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  • Teachers, administrative staff resume work

    September 2, 2018 6:29 PM 9

    Manama, Sep.2 (BNA): More than 18,000 government teachers and administrative employees have today resumed work, signaling the beginning of the new school year. A batch of 797 Bahraini teachers, who graduated from the University of Bahrain (UoB) Teachers College and other academic institutions, have also received their respective appointments and school

  • BTEA concludes Lego Shows with great success

    September 2, 2018 4:41 PM 10

    Manama, Sept. 2 (BNA): The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has successfully concluded Lego Shows which was held between the 22nd and 31st of August 2018 at the Bahrain International Exhibitions and Convention Centre, attracting more than 26,000 visitors. The Lego Shows brings the world of Lego to life, featuring millions of the classic

  • Premier highlights shared responsibility to maintain security

    September 2, 2018 4:41 PM 10

    Manama, Sep. 2 (BNA): HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, today at the Gudaibiya Palace, received heads of Hussaini Matams and members of the General Authority of Husseini Processions led by head of Madan Matam, Ibrahim Mansour Al Mansour. HRH the Premier stressed the importance of enhancing values of communication and coexistence

  • GCC Secretary General receives UN Special Envoy for Yemen

    September 2, 2018 3:51 PM 9

    Riyadh, Sept. 2 (BNA): Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Abdellatif bin Rashid Al Zayani received at the Secretariat General headquarters in Riyadh the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths. They discussed the efforts made to resume political negotiations between the Yemeni sides which are set to be held in Geneva

  • HRH Premier's keenness to promote social ties hailed

    September 2, 2018 3:13 PM 9

    Manama, Sep. 2 (BNA): HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, today at the Gudaibiya Palace, received Jafaar bin Rajab and a number of his brothers who presented to HRH the Premier a book titled (An overview of the history of Matam bin Rajab), one of the oldest social institutions that played a key role in enriching social, cultural

  • Minister congratulates King, Premier, Crown Prince

    September 2, 2018 11:33 AM 12

    Manama, Sept. 2 (BNA): Youth and Sports Affairs Minister Hesham bin Mohammed Al Jowder congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, on Bahrain

  • Daniela achieves fourth Ironman 70.3 World title

    September 2, 2018 10:40 AM 10

    Cape Town, Sept. 2 (BNA): Daniela Ryf has successfully defended her Ironman 70.3 World Championship a second time, taking top honours in Port Elizabeth, South Africa with a time of 4:01:12. This has solidified her place in IRONMAN history as she becomes the first to win the Ironman 70.3 World Championship four times. The Swiss faced a formidable challenge

  • Minister receives Pakistani ambassador's credentials copy

    September 2, 2018 10:40 AM 11

    Manama, Sept. 2 (BNA): Foreign Affairs Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received today Afzaal Mahmood who presented a copy of his credentials as Ambassador-Designate of Pakistan to Bahrain. During the meeting, the minister welcomed the ambassador-designate and praised the progress of the friendly relations between the Kingdom

  • Head of Lawsuit Management Office appointed

    September 2, 2018 9:12 AM 11

    Manama, Sept. 2 (BNA): Court of Cassation Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Judiciary Council, Abdullah bin Hasan Al Buainain, issued today decision 72/2018 appointing Judge Jawahir Adel Mohamed Abdulrahman as head of the Civil and Commercial Lawsuit Management Office. She will be the first head of the Civil and Commercial Lawsuit Management

  • Kuwaiti Amir to visit Washington: US envoy

    September 2, 2018 7:12 AM 11

    Kuwait, Sept 2 (BNA): US Ambassador to Kuwait Lawrence Silverman said "His Highness the Amir Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's visit to Washington and meeting with President Donald Trump reflected strong and sustainable partnership between the two countries." Silverman, in a statement on occasion of HH the Amir's "working visit" and meeting with Trump