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Shaikh Hamad Bin Abdullah announces $3.8 billion Lockheed deal for F16s

Air Vice-Marshal Shaikh Hamad Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa announced the signing of a $3.8 billion-deal with Lockheed Martin to buy 16 upgraded F-16 fighter jets, as part of the Al Khalifa’s ongoing strengthening of Bahrain’s […]

Prince Khalid bin Hamad congratulates youth sports President

Share this article: His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS), President of Bahrain Athletics Association, congratulated Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim […]

King Hamad holds National Interests to his heart

Bahrain’s political landscape has seen a major improvement two months following the implementation of an amended law that separates politics from the religious platform. Observers say that Law 12/2016, which was issued by King Hamad […]

12 held for Bahrain demonstrations near Shiite cleric’s home

12 people have been arrested and charged with unlawful assembly over demonstrations near the home of a Shiite cleric, in a move to crack down on unlawful and violent “protests”. The Bahrain News Agency reported […]

Bahrain sovereign fund buys stake in water company

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat), the Bahraini government’s investment arm, has announced that it has acquired “a significant equity stake” in UK-based water treatment company, Envirogen Group. The acquisition was completed alongside Gecos Invest and […]

King Hamad bin Isa meets with New York-based Rabbi at royal palace in Manama

Rabbi Marc Schneier, a prominent interfaith activist and president of the Foundation of Ethnic Understanding based in New York, was received by King Hamad bin Isa at the royal palace in Manama in order to […]

Prince Nasser bin Hamad lauds Real Madrid Academy in Bahrain

Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Charity Organisation and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee appreciated […]

BDF Commander-in-Chief receives Royal Guard Commander

BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received today Royal Guard Commander Brigadier Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa welcomed him, lauding his unrelenting efforts to bring about […]

King hails Bahraini-Qatari fraternal relations

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa hailed strong fraternal relations binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and the State of Qatar. This came as he received at Al-Safriya Palace, in the presence of His Royal […]

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Interior minister: Iran’s interference in Bahrain supported by strong evidence

As part of the community partnership, the Interior Minister, Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received on here today scholars, members of Shura Council, Council of Representatives and Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, […]

HM King receives Egyptian Foreign Minister

Manama, Nov. 12 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Safriya Palace today Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on the occasion of his visit to Bahrain as part of a regional […]

Bahrain attends Polish independence celebration

Warsaw, Nov. 12 (BNA): On the occasion of the 99th anniversary of the founding of the Second Republic and restoration of its independence, the Undersecretary for International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. […]

Southern housing plans discussed

Manama, Nov. 12 (BNA): Southern Governor HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al-Khalifa met Hosing Minister Bassem bin Yacoub Al Hamar and reviewed housing needs and inspirations of citizens of Askar, Jaw, Aldur and Zalaq villages. […]

HRH Premier returns to Bahrain

Manama, Nov. 12 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today returned to Bahrain following a visit to Thailand. While in Thailand, HRH the Prime Minister participated in the funeral […]

HM King thanked by Singapore president

Manama, Nov. 12 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has received a cable of thanks from the Singaporean President, Halimah Yacob, in reply to his congratulations on her election to her post. […]

School Mini Olympics on track

Manama, Nov. 12 (BNA): Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) has started its preparations for the fifth edition of the School Mini Olympics, to be organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Education in March. Students from […]

Bahrain to host IMMAF Championships

Manama, Nov. 12 (BNA): A press conference has been held for the BRAVE International Combat Week and the World Championships Amateur Mixed Martial Arts. The conference was attended by Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar, Assistant Secretary General […]

Bahraini wins international Quran competition

Manama, Oct 12. (BNA): Bahraini Abdulla Janahi ranked first in the 39th King Abdul Aziz international competition for memorizing Quran – in the category of 15 sections (Juz’). His compatriot Bahraini Ali Youssef fared well […]