Bahrain, American relations hailed

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(Washington) - A parliamentary delegation led by MP Isa Al-Kooheji held a meeting with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs in the Near East Bureau at the US Department of State Timothy Lenderking and stressed Bahrain’s…

Mepec 2017 exhibition opened

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has deputised Deputy Premier, HH Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa to open the fourth Middle East Process Engineering Conference and Exhibition (Mepec) 2017. Held…

North Korea may brace for contact with outside world

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(Seoul) - North Korea's latest appointment of its foreign minister as a member of the ruling party's politburo appears intended to brace for possible high-level contact with the U.S. and China, a Seoul think tank report said. North Korea…

Ambassador to UK presents Bahrain horse racing trophy

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(London) - Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, awarded the winner of the Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse. The Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes was the…

Cabinet commends royal Saudi visit to Russia

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(Manama) - Cabinet session, chaired by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, praised the successful visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia to the Russian Federation. Cabinet…

25th FAIR opens in Bahrain

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(Manama) - The 25th conference of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers and Reinsurers (FAIR) opened under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa. HRH the Premier delegated Central Bank…

Foreign Minister receives former UK Premier

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(Manama) - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, met former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair, as part of his visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Shaikh Khalid praised the former Prime…

Assistant foreign minister receives US officials

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(Manama) - Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdulla bin Faisal bin Jabur Al Doseri, received the Director of the Office of International Labour Affairs at the US Department of State, Steve Moody, and the Foreign Affairs Officer of the US Department…

HM King praises Bahraini-US cooperation

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, at Sakhir Palace, received Chairman and CEO of Schlumberger Global Oilfield Services, Paal Kibsgaard, on the sidelines of his visit to Bahrain. HM the King praised the Bahraini-US…

Health Ministry wins best webpage award

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(Manama) - The Ministry of Health has won a key award for best Government-run electronic website. Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al-Saleh was presented with the prize during the eGovernment Excellence Award ceremony, which was held under…

Bahrain determined to consolidate religious freedom

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, at Sakhir Palace, received Chairman of Jaafari Endowment Council, Shaikh Mohsen Abdulhussain Al-Asfoor, accompanied with a delegation from the General Authority for Hussaini Processions,…

Sustainable Energy Unit plan implementation reviewed

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(Manama) - Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza received Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, in the presence of officials from both sides. The two ministers reviewed…

Saudi, Russian military cooperation discussed

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(Moscow) - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud at his residence in Moscow discussed with Russia's Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu aspects of military cooperation. A number of officials and defence ministers…

Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

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(London) - British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature. The novelist was praised by the Swedish Academy as a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense…