Manama Entrepreneurship Week launched

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(Manama) - Capital Governorate Governor Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa inaugurated the second edition of Manama Entrepreneurship and Youth Leadership Empowerment Week at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Shaikh Hisham confirmed that the…

UN report on e-government readiness reviewed

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(Manama) - Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa chaired in his office at Gudaibiya Palace the committee's meeting, in the presence…

Japan claims AFC U-19 football trophy

(Manama) - Japan made history after winning their first-ever AFC U-19 Football Championship, which concluded at the National Stadium in Bahrain. The young samurai blue captured a 5-3 penalty shoot-out victory over two-time champions Saudi…

Pak-Bahrain ties to grow in every field: Javed Malik

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(Manama) - Council of Representatives Speaker Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla pointed out the significance of further boosting the Bahraini-Pakistani relations in various fields in light of the regional developments that call for unifying stances…

GCC condemn Houthis’ targeting of holy Mekkah

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(Riyadh) - Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, has expressed the GCC countries' firm denunciation and condemnation of the ballistic missile launched by the Houthi-Saleh militias towards…

Saudi, Japan in AFC U-19 Cup final

(Manama) - Saudi Arabia and Japan stormed into the final of the AFC U-19 Football Championship, being held in Bahrain. In action-packed semi-final matches, Saudi Arabia halted a comeback by contenders Iran to register a hard-fought 6-5…

Bahrain's pavilion highlighted investment environment

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(Manama) - Bahraini National Pavilion completed this year ten years of periodic participation in GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. The Pavilion which combines government and private Bahraini industry stakeholders of information and communication…

Electricity minister attends Cairo meeting

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(Cairo) - Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza took part in the eighth session of the Arab Water Minister’s Council, held in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Ministers and senior officials concerned with water in…

HM King thanked by Public Security Chief

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(Manama) - Chief of Public Security Major-General Tariq Al Hassan expressed thanks and appreciation to His Majesty the King for his directive speech to the forces of the GCC joint security exercise “Arabian Gulf Security1”and the deep…

Bahrain to host Arab Gulf Security 1 exercise

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(Manama) - In conformity with the keenness of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s leaders on achieving security integration, and in implementation of the directives of GCC Interior Ministers, the Interior Ministry has completed all preparations…

Peacebuilding role of women underscored

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(New York) - The urgent drive to bring women into their rightful place at the heart of building peace and security "must never stop," United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told the Security Council, calling for key steps towards…

Bahrain second best ME country in business environment

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(Manama) - The World Bank Group’s annual Doing Business report ranked Bahrain second best country in the Middle East for doing business. Development of infrastructure, facilitation of the procedures at the King Fahad Causeway, and reduction…

HM King holds discussions with British Premier

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(London) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met with British Prime Minister, Theresa May, to discuss bilateral relations and ways of further developing them. In addition, they discussed a number of regional and international issues…

Britsh PM seeks to unite first ministers over Brexit plans

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(London) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet the first ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in London, where she will face calls for each region to vote on the government's Brexit plans. The meeting will see Britain's…