Bahrain based investors got their desires fulfilled of a stake in the $2.1 billion USD Power & Water project, the Al Dur, when GIC and GDF Suez decided to part with a 25 percent and a 5 percent share respectively.
The end of the monsoon season brings new dangers in the form of a new hike in pirate hijacking attacks. The last six months saw a total of 130 attempted hijacking which has already surpassed the previous years figures by 19.
The age old worry of foreigners taking over all the jobs mostly seen in western countries is also becoming a part of Bahrain politics. The largest political bloc of Mp’s in Bahrain parliament is demanding much tougher measures in the face of an ever increasing influx