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  • Sunday the 1st day of Dhul al-Hijjah

    August 11, 2018 6:22 PM 3

    Riyadh, Aug.11 (BNA): The Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia has announced that today, Saturday, is the 29th and last day of the month of Dhu-AlQa'dah. In a statement posted on Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the Supreme Court declared tomorrow, Sunday, to be the first day of the incoming month of Dhul al-Hijjah, for this year 1439 AH, according to the Calendar

  • Jazan-bound ballistic missile intercepted

    August 11, 2018 5:28 PM 3

    Riyadh, Aug.11 (BNA): The Saudi Air Defence intercepted today, Saturday, a ballistic missile which was launched by the Houthi militias to target the province of Jazan. The Air defence systems also intercepted two ballistic missiles yesterday, Friday, as they were heading to target densely-populated areas Jazan, in Southern Saudi Arabia, . Saudi-led Coalition

  • Relatively hot on Sunday in Bahrain

    August 11, 2018 4:39 PM 2

    Manama, Aug.11 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a relatively hot weather, from 6 pm tonight until 6 pm on Sunday, with rising sand in some areas during the day. Northwesterly winds will range from 7 to 12 knots, reaching 12 to 17 knots tomorrow, then 20 to 25 knots at times during

  • HH Shaikh Nasser's achievements praised

    August 11, 2018 3:44 PM 2

    Manama, Aug. 11 (BNA): Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa lauded the key role of Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa in boosting the youth and sport

  • Arab Youth Initiatives and Social Responsibility Conference continues

    August 10, 2018 9:42 PM 1

    Manama, Aug. 10 (BNA): The 2nd Arab Youth Initiatives and Social Responsibility Conference continued for the second day today. The event is held under the patronage of the Isa Cultural Centre Board of Trustees Deputy Chairman and Executive Director Dr. Shaikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa. It is organised by the Volunteer Centre of the Regional Social

  • NIHR holds lecture on sustainable development

    August 10, 2018 4:33 PM 2

    Manama, Aug. 10 (BNA): Chairperson of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), Maria Khoury, has delivered a lecture entitled «Human Rights and Sustainable Development» at the headquarters of the Judicial and Legal Studies Institute (JLSI). The lecture is within the fourth package of the “My Rights 2” programme, which is organised by the NIHR in partnership

  • Saudi services to pilgrims hailed

    August 10, 2018 12:54 PM 2

    Cairo, Aug. 10 (BNA): Deputy Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Adel Al-Assoumi, has praised the tremendous efforts being exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to ensure the success of the Haj season every year, stressing that its constant preparations for a successful season admired by all. In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Al-Assoomi affirmed

  • Support to social programmes hailed

    August 10, 2018 10:59 AM 2

    Manama, Aug. 10 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan received National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) Chief Executive Officer for Retail, Commercial and SMEs Banking Abdulaziz Abdulla Al-Ahmed who presented a donation in support of the NBB Rehabilitation Home for Disabled Children. He commended the the NBB initiative

  • Hajj departure procedures facilitated

    August 10, 2018 7:41 AM 2

    Manama, Aug. 10 (BNA): Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs (NPRA) has taken the necessary arrangement for the departure of the pilgrims through the land port, in accordance with the plan that was set a few months back and advanced security devices to process the paperwork of travellers. The plan aims to avoid delay of travellers because of the rush or any emergency

  • Bahraini-British cultural cooperation discussed

    August 9, 2018 5:46 PM 2

    Manama, Aug 9 (BNA): President of Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, today received Director-General Diane Elizabeth Lees, of the Imperial War Museum and the accompanying delegation. Bilateral friendship relations were reviewed, in addition to aspects of cooperation between the Bahrain National Museum