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  • Shura Chairman congratulates Jordan on Independence Day

    May 24, 2018 7:19 PM

    Manama, May 24 (BNA): Shura Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh sent a cable of congratulations to Jordan’s Senate President Faisal Akef Al Fayez marking his country’s Independence Day. The Shura Chairman also congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, Atef Yousef Al-Tarawneh, in a similar cable. The Shura Chairman hailed the historical bilateral

  • UN chief concerned over summit cancellation

    May 24, 2018 7:19 PM

    New York, May 24 (BNA): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres voiced deep concerns over the cancellation of the planned meeting between the leaders of the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). US President Donald Trump was scheduled to meet North Korean leader King Kim Jong-un in Singapore next month, but the summit has now been cancelled

  • AGU graduate appointed Endoscopy Unit Head in USA

    May 24, 2018 12:47 PM

    Manama, May 24 (BNA): Dr Ahmed Saeed, Consultant of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy and graduate of Arabian Gulf University (AGU) was appointed as Head of the Endoscopy Unit at the Veteran’s Hospital in Kansas City, USA. He was also appointed Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine, Kansas University, marking a distinguished success

  • Bahrain condemns Baghdad's terrorist blast

    May 24, 2018 12:06 PM

    Manama, May 24 (BNA): Bahrain has condemned the terrorist blast, which targeted a family park in Baghdad’s Shula district, and led to the death and injury of a number of people. The Foreign Affairs Ministry expressed its condolences to the families and relatives of the victims, wishing speedy recovery to the injured in this terrorist act that targeted

  • Deputy PM receives PhD thesis

    May 24, 2018 12:06 PM

    Manama, May 24 (BNA): Deputy Premier HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received Chief Prosecutor Dr. Ali Abbas Al Shuwaikh who presented him a copy of his PhD thesis entitled "Criminal Protection of Victims of Human Trafficking - Study in Bahraini and Comparative Legislation" from University of Bahrain (UOB). Shaikh Mohammed congratulated him, praising

  • AbdulRahman Kanoo International School celebrates 9th graduation ceremony under the patronage of HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Salman

    May 24, 2018 12:25 AM

    Manama, May 23 (BNA): Under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the AbdulRahman Kanoo International School (ARKIS) celebrated its 9th graduation ceremony, at the ART Rotana hotel. Members of the Royal Family, senior officials, families of graduates and guests attended the graduation. HH Shaikh Mohammed extended

  • New Look Expo to kick off tomorrow

    May 23, 2018 5:39 PM

    Manama, May 23 (BNA): The New Look Expo is set to kick off tomorrow Thursday under the patronage of Capital Governor Shaikh Hesham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa. The exhibition is organised by First Target Consulting and Exhibitions Organising and will feature many sections showcasing a variety of products like clothes, perfumes and cosmetics. The shopping

  • No cases of Nipah virus detected in Bahrain

    May 23, 2018 5:39 PM

    Manama, May 23 (BNA): The health authorities said that no cases of deadly Nipah virus had been detected in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Health Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Dr. Mariam Al-Hajeri reassured the public, as the outbreak of the virus claimed several lives in the state of Kerala in Southern India. Health Minister Faeqa bin Said Al-Saleh

  • Labour Minister chairs National Social Fund meeting

    May 23, 2018 4:44 PM 1

    Manama, May 23 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister and Board Chairman of the National Social Fund Jamil bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan chaired today the board’s second meeting. The National Social Fund, which was set up as per decree number 84 for 2011, is in charge of supporting and funding projects and services aimed at developing and providing

  • School's efforts to preserve heritage hailed

    May 23, 2018 4:44 PM

    Manama, May 23 (BNA): Muharraq Governor, Salman bin Isa bin Hindi Al-Mannai, has lauded the efforts exerted by the Zubeida Primary Girls’ School to deliver the best educational services for students through various events and activities held throughout the school year. The governor praised the school’s interest in Bahrain’s authentic heritage through