Kuwaiti, Russian ties reviewed

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(Kuwait) - Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Shaikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, currently on visit to Kuwait. Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said that the meeting focused on ways…

Turkish President meets Palestinian leader

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(Ankara) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and discussed issues of mutual interest. Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) said that the leaders discussed the Israeli assaults on Al-Quds and…

HRH Premier issues circular on Eid Al Adha holidays

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa issued a circular on Eid Al Adha holidays. According to the Circular, ministries, government departments and public institutions will be closed from Thursday,…

Capital Governor meets Burhama, Diah citizens

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(Manama) - Capital Governor, Shaikh Hisham bin Adbulrahman Al Khalifa, asserted the government's keenness to learn about the needs of Manama residents to convey them to the concerned bodies, highlighting that cooperation of residents will…

Bahrain celebrates World Humanitarian Day 2017

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(Manama) - Bahrain Red Crescent Society (BRCS) has celebrates the World Humanitarian Day 2017 that raises awareness of aid workers who put themselves at risk to provide humanitarian services for people tapped in conflict and disaster areas. A…

Saudi authorities allocate Haj hotline

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(Mina) - The Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah has allocated hotline 8003404444 to be at the disposal of pilgrims round the clock. Queries, complaints and remarks will be received from Saudi Arabia and abroad as part of efforts to assess the…

Wataniya Airways launches first flight to Bahrain

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(Manama) - Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), welcomed the inaugural GCC flight of Wataniya Airways, which made the Kingdom of Bahrain the first country in the region it…

Bahrain’s hosting of FIVB U19 World Championship hailed

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(Manama) - Bahrain has been given two thumbs up for its exceptional hosting of the 2017 FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship. This was declared this evening by the tournament’s Control Committee President Ramon Suzara, who presented Bahrain…

Kuwaiti Speaker meets UN chief

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(Kuwait) - Kuwait's Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has held talks with visiting UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres who was currently touring the region. Al-Ghanim and the UN official dissected major issues including the Palestinian cause,…

HRH Premier chairs regular Cabinet session

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has extended deepest congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Bahrainis and Muslims all over the world on Eid Al-Adha, wishing them many…

Leaders commit to eradicating modern slavery

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(Sydney) - Global business tycoons and politicians from 48 countries committed to ending human trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery on Friday at a landmark gathering of high-profile leaders in the Australian city of Perth. The…

$20 Billion Sino-Saudi Agreements signed

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(Jeddah) - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli has attended here an open session with Saudi businessmen to discuss joint investment opportunities and cooperation between the two sides. The meeting was held in the presence of the Saudi Minister…

Bahrain U19 World Championship campaign ends

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(Manama) - Bahrain’s dream campaign came to an abrupt end as the quarter-finalists were made known in the 2017 FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship. Bahrain bowed to South American giants Brazil in straight sets (14-25, 15-25, 18-25)…

BAS participates in Oman's training exhibition

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(Manama) - Bahrain Airport Services Company (BAS) has participated in the Higher Education and Training Exhibition in Oman. This participation in the Omani exhibition last week was in line with the company's strategy of focusing on developing…