year term is du
Bahrain’s MPs stuck to their guns yesterday (April 29) calling for limitations on driving for expatriates as the debate over tough new traffic laws continued in the National Assembly.
MPs referred the draft bill back to the
Former MPs who represented Bahrain's main opposition group have been asked to return the special passports they received when they were in parliament, it has been claimed.
It follows a government announceme
More than 1,000 Bahrainis will be trained to become legislators ahead of October's parliamentary and municipal council elections.
The workshops are being conducted in Arabic by the Bahrain Institute for Pol
A Bahraini MP has warned against an alarming increase of vehicles in Bahrain.
According to new statistics, the number of registered cars last year soared to 544,808, up 39,659 on 2012, said a report in the Gulf
Community leaders have reacted with outrage following the explosion of a bomb in the Daih area of Bahrain that killed three policemen and injured several others, with an MP branding the perpetrators as "murderers" and "terrorists&
Bahrain MPs have demanded maximum punishment for "terrorists" targeting policemen.
They also urged authorities to take tougher action against people who instigate violence, during a two-hour session dedicated to discuss