A top hotel group has hit back at claims made by an Arabic newspaper that tourists were shying away from visiting Bahrain because of political unrest.
Kempinski Hotels, which has operated the Kempinski Grand an
Parliaments Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee yesterday discussed a draft law on the amendment of a number of provisions of the law on political societies.
Committee head Ahmed Al Mulla said the draft law
A group of political societies will begin a series of talks next month aimed at finding solutions to Bahrain's political crisis.
The slow progress of the government's National Dialogue initiative prompted them to launch th
Yemen has launched a $1.2 billion fund to give back tens of thousands of southern Yemenis jobs they lost after the 1994 civil war, a minister said on Tuesday, part of efforts to revive talks aimed at ending longstanding political divisions.
Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai appeared in public for the first time in more than a year on Thursday to face trial in eastern China, the final chapter of the country's most politically charged case in more than three decades.
Turkey believes Damascus is now portraying the Syrian crisis as a Sunni-Shi'ite conflict to mask President Bashar al-Assad's loss of political authority, according to a senior adviser to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.
Bahraini authorities have reportedly approached some opposition societies in a bid to end the political stalemate in the kingdom, said a report in the Gulf Daily News, our sister newspaper.
Three political groups -- National Democratic Act
Political parties from across Egypt's political spectrum threatened to boycott elections scheduled to start in November unless the country's military rulers amend the election law.
Parties made their boycott threat in a joint statement as
The 32nd GCC Summit will be held in Saudi Arabia next year, instead of Bahrain.
'The decision follows directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and His Majesty King Hamad's desire,' Saudi Second Deputy Premi