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  • Defense Secretary James Mattis to address Manama Dialogue

    October 24, 2018 3:09 PM 12

    MANAMA: United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis will deliver a major speech at the IISS Manama Dialogue on the morning of Saturday 27 October. The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in a statement said that Secretary Mattis will assess the key security challenges facing the Middle East and the role that America has to play in addressing

  • Chinese Chamber delegation holds talks with MoICT officials

    October 22, 2018 7:20 PM 10

    MANAMA: Nader Khalil Almoayyed, Undersecretary of Commerce Affairs met with Business Chinese delegation led by the Secretary-General, China Chamber of International Commerce, Yu Jianlong, who are currently visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain. During the meeting, undersecretary of Commerce Affairs stressed the keenness of the leadership and the government

  • Fun Runs race countdown starts

    October 15, 2018 3:57 PM 11

    MANAMA: The countdown of three kilo meter and five kilo meter Fun Run race kicked started with event is just 10 days away and registrations are still open, says the event organizer. Adnan Sport Events Management (, the organizer of the 3km and 5km Fun Runs, announced that the event will take place on Friday 26th October 2018 at 2 pm at the Al Areen

  • Supreme Council of Health orders for best treatment to victims

    October 9, 2018 11:01 PM 16

    MANAMA: His Excellency Dr Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the President of the Supreme Council of Health issued directives to the Ministry of Health and hospitals to provide maximum means of medical care for the injured in the tragic incident of collapse residential building in the Salmaniya area. His Excellency praised the efforts of emergency

  • Prime Minister ordered a probe in building collapse

    October 9, 2018 10:19 PM 15

    MANAMA: His Royal Highness, Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, has ordered a high level probe into the incident of a two-storey building collapse which left over two dozen injured some of them seriously. His Royal Highness ordered to set-up a ministerial panel involving all concerned ministries to prepare an urgent report by looking

  • Al Baraka Turk closes a TL250m Sukuk

    October 9, 2018 11:39 AM 7

    MANAMA: Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, one of the subsidiary banking units of Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) has successfully finalized the issuance of a TL 250 million lease certificate (sukuk) through its subsidiary, Bereket Varlık Kiralama Şirketi. While the targeted amount of the issuance was TL 200 million, the demand for the certificates, which

  • Saudi affirms commitment to child protection

    September 14, 2018 6:55 PM 12

    New York, Sept.14 (BNA): Saudi Arabia expressed keenness to provide all that would protect and care for children and to ensure their enjoyment of their human, social, educational and economic rights. The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations affirmed voiced the stance during a session held at the UN headquarters

  • Premier thanked by Saudi King; Crown Prince

    September 9, 2018 5:00 PM 19

    Manama, Sept.9 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa received a cable of thanks from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, in reply to a cable of condolences over the death of the mother of His Royal Highness Prince Muqrin bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. The Saudi monarch extended

  • Commander-in-Chief patronises Command, Staff course inauguration

    September 9, 2018 11:40 AM 10

    Manama, Sept. 9 (BNA): Under the patronage of the BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Chief-of-Staff Lt-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi deputed by the Chief-of-Staff attended the inaugural ceremony of the 11th Joint Command-and-Staff Session at the Royal Command, Staff and National Defence College, in the presence

  • Bahrain to host Excellence Forum

    September 9, 2018 9:04 AM 14

    Manama, Sept. 8 (BNA): Bahrain is set to host the fourth edition of Bahrain Excellence Forum on October 24 and 25. The event, which will be held under the patronage of Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa, will cast light this year on artificial intelligence and its role in government excellence. The forum will be organised by Act Smart