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American University of Bahrain opens its doors in Sept this year

Manama, July 24 -- The President of the American University of Bahrain (AUBH), Dr. Susan E. Saxton, visited the offices of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat) and discussed the upcoming un... Read More


Bahrain Clear issues consultation paper on the DVP Model Framework

MANAMA, July 24 -- In line with its commitment to position Bahrain's capital market at the forefront of global financial market standards, Bahrain Clear issued a consultation paper on the proposed Del... Read More


Gulf Air welcomes new batch Bahraini pilots

Manama, July 24 -- Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, continues moving forward in keeping Bahrainization at the core of its recruitment strategy by welcoming a new batch of Bahr... Read More


Deloitte-ISRA joins forces to examine rise of Green Sukuk

MANAMA, July 24 -- This is Deloitte's second renewable energy paper analyzing industry investment trends, regulatory frameworks, stakeholders, financing strategies and success stories that help drive ... Read More


Al Baraka Islamic Bank heralds a new era in Open Banking

Manama, July 14 -- Heralding a new era in Open Banking with the Al Baraka Global API marketplace, Al Baraka Islamic Bank (ABIB) has become the first bank in Bahrain to invite FinTechs from all over th... Read More


Thimaar millionaire pledges US$100,000 to charity

MANAMA, July 14 -- Dr. Abdulhannan Abdul Hameed Darwish, a Bahraini father of six, pledged to donate US$100,000 to charity after Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, named him the first ... Read More


AFS-Gulf African Bank rolls out 1st Sharia'h compliant credit card in East Africa

Manama, July 9 -- Arab Financial Services (AFS), the MEA region's leading payment solutions provider and FinTech enabler, has partnered with leading Sharia'h compliant bank, Gulf African Bank to deliv... Read More


McLaren showcases sportscar, supercar line-up worth BD23.7m

MANAMA, July 8 -- For the first time McLaren has 'reunited' an example of every model of its modern sportscars and supercars at the luxury maker's global headquarters in Woking, Surrey. The special l... Read More


US-Iran escalation can impact negatively on GCC investors

DUBAI, July 8 -- Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have increased, but S&P Global Ratings has not changed any bank or sovereign ratings or outlooks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In a Credit... Read More


Alba records double-digit increase in sales, production in Q2

MANAMA, July 8 -- Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), in line with transforming into the largest smelter in the world with the full ramp-up of Line 6 on 31 July 2019, reported its overall sales' volume a... Read More