ThinkSmart achieves Microsoft Gold Learning Partnership

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(Manama) - ThinkSmart, a training unit of Gulf future business (GFB), announced its Microsoft Gold Learning Partner status for Bahrain. The accreditation was awarded to ThinkSmart for its continuous and dedicated efforts in areas of learning…

Kuwaiti elections praised

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(Brussels) - The European Union said the elections to the National Assembly of Kuwait saw a broad participation of political groups, reflecting the full spectrum of Kuwaiti society. "Credible and inclusive elections represent one important…

Minister opens sustainable energy symposium

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(Manama) - Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza has inaugurated a Sustainable Energy Symposium organized by Irish company ESBI. The event, held under the patronage of the minister, marks the 40th anniversary…

Governance of governmental institutions highlighted

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(Manama) - Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mattawa has affirmed that "development and training are top priorities in the Government Action Plan (GAP2015-2018). The government is proceeding with the accomplishment of the…

Royal Endurance Team announced as 'Best Arab Team'

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(Manama) - Bahrain Royal Endurance Team led by HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic…

Khalid bin Hamad Theatre Award festival ends

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(Manama) - The festival shows of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Athletics Association, Theatre Award for National Clubs, Youth Center…

Women Entrepreneurship & Innovation Forum opens

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(Manama) - Under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani, Undersecretary of Industry Affairs Mr. Osama Alarrayedh opened the third forum on "Women Entrepreneurship & Innovation" which is…

Former Cuban president dies

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(Havana) - Cuba's former President Fidel Castro, has died at the age of 90. His younger brother and successor as President, Raul Castro, announced his death. “At 10.29 in the night, the chief commander of the Cuban revolution, Fidel…

Bahrain-New Zealand friendship relations reviewed

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(Manama) - Defence Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Yussef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma, received in the presence of the Chief of Staff of Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Lieutenant-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Noaimi, the Riyadh-based New Zealand Military…

Deputy Premier receives RCSI delegation

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(Manama) - Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiya Palace, in the presence of Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al Saleh, a delegation from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) led by the…

National reading campaign invites families

(Doha) - Qatar Foundation’s (QF) National Reading Campaign has invited families from across Qatar to take part in its fun-packed ‘Characters’ Village’ event. ‘Characters’ Village’ is an exciting activation, which aims to…

UAE celebrates Innovation Week

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s international relations and diplomacy academic, training, best-practice and research institution, has marked UAE Innovation Week with a designated innovation programme focused…

OIC voices concern over Rohingya Muslims' plight

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(Jeddah) - Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expresses grave concern at the deteriorating situation following the ongoing security operation in Rakhine state, Myanmar. Reports have been received of serious human rights violations…

Preparatory Ministerial Council session for GCC Summit held

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(Manama) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, opened the 141st session of the GCC Preparatory Ministerial Council Meeting for the 37th session of the GCC Summit to be held in December in the…