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Arbitration vs Mediation

By DR ABDELGADIR WARSAMA From legal perspective, people used to go to Judicial Courts whenever there is a dispute. This approach has been and is going-on till now and for long future to come. Judicial Courts are the available option for litigation, to seek justice...

A chance to make a global impact

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood It is not often that we get to hear straight-talking from heads of state and religious leaders on a public platform – but His Majesty King Hamad led the way yesterday at a global inter-faith dialogue when he unequivocally called for a c...

Last mile for Bahrain SDG promise

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood I have always maintained that we live in a privileged bubble in Bahrain. Thanks to the far-sighted national development matrix espoused by our leaders, our slender fossil fuel resources were carefully husbanded to lay the foundat...

Control of breath is control of life itself!

By Jaseela Mujeeb When the senses are still, when the mind is at rest, when the intellect wavers not – then, says the wise, it has reached the highest stage. The steady control of body and mind is defined as Yoga. It is the eternal union of mind and the body...

Mass grave in Edilli is the exposure of another Armenian war crime

By SHAHIN ABDULLAYEV Mass grave in the village of Edilli in Khojavand District, liberated from Armenian occupation in 2020 as a result of the 44-day Second Karabakh War, is not the first mass burial site to have been discovered. The finding of 12 human remains mass-buried...

Discover America Week – Discovering ‘My’ America and Yours

By Steven C. Bondy  The US Embassy kicked off the annual “Discover America Week” on October 16. This year’s theme focuses on Discovering “My” America and will feature the personal experiences of Bahrainis and Americans about their travel...

Navigating our path towards democracy

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood  This time next month, Bahrainis would have finished the process of casting their vote in the elections scheduled for 12 November 2022 to elect the 40 members of the Council of Representatives and also the Municipal elections. ...

Project Finance & Boot contracts

By DR. Abdelgadir Warsam   It is recognized that the private sector, worldwide, plays dynamic role in accelerating growth and development. Countries are encouraging the direct private sector involvement and...

Stepping up to labour challenges in Bahrain

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood When HRH the Crown Prince and PM took the bold step of dismantling the sponsorship system for workers way back in the nineties, there was uproar. Business owners felt that their workers would immediately leave them and that their...

Duties of founders in joint stock companies

By DR. ABDELGADIR WARSAMA As per the Company Law in Bahrain, there are many types of companies to enable interested investors to choose the type that suits them. Some companies are open for the public, a joint shareholding. The idea of establishing a joint stock c...

Papal visit is vote for Bahrain’s harmony

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood The visit of Pope Francis to the Kingdom of Bahrain is a great vote of approval for His Majesty’s work to promote global peace and harmony and the country’s track record of inter-faith tolerance. Indeed, all eyes in t...

Windsor Castle, the Queen’s resting place, to reopen to the public

Windsor Castle, the final resting place of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, will reopen to the public on Thursday, September 29, it has been announced. The castle grounds are home to St George’s Chapel, where the Queen is buried, and which will also be publicly accessible from th...

Civil litigation hurdles

By DR ABDELGADIR WARSAMA GHALIB Many sources used to raise the issue of civil litigation process in most countries and the delays that litigants are regularly encountering. No doubt at all, this is a chronic & depressing question hanging on for long time. Just...

Bahrain needs “drone age” rules

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood With the launch of the iPhone14, Bahrain entered the sci-fi world of drones in a unique way. Batelco, in collaboration with the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) delivered the first iPhone14 in the Kingdom at a midnight launch by drone...

Selfie Robin Hoods tell a new tale

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood  Have you heard of selfie Robin Hoods? The trope of robbing the rich to serve the poor has been turned on its head by desperate Lebanese people who have been hit by the worst economic crisis in their war-torn country. It seems three...

Armenia’s hypocrisy against Azerbaijan

By Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Saudi Arabia Shahin Abdullayev Over the past month, the provocations of the Armenian armed forces have exaggerated in Azerbaijan’s Dashkasan, Lachin and Kalbajar districts, near the state border. Azerbaijani Army’s positions in t...

Difference between Fixed & Floating charges

By Dr. Abdelgadir Warsama   It is important to mention that a debenture is normally secured either by a fixed or floating charge or, ideally, by both. The fixed or floating charges are the normal legal or equitable mortgages, however, floating charges, in p...

The (Bahraini) legacy of Queen Elizabeth

By Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood  The world bowed its head in respect as the longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II breathed her last in England. Her heir, King Charles III has taken over as Britain’s King – in fact, he has been standing in for his 96-...

Why the Abraham Accords Matter

BY Daniel S. Mariaschin On Sept. 13, 1993, I was among those invited to the signing of the Oslo Accords on the South Lawn of the White House. It was a bright, sunny day, so very appropriate for what many in the audience saw as the impossible: President Bill Clinton p...

The Queen Who Stood For Climate Action

By Kota Sriraj The 8th of September saw the end of an era as Queen Elizabeth the second, Britain’s long serving monarch breathed her last in Britain. The Queen who saw the appointment of 15 Prime Ministers of UK in her era, the recent most being Liz Truss, was ...