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  • Shura chairman hails Bahrain-Egypt ties

    August 31, 2018 8:47 AM 4

    Manama, Aug.31 (BNA): Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al-Saleh hailed strong relations binding Bahrain and Egypt, lauding exchanged visits between His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. He commended bilateral relations which are based on cooperation and amity, describing joint ties as a model for pan-Arab relationships

  • HM King welcomes Egyptian President

    August 30, 2018 3:54 PM 5

    Manama, Aug 30 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today welcomed President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi upon his arrival at Bahrain International Airport on an official visit to the country. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and senior Bahraini officials were present. An official reception ceremony was held upon the arrival

  • Shura chairman congratulates on Malaysia's National Day

    August 30, 2018 11:34 AM 5

    Manama, Aug. 30 (BNA): The Shura Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh sent two cables of congratulations to Malaysia’s Senate Chairman Shafiq Nisaporan and Parliament Speaker Mohamad Ariff bin Yusof, on their country’s National Day, wishing the friendly Malaysian people further progress and prosperity. Al Saleh praised the distinguished brotherly relations

  • AAOIFI holds board meeting

    August 30, 2018 10:25 AM 4

    Amman, Aug. 30 (BNA): AAOIFI‘s Governance and Ethics Board (AGEB) has held its eighth meeting in the Jordanian capital Amman. The meeting deliberated on the public comments received on the exposure draft of ‘Sharia Compliance Function’ and adopted the standard. The exposure draft of internal Sharia audit standard was also presented to the Board which

  • S. Korea, Russia agree to install communication line

    August 30, 2018 6:51 AM 4

    Seoul, Aug. 30 (BNA): South Korea and Russia have agreed to install a direct communication line between their air forces, Seoul's defense ministry said, raising hopes that it will help prevent the latter's violation of the Korea air defense identification zone (KADIZ). Seoul's Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo-suk reached the agreement with his Russian

  • Shaikh Isa bin Ali directs to honour voluntary work pioneers

    August 29, 2018 8:10 PM 3

    Manama, Aug 29 (BNA): Chairman of Bahrain Basketball Association, Honorary President of the Good Word Society, HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, stressed the importance of promoting the voluntary work in the interest of the community. HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali today received members of the organizing committee of the eighth Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa

  • Saudi, Russian talks held

    August 29, 2018 5:35 PM 3

    Moscow, Aug.29 (BNA): Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Arabia Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir met in Moscow today with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The two sides held a session of talks and reviewed bilateral relations binding the two friendly countries and means of enhancing joint cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the Russian Federation. The Saudi

  • HM the King to welcome Egyptian President on Thursday

    August 29, 2018 4:39 PM 3

    Manama, Aug.29 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa will welcome Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on his arrival tomorrow, Thursday, along with the accompanying delegation, on an official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Royal Court has announced. The two leaders will hold talks on strong fraternal relations binding the two brotherly

  • Southern governor receives Thai ambassador

    August 29, 2018 2:06 PM 3

    Manama, Aug. 29 (BNA): Southern Governor, HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, received here today the Thai Ambassador to Bahrain, Thanis Na Songkhla. The governnor stressed the distinguished relations between Bahrain and Thailand and their friendly peoples, noting that the two countries have set the example in cooperation and friendship

  • 1.3 million students begin new school year in Palestine

    August 29, 2018 11:06 AM 3

    Ramallah, Aug. 29 (BNA): About 1.3 Palestinian students today went to their schools throughout the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip at the start of the new school year. Around 830,000 students will be studying in public schools and around 100,000 in schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Some students