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World forges ahead with Paris climate deal

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(Brussels) - The world forged ahead with the Paris climate deal after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the pact, triggering bitter condemnation from all corners of the globe. Trump announced that his administration would immediately…

Nasser 10 football quarterfinals conclude

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(Manama) - HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA), crowned the American Team as the champions of the Expats Basketball Championship and the Ministry of Interior Team as winners of the 3ON3…

DERSAT, UNDP sign agreement

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(Manama) - The Bahrain Strategic, International and Energy Studies Centre (DERASAT) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a cooperation agreement to prepare Bahrain’s Human Development Report 2018. The agreement was signed…

Health minister attends WHO session

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(Geneva) - Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al-Saleh attended the 141st session World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Council in Geneva, Switzerland. The opening session was marked by the election of the chairman and his deputies.…

Khalid bin Hamad League for Youth Centers held

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(Manama) - Shaikh Mohammed bin Daij Al-Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation (BDSF), appreciated His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports,…

Deadly Kabul blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds

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(Kabul) - A deadly blast rocked Kabul's diplomatic quarter today, killing at least 80 people and wounding over 350 other, officials said. The explosion occurred during the morning rush hour in a busy part of the Afghan capital that houses…

British environment delegation in Bahrain

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(Manama) - A British delegation from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) paid a five-day visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. The move was coordination with the Supreme Council for the Environment (SCE) under…

Al Baraka issues US$ 400 million Islamic Sukuk

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(Manama) - Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C (“ABG”), the Bahrain-based leading Islamic banking group, announced the successful completion of its first Islamic Sukuk issue in the amount of US$ 400 million. The issue was well received in…

Works Ministry holds lecture on health nutrition

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(Manama) - Under the patronage of Works Affairs Undersecretary at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning and Chairman of the Organisational Culture and Activities Committee Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al Khayyat, a lecture…

Justice minister receives BisB Chief

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(Manama) - Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al-Khalifa received Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) Chief Executive Officer Hassan Ameen Jarrar. The minister commended the BisB generous donation to the Zakat…

HRH Premier thanked by FIFA president

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has received a cable of thanks from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President, Gianni Infantino, marking the conclusion of the…

Foreign minister receives IPI president

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(Manama) - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, received the President of the International Peace Institute (IPI), Terje Roed-Larsen. The minister affirmed Bahrain’s keenness to cooperate with…

Booklet on HRH Premier's Arab League honouring launched

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(Manama) - The Kingdom of Bahrain Embassy in Egypt and the Permanent Mission to the Arab League launched a booklet titled "The Honoring of the Symbol of Giving and the Leader of Development in ‘Bait Al-Arab’ to mark the bestowment of…

Bahrain elected to chair WTO committee

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(Manama) - Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Zayed bin Rashid Al-Zayani, congratulated Bahrain Commercial Attaché in Geneva, Khaled Jamal Almer, on his election by the World Trade Organization as the Chairman of the Committee…