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MANAMA: Gulf countries could lose at least half their oil revenues or around $350 billion a year as crude prices plunge, analysts say.

The GCC states, which pump about 17.5 million barrels per day, are bracing for tough times after oil prices have dropped by half from their 2014 highs to around ...ReadMore

Schools attacked

MANAMA: Thugs attacked five schools across Bahrain yesterday.

Tough times for Bahrain hotels

MANAMA: The hospitality sector in Bahrain is facing hard times amid plummeting revenues.

Shopping festival launched

THE Southern Governorate opened the third Al Basta Market yesterday at Bahrain International Circuit, to mark National Day.

Theft victim's plea to police watchdog

AN Indian man has filed a complaint with Bahrain's police watchdog, alleging officers failed to help him before he was robbed and assaulted.

500 students take part in 'Olympics'

MORE than 500 students from 12 schools took part in the Lions Schools Olympics yesterday.

New sports system for the future is focus of forum

A new direction for sports was the focus of a forum being held in Bahrain.

Bahrain named deputy president of Isesco

Bahrain has been chosen as the deputy president of the Seventh Islamic Conference of Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Rabat, Morocco.

Ex-MP accused of inciting hate


Student describes role in killer blast

A TEENAGER has described how he helped plant a bomb that killed a police officer in an attack on an armoured vehicle.

Pet care with HANSEL

Vet Hansel answers your questions about pet care in this weekly advice column, created in partnership with the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA). It will also be highlighting each week some of the animals in the BSPCA sanctuary, in the hope of finding each of them a loving home.

National Day celebrated

More than 2,000 people of different nationalities attended a celebration organised by the Pakistan Club marking Bahrain's 43rd National Day.

Funds raised for animal centre

Animal-lover and Dogfather supporter Linda Pitt organised a fundraiser to keep the Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Saar open and running.

Tourism 'hit by hotels clamp'

Manama: The recent measures targeting three and four-star hotels are taking a heavy toll on the tourism industry in Bahrain.

Arson suspect seeks treatment

A MAN, who accidentally set himself on fire as he allegedly burnt tyres on the street, has asked to be taken to hospital for a second time.

New terror law on parliament agenda

The draft of an amended law on protecting society from terrorist acts will be on the agenda of parliament.

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