Bahraini Gov't: We Didn't Invite Israeli Delegation to Attend Global Entrepreneurship Congress
The House of Representatives said that it received a clarification from the government regarding its statement on participation of number of Israelis in Global Entrepreneurship Congress.
Who Dares to Raise Questions in Bahrain on Gov’t Electricity and Petroleum Arrears?
Contradictory news is being released by the Ministry of Electricity in Bahrain, which cuts off electricity in poverty-stricken areas, depriving those citizens, who cannot provide their basic needs, of electricity while turning a blind eye to the collection of arrears of hotels, ministries and wealthy members of the ruling family.
Parliament Forms Commission of Inquiry on "Bahrainization of Jobs in Both Sectors"
The House of Representatives in its meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, approved the formation of a parliamentary commission of inquiry on “the Bahrainization of jobs in the public and private sectors”.
Editorial: Who is the Bahraini Now?
If you find yourself to be unwanted, and not welcomed by the state, you then know that you are indeed a Bahraini, and if you find yourself in the position where others dare to assault you, and you do not have the ability to respond, rest assured that you are a Bahraini.
Failure of Dialogue between BCCI and Gov’t on Flexible Work Permits...Likely Confrontation in Parliament
Although multiple Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) meetings were held with Bahraini Finance Minister and Industry and Commerce Minister, it doesn’t seem that both parties are heading towards a compromise on a certain method, especially regarding the flexible work permit issue.
2018: Al-Khawalid and “Na’eb Ta’eb” in Prince’s War
Bahraini Follow-up Minister at the Royal Court Ahmed Attia Allah Al Khalifa started an aggressive feud with the Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa thrusting the conflict between the Al-Khawalid's wing and Khalifa Bin Salman's wing into the public eye.
After Approval of VAT Decree, Bahrain King Dismisses Extraordinary Legislative Session
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued an order dismissing the extraordinary session of the fourth legislative term of the Shura Council and House of Representatives.
King to Call Parliament to Convene at End of September to Set New Retirement Laws: Newspaper
Al-Ayam newspaper, which has close ties with the Royal Court, said that the Parliament will be invited to convene at the end of the current month to vote on a bill suggested by the parliamentary committee regarding changing the retirement laws.
Egyptian Dancer’s Candidacy in Bahraini Parliament Brings Naturalization Issue back to the Table
The announcement of an Egyptian dancer running in Bahraini Parliamentary elections raised controversy in Bahrain with regards to the naturalization policies followed by the government.
Parliament Refers Amendments to Municipal Law to Shura Council after Approval
Bahraini House of Representatives passed amendments to the Municipal Law, after discussing the third supplementary report of the Committee of Utilities and the Environment.
Parliament Office Authority Appeals to King to Introduce New Pension Law to Constitutional Court
Bahrain's Parliament Office Authority has appealed to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to introduce the new controversial retirement law to the Constitutional Court, a day after the Shoura Council approved it.
Bahrain Bars Dissolved Parties’ Members from Parliament Polls
Bahrain’s king on Monday banned members of dissolved opposition parties from running for election, months ahead of parliamentary polls, the official BNA news agency said.
MPs Approve Law Allowing "Civilian Judges to Look into Family-Related Cases"
Bahrain House of Representatives approved bill amending certain provisions of Court of Cassation Law, which aims to unify the grounds for contesting verdicts in both Sunni and Jaafari sects.
Poor management of "Generations Fund" Prevented 1 Million Dinar Guaranteed Profits
Bahraini House of Representatives approved bill aimed at modifying the structure of the Future Generations Reserve Fund Council in line with the functions carried out by the Council.
Bahrain: Heads and Members of Dissolved Political Societies Banned from Running in Elections by Majority Parliament Vote
Bahraini House of Representatives in its meeting on Tuesday approved a bill to prevent the members of political societies that have been dissolved to run in the parliamentary elections.
MPs Discuss Health Insurance Next Tuesday
The next session of the Bahraini House of Representatives to be held on Tuesday will discuss the health insurance bill, which consists of 82 articles.
Joint Committee Sets 2,000 BD as Maximum Limit of Gov’t Subsidies
The Joint Legislative Commission said that it had agreed to set the ceiling for direct government subsidies at 2,000 Bahraini dinars added to the income of the head of a household.
Parliamentary Proposal to Establish Center to Counter Cyber Attacks
Bahraini House of Representatives submitted a proposal to the cabinet calling for the establishment of a Cyber Security Center in Bahrain in order to protect against exposure to online attacks of all kinds.
Cabinet Refers New Bankruptcy Law to Parliament as Matter of Urgency
The Bahraini government has recently referred to the House of Representatives a new “bankruptcy” bill as a matter of urgency.
Chamber of Commerce Rejects Motion to Grant Female Employees Abortion Leaves
The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has rejected a motion that aims at granting female employees abortion leaves equivalent to the 60-day maternity leave.