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Ithmaar Bank launches user-friendly website

MANAMA: Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, has announced upgrades to its website ( aimed at an improved user experience.

"Navigation is simplified by categorising the product-centric primary menu to match the visitor's profile," Ithmaar Bank's general manager...ReadMore

Bahrain airport's passenger traffic increases 25pc

MANAMA: A 25 per cent increase in passenger traffic has been recorded at Bahrain International Airport last month compared to a year ago.

Bahrain Steel signs $340m loan facility

Bapco set to launch fuel cards drive

MANAMA: A new campaign that targets 80,000 Sadeem smart fuel cards being issued by the end of the year is lined up by Bapco.

Dragon City project's construction on track

MANAMA: Urban developer Diyar Al Muharraq has announced the completion of foundation construction for Dragon Mall and Dining Street in Dragon City.

VIVA ready to take part in Dubai forum

MANAMA: VIVA Bahrain has announced its participation in the upcoming Telecoms World Middle East (TWME) 2014 where new strategies, innovation and partnerships are to be discussed.

Dubai World to sign debt accord soon

DUBAI: One of Dubai's top government officials yesterday said he expected state-owned conglomerate Dubai World to reach a deal in the near future on renegotiating its debt repayment schedule.

Firm seeks to raise $700m

DUBAI: DIFC Investments, the investment arm of the company running Dubai's financial free zone, is seeking to raise as much as $700 million by issuing a sukuk to help repay existing debt and fund real estate development, its top executive said yesterday.

Customs hailed

MANAMA: Customs president Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa received Sulb Company managing director Khalid Al Qadeeri and the chief executive of a Japanese steel company that represents 49 per cent of Sulb's capital. Shaikh Mohammed highlighted the importance of steel in developing industrial sectors, noting the dedication of Customs to support investment activities in Bahrain.

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