UAE delegation visits Nest Festival 2017

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(Manama) - Members of the Watani Al-Emarat Ambassadors –“2020 Leaders “ - visited the Nest Festival 2017 in the district of Gudaibiya. Al Riwaq Art Space, a non-profit gallery and studio space in Adliya, is organizing the Nest Festival,…

Jerusalem ‘should be Palestinian capital’: OIC

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(Istanbul) - Leaders from the world’s main Pan-Islamic body urged the international community to recognise East Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital after US President Donald Trump declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel. The…

Saudi king approves $19bn stimulus

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman approved 72billion riyals ($19.2bn) worth of measures to stimulate growth in the private sector. The measures include residential housing loans worth 21.3bn riyals, a 10bn riyal fund to support…

Malaysian PM receives Bahrain’s highest award

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(Manama) - Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Tun Razak, will become the first foreign leader to be conferred with Bahrain’s King Hamad Order for Development. Malaysian ambassador to Bahrain Agus Salim Yusof, said “This is the first…

Bahrain celebrates 46th National Day

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(Manama) - World leaders joined the Kingdom in celebrating the anniversary of its establishment as an Arab and Muslim country in 1783 by its founder Ahmed Al-Fateh, the 46th Anniversary of its accession to the UN as a full member and the…

Bahrain embassy in Kuwait marks national days

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(Kuwait) - Bahrain embassy in Kuwait hosted a celebration of the National Day holidays, marking the anniversary of the establishment of the modern state of Bahrain as an Arab and Muslim country in 1783, the 46th anniversary of its accession…

Bahraini-Pakistani relations reviewed

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(Manama) - Advisor to HRH the Prime Minister, Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, received the Pakistani Ambassador to Bahrain, Javed Malik, and reviewed with him ways to bolster relations between the two countries in various fields. The…

Pakistan's committed to maintain peace: Javed Malik

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(Manama) - Pakistan’s Ambassador to Bahrain Javed Malik said that Pakistan would continue its cooperation for peace and stability in the region. Talking to media persons during the Manama Dialogue held in Bahrain, he said that a durable…

HRH Crown Prince chairs weekly Cabinet meeting

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace. The Cabinet congratulated His Majesty King…

Saudi CP, Jordanian King hold talks

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(Manama) - Saudi Crown, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saudi met King Abdulla Abdullah II of Jordan. The two sides discussed latest developments in the Middle East, including…

HRH Crown Prince meets CEO of Roland Berger

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister received Chief Executive Officer of global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger, Charles-Edouard…

Bahrain, UN agencies hold meeting

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(Manama) - The follow-up and coordination committee between the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the resident and regional United Nations agencies held its first meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the presence of the Ministry…

Jerusalem should be decided by Palestinians, Israelis: UN

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(New York) - United Nations special envoy to the Middle East Nikolay Mladenov said Jerusalem was sacred for the three heavenly religions - Islam, Christianity and Judaism - and its status should be decided via direct negotiations between…

King meets British delegation

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received at Al-Sakhir Palace – in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister - British…