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  • Egypt to open Rafah border crossing

    November 23, 2017 5:41 PM

    Ramallah, Nov. 23 (BNA): The Egyptian authorities will reopen Rafah border crossing Egypt with Gaza next week, said Palestinian News Agency (WAFA). Cairo authorities informed the Palestinian Authority (PA) that they have decided to open Rafah border crossing to allow movement of Gaza Palestinians in and out of the besieged Strip. This is the second time Egypt

  • Former Spanish King visit National Theatre

    November 23, 2017 3:58 PM

    Manama, Nov. 23 (BNA): Former Spanish Monarch, HM King Juan Carlos, today paid a visit to the Bahrain National Theatre, along with the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA), Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa. Shaikha Mai informed HM King Juan Carlos about

  • Northern Governorate celebrates Bahraini Women's Day

    November 23, 2017 3:58 PM

    Manama, Nov. 23 (BNA): Marking the Bahrain Women's Day that falls on the first of December, Northern Governor Ali bin Alsheikh Abdulhussain Al-Asfoor praised the Bahraini women's successes at various levels, pointing out the royal reforms that opened new horizons for the empowerment of Bahraini women. In his speech on the occasion, the governor highlighted

  • Bahrain Endurance 13 duo chasing million dollar dreams

    November 23, 2017 2:22 PM

    Manama, Nov. 23 (BNA): Daniela Ryf and Javier Gomez will attempt to make history as dual contenders for the Nasser Bin Hamad Triple Crown, with the final of three races in the series at the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship in Bahrain. Having both won Ironman 70.3 Dubai and the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, taking the crown in this race will entitle

  • Olympic solidarity course concludes

    November 23, 2017 1:33 PM

    Manama, Nov. 23 (BNA): The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) organised a course for cycling coaches in cooperation with the Bahrain Cycling Association (BCA) recently. This five-day course, supported by the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity, was a level 1 training programme for national coaches and aimed at developing their skills and provide

  • Coup militias replicate Iran experience in Yemen

    November 23, 2017 9:34 AM

    Aden, Nov. 23 (BNA): Yemeni President Abdrabo Mansour Hadi assured that his administration is always keen on peace in all parts of Yemen. During his meeting with Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Yemen Simon Shercliff, President Hadi said: "We are not warmongers, but this war was imposed on us by Houthi-Saleh coup." President Hadi said that "The coup against

  • Bahrain condemns Kirkuk terror blast

    November 22, 2017 6:17 PM

    Manama, Nov. 22 (BNA): Bahrain condemned the explosion of a truck bomb in the city of Kirkuk in Iraq, which resulted in the death and injury of a number of people. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims and wished speedy recovery to all those injured due to the terrorist act. It affirmed solidarity with Iraq and backed

  • HRH Deputy King receives HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, IMMAF Championship winners

    November 22, 2017 3:49 PM

    Manama, Nov. 22 (BNA): The Deputy King, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, today received the Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity and Youth Affairs, President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, at Riffa

  • Southern Governorate gears up for National Days' celebrations

    November 22, 2017 3:49 PM

    Manama, Nov. 22 (BNA): Southern Governor, HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa, as affirmed the Southern Governorate’s readiness to celebrate the HM the King’s Accession Day Anniversary and the National Day. Events include Ardha shows to be held in Riffa on December 15, Zallaq on December 18, and in Askar, Jau and Al-Dour villages on December 18, with the participation

  • Interior Minister receives US Navy Secretary

    November 22, 2017 2:30 PM

    Manama, Nov. 22 (BNA): Interior Minister, Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received here today the US Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer. Inspector General, Interior Ministry's Undersecretary, Deputy Chief of Public Security, US Ambassador and Commander of the US Navy in Central Command, commander of the Fifth Fleet attended