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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 congratulates Moroccan monarch

Manama, Nov.11 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to HM King Mohammed VI of Morocco on his country’s qualification to Russia World Cup 2018 after beating Ivory Coast. […]

Parliamentary forum on tolerance to be held

Manama, Nov. 11 (BNA): The Representatives Council Secretariat General will organise on November 16 at the council’s headquarters a parliamentary forum on tolerance. The event, which will be held under the patronage of Representatives Council […]

Undersecretary for International Affairs meets Polish officials

Warsaw, Nov. 11 (BNA): The Polish Undersecretary of State for Development Cooperation, Economic Diplomacy and Human Rights, Joanna Wronecka, received the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Undersecretary for International Affairs, Dr. Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al […]

Bahrain congratulates new UNESCO director-general

Paris, Nov. 11 (BNA): Education Minister, Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi, attended the 39th session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)’s General Conference officially appointed Audrey Azoulay (France) to the post […]

Advisor to HRH Premier attends Arab-Euro Summit

Athens, Nov. 10 (BNA): On behalf of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Advisor to HRH the Premier Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa took part in the 2nd Arab-Euro […]

Royal support for independence of the judiciary stressed

Manama, Oct. 11 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa took pride in Bahrain’s long judicial experience, stressing keenness to support the independence of the judiciary and its qualified cadres to enable them […]

Deerat Al-Oyoun development project on track

Manama, Oct 11. (BNA): Housing Minister Basem bin Yacoub Al-Hamer held a meeting with Deyar Al-Muharraq Chairman Abdulhakim Al-Khayyat, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Maher Al-Shaer and other officials. The two sides discussed progress of work […]