Bankers have urged the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) to play a greater role in negotiating with the authorities in order to alleviate the consequences of laws and regulations that are imposed on the sector.
In a statement iss
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 w
Bahrain will "forcefully confront" protests called for later this week, and has issued a warning to those behind planned demonstrations that they would be punished, said HRH Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa.
Top Bahrain community figures yesterday backed urgently passed laws that could see people convicted of carrying out fatal bomb attacks given the death penalty, said a report.
The punishment was included in two
India approved on Thursday a tougher new law to punish sex crimes, including death for repeat rape offenders, after the fatal gang rape of a student in December sparked unprecedented protests over the treatment of women in the
Bahrain is formulating new legal measures to ensure opposition protests do not harm the kingdom's economy, a report said.
The steps are the brainchild of leading MPs and Shura Council members who have pledged to give priority
The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) has introduced new guidelines for applying religious law to finance, as it prepares to launch a sweeping review of the industry.
The seven new standards,
Tough new laws are urgently needed to stop increasing attacks on Bahrain's policemen, a top government minister has warned.
Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa last night called for 15 years in jail for those incitin