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  • Minister receives EDB chief executive

    February 18, 2018 1:02 PM 10

    Manama, Feb. 18 (BNA): Foreign Affairs Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received Chief Executive of the Economic Development Board, Khalid Amro Al-Rumaihi. The minister hailed the role played by the Economic Development Board (EDB) in the economic and investment fields. He also praised Al-Rumaihi's efforts in implementing the plans

  • BIC hosts EKK Drag-and-Drift nights

    February 18, 2018 11:12 AM 10

    Manama, Feb. 18 (BNA): Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is hosting tomorrow the exciting double-header, sponsored by Ebrahim K Kanoo (EKK) and powered by Motor City, which is open to the public. Drivers take part in their own car or motorbike, where they can push the limits and be in for a surprise! The drag racing takes place at BIC’s quarter-mile

  • NIHR to hold international forum

    February 18, 2018 9:56 AM 9

    Manama, Feb. 18 (BNA): The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) said it will organise a regional forum titled (Human Rights and Business Management). The event is expected to attract the participation of academicians, experts and representatives of national human rights institutions from Asia and the Pacific countries. The forum participants

  • UN chief appoints new special envoy for Yemen

    February 18, 2018 6:28 AM 9

    New York, Feb. 18 (BNA): UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Martin Griffiths of the United Kingdom as his Special Envoy for Yemen. Griffiths succeeds Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania, to whom the Secretary General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported

  • Bahrain-Saudi health cooperation discussed

    February 17, 2018 8:35 PM 10

    Manama, Feb.17 (BNA): National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mariam Adhbi Al-Jalahma held a meeting with Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) Secretary-General Dr. Ayman Asaad Abda. The meeting was on the sidelines of the visit of Saudi Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah and his accompanying delegation

  • Judicial and Legal Studies Institute holds meeting

    February 17, 2018 6:26 PM 10

    Manama, Feb.17 (BNA): The Judicial and Legal Studies Institute (JLSI) has convened for its mid-year periodic meeting. Court of Cassation President, Supreme Judicial Council Vice Chairman Chancellor Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Buainain chaired the session, in the presence of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al-Khalifa

  • Saudi Arabia condemns Nigeria suicide attack

    February 17, 2018 1:32 PM 14

    Riyadh, Feb. 17 (BNA): An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed Saudi Arabia's condemnation of the suicide attack that took place in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the source stressed the Kingdom's rejection of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, committed

  • Rashid Equestrian Club holds 16th race

    February 16, 2018 10:56 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 16 (BNA): In the presence of the Deputy Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club High Committee, HH Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club today held the 16th race for this season, 2017-2018, at its racecourse in Raffa, Sakhir. HH Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa

  • House of Samsonite makes debut at BCC

    February 16, 2018 7:57 PM 16

    MANAMA: The House of Samsonite was officially launched at Bahrain City Center coinciding with the ongoing Discover America Week Bahrain 2018 celebrations. The store, first of its kind in the Kingdom of Bahrain, was opened by Justin H. Siberell the Ambassador of the United States of America in presence of the top management of Al Hawaj Group and guests

  • Capital Governor congratulates King’s Cup winners

    February 16, 2018 5:16 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 16 (BNA): Capital Governor, Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, has sent a cable of congratulations to the Al-Najma Club Chairman Isa Al Qattan, board members, management team and players on winning the 2017/2018 HM the King Football Cup, for the sixth time in their history, after beating the Muharraq squad 5-4 on penalties. The governor