Yemeni Premier visits Bahrain National Museum

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(Manama) - Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid Bin Daghr and his accompanying delegation paid a visit to Bahrain National Museum on the sidelines of their official visit to Bahrain. Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa,…

HRH Premier visits Southern Governorate

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has asserted that the Southern Governorate is of great importance, economically and socially, and that its towns and villages need more projects and development…

Key Arab meeting concludes in Cairo

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(Cairo) - A key two-day meeting focusing on ways of combating the scourge of terrorism in the Arab region concluded today in Cairo. Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity, Head of Executive Bureau of the Arab Social Affairs Ministers’ Council,…

Kuwait, China sign agreements

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(Kuwait) - Kuwait and China have signed a string of agreements which concern the sectors of housing and infrastructure, in addition to the establishment of the Chinese Cultural Centre in Kuwait. Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Foreign…

Supreme Health Council Chairman visits NHRA

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(Manama) - Chairman of the Supreme Health Council Lieutenant General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa paid a visit to the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) as part of continuous coordination between the council and the…

Boost to BAS-Swissport partnership

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(Manama) - For the second consecutive year , Bahrain Airport Services Company (BAS) commissions about 40 highly skilled and experienced Bahraini employees to work at Jeddah International Airport For the national carrier (Gulf Air) during…

13 killed in Barcelona as van ploughs into crowd

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(Barcelona) - Twelve people have been killed and dozens injured after a van ploughed into a crowd of people on a pavement in a popular tourist area of Barcelona, the Spanish police announced. Meanwhile, Spanish media said that the incident…

Modern technology being used to serve pilgrims

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(Jeddah) - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is preparing to receive the largest number of pilgrims ever during this year's Haj season after the issuance of the Royal Decree to increase the number of pilgrims with the completion of the expansion…

GCC Chief receives Gulf official

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(Riyadh) - Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani received The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) Secretary-General Abdulaziz Al-Aqeel. The meeting focused on GCC-GOIC cooperation…

Japan to install land-based Aegis missile defense

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(Tokyo) - Japan's Defense Ministry has decided to consider introducing a new US-made missile defense system known as "Aegis Ashore" in light of progress in North Korea's missile development, public broadcaster NHK reported. Japan is prepared…

Media training second phase launched

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(Manama) - The Information Affairs Ministry announced the launch of the second phase of the professional media programme organised in partnership with Tamkeen and with the participation of 100 students and graduates from national universities…

Participation in World Food Moscow Exhibition invited

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(Manama) - Food and Agriculture Committee at Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) called on Bahraini businessmen and traders to participate in the World Food Moscow Exhibition to be held on September 11-14. The BCCI’s committee…

Saudi king facilitates hajj travel for Qatari pilgrims

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(Jeddah) - Deputy Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has received at Al Salam Palace in Jeddah Shaikh Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Jassem Al Thani. During the meeting, Shaikh Abdullah…

Minister inspects solar energy project

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(Manama) - Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza visited the Avenues Mall development to inspect the progress of a project of integrating solar energy solutions at the facility. He was accompanied by United Nations…