Qatar must implement list of demands: Saudi FM

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(Washington) - "There will be no negotiations over demands by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other boycotting nations for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has said. The Saudi FM made the statement…

Terrorism will not be allowed to prevail: PM

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has asserted that the “terrorism industry” has reached advanced and dangerous levels that can be confronted only through security vigilance, decisiveness…

Hotel Eid revenues reach BD 3.2 million

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(Manama) - Hotel revenues in Bahrain totaled up to BD3.2 Million during the Eid Al Fitr break, with over 22,000 hotel rooms booked and the total occupancy rate of five-star hotels reaching up to 80%. “The positive results reflect the…

Pakistani official receives envoys

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(Islamabad) - Pakistani Foreign Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Middle East and Africa Affairs Tasawar Khan received envoys representing the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt who offered deepest condolences over the oil tanker blast…

HM King hosts Ramadan Iftar

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa hosted an iftar banquet at Al-Rawdha Palace, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister. The…

Sustainable Energy Unit background explained

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(Manama) - Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza met heads of companies operating in the oil, gas and petrochemical sector and explained the background to the establishment of the Sustainable Energy Unit. He said…

Bahrain MERIDA rider confirmed Ethiopian TT champion

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(Manama) - Team BAHRAIN MERIDA rider Tsgabu Grmay won the National Time Trial Championships in Ethiopia. The race was held in Awassa. Grmay covered the course of 40 km on the roads around the city in 50’52” taking the best time. “I’m…

HM King visits Ramadan majlises

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa visited the majlis of His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalid Al Khalifa, the president of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. The visit is part of HM the King’s keenness on meetings…

Shaikh Abdullah attends Serbian President's inauguration

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(Belgrade) - His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Personal Representative of HM the King, represented HM the King at the inauguration ceremony of Aleksandar Vucic as Serbia's new president in Belgrade. HH Shaikh Abdullah…

London fire death toll reaches 17

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(London) - London firefighters, traumatised by the devastation they witnessed in a high-rise apartment blaze that killed at least 17 people, worked Thursday to make the building safe so they could continue the search for more victims. Entire…

Tourism ties with Tunisia discussed

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(Manama) - Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) received the Tunisian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Mohammed Bin Yousef. During the meeting, Shaikh Khalid…

Bahrain to introduce cloud computing

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(Manama) - Deputy Premier, HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa chaired the meeting of the High Information and Communication Committee, at the Gudaibiya Palace. Deputy Premier, HH Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, and Deputy Premier,…

Khalid bin Hamad Futsal League deadline set

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(Manama) - The Technical Committee for the fifth edition of the Khalid bin Hamad Futsal League for Youth Centres, People with Disabilities and Girls will organize the second technical meeting at the headquarters of the Bahrain Football Association…

Mumtalakat achieves BD 68.9 million net profit

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(Manama) - The audited consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ended 31st December 2016 were released by the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company ("Mumtalakat"), the investment arm of the Kingdom of Bahrain.…