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  • Justice Minister receives Egyptian Attorney General

    November 19, 2017 4:01 PM

    Manama, Nov. 19 (BNA): Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa received today Egyptian Attorney General Nabil Sadaq, in the presence of Public Prosecutor Dr. Ali bin Fadhel Al Buainin. The Justice Minister welcomed the Egyptian Attorney General and his accompanying delegation, lauding strong historic relations

  • Black Friday, Fed minutes top week’s global market events

    November 19, 2017 1:35 PM

    Cairo - Mubasher: Investors expect new important economic events this week, including which is slated for Friday, 24 November in the US, but has conclude in other parts of the world like China. Other events this week include the US Federal Reserve's meeting and speeches by central bank presidents. European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi will deliver

  • Al Salam Bank honours winners of Danat Al Salam

    November 19, 2017 11:02 AM

    MANAMA: Al Salam Bank-Bahrain, one of the pioneering Shari’a-compliant banks in the Kingdom of Bahrain, congratulates its “Danat Al Salam” 39 draw winners for the month of October with a combined prize pool of USD 87,500. The cash prizes were handed over by Mr. Hassan Al Najjar, Isa Town Branch Manager from Retail Banking department, to Ms. Maryam Omran

  • Bahrain, Egypt prosecution chiefs discuss cooperation

    November 19, 2017 10:54 AM

    Manama, Nov. 19 (BNA): Public Prosecution Chief Dr. Ali bin Fadhul Al Buainain has received the Chief of Egypt's Public Prosecution, Chancellor Nabil Sadiq; and, Assistant Chief of Prosecution, Chancellor Mustafa Suleiman. They discussed evolving the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the two sides to include all forms of cooperation to combat

  • Manama leads world's best cities for expats

    November 19, 2017 7:51 AM

    Mubasher: The Bahraini capital Manama topped the list of world’s best cities for expats, followed by Prague, Madrid, Kuala Lumpur, and Amsterdam in the Expat Insider 2017 survey. As for the rest of the Gulf cities in the list, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai came twelfth, fifteenth, and seventeenth, respectively, according to the survey. Meanwhile, Doha, Riyadh

  • Emaar Properties’ unit eyes global hotel portfolio expansion

    November 19, 2017 7:48 AM

    Dubai - Mubasher: Oliver Harnisch, CEO of Emaar Hospitality Group, has said that the group intends to double its hotel portfolio four times by 2021. Harnisch explained that the Emaar Properties subsidiary has 30 hotels under development in the UAE and across global markets such as Turkey, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Maldives. Those hotels are expected

  • Bahrainis become top MMA world champions

    November 19, 2017 6:35 AM

    Manama, Nov. 19 (BNA): His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport, Honorary Chairman of the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BMMAF), Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee for the BRAVE International Combat Week and the fourth edition of the Mixed Martial Arts World Championship

  • Ali Isa hits the Jackpot in showjumping season opener

    November 18, 2017 3:34 PM

    Manama, Nov. 18 (BNA): Athlete Ali Isa has snatched the grand prize of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) Showjumping Championship's openning round, posting a jaw-dropping time of 41.04 seconds. Held under the patronage of HH Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Vice President of the Supreme Council for Environment, President

  • Shaikh Nasser participates in Bahrain Post Open Waters Championship

    November 18, 2017 1:20 PM

    Manama, Nov. 18 (BNA): His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports, President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, participated in the Bahrain Post Open Waters Swimming Championship which was held in Bahrain Bay. The 1.9-km event

  • NATO apologises to Turkey over ‘enemy chart’ incident

    November 18, 2017 7:48 AM

    Istanbul, Nov. 18 (BNA): NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg apologised to Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar in a meeting held in Canada's Halifax over the "enemy chart" incident, in which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk were insulted, military sources said late Friday. "Mr. Stoltenberg also asked