Thursday 2 July 2015

Alba posts net income of $86m in H1

Alba's total sales for the first six months of this year were BD376.4 million ($1.001 billion) versus $1.018 billion in the corresponding period last year, on the back of higher premium partially offset by lo


Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top US and UN diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives.  


2,000 garment unit workers go on strike in Bahrain

Work at a Riffa garment factory ground to a halt yesterday as nearly 2,000 employees went on a strike over allegations of abuse, withheld payment and forced deportation.   The walk-out at MRS Fashions in Hajiyat


Airbus sees orders down after record booking

Airbus said it expects the market for aircraft to cool and new orders to halve to 700 this year after years of strong demand from airlines took its order book to a record 3,600 planes. Toulouse-based Airbus, owned by European aerospace gro

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