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In a statement, Dr. Jawahery said that the Company was pleased to host the delegation and added the visit was an opportunity to inform them about Bahrain's development in the field of petrochemicals and fertilizers and how the Company is considered a role model in the sector. The President praised the ...
During the meeting, Sheikh Nasser Sabah commended deep relations between Kuwait and Bahrain, stressing mutual willingness to further promote and develop them in all fields, the Kuwaiti Defense Ministry said in a press statement. He also spoke highly of the continuing development of the Bahraini ...

Manama, Jan. 10 (BNA): The Bahrain National sport Day will be held this year on the 13th of February, 2018. His Majesty the King's Representative for Charity Works and youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS) chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President His Highness ...
Despite lacking the natural resource wealth and larger population and geography of some of its neighbours, Bahrain's strategic location in the Arabian gulf and its unique business climate position the archipelago state as a "gateway to the Gulf" for Malaysia and other Association for Southeast Asian ...
In keeping up with demand for assisted reproductive services and the development of AR technologies, the Kingdom of Bahrain enacted Law No. 26 2017 On Using Medical Techniques That Assist In Intrauterine Insemination ('IUI') and In Vitro Fertilization ('IUI-IVF Law'), which sets out clear regulations on ...
From brand-new structures in Bahrain and Shenzen to industrial buildings in London and Copenhagen, those who demand the latest in comfort and aesthetics are seeing a steady supply of hotels to meet their needs. Here are some of the newest.
Rahul Gandhi's interaction with NRIs in Bahrain left little doubt that he is trying hard and improving by leaps and bounds. What made the interaction interesting was that it offered insights into what to expect if Congress comes to power again. In what may appear counterintuitive RG said India had a huge ...
Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa reaffirmed in a tweet on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is the "pillar of the Ummah (Muslim world)." "Saudi Arabia is the pillar of the Ummah and the umbrella of stability during difficult times. It's fixed and firm policies allow it stand up for the truth and ...
Arcapita, a Bahrain-headquartered investment firm, has acquired a controlling interest in Mentor-based signage and lighting services firm MC Sign Co. The deal is worth "in excess of $100 million," Arcapita said in a news release. Specific details of the transaction were not disclosed, though ...
Kuwait: The fourth edition of the Bahrain Shopping Festival 'Shop Bahrain', the largest event in the kingdom, will be held from Jan 11 to Feb 10, 2018. This was announced during a press conference held in Kuwait organized by Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority in partnership with stakeholders ...
Drivers wait in line to fill their vehicles at a petrol station in Budaiya, Bahrain. (Reuters). Manama - Obeid al-Suhaimi. Bahrain raised gasoline prices on Monday, reported the National Oil and Gas Authority, in which Octane 91 prices were increased BHD0.15, 12 percent, while Octane 95 BHD0.40, 25 ...
The King of Bahrain lauded the bright stances of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman, in supporting the Bahrain, pointing out that Bahraini-Saudi relations are a model of distinguished relations between the two countries, based on principles of close fraternity, cohesion and solidarity.
New Delhi: The BJP today dubbed Rahul Gandhi's speech in Bahrain as "irresponsible", alleging that the Congress president was spreading "hatred" among Indians with his speeches abroad like he did in the country. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad attacked the Congress chief over his last night's ...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Bahrain has lifted some subsidies on gasoline, raising prices a week after introducing a tax on cigarettes and soft drinks as state revenues continue to face pressure from lower oil prices. Bahrain's state-run news agency on Monday said gasoline prices would increase ...
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Bahrain on Monday as part of his outreach to the Indian diaspora. Congress tweeted: "Euphoric reception for Congress President Rahul Gandhi on his arrival at Kingdom of Bahrain." It also said this was Gandhi's first foreign visit since his elevation ...
Dubai: Qatar's role in the developments that have marked the gulf region and the Arab world will be highlighted at a forum in Bahrain. "The forum 'Qatar as the Godfather of Chaos and Crises in the Middle East' to be attended by more than 240 participants from different fields, sectors and countries comes at ...
Manama, Jan. 1 (BNA): Bahrain dailies issued today focused in their principal headlines on the main local, Arab and international events which happened over the past 24 hours. Below is a roundup of the main headlines: - Bahrain leadership exchanges congratulations and good wishes with countries' ...
Manama, Jan. 1 (BNA): Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), Khalid Abdulrahman Al-Moayyed has expressed the Bahraini private sector's desire to discuss the economic and investment opportunities offered by Bahrain and Azerbaijan, as well as the available opportunities to bolster ...
Damascus, Syria (04:40) - Mass protests by citizens of Bahrain continue to grow, as people take to the streets to protest against the regime of the Khalifa dynasty. Local sources report heavy crackdowns on demonstrations all over the country, adding that people chanted slogans which called for an end ...
"The tourism sector is one of the key investment sectors we recognize as having a strong competitive advantage for Bahrain. It contributes 6.3 percent to the country's GDP, and is set to grow significantly, as the number of visitors and leisure activities increase. Bahrain continues to reaffirm its position as a ...
Immediately afterwards, Bahrain goalkeeper Sayed Ebrahim emerged as a hero by stopping a low shot by al-Haydos who fired from close to the edge of the Bahrain box. Seconds later, forward Almoez Ali - one of Qatar's brightest prospects from the junior ranks - weaved his way into the Bahrain box but his ...
Bahrain's foreign minister has said it is unhelpful to "pick a fight" with the United States over "side issues", while there is a threat from Iran. Khalid al-Khalifa tweeted to his 460,000 followers on Wednesday: "It's not helpful to pick a fight with the USA over side issues while we together fight the clear and ...
His comments were published just days after a Bahraini delegation, "This is Bahrain", arrived in Israel with a goal to "send a message of religious tolerance and coexistence", according to local media. The cross-border delegations come at a time of heightened tensions in Israel and the occupied Palestinian ...
Bahrain appears to have overtaken Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in the race to establish formal relations with Israel. On Dec. 9, a 23-person delegation from the small gulf kingdom arrived on a four-day visit to Israel, including Jerusalem. The group from "This Is Bahrain" was making its first trip ...
Aside from a bankruptcy law which is key for entrepreneurs, start-ups and corporates alike, having open data laws and enhancing the cybersecurity law in Bahrain will be a big boon for the fintech ecosystem and will encourage the development, adoption and deployment of many digital innovations in the ...
Manama, Dec.29 (BNA) - Bahrain dailies issued today focused in their principal headlines on the main local, Arab and international events which happened over the past 24 hours. Here is ... Deputy King hails deep-rooted historic relations binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America.
"The tourism sector is one of the key investment sectors we recognize as having a strong competitive advantage for Bahrain. It contributes 6.3 percent to the country's GDP, and is set to grow significantly, as the number of visitors and leisure activities increase. Bahrain continues to reaffirm its position as a ...
Kuwait, Coach Felix Sanchez will be treating Qatar's third and final gulf Cup group stage match against Bahrain like a title clash. A win tomorrow against Bahrain at the Kuwait sports Club Stadium will secure Qatar a semi-final berth at the Gulf Cup. Qatar crushed Yemen 4-0 in their opening game at the ...
Manama: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) recently revealed investment in Bahrain's tourism infrastructure reached over 4.9 billion Bahraini dinars (Dh47.8 billion, $13 billion). According to the Bahrain news agency (BNA), the figure covers 14 prominent projects that will further boost ...
The Ministry of finance in Bahrain has announced selective/Excise tax on tobacco and its derivatives, energy drinks and soft drinks from December 30. The step is based on the decision taken by the Supreme Council of the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council at its thirty-sixth session held in Riyadh in ...
Kuwait: Bahrain yesterday beat Yemen in the second round of competitions in Group B of the 23rd Arabian gulf Cup held in Kuwait. Bahraini players, in the first half of the match played at Kuwait sports Club, dominated the pitch but missed chances to score until minute 37th, when they earned a penalty, ...
Bahrain's Military High Court today issued its ruling of 18 members of a terrorist cell, ten of whom appeared in custody and eight were fugitives in Bahrain or abroad in Iran and Iraq, according to Bahrain news agency. The defendants were accused of forming a terrorist cell, attempting to assassinate the ...
Some 25 Bahraini organisations including political associations, civil society groups and various intellectual and political trends have come together to condemn a visit by what they called a "suspicious" delegation to Israel. In a joint statement, the organisations demanded delegates be prosecuted for ...
Dubai: A Bahrain court on Wednesday sentenced 10 defendants to life in jail for forming "terror" groups and manufacturing explosives and bombs, ... On Monday, Bahrain's top military court sentenced six to death and seven to seven years in prison for plotting to assassinate the country's armed forces chief.
Bahrain's FM Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa tweeted strongly against Iran. (File photo: Reuters). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Tuesday, 26 December 2017. Text size A A A. In a tweet posted by Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, he said that "Iran and its followers know ...
Manama, Dec. 21 (BNA): His Majesty king Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on the 3rd anniversary of assuming reins of power. HM the King, on behalf of Bahrain's government and people, extended ...
Smexindo smooths SMEs entry to Bahrain trade show A file photo shows workers at the Batik Satrio workshop in Sineporejo village, East Java, placing finishing touches on a batik sarong. Smexindo is facilitating SMEs to enter the international market through the Bahrain International garden Show in ...
Bahrain's foreign minister has said it is unhelpful to "pick a fight" with the United States over "side issues", while there is a threat from Iran. Khalid al-Khalifa tweeted to his 460,000 followers on Wednesday: "It's not helpful to pick a fight with the USA over side issues while we together fight the clear and ...
The ministry statement further reiterated Bahrain's absolute rejection of all forms of violence, extremism and terrorism, and stressed the need for concerted efforts to end this phenomenon and establish peace in the whole world. "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered sincere condolences to the families of ...
Bahrain appears to have overtaken Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in the race to establish formal relations with Israel. On Dec. 9, a 23-person delegation from the small gulf kingdom arrived on a four-day visit to Israel, including Jerusalem. The group from "This Is Bahrain" was making its first trip ...
Palestinians have refused a Bahraini delegation from entering Gaza after the group visited Israel amid ongoing controversy over the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise the city as Israel's capital. The interfaith "This is Bahrain" civil society group defended its visit to Israel on ...
Kristian Blummenfelt and Terenzo Bozzone proved to be too much for Javier Gomez at Ironman 70.3 Bahrain, foiling his quest for the million ...
Abu Dhabi, November 26. /TASS/. Russia considers the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia as variants for a Russian ...
Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar (middle) welcomed by Bahrain Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak ...
At around 2.30pm local time today, human rights defender Nedal Al Salman went to Bahrain's airport near the capital Manama to board a flight ...
Much to their credit, the authorities in Bahrain appreciate the scale of the economic challenges and the need for steady reforms.


 

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