One of the country's leading publishers yesterday called for Bahrain to follow Britain's lead and put human rights concerns to one side when combating terrorism.
Speaking on Channel 55, Akhbar Al Khaleej chairman and edito
All sides in Syria's civil war are using shelling and siege tactics to punish and starve civilians and big powers bear responsibility for allowing such war crimes to persist, UN human rights investigators said.
Human rights activists in Bahrain have waded into an ongoing row over sewage flooding in residential neighbourhoods.
They are threatening to take to the streets in protest and say overflowing human waste is an infringement of peop
An Iranian official has accused the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in the Islamic Republic of receiving bribes from the United States, a news agency reported.
In a report last month, the investigator Ahmed Shahe
The shareholders of Qatar Insurance have approved plans for a rights issue worth QR963.2 million ($264.6 million) and to sell a 20-per cent stake to sovereign wealth fund Qatar Holding, said the insurer.
The company will sell 21.4
The Islamic unit of Emirates NBD, Dubai's largest listed bank, intends to begin a Dh1.5 billion ($408 million) rights issue this month.
Emirates Islamic Bank (EIB) will increase its capital to Dh3.93 billion through the offeri
Bahrain's progress in protecting the rights of women and children has been praised by the United Nations.
The country has set a positive example in the region in tackling discrimination, said UN Information Centre director for
Bahrain's transparent and honest approach to the recent challenges has resulted in major reforms, the Foreign Minister said yesterday in his address to the UN General Assembly session in New York.
The kingdom dealt with those challe
The Bahrain Communication Users Association (BCUA), a new association set up to safeguard the interests of users of communication devices and tools, has pledged to fight for more rights and fair competition.
The Association’s members said