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Global hospitality group Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed a management agreement with Hassan Lari Property Development & Management to operate Swiss-Bel Residences Juffair in Bahrain. This latest announcement marks the debut of the ...
Kampala, June 23 (BNA): Bahrain took part in the summit which was held in Uganda in solidarity with the refugees. Bahrain Ambassador to Bahrain and Permanent Representative to the Arab League Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulrahmane bin Rashid Al-Khalifa ...
Manama, June 23 (BNA): Bahrain has condemned in the strongest terms the vicious terrorist plot that targeted the security of the Grand mosque in Makkah as well as worshipers, stressing that the despicable act of terrorism is contrary to all religious ...
Amidst increasing restrictions on the press in the gulf nation, authorities in Bahrain have shut down Al-Wasat, the country's only independent newspaper, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports.
United Nations -- Kuwait, acting as a mediator in a snowballing international spat, presented Qatar on Friday with a list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that severed ties with Qatar in early ...
Every day for the past year, the government of Bahrain has shut off the internet in Duraz between 7PM and 1AM, making this the longest internet shutdown in the ...
The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority focused on boosting cruise calls at the kingdom's ports at a recent Cruise Sector Committee meeting held at its office.
Leading telecom services operator Viva Bahrain has re-opened its flagship store at City Centre Bahrain following a major transformation of its retail store to showcase the latest technology solutions and enable the customer to experience them first hand.
Petty Officer Second Class Ryan Keller, a hospital corpsman, is a part of a navy team tasked to protect the skies over the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.
Manama, June 22 (BNA): Supreme Council for youth and sports deputy general secretary and BOC general secretary Abdulrahman Askar has welcomed members of Bahrain's KHK Mixed Martial arts team after their unprecedented achievement at the Asian ...
The national e-wallet is a joint intitiative of the central bank of Bahrain (CBB) and Benefit and a first-of-its-kind project in the kingdom.
The FINANCIAL -- gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, on June 23 celebrated the launch of its highly anticipated direct 3 weekly service to the ...
The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority focused on boosting cruise calls at the kingdom's ports at a recent Cruise Sector Committee meeting held at its office.
Swiss-Belresidences Juffair is an upper midscale hotel apartment complex featuring 129 two- and three-bedroom serviced units.
Retail and residential real estate markets in Bahrain have registered higher figures during H1 of 2017, as both sectors are poised for further growth.
Manama, June 20 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime ...
Bahrain: Pakistan's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Javed Malik was joined by Bahrain's Minister of Labour Jamil Hamadain, Bahrain Federation of Expatriate Associations Chairperson Betsy Mathieson and Khan Mohammed Tanoli at a special ...
The central bank of Bahrain will create a regulatory sandbox for startups and financial technology, or fintech, firms to test their products.
Bahrain-based First Energy Bank (FEB) has exited its investment in a Bulgarian producer and distributor of fertilizers, Arabian Business reported.
Manama. Bahrain-based First Energy Bank (FEB) has exited its investment in a Bulgarian producer and distributor of fertilizers, Arabian Business reported.
A Bahraini rights group has expressed deep concern over the health condition of the country's prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, calling on the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty to grant him access to his family and lawyers.
During the Paris Air Show, six aerospace giants have confirmed their support for the next edition of the Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS), which is to be held November 14 to 16 2018.
Khalid Al Rumaihi, Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), said: "Bahrain has always been an attractive proposition for fintech--particularly due to our unique offering in areas such as Islamic finance and payments, and we are ...
A court in Bahrain has handed down death sentence to an anti-regime activist and sentenced another to life in prison as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in ...
The Bahrain TV has released a leaked recording of a telephonic conversation between the adviser of the Amir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa bin Abdullah Al Attiya, and Bahrain fugitive terrorist Hassan Ali Jumma Sultan, who were conspiring against the ...
Dubai (Reuters) - Bahrain has arrested several suspects in connection with an explosion in the village of a Shi'ite Muslim spiritual leader, the Ministry of Interior said on twitter on Tuesday.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE condemned the terrorist attack that took place in Diraz village in Bahrain on Sunday that caused the death of a security man and injured ...
The Russian military Friday said it might have killed the Islamic State's chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a claim that has not yet been verified.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister of Bahrain Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa said on Sunday that King Salman is the leader of the Islamic and Arab Nation and his leadership is instrumental in bringing about goodness, integrity, unity, security and safety ...
The ongoing diplomatic onslaught against Qatar is spearheaded by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) but it is the tiny gulf Arab state of Bahrain that has been taking the highest profile in carrying out the blockade. Not only did it break ...
Bahrain's interior ministry says a member of security forces has been killed and two others have been wounded after a blast in Diraz, the home village of Shia-Muslim spiritual leader Ayatollah Isa Qassim.
On Friday, Bahrain's official news agency BNA broadcast the recording of a 2011 phone call alleged to have taken place between Hamad bin Khalifa Al Attiyah, an adviser to Qatar's emir, and Hassan Ali Joma, a leader of Bahrain's opposition al-Wefaq group.
"That call was made as part of the then Qatari mediation and the TV deliberately presented it as a support by Qatar to the Al Wefaq Society and a direct interference in Bahrain's internal affairs in a naive and blatant attempt to misrepresent and twist ...
(Beirut) - Bahraini authorities on June 4, 2017, ordered the immediate indefinite suspension of Al Wasat, the country's only independent newspaper, Human Rights Watch said today.
Al Arabiya News Channel has released late Friday four phone call recordings between the Qatari Emirrsquo;s Special advisor Hammad bin Khalifa.
Manama, June 17 (BNA): Stage 2 of Tour of Slovenia started in a sunny weather at 11.00 am in the green park Tivoli in the capital of Slovenia.
"Decisions to cut ties with Qatar are a sovereign right of the States concerned and aim to protect their national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism," said a joint declaration by the UN envoys of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.
Qatar has rejected accusations of attempting to undermine security in the neighbouring Arab gulf state of Bahrain. On Friday, Bahrain's official news agency BNA broadcast the recording of a 2011 phone call alleged to have taken place between Hamad bin ...
They said Bahrain's human rights situation had deteriorated sharply in the past year, since the Ministry of Justice began legal moves to dissolve the main opposition party, the Al-Wefaq Islamic Society, and stripped the country's highest Shi'ite ...
Moscow, June 16 (RAPSI) - The State Duma has ratified an extradition treaty between Russia and the Kingdom of Bahrain, the official database for the lower house of Russia's parliament reads on Friday.
the suspect stood trial over charges of joining Daesh, possessing a firearm illegally for terrorist purposes and disseminating false news, said Ahmed Al-Hammadi, Bahrain's advocate general and head of the Terror crimes Prosecution, reported the Bahrain ...
In 2011, Bahrain witnessed violent protests by Iranian-backed groups. The role of the Iranian Consul in Manama was evident in those events.
"I have to say beyond Al Khalifah we have to see the shadow of Saudi Arabia, because we have to remember that the very tactics, the propaganda and everything that is being used today in Bahrain is actually Saudi-made and Saudi-architected," the analyst ...
London: British Prime Minister Theresa May urged the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Qatar on Thursday (Jun 15) to take steps to reduce tensions that have led the Arab world's biggest powers to cut ties with Qatar.
Jeddah: A proposed second causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain underlines the deep relations between the two kingdoms, the Bahraini transport minister said at a Manama forum highlighting the preparations for King Hamad Causeway.
Bahrain says it expects to receive first deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia in early 2019. Bahrain's Ambassador to Russia Ahmed Saati was quoted by media as saying that the deliveries would be made under a deal with Russia's energy ...
Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain and Arab Republic of Egypt have affirmed that the measures they have taken against the State of Qatar are within their sovereign and legal rights in line with the ...
The trial comes amid a yearlong crackdown on dissent in Bahrain targeting political parties, activists and others. Independent news gathering in Bahrain has grown more difficult, with the government refusing to accredit two Associated Press journalists ...
A court in Bahrain has handed down lengthy sentences to more than two dozen anti-regime activists and revoked their citizenship as the ruling Al Khalifah family continues with its oppressive measures against political dissidents in the tiny Persian ...
Bahrain is expecting to generate $11.93 billion (BD4.5 billion) in combined revenues for 2017 and 2018, according to state news agency Bahrain News Agency. The government estimates 2017 revenue at BD2.2bn, oil and non-oil revenues contributing ...


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