Talks on additional benefits for disabled Bahrainis and their families were put on hold yesterday due to disagreements at the Shura Council.
A committee in charge of reviewing the amendments is backing MPs'
Syrian authorities are holding and questioning more than 300 men deemed of fighting age who fled the besieged rebel-held Old City of Homs during an agreed ceasefire, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.
A UN-brokered 'humani
Over 400 projects worth more than $300 billion have been placed on hold or cancelled in the United Arab Emirates due to the global financial crisis, Dubai-based research firm Proleads Global said on Tuesday.
The construction sector in the
Bahraini Islamic lender Ithmaar Bank has put on hold a planned $500 million fund targeting investments in South American real estate due to current tough markets, it said on Sunday.
The fund had been announced in May 2008 as a joint ventur