A controversial taxi company has defended itself following criticism from competitors in Bahrain, who are now threatening to stage a one-day strike. Uber Technologies is facing heat from local taxi drivers who claim there is not enough regulat
Saudi Arabia has refused to issue any business visas to Swedes, Stockholm's Foreign Ministry said, in the latest move in a diplomatic row over Swedish criticism of Riyadh's human rights record.
Saudi Arabia recalled its am
More than 100 foreign workers in Bahrain who went on strike over non-payment of salaries have finally collected their wages for January and February, following the intervention of diplomats and labour officials.
The men work for M
A new international news channel based in Bahrain had its broadcast suspended less than 24 hours after its launch for 'administrative and technical purposes', according to authorities.
The 24-hour Al Arab News Channel sto
Only a quarter of the new homes, schools, heath centres and road networks put forward in Bahrain’s Northern Governorate in the last four years have been completed, it was revealed.
The Northern Municipal Council yesterday cr
A group of 41 labourers who said they were forced to sleep rough on the streets of Manama, Bahrain because their employer allegedly failed to pay them have finally collected their salaries.
They received their payment for three mo
Brent slipped below $86 and is headed for its fourth weekly loss in a row, despite climbing by almost a dollar earlier, as investors see no respite in a four-month rout sparked by ample supply and slowing demand from Europe to China.
Bahrain’s business leaders have pledged to investigate claims that a port operator has refused to release cargo containers belonging to eight major shipping companies in a dispute over unpaid fees.
The port committee at Bahr
A private hospital in Bahrain has blamed non-payment of medical bills by patients for delays in paying its own staff.
The cash crunch at the International Hospital of Bahrain (IHB) has resulted in 23 doctors an
Human rights activists in Bahrain have waded into an ongoing row over sewage flooding in residential neighbourhoods.
They are threatening to take to the streets in protest and say overflowing human waste is an infringement of peop