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  • BIDEC 2017 on good track

    July 23, 2017 6:25 PM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): The Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) is stirring up interest in Bahrain and abroad. The BIDEC 2017 website has attracted firms from the region and the world, as well as related establishments, ever since registration started last March. The three-day event will open on October16, under the patronage

  • BIBF to stage lecture on reform project

    July 23, 2017 3:21 PM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIBF) is organizing, on July 24-25, a lecture titled "Principles of the Reform Project in the Kingdom of Bahrain." Shura Council member Dalal Al-Zayed will address the lecture, which is part of MY Right program that targets increasing legal and political awareness of government employees

  • Renewable energy developmental projects reviewed

    July 23, 2017 11:43 AM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza met Labor and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan to examine the future plan for joint work between the Sustainable Energy Unit and the Ministry of Labor and Social Development. The two ministers thanked and appreciated the wise leadership for their interest

  • HM King's Domestic Gardening Cup highlighted

    July 23, 2017 11:27 AM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Head of Bahrain Garden Club Zahra Abdel Malik said Bahrain has achieved a quantum leap in the field of agricultural, horticultural and flower gardening. "This culture has expanded more than it was before thanks to the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa the patron of Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS)

  • Deputy PM receives Legislation Commission official

    July 23, 2017 8:59 AM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Jawad Salem Al Arrayed the Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the Ministerial Committee for Legal Affairs today received the recently-appointed head of Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission, Nawaf Abdullah Abdulaziz. Al Arrayed congratulated Abdulaziz on the trust vested in him by His Majesty the King appointing him in this important

  • EU official to visit Kuwait

    July 23, 2017 7:56 AM

    Kuwait, July 23 (BNA): -- European Union (EU)'s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is expected to visit Kuwait to express EU support of mediation efforts of the Amir HH Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to find solution to the Qatari crisis. Mogherini is scheduled to meet with senior Kuwaiti officials later on Sunday, according to Kuwait News Agency

  • Saudi ambassador presents credentials to US president

    July 23, 2017 6:40 AM

    Washington, July 23 (BNA): President Donald Trump of the United States of America has received Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, who presented his credentials as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States. During the meeting, the Saudi ambassador conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques

  • Family courts complex inspected

    July 22, 2017 8:53 PM

    Manama, July 22 (BNA): A delegation has inspected the family courts complex, which is located at Shaikha Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa Centre in the area of Hunainya. The inspection visit followed directives from the Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al-Khalifa. The delegation included Assistant Undersecretary

  • Unified Family Law hailed

    July 22, 2017 7:29 PM

    Manama, July 22(BNA): Council of Representatives First Deputy Speaker Ali Al-Aradi hailed the promulgation of the Unified Family Law, scribing the legal milestone as an unprecedented quantum leap forward. He saluted the trailblazing legislation which brought the two sects in Bahrain under a unified law for the first time, commending the crucial role of the Sharia-review

  • Shura Council condemns Al-Aqsa Mosque closure

    July 22, 2017 6:43 PM

    Manama, July 22(BNA): The Shura Council strongly condemned Israel’s closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque, the desecration of the holy sites and the killing of Palestinians. It voiced deep concerns over the blatant Israeli violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque and continuous assaults on the Palestinian people. In a statement issued today, it denounced the Israeli provocative