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BOC steps up preparations for General Assembly

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(Manama) - The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) is stepping up its preparations for its 37th General Assembly and elections for the 2017/2020 term, the committee announced. The election for the next electoral cycle of the BOC has already…

Foreign Minister meets Turkish President, FM

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(Ankara) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, conveyed the greetings of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and wishes for health and wellness to the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip…

Deputy PM meets property developers, investors

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(Manama) - Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa affirmed that the sustainability of the infrastructure sector will not be achieved unless in partnership with the private sector and investors through activation of the…

Modern, dynamic public sector key to growth

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(Manama) - A modern and dynamic public sector that can facilitate long-term prosperity through private sector growth enjoys prime priority in the next phase of Bahrain’s development, said Deputy King, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin…

Bahrain participates in International Labour Conference

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(Manama) - Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, has led the kingdom’s delegation to the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference, held in Geneva from June 4 to 16, with the participation…

BIC set to host Burnout night

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(Manama) - Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”, hosts another exciting edition of Burnout on Friday in Sakhir. Burnout is one of the more popular attractions on the annual programme at…

Historic Bahraini-Saudi relations reviewed

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(Jeddah) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held a meeting with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, in the presence of Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister…

Saudi efforts, initiative to fight terrorism hailed

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(Ohio) - President of the United States of America Donald Trump has lauded the efforts and initiative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fight against terrorism and extremism. In a speech in the Ohio city of Cincinnati in which he…

Bahrain-UK relations, military cooperation praised

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(Manama) - Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received at the BDF's General Command the UK Military Attaché to Bahrain, Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Prince. The commander-in-chief…

Scottish Premier sees independence in 2025

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(London) - Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon expected her country to gain independence from the United Kingdom by 2025. "I think Scotland will be independent, yes, but that's a choice for the Scottish people," she said in an ITV…

Saudi, Kuwaiti leaders review regional developments

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(Jeddah) - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia held talks with HH the Amir of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir Al Sabah. The Saudi Press Agency said bilateral relations and regional…

Preparatory meeting on Bahraini Women's Day held

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(Manama) - President of Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, received a delegation from the Supreme Council for Women led by Secretary-General Hala Al Ansari in preparation for the celebrations…

OIC demands Qatar to honour its obligations

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(Jeddah) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) stressed that it has been closely following up on the current developments in the Gulf region after a number of member states had cut diplomatic ties with Qatar based on information…

HM the King pays tribute to valiant BDF personnel

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, at Safriya Palace, received Commander-in-chief of Bahrain Defence Force, Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa; Royal Guard Commander HH Brigadier Shaikh…