Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen's Red Bull for victory in an extraordinary finish to the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton held off polesitter Verstappen in a riveting finish to the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. …

Bahrain approves Russia’s Sputnik V jab

Bahrain has authorized the use of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, Al Arabiya TV channel reported. According to the channel, the country issued emergency use authorization for the Russian shot. In late …

Israel and Bahrain to sign water desalination deal

Israel's national water company Mekorot will sign its first deal to provide Bahrain with water desalination technology, Israel Hayom reported. The daily newspaper said that the deal would be signed "in the coming days in the …

F1 season to start in Bahrain

The start of the Formula One season has been delayed a week and will start in Bahrain after the Australian Grand Prix was postponed from March to November because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian race in Melbourne, initially set …

Breakthrough reached in Gulf dispute with Qatar

A breakthrough has been reached in Qatar’s three-year-old dispute with Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries and an agreement aimed at ending their rift is to be signed in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, a senior Trump administration …

IMF finds out what hinders Middle East economy

Political uncertainty and volatile oil prices are hindering economic growth in the Middle East this year, but trends should reverse next year, according to a new report released Monday by the International Monetary Fund, Charlotte Observer …