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  • HRH Premier calls for safeguarding national security, stability

    December 13, 2015 1:10 PM 11

    Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at the Gudaibiya Palace today a number of Royal Family members and senior state officials. HRH the Prime Minister reviewed a number of local issues, affirming that the current phase and its challenges require doubling efforts to achieve more progress

  • Defence Minister receives US Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control

    December 13, 2015 12:01 PM 5

    Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Defence Affairs Minister, Lt-General Yousef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma, today received US Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, Frank A. Rose, and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain. The minister welcomed the US Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification

  • Sultanate of Oman's electricity, water production boosted

    December 13, 2015 11:13 AM 9

    Muscat, Dec. 13 (BNA): The Sultanate of Oman's total production of electricity increased to more than 25.4 thousand GW, logging a 12.1% increase as at the end of September 2015 compared to the production recorded in 2014. The same applies to the water sector in which the production grew to exceed 218.7 million cubic meters with an increase of 5.6% as at the end of August

  • Minister discusses BIA modernisation project

    December 13, 2015 11:09 AM 9

    Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Transportation and Telecommunication Minister, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, chaired a meeting of the Coordinative Committee for the Bahrain International Airport (BIA)'s 11th modernisation and development project. The minister met the representatives of the Civil Aviation Affairs in the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication

  • Civil Defence holds graduation ceremony

    December 12, 2015 7:33 PM 9

    Manama, Dec.12 (BNA): General Directorate of Civil Defence held a graduation ceremony for graduates of a number of courses. A total of 50 policemen graduated from basic civil defence course, 51 Bahrain Defence Force personnel graduated from rescue, safety and evacuation course, and a number of GPIC, Civil Service Bureau and Private sector graduated from a safety

  • Traffic plan for BIC National Day Festival

    December 12, 2015 7:01 PM 12

    Manama, Dec.12 (BNA): General Director of Traffic announced today a traffic plan to ensure smooth traffic flow during the National Day festival which will be held from December 14 to 17 at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) with high deployment of traffic personnel. As part of traffic preparations the first entrance of the BIC will include parking

  • Iraq lodges UN complaint against Turkey

    December 12, 2015 4:17 PM 8

    Baghdad, Dec.12 (BNA): Baghdad has lodged a complaint with the United Nations over Turkey’s deployment of Turkish troops in violation of Iraq’s sovereign territories. The Iraqi Ministry of foreign Affairs announced that it had officially submitted the complaint to the UN International Security Council. It urged the Security Council to shoulder its responsibilities

  • Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad congratulates SCYS Second Deputy Chairman, IFES Vice President

    December 12, 2015 3:49 PM 2

    Manama, Dec. 12 (BNA): First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS) and President of Bahrain Athletics Association (BAA) Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa congratulated SCYS Second Deputy Chairman and BOC Honorary President Shaikh Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa on being granted the GCC Excellence Award for being one of the distinguished

  • Arab Union for Administrative Courts by-law signed

    December 12, 2015 3:37 PM 9

    Cairo, Dec. 12 (BNA): Egyptian President Abdelfattah El-Sisi attended today the signing protocols of the by-law of the Arab Union for Administrative Courts which is presided by Egypt. The document was concluded at the Egyptian State Council by Speaker Jamal Nada and representatives of 11 countries (Bahrain, the UAE, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon

  • HM King deputises Shaikh Nasser to attend "This Is Bahrain"

    December 12, 2015 3:29 PM 10

    Manama, Dec. 12 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa deputised HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee to attend the celebrations of the 44th National Day Celebrations and the 16th Anniversary