Friday 19 September 2014

Expat society in new push as fundraiser shelved

A society set up to defend the rights of Bahrain's migrant workers is looking to plug a BD30,000 ($79,116) hole in its finances after abandoning plans for an annual fundraiser.   Volunteers at the Migrant Wor


Bahrain plans legal action against circus

Bahrain authorities could take legal action against a travelling circus for abandoning six lions and two tigers at a scrapyard in the kingdom. Police patrols were yesterday stationed at the scrapyard in Salmabad to secure the cats


Rio Tinto quits $10bn Saudi aluminium JV

Mining giant Rio Tinto is unable to finance its 49 per cent stake in an aluminium joint venture in Saudi Arabia, projected to cost $10 billion because of the global crisis, its Saudi partner said on Wednesday. 'Rio Tinto will not be ab


Zabeel Investments pulls out of Charlton bid

Zabeel Investments, the Dubai-based investment group, has abandoned its bid to acquire championship club Charlton Athletic after making an offer earlier this month. Zabeel Investments, which was proposing to buy the Championship club, has

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