A popular spices brand that has been banned in India because it poses a health risk is still being sold in Bahrain, it has emerged. Kerala-based Nirapara was taken off shelves in the Indian state earlier this month because tests showed its pro
A senior government official has dismissed calls to extend the summer work ban, claiming it could affect firms already suffering from financial difficulties. Labourers were not allowed to work outdoors between noon and 4pm in July and August,
A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi'ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are demanding that Tehran ban it.
Egypt's ministry of trade and industry will ban rice exports again as of September 1, according to a decision published in Egypt's official legal gazette.
Egypt had allowed the export of its medium-grain rice last October
The Bahrain Flour Mills Company is planning to sue the agriculture and marine resources agency for refusing to grant it permission to export subsidised wheat bran. The agency has claimed that the export of subsidised goods is banned under a Ca
Legal action is set to be taken against 80 firms who have violated Bahrain’s summer work ban. The ban, which prohibits all outdoor work between midday and 4pm in July and August, was first introduced in 2007 to protect the country’
A Pakistani court on Thursday banned an Indian film about the 2008 Mumbai attacks in response to a petition filed by the man New Delhi accuses of masterminding the killing of 166 people over three days.
Flag carrier Qatar Airways has extended its existing embargo on transporting hunting trophies to encompass all species identified by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora.
Up to 40,000kg of shrimp will be caught today (July 15) as Bahrain lifts a seasonal ban on trawling.
A total of 100 boats were allowed go out to sea early this morning as coolers filled with the popular crustacean, which is consid
Another 26 companies face legal action for violating Bahrain’s summer outdoor work ban.
They were among 2,461 organisations inspected by Labour Ministry officials within the last nine days, said a report in the Gulf Dail