Cabinet of Kuwait resigns

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(Kuwait) - Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah accepted his government’s resignation, a week after a fresh dispute broke out in the oil-rich Gulf state’s parliament. Ministers including premier Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah,…

WIEF 2017 begins in Bahrain

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(Manama) - Top entrepreneurs and experts from all over the globe will converge on Bahrain for the World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum 2017 (WIEF 2017) which began at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. Held under…

Bahrain hosts eCommerce Forum and Exhibition 2017

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(Manama) - Bahrain has hosted the fourth edition of eCommerce Forum and Exhibition 2017, under the patronage of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed R. Alzayani. Themed "eCommerce ... a Bahraini Platform ... For a Global Market"…

Bahrain elected UNESCO vice president

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(Paris) - Bahrain has been elected one of the vice presidents of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s 39th General Assembly in the French capital Paris. Bahrain won the confidence of the general…

GCC Chief meets Danish Ambassador

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(Riyadh) - Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani received new Danish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ole Mospi and congratulated him on his appointment, wishing him success on his new diplomatic…

Spanish PM pledges to restore legitimacy in Catalonia

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(Madrid) - Catalan Parliament Speaker, Carme Forcadell, declared establishing the "Catalonian independent and sovereign republic" that is willing to engage in the civil society as soon as possible. The independence motion was passed in…

SCE participates in World Green Economy Summit

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(Dubai) - The Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) participated in the World Green Economy Summit (WGES). The Summit held in Dubai on October 24 – 25 under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President…

HRH Premier receives King Letsie III of Lesotho

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(Bangkok) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at his residence here HM King Letsie III of Lesotho, with whom he discussed the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-African relations in various fields. HRH…

Sea Festival attracts more than 5,000 visitors

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(Manama) - The second edition of the ‘Sea Festival’, currently being held at Bahrain Bay, has attracted more than 5,000 visitors since its launch on Thursday 26th October 2017. During the festival, a number of diving pioneers including…

1 policeman dies, 8 injured in terrorist act

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(Manama) - One policeman died and eight others sustained serious and medium injuries when a police bus was targeted in a terror crime at 5:26 PM on Friday while driving on Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman highway towards Manama near Jidhafs, the…

UAE hosts ICT Conference 2017

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) ICT Conference 2017 has been inaugurated in the UAE capital under the theme, "Towards 21st Century Innovations". During the event, which is being held under the patronage of Shaikh Nahyan…

Farewell ceremony to US ambassador held

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(Manama) - Under the patronage of the Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdulla bin Faisal bin Jabur Al Doseri, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a farewell ceremony in honour of the Ambassador of the United States of America, William V. Roebuck,…

HRH Crown Prince inaugurates The Avenues mall

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, attended the opening of Bahrain’s newest shopping landmark, The Avenues mall in Manama. The…

Bahrain investors interested to build ties with Pak: Amb Malik

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(Manama) - Pakistan-Bahrain Joint Holding Company has been established to improve trade between the two countries and increase investment opportunities. “The traders and investors in Bahrain want to establish strong economic ties with…