13th Manama Dialogue commences

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(Manama) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, affirmed that the security and stability of the region face many serious challenges, particularly the spread of terrorists, whether supported by…

National Guard Chief meets Pakistani CJCS

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(Manama) - National Guard Chief Lt. General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa met the Pakistani Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat, on the sidelines of Manama Dialogue 2017. The National Guard Chief stressed…

Crown Prince meets Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, met the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Tarō Kōno, on the sidelines of the 2017 Manama Dialogue. During…

US decision on Jerusalem suspended for 6 months

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(Washington) - Hours after "recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel," President Donald Trump issued a memorandum that "will delay the move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv for six months." "I hereby determine that it is necessary,…

Princess Sabeeka receives UN Women executive director

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(Manama) - Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of Entity for Gender…

International workshop on circular economy concluded

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(Manama) - Under the patronage of Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid bin Isa Al Khalifa, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) concluded a specialized international…

Anti-corruption workshop held

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(Manama) - The General Directorate of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security and the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority held a workshop on promoting integrity and anti-corruption. The workshop was part of the national…

Bahraini-US military delegation reviewed

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(Manama) - Chief of Staff Lt-Gen Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi received Commander of US Central Command, General Joseph Votel, and the accompanying delegation. Bilateral friendship relations were discussed, as well as ways to boost military…

WTO National Committee holds meeting

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(Manama) - The World Trade Organisation (WTO) National Committee held its eight meeting. Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani chaired the session, in the presence of members representing the Government departments…

HRH Premier chairs Cabinet session

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa chaired the regular weekly Cabinet session at Gudaibiya Palace. The Cabinet lauded the successful visit of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa,…

Bahrain's Women Day celebrated

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(Manama) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a special celebration marking Bahrain Women’s Day in the presence of the ministry’s Undersecretary, Dr Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa, officials and employees. The ceremony…

Yemen's former President killed

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(Aden) - Most international news agencies and mass media reported today the death of Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Sources from Yemen's General People's Congress confirmed that their leader Saleh was killed by Houthi militias…

Russian parliamentary delegation visits Military Museum

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(Manama) - A Russian parliamentary delegation from the State Duma, led by MP Rasul Botashev, accompanied by First Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives, MP Ali Al-Aradi, paid a visit to the Military Museum of the Bahrain Defence Force…

Oil Minister opens key regional conference

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(Manama) - Oil Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa has opened (The Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference Series) themed "The best solutions to raise the utilization level of petroleum waste" The minister also opened the…