LONDON, Dec 9 - Six Formula One teams will carry out a tyre test with supplier Pirelli in Bahrain next week after the sporting regulations were changed on safety grounds, the governing FIA said on Monday.
MANAMA - Brazen al Qaeda attacks on top government targets in Yemen are unlikely to abate while security services remain divided, ill-equipped and infiltrated by militants, and efforts to repair the country's fractured political life remain stalled.
MANAMA - Rising naval power India has no intention of becoming a U.S.-style protector of Gulf Arab states, even if the region's states asked it to take on that role, its foreign minister said on Saturday, citing his country's avoidance of foreign military deployments not mandated by the United Nations.
LONDON, Dec 5 - A deputy prime minister of Bahrain sought to intervene in a British bribery prosecution by writing to the head of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and to the British government's legal adviser, a London court heard on Thursday.
DUBAI - A Bahraini court on Monday rejected a request by a prominent human rights activist that he be freed after serving three quarters of a prison term for taking part in unlicensed protests.
LONDON - A British court saw documents on Monday purporting to show that Bahrain's prime minister had direct influence over the affairs of aluminum smelter Alba when it was making deals now at the heart of a major corruption case.
DUBAI, Dec 2 - Bahrain's Ibdar Bank hopes to leverage the combined expertise of its predecessor banks and a larger balance sheet to win business which its three legacy banks struggled to individually, its chief investment officer told Reuters in an interview.
MILAN - A new investor is likely to buy a minority stake in Italian fashion house Versace by Christmas, Chairman and core shareholder Santo Versace said on Thursday.
MANAMA - Iran's Arab neighbors, deeply worried about Iran's nuclear program, want assurances that Tehran's deal with world powers will indeed enhance regional security, Bahrain's interior minister said on Thursday.