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Bahrain announces discovery of 80 bn barrels of oil

6 months, 12 days ago
MANAMA: Bahrain on Wednesday announced its newly discovered shale oil reserve was estimated to contain more than 80 billion barrels, making the once-marginal oil producer potentially a major player in the market. The amount of…

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain out of Gulf Cup amid Qatar crisis

11 months ago
DOHA: Gulf Cup organisers on Thursday said Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain had "withdrawn" from the Qatar-hosted tournament, amid a deepening political crisis in the region. Tournament bosses said they had received no…

Saudi Arabia tightens security after Bahrain pipeline blast

11 months, 5 days ago
DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s energy ministry said pumping to Bahrain had been suspended and the kingdom was stepping up security precautions at its own facilities after its Gulf island neighbour blamed “terrorism” linked to Iran for an oil…

Shahid Afridi receives Ambassador’s Achievement Award

11 months, 19 days ago
ISLAMABAD: In order to appreciate and recognize the lifetime achievements of the star Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi in the field of sports and to appreciate his efforts for social welfare, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Bahrain Javed Malik…

Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott

1 year, 2 months ago
GENEVA: Qatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organization on Monday to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, Qatar's WTO representative Ali Alwaleed al-Thani told Reuters.…

CM Sindh directs to expedite work on BRT Blue Line project

1 year, 2 months ago
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday directed the transport department to prepare detailed design of Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) Blue Line by September so that work on the project on Public Private Partnership (PPP)…

Putin has phone talks with Qatar, Bahrain on Gulf row

1 year, 3 months ago
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin had telephone discussions with the leaders of Qatar and Bahrain, stressing the need for diplomacy to end the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states, the Kremlin said on Saturday.…

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

1 year, 3 months ago
RIYADH: Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran, an official of one of the four…