Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Bahrain deficit shrinks to 4.7% of GDP in 2019

DUBAI- Bahrain's budget deficit shrank to 4.7% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019 from 6.3% a year earlier, the ministry of finance said on Monday citing preliminary fiscal results.The small Gulf state aims...

Batelco launches Bahrain’s first 5G international roaming services

Batelco’s customers can now enjoy the 5G international roaming service in the UAE when connected to du’s network, providing them with a better roaming experience.Commenting on the launch, Batelco CEO Mikkel Vinter said, “We...

Batelco Partners du to Launch 5G International Roaming in the UAE

Bahrain's leading mobile operator Batelco has entered into a partnership with to deliver 5G international roaming services in the UAE, making Batelco the first operator in Bahrain to offer the service. Batelco’s customers can now enjoy the 5G...

Volleyball– Fifth Arab Women Sports Tournament: CS Sfaxien lose to Sporting Alexandria (1-3)

(TAP)– CS Sfaxien women's volleyball team lost to Egypt's Sporting Alexandria 1-3 (27-17, 19-25, 19-25, 20-25,) at a volleyball fifth Arab Women Sports Tournament Group A day-2 game played on Tuesday in Sharjah, United...

BIC to host Rotax Max Finals

BAHRAIN International Circuit (BIC) was yesterday selected to host one of the biggest annual karting events in the world later this year – the Rotax Max Challenge (RMC) Grand Finals 2020. The best RMC drivers...

UPDATE 3-Fire erupts on Panama-flagged oil tanker off UAE coast

(Adds UAE authorities’ comment) DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are trying to extinguish a fire on a Panama-flagged oil tanker off the coast of the emirate of Sharjah,...

Reports of vessel on fire off UAE’s Sharjah – UKMTO

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Wednesday it had received reports of a vessel on fire northwest of the United Arab Emirates’ emirate of Sharjah. Ships in the...

UPDATE 2-Reports of vessel on fire off UAE’s Sharjah -UKMTO

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Wednesday it had received reports of a vessel on fire northwest of the United Arab Emirates’ emirate of Sharjah. Ships in the...

Lifestyle modification crucial to the management of joint pain for UAE patients

Prevalence of obesity and diabetes in the MENA region is one of the highest in the world, with research revealing 39 million people suffer from diabetes Ground-breaking treatment that extracts fat cells from the stomach...

Jazeera Airways signs LEAP-1A Engine services agreement

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Jazeera Airways signed a long-term Rate Per Flight Hours (RPFH) agreement with CFM International to support the LEAP-1A engines that power the airline’s fleet of Airbus A320neo aircraft. The agreement, which is...