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  • GCC chief backs Saudi Arabia

    August 6, 2018 5:28 PM 2

    Riyadh, Aug.6 (BNA): Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani expressed full support to the measures taken by Saudi Arabia in response to the stance of the Canadian foreign ministry and embassy to Riyadh, regarding the group of people who were apprehended under an arrest warrant issued by the Public Prosecution

  • Palestinian president backs Saudi

    August 6, 2018 5:28 PM 2

    Ramallah, Aug. 6(BNA):Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stressed support to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud and Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud. In a statement posted on the Palestine News Agency

  • Mosque Imam murder condemned

    August 6, 2018 3:20 PM 2

    Manama, Aug 6 (BNA): Chairman of the Sunni Endowment Council (Sunni Waqf), Shaikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Hajri, condemned the horrific crime that led to the killing of Imam of Bin-Shidda Mosque, Muharraq, saying such a crime is alien to the peaceful Bahraini community. Dr. Al Hajri, in his statement, extended deepest condolences to the family and friends

  • RERA reminds about deadline for license issuance

    August 6, 2018 12:36 PM 2

    Manama, Aug. 6 (BNA): "The deadline of August 31 is fast approaching for all Real Estate Developers, Brokers, Sales Agents and Off-Plan Sale Developments to register and apply for a license," the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) said. Law 27/2017 regarding regulation of the real estate sector granted a transition period of six months from March

  • Bahrain vows full solidarity with KSA

    August 6, 2018 9:05 AM 2

    Manama, Aug. 6 (BNA): Bahrain has affirmed its full solidarity with Saudi Arabia against any external interference in its internal affairs or any side’s attempt to undermine the Saudi sovereignty. "The Kingdom of Bahrain also confirms its absolute support for the measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in response to the statements made by the Canadian

  • 776,821 pilgrims arrived by air, land, sea

    August 6, 2018 7:21 AM 2

    Jeddah, Aug. 6 (BNA): The number of pilgrims coming from abroad via air, land and sea ports until Saturday reached 776,821 pilgrims, with an increase of 48,637 pilgrims, compared with the same period last year, an increase by 7%, according to the statistics issued by Saudi Arabia's Directorate General for Passports. The directorate said that the number

  • GCC to launch e-channel

    August 6, 2018 7:21 AM 3

    Kuwait, Aug. 6 (BNA): The Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) Secretariat will launch an e-channel that will be operated by the GCC Joint Programme Production Institution (JPPI). Director of JPPI Ali Al-Rayyes said that the e-channel was fully supported by GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, who backed media and artistic development

  • Bahrain Scientific Centre opened

    August 5, 2018 7:25 PM 3

    Manama, Aug.5 (BNA): The Bahrain Scientific Centre for Sustainable Development Goals opened was opened today officially. His Majesty’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa inaugurated the centre

  • Role of universities hailed

    August 5, 2018 6:25 PM 2

    Manama, Aug.5 (BNA): Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani today Al-Ahlia University Chairman Dr. Abdulla Youssef Al-Hawaj and president Dr. Mansour Al-Aali, who outlined planned academic programmes and activities in all fields. The minister reiterated the Government’s support to national universities in Bahrain as well as the youth

  • US embassy's participation in local cultural activities welcomed

    August 5, 2018 3:45 PM 2

    Manama, Aug 5 (BNA): Deputy Chief of Mission of the US embassy in Bahrain, Aimee Cutrona, said cooperation between the US Embassy and Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) has always been "interesting." In a statement to Bahrain New Agency (BNA), Cutrona expressed delight in the embassy’s participation in the local cultural events, commending