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BREAKING Bahrain announces discovery of 80 bn barrels of oil

Bahrain on Wednesday announced its newly discovered shale oil reserve was estimated at more than 80 billion barrels, making the once-marginal oil producer potentially a major player in the market. Oil The size of recoverable oil – or oil that can be extracted – is still under study, Oil Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa […]

Bahrain sentences six to death for assassination plot

Bahrain’s top military court sentenced six men to death on Monday after convicting them of charges including plotting to assassinate the Gulf state’s armed forces chief, state media reported. It was the first official mention of any plot against the life of Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, who is a member of the […]

Nigeria s loss is Bahrain s gain

By Yemi Olus The 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia, ended on Thursday, and one of the dominant countries in Athletics at the competition, was Bahrain. Back in the day, not many people associated the oil-rich Arab country with Track and Field, but in recent times, Bahrain is now becoming a rising force in […]

Bahrain accuses Iran over pipeline fire

PHOTO: Gulf kingdom Bahrain has accused Iran of being behind a pipeline fire that temporarily halted oil supplies from Saudi Arabia, but Tehran rejected the allegation as “childish”. On Saturday, Bahrain’s foreign minister blamed Iran for the fire near the capital Manama, which was brought under control after it was discovered earlier in the […]

Bahrain makes largest oil discovery in its history

Bahrain on Sunday announced it has discovered the largest oil and gas field in the history of the small kingdom, which unlike its Gulf neighbours is not energy-rich. Authorities estimate the newfound reserves at “many times” the volume of Bahrain’s only other known oil field, the state-run BNA news agency said. BNA did not give […]

Bahrain holds vote amid boycott calls

(L to R) Bahrain’s Minister of Information, Ali bin Mohammed al-Romaihi, Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ali al-Khalifa and Municipal Elections executive director Nawaf Hamza attend a press conference in the capital Manama on November 23, 2018. u2013 Amnesty International said it was “gravely concerned” by Bahrain’s suppression of political opposition, […]

Experts cast doubt on upcoming Bahrain elections

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 21, 2017 Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa takes part in a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump at a hotel in Riyadh. u2013 As Bahrainis head to the polls on November 24, 2018, the validity of this year’s parliamentary elections has been brought into […]