Concerns that the lifting of sanctions on Iran could result in a surge in Tehran’s defence spending, threatening other countries in the region, have been played down by the former head of the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet. Iran is expected
Subsidy relief must be offered to help small and start-up businesses succeed in the wake of planned government cuts, a prominent business leader has argued. Plummeting oil prices over the past 12 months have forced Bahrain to rethink its subsi
The International Monetary Fund on Thursday pressed Europe to come forward with debt relief for Greece, saying it would only make a decision on providing further financing for Athens after steps are taken to make its debt burden more sustainab
FedEx Corp has committed approximately $1 million in cash, transportation support and a chartered flight to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to Nepal in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake.
Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains.
A package of measures to help rebuild conflict-hit Yemen is being planned by the Saudi-led coalition, of which Bahrain is a part.
This was revealed yesterday (April 23) by Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, who w
The International Monetary Fund will discuss debt relief for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone at the Group of 20 leaders meeting in Australia later this week as it considers further support for the countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak,
A Bahraini youth-led relief organisation has raised more than BD13,000 ($34,310) in just 48 hours after collecting donations from Bahrain City Centre shoppers.
Ayadi Relief members and volunteers marked World W
Iran has asked India for $1.5 billion in back oil payments under the nuclear deal that provides Tehran some relief from Western sanctions, Indian sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
If the payments are approved, this