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  • Bahrain attends Aseelah Cultural Forum

    July 25, 2015 4:21 PM 15

    Manama, July 25 (BNA): The 37th edition of Aseelah International Cultural Forum opened on July 19 and will run until August 9. The annual cultural symposium chose Bahrain as a guest of honour in its 36th edition, which was held last year. Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) President Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa attended the first

  • SCIA denounces Iranian interference in Bahrain

    July 25, 2015 2:33 PM 12

    Manama, July 25 (BNA): The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (SCIA) strongly denounced the repeated blatant Iranian interference in Bahrain’s internal affairs in order to shake up the kingdom’s stability and fan tension without giving any consideration to religious and moral precepts or respect of the rights of a neighbouring Muslim country, diplomatic

  • BCCI denounces Iran's blatant interference

    July 25, 2015 1:13 PM 13

    Manama, July 25 (BNA): Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) strongly denounced the Iranian interference in Bahrain’s internal affairs. It said in a statement by its Board Chairman Khalid Abdulrahman Al Moayed that those continuous provocations do not serve relations between both countries, mainly in the economic field. The chamber condemned

  • Leadership congratulates Tunisian President

    July 25, 2015 11:37 AM 12

    Manama, July 25 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today sent a cable of congratulations to the Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on his country’s Republic Day. HM the King wished President Essebsi abundant good health and happiness and the brotherly Tunisian people further progress and prosperity. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince

  • 38% progress in the pumping, lifting stations urgent works

    July 25, 2015 11:17 AM 12

    Manama, July 25 (BNA): The Ministry of Works, Municipalities & Urban Planning Assistant Under-Secretary for Sanitary revealed that the Ministry has achieved 38% progress in the urgent works for the supply of pumping and lifting stations. The project is part of the Ministry’s plan aiming to reduce sewerage networks defects. ] Works involved in the project

  • Al-Hala Ma’ tam in Muharraq denounces Iran's blatant interference

    July 24, 2015 9:09 PM 8

    Manama, July 24 (BNA): Al-Hala Ma’ tam in Muharraq strongly denounced the Iranian blatant statements, stressing support to the Interior Minister’s call to rally ranks against Iran’s interference in Bahrain’s internal affairs and its hostile statements. Al-Hala Ma’ tam emphasised that all Bahrainis have rights and duties which are guaranteed by the constitution

  • Capital Governor denounces Iranian blatant interference

    July 24, 2015 8:21 PM 12

    Manama, July 24 (BNA): Capital Governor Shaikh Hesham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa has emphasised the Bahraini people’s allegiance to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and readiness to defend the nation, denouncing strongly the defamatory statements made recently by the Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei. He condemned the Iranian interference

  • Traveler with 2059.7 grams Marijuana arrested

    July 24, 2015 3:53 PM 25

    Manama, July 24 (BNA): Director of Air Ports Customs has announced that the department’s officers at the Bahrain International Airport have arrested a foreign traveler with a substance suspected to be marijuana weighing 2059.7 Grams that were folded in plastic bags inside a wooden music instrument. The suspect arrived to the customs hall with a handbag

  • Almoayyed Family condemns Iranian designs

    July 24, 2015 3:29 PM 11

    Manama, July 24 (BNA): The Almoayyed family strongly condemned repeated Iranian interference in Bahrain’s sovereign internal affairs. It denounced the Iranian interference which trespassed on covenants and treaties of good neighborliness and respect of the state independence and sovereignty. In a statement on its behalf, Farouq Youssef Almoayyed commended

  • Bapco chief hailed for winning award

    July 24, 2015 3:29 PM 11

    BAPCO chief executive Faisal Al Mahroos yesterday drew praise as he was named the Oil and Gas Man of the Year for 2011. He was honoured in a ceremony at the Gulf Hotel's Gulf Convention Centre under the patronage of Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza. Bapco management and senior officials from the oil and gas industry attended the event. The minister