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  • "Thank You Prince Khalifa" campaign launched

    February 21, 2018 7:46 PM 6

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): A campaign is to be launched online in tribute to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa. The Bahrain Society for Tolerance and Religious Coexistence Chairman Youssef Bu Zaboon announced the initiative, themed "Thank You HRH Prince Khalifa". He urged citizens and residents to take part in the online

  • High Military Court of Appeals rules in terror cell case

    February 21, 2018 5:52 PM 7

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): The High Military Court of Appeals hastoday issued its verdicts in a case relating to the formation of a terrorist cell, and other terrorist crimes. The Military Prosecution’s appeal against Ali Ahmed Khalifa Salman (Karbabadi), Hussain Essam Hussein Al-Darazi, Montadhar Fawzi Abdel-Karim Mahdi, Rami Ahmed Ali Al-Arish and Mohammed

  • Undersecretary inspects Wali Al-Ahad Highway expansion project

    February 21, 2018 1:41 PM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): Works Affairs Undersecretary of the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning Eng. Ahmed Al Khayyat inspected the expansion of Wali Al Ahad Highway in Riffa; at the part located between Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway flyover along Wali Al Ahad Highway and the Clock Roundabout to the East, where a progress of 70% has been achieved

  • Health Minister receives lawmaker

    February 21, 2018 1:15 PM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al Saleh received today member of the Representatives Council Shaikh Majid Al Asfoor to discuss cooperation between the legislative and executive branches. The Health Minister welcomed him, lauding the efforts of the members of the Representatives Council and wishing them success in serving Bahrain

  • Commander-in-Chief receives CTF151 commander

    February 21, 2018 12:15 PM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa today received the new Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF1515) Vice Admiral Daisuke Kajimoto, wishing him success. Major-General Hassan Mohammed Saad the Director of the BDF General Command Headquarters; Naval Major-General Yousef Ahmed Mal-Allah the Assistant

  • Ombudsman receives US delegation

    February 21, 2018 12:15 PM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): Ombudsman Nawaf Mohammed Al Maowdah today received a delegation of US Senate staff currently visiting Bahrain. The Ombudsman briefed the US Senate staff delegation on the Ombudsman's duties and specializations, its role in boosting the respecting of human rights and humane treatment of the public. The delegation reviewed data and statistics

  • Deputy PM opens Gulf Engineers Forum

    February 21, 2018 11:54 AM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister has deputed Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister, in opening today the 21st Gulf Engineering Forum (GEF2018) organized by the Gulf Engineers Union in collaboration with the Bahraini Society of Engineers. Shaikh Khalid expressed utmost

  • Embassy of Kuwait celebrates National Day

    February 21, 2018 11:54 AM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): The Embassy of Kuwait has hosted a celebratory ceremony marking Kuwait’s 57th National Day and 27th anniversary of its liberation, in the presence of senior officials and diplomats. Shaikh Azzam Mubarak Al Sabah, Ambassador of Kuwait to Bahrain and Doyen of the Diplomatic Corps paid tribute to the Kuwaiti people's longstanding

  • Shaikha Hayat commended on Bahraini women's success

    February 21, 2018 11:54 AM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) member and Women’s Sport Committee chairwoman, has received a special commendation on Bahrain women’s success at the Fourth Arab Women's Sports Tournament held in Sharjah. The nationals put up an outstanding show in the 10-day 16-nation tournament and came out on top with 28 medals

  • Speaker congratulates Kuwaiti counterpart

    February 21, 2018 10:31 AM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): Speaker Ahmed Ibrahim Al Mulla sent a cable of congratulations Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker Marzouk Ali Al Ghanim on his country’s 57th National Day and 27th anniversary of liberation. Al Mulla praised the deep-rooted fraternal bonds between the two countries, wishing Kuwait more progress and growth under the wise leadership