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  • HRH Premier congratulated by Bahrain Charity Society President

    September 28, 2015 3:20 PM 4

    Manama, Sept. 28 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from President of Bahrain Charity Society dignitary Mubarak Jassim Kanoo as well as board members, all active committees and the executive directorate on being granted the Information and Communication Technology in Sustainable

  • GHC appoints new CEO

    September 28, 2015 11:12 AM 6

    Manama, Sept. 28 (BNA): Gulf Holding Company (GHC), developers of the Villamar project, announced today the appointment of Majed Al Khan as CEO of the Company and the head of the Villamar development. Al Khan joins GHC with more than 15 years of experience in real estate sector, project development and investments. Previously he was Deputy CEO & Head of Investments

  • Two Bahrainis injured in Saudi Arabia car accident to be discharged

    September 28, 2015 6:44 AM 2

    Riyadh, Sept. 27 (BNA): Head of Bahrain Hajj Mission Shaikh Adnan Al-Qattan said the mission was following up alongside the Bahrain embassy in Riyadh the tragic road accident in Saudi Arabia that killed three Bahraini pilgrims on their way home in their own car. Four other pilgrims sustained injuries in the accident in the Quwaiya region near the capital

  • Foreign Minister meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    September 27, 2015 9:44 PM 5

    New York, Sept. 27 (BNA): Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zaid bin Ra’ad Al-Hussain, on the sidelines of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly held in New York, the USA. Shaikh Khalid stressed Bahrain’s keenness to boost cooperation with the UN High Commission

  • HRH Premier thanked by Saudi leadership

    September 27, 2015 9:12 PM 6

    Manama, Sept. 27 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al KHalifa received a cable of thanks from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in reply to his cable of condolences on the victims of the crane crash in the Grand Mosque of Mecca. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques thanked HRH the Premier

  • Two Bahrainis sustain minor injuries in Saudi Arabia road accident

    September 27, 2015 8:53 PM 4

    Riyadh, Sept. 27 (BNA): Head of Bahrain Hajj Mission Shaikh Adnan Al-Qattan said the mission had followed up from Bahrain embassy in Riyadh on the tragic road accident in the Quwaiya region in Saudi Arabia which occurred to Bahraini pilgrims while travelling back in their own car. Three Bahraini pilgrims died in the accident and four others were wounded

  • "This is Bahrain" visits Buddhist temple in Washington

    September 27, 2015 6:40 PM 14

    Washington, Sept. 27 (BNA): The Bahraini delegation, taking part in "This is Bahrain" function in the USA from September 24 to 29, has paid a visit to the Buddhist temple in Washington at an invitation by the Chief of the Buddhist monks in Washington. The delegation, headed by Secretary General of Bahrain Federation of Expatriate Associations (BFEA)

  • Palestinian president, Arab League Chief review regional issues

    September 27, 2015 3:44 PM 8

    New York, Sept. 27 (BNA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received here today the Arab League Chief Nabil Al-Arabi. Palestine News Agency (WAFA) said that Abbas and Al-Arabi reviewed the situation in the Middle East region, especially in Palestine and the latest scientific and political developments. Abbas highlighted the Israeli violations in the Occupied

  • Saudi Arabia distributes 2 million Quran copies

    September 27, 2015 12:24 PM 10

    Jeddah, Sept. 27 (BNA): Saudi Arabia has distributed today copies of the Holy Quran, as a gift from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the pilgrims departing back to their countries after performing Hajj. This was announced by the Director General of the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da`wah and Guidance (MOIA)'s branch in Makkah and Chairman

  • Foreign minister praises strong ties with European Union

    September 26, 2015 11:12 PM 20

    New York, Sept. 27 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, affirmed the strong ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and countries of the European union, which are based on clear and solid foundations, most importantly on efforts to achieve joint interests, continued consultation and coordination on regional