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MANAMA: Bahrain's economy has been hailed as one of the most innovative in the region.

The 2014 Global Innovation Index ranks the country fourth among 14 economies in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Bahrain is placed 62nd in the overall global ranking, which is based on surveys of...ReadMore

First 'green' school...

MANAMA: Work on Bahrain's first school integrating modern green technology is 60 per cent complete.

Campaign to raise funds for Gaza is extended

MANAMA: A campaign in Bahrain designed to raise funds for besieged Palestinians in Gaza has been extended for another week.

Terror funds plot man jailed for life

A BAHRAINI who funded a terror cell in Bahrain to support an invasion by foreign fighters has been jailed for life.

Bahrain 'ranks high on innovation index'

BAHRAIN has achieved a high regional ranking in innovation.

Iftar overeating agony

BAHRAIN'S main hospital has witnessed a surge in patients suffering from stomach complaints after gorging themselves following Ramadan fasting.

A model Bahrain

A HUGE scale model of Bahrain has been created by a Sitra-based company using a revolutionary new 3D printing technique.

Businesswomen to take a bow...

A KEY forum highlighting the economic challenges faced by female entrepreneurs in the GCC will take place in Bahrain this October.

Security ties boost

INTERIOR Minister Lieutenant General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa yesterday received his Jordanian counterpart Hussein Haza'a Al Majali.

Highway firebombs attack man jailed

A BAHRAINI man has been jailed for 15 years for pelting motorists on a major highway with Molotov cocktails, injuring a civilian.

Defiant society refuses to appoint new leader

AN opposition society has refused to replace its jailed leader despite facing legal action.

Gargaoun fun for children

A SERIES of gargaoun celebrations have been organised by the Social Development Ministry in community centres across the country.

His Majesty hailed for support to orphans

ROYAL Charity Organisation (RCO) board of trustees chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa thanked His Majesty King Hamad, the RCO honorary president, for supporting the orphans in Bahrain.

Environmental monitoring system unveiled

THE Supreme Council for the Environment in collaboration with the Central Informatics Organisation have launched a Geographical Information System for Environmental Monitoring.

Last chance to register for mobile summit

TODAY is the last day to register a project for the World Summit Award Mobile (WSA-mobile) 2014.

Paris flight is diverted due to glitch

A GULF Air aircraft en route from Bahrain to Paris had to be diverted to the Hungarian capital of Budapest after the crew reported a problem with the flight controls, last week.

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