Though braced by a resurgent US, the global economy is under threat from other regions - from Europe and Latin America to China and Japan - where growth is stalling and prospects remain dim.
That's the bleak picture facing glo
Protected land on the outskirts of Manama, Bahrain could be under threat of development as outgoing councillors argue that it should not be classified as 'greenbelt' because it is not green.
Plans for Bahrain's first
A top Saudi journalist has warned about potential terrorist attacks in Gulf countries by extremists who support radical Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria.
Editor-in-chief of the Bahrain-based Al Arab News cha
The United Nations Security Council has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said terrorism would soon spread to Europe and the US unless it is quickly dealt with in the Middle East, the Saudi state news agency reported late on Friday.
The king made the statement during a r
Turkey has been evacuating hundreds of citizens from Libya after a threat from a renegade general fighting Islamists in the east, Ankara's embassy and airport officials said.
On Sunday, retired general Khalifa Haftar called on
A potential El Nino weather phenomenon, which could wreak havoc on global crops, is set to disrupt shipping patterns and raise freight costs, leaving suppliers and importers to cover their food needs from longer-haul destinations.
Arabs have been urged to stand united and defend their common interests amid mounting challenges and threats. Consolidation of joint Arab action has now become imperative, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Cyber security, data collection and online privacy will be discussed at a private focus meeting held at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) today.
The meeting, entitled "Data Collection and Privacy Consid