Egyptians voted for a second day yesterday in a referendum on proposed constitutional amendments aimed at cementing the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Sisi is widely expected to win backing for changes making it possible for him to stay in power until 2030. Egyptian media outlets
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates yesterday announced three billion dollars (2.7 billion euros) in financial support for Sudan following the overthrow of longtime leader Omar al-Bashir. The oil-rich Gulf states pledged to inject $500 million into the Sudanese central bank and $2.5
The US Ambassador to Bahrain, Justin Siberell honored the winners at an award ceremony held for the eighth annual Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I Competition. The GIST Tech-I Competition is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs
Jarir Bookstore, the largest retailer of books and consumer electronics in Saudi Arabia, will open a branch in the Kingdom next year. Jarir Chief Operating Officer Nassir Al Ageel noted Seef District as the best location for their new branch, due to its attractive investment environment.
A proposed law that aims to reduce the consumption of energy drinks in the nation has been approved by legislators yesterday. Ban on sale of energy drinks to those under 18 years could be implemented as a proposed law was approved yesterday by the Shura Council. This comes after its youth
In a rare case, the Lower Criminal Court has acquitted a ten-year-old student of causing a head injury to his schoolmate. The boy is said to have been playing with the victim and the latter crashed his head against the wall, injuring his head. The event happened before the morning assembl
Under the patronage of Zayed Al Zayani, the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and the Minister in Charge of Bahrain Bourse and in the presence of Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, the CBB Governor, the final TradeQuest Awards Ceremony was held yesterday, where high school and university student