Business

Saudi Arabia’s economy set to grow faster than US

The kingdom continues to recover following a deep pandemic-induced recession High oil prices will likely drive Saudi Arabia’s economic growth to outpace that of the United States this year, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a report published on Wednesday, the IMF predicted that the kingdom’s GDP will grow by 7.6% in 2022, the fastest…

General

Bahrain weather forecast

The Meteorological Directorate forecasts hot, humid and hazy weather at times with some clouds   Wind: Variable, 5 to 10 knots, but easterly, 10 to 15 knots at times   Sea waves: 1 to 3 feet   Temperatures: Maximum 43ºC; minimum 32ºC   Humidity Maximum 85 %; minimum 30 %     Source: Bahrain News…

Business

Bahrain enjoys lowest fibre broadband prices in GCC

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has recently conducted a study on retail price benchmark for telecommunications services in Arab countries for 2021.   According to the study, Bahrain’s Fixed and Mobile Broadband prices are competitive within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Arab world. The study shows that fibre broadband plans offered by the operators in Bahrain…

Politics

Legal Affairs Minister stresses Bahraini woman’s role

Legal Affairs Minister Youssef bin Abdulhussain Khalaf congratulated HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, and HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HM the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) President on the Council’s 21 anniversary. The minister praised the continuous achievements…