Bahrain Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency NameCodeBank Transfer
 UAE Dirham AED 9.69744
 Australian Dollars AUD 3.21812
 Bangladeshi Taka BDT 213.67521
 Canadian Dollars CAD 3.23625
 Swiss Francs CHF 2.50325
 Egyptian Pound EGP 44.82295
 Euro EUR 2.15503
 British Pounds Sterling GBP 1.88016
 Indonesia Rupiah IDR 33,333.33333
 Indian Rupee INR 166.11296
 Jordanian Dinar JOD 1.83469
 Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.77495
 Sri Lankan Rupee LKR 398.40637
 Morocco Dirham MAD 23.89486
 Malaysian Ringgit MYR 10.00600
 Nepalese Rupee NPR 261.78010
 Omani Riyal OMR 1.01702
 Philippine Pesos PHP 131.75231
 Pakistani Rupee PKR 292.39766
 Qatari Riyal QAR 9.58313
 Saudi Riyal SAR 9.82415
 Singapore Dollars SGD 3.46200
 Thai Baht THB 83.82230
 US Dollars USD 2.64550
* Rates are indicative and subject to change. 


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Mosaic to enthrall visitors

A new mosaic has been made near the Al Fateh Highway and the Dolphin Park. It was made by Art Reach in association with Almoayyed Contracting.  Speaking to Tribune, Capital Secretariat Council Vice Chairman Mazen Ahmed Alumran, said, “We have been working for quite long t

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Bahrain Summer Festival begins today

The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (Baca) will today launch this year’s Bahrain Summer Festival which will run until August 18. Held under the slogan “Muharraq Capital of Islamic Culture”, the 10th edition of the Bahrain Summer Festival is returning with a thril

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Husband to testify against wife in infant torture case

A husband of a woman accused of torturing their own infant will take the stand on September 5, 2018, to testify against her. The 26-year-old Arab woman was arrested after she allegedly tortured her infant girl. The 15-month-old girl was admitted to a hospital with second-d

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Housing Ministry starts distributing Busaiteen units

The Housing Ministry yesterday started distributing the units of Busaiteen Housing Project to beneficiaries. The move follows the order of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, to distribute 5,000 housi

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Bahrain’s heritage in spotlight!

Young professionals, representing 30 countries, will take part in a special international forum that begins here today to discuss world heritage and the modern means to protect and preserve it.  Held at Bahrain National Museum, the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018


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Anne Hathaway’s ‘awful’ character

Actress Anne Hathaway’s “awful” “Ocean’s Eight” character is based on how she imagines she’d be if she took fame too seriously. “She’s called Daphne Kluger, she’s an actress and - well, she’s awful. She’s won two Academ

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Australian artist Parr emerges alive from burial

An Australian performance artist who was buried in a steel container under a busy road for 72 hours as part of a so-called dark arts festival was released from his self-imposed prison yesterday. Mike Parr, a 73-year-old performance artist whose creative endeavors typically explore physical limi

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‘The noise is not so bad’

A homeowner who watches aircraft roar down the runway from his kitchen window has no problem living next to Europe’s busiest airport, saying the noise is not so bad. Harri Patel became Heathrow Airport’s closest neighbour when he and his young family decided to trade in their two be

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Mosaic to enthrall visitors

A new mosaic has been made near the Al Fateh Highway and the Dolphin Park. It was made by Art Reach in association with Almoayyed Contracting.  Speaking to Tribune, Capital Secretariat Council Vice Chairman Mazen Ahmed Alumran, said, “We have been working for quite long t

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Bahrain Summer Festival begins today

The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (Baca) will today launch this year’s Bahrain Summer Festival which will run until August 18. Held under the slogan “Muharraq Capital of Islamic Culture”, the 10th edition of the Bahrain Summer Festival is returning with a thril

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Husband to testify against wife in infant torture case

A husband of a woman accused of torturing their own infant will take the stand on September 5, 2018, to testify against her. The 26-year-old Arab woman was arrested after she allegedly tortured her infant girl. The 15-month-old girl was admitted to a hospital with second-d

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Bigger cryptocurrencies more likely to suffer

Cryptocurrencies are not scalable and are more likely to suffer a breakdown in trust and efficiency the greater the number of people using them, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) said yesterday in its latest warning about the rise of virtual currencies. For any form of money to

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Egypt’s Suez canal posts record high revenue

Egypt’s revenue from the Suez Canal for the 2017- 2018 financial year rose 11.5 percent to a record high $5.585 billion (4.20 billion pounds), the canal authority said in a statement on its website on Sunday. Revenue a year earlier was $5.008 billion, it said. The financial year has

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Mexico gives Champs a run for their money

Defending champions Germany crashed to the first defeat in their opening game of a World Cup since 1982 as Hirving Lozano’s clinical finish earned Mexico a shock 1-0 victory yesterday. The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-

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Neymar gets roughed up by Switzerland

The name on everybody’s lips heading into Brazil’s World Cup opener against Switzerland on Sunday was an unsurprising one: Neymar. The Paris Saint-Germain star was a doubt for the tournament in Russia not too long ago after fracturing his metatarsal in the Ligue 1 encounter wi

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Housing Ministry starts distributing Busaiteen units

The Housing Ministry yesterday started distributing the units of Busaiteen Housing Project to beneficiaries. The move follows the order of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, to distribute 5,000 housi