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Covid-19 in the GCC: Saudi reports third death; Bahrain registers fourth

The number of coronavirus cases in Saudi now totals 1,012, including the 112 newly diagnosed ones

Covid-19: Bahrain registers third death, UAE reports 50 new cases

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UAE now stands at 248

Covid-19 in GCC: Saudi registers 51 new cases, Bahrain reports 41

A total of 562 people are infected with the Covid-19 virus in Saudi Arabia

Bahrain reports second Covid-19 death, bans public gatherings of more than 5 people

Punishments for those who flout the directives include imprisonment and fines

Covid-19: Saudi, Oman continue to report additional cases

Those infected in Saudi Arabia total 133 while the number of Covid-19 cases in Oman total 24


Bahrain registers first coronavirus death

The deceased female had returned from Iran via an indirect flight last month

Bahrain reports 77 new coronavirus cases among evacuees from Iran

The infectees were taken to an isolation and treatment centre

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No spectators allowed at this year’s Bahrain Grand Prix event

The race weekend will proceed ahead as a televised event

UAE, Saudi and Bahrain lower interest rates in line with Fed move over virus outbreak

Central banks in the GCC matched the Fed’s half-percentage point cut

Inspired by Aramco IPO, Bahrain may sell stake in oil assets

Bahrain, where oil and gas are also central to the economy, wants to balance its budget by 2022

UAE banks invested Dhs141bn in Q4 2019 across the GCC

Saudi Arabia accounted for 54 per cent of the UAE’s total banking investment

Bahrain reports 21 new cases of coronavirus in a single day

The first case was of a school bus driver who drove a number of children to three schools on Sunday morning before he showed symptoms of the virus

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Bahrain’s GFH Financial Group lists $300m sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

The five-year sukuk was oversubscribed 2.5 times with a total book size exceeding $750m

Coronavirus update: Kuwait, Bahrain report additional cases

The total number of coronavirus cases in Kuwait tally five while Bahrain has registered eight cases of the Covid-19 virus

Bahrain suspends all flights from Dubai and Sharjah for 48 hours

All passengers entering Bahrain will be tested at arrivals

Bahrain’s Investcorp acquires two US properties for $164m

Its global multifamily property portfolio is currently valued at approximately $2.3bn

Coronavirus update: Kuwait, Bahrain confirm first cases

Bahrain reported a citizen who had arrived from Iran as its first case of the coronavirus infection while Kuwait reported three confirmed cases of the virus

Bahrain’s Investcorp posts 17% drop in half-yearly net profit

The Bahraini investment firm posted net income worth $48m for H1 FY20, slipping 17 per cent compared to $58m for H1 FY19

Bahrain extends VAT registration deadline for third phase

The deadline has been moved from December 20 to December 26 to enforce better compliance

Bahrain’s Bank ABC launches digital, mobile-only bank

The digital bank is to be introduced across the MENA region

Bahrain bank, China firm create $50m venture capital fund for Middle East tech market

The fund – MEC Ventures – will invest across sectors such as e-commerce, fintech, and technology ecosystem enablers

Saudi, UAE and Bahrain to attend Gulf Cup in Qatar

The three Gulf Arab states cut diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017

Kuwait, Bahrain wealth funds to consider investing in Saudi Aramco IPO

Saudi Aramco is working toward an IPO that may raise $40bn

Bahrain’s Investcorp leads $11.2m funding in Indian startup Bewakoof

Following the deal, Investcorp will hold 14 per cent equity and a board seat in the Indian apparel company

New $1.1bn terminal at Bahrain Airport to open in March 2020 – crown prince

10,000 to 14,000 volunteers are also needed for testing

Bahrain taps bond market for first time since $10bn bailout package

The issuance comes amid a sudden surge in debt sales by frontier and emerging sovereigns

Watch: World’s largest underwater theme park opens in Bahrain

Featuring a sunken Boeing 747, Dive Bahrain is now open

Bahrain Economic Development Board appoints new CEO

Khalid Humaidan, EDB’s board member, has been appointed as its new CEO

Bahrain emerges as top Middle East destination for expats – survey

Latest InterNations Expat Insider Survey of 64 different countries also ranks Kuwait last

Bahrain instructs citizens to leave Lebanon over security incidents

Tensions have risen between Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement