Birth anniversary of ‘Quaid-e-Azam’ celebrated

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(Manama) - The Pakistani community has celebrated the birth anniversary of the nation’s founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah at the Pakistan Club Bahrain. Pakistan Ambassador Javed Malik was the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador…

Leaders exchange New Year greetings

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa exchanged cables of congratulations, marking the advent of the New Gregorian Year 2018, with leaders of Arab, Islamic and friendly countries. HM the King expressed to them deep congratulations…

BTI Bank launched in Casablanca

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(Manama) - Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) and the Moroccan Bank for Foreign Commerce of Africa (BMCE Bank) announced the launch of the new participation bank BTI Bank (Bank al Tamweel wa Inma), its headquarters opening in Casablanca. The…

Cairo church attack kills 10

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(Cairo) - At least 10 people have been killed as a result of a church attack in Helwan, south of Cairo, Egypt's Health Ministry said. According to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), the attack also left five people wounded, who were taken…

Saudi King meets Kuwaiti Deputy Premier

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(Riyadh) - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Auja Palace in Diriyah Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Defense Minister His Highness Shaikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and the accompanying…

Bahrain-Bangladesh cooperation discussed

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(Manama) - Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance and Planning of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. They discussed means of enhancing co-operation…

Arab Education Ministers Conference held

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(Manama) - Education Minister and Chairman of the Higher Education Council, Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi, has headed the Kingdom’s delegation to the 16th Arab Education Ministers Conference in the Arab League headquarters in Cairo. The…

Alba marks Bahraini Women’s Day

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(Manama) - Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) marked the occasion of Bahraini Women’s Day with a celebration. Headed by Alba’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ali Al Baqali, the celebration and luncheon hosted over 100 female employees…

Crown Prince meets US Chief of Naval Operations

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(Manama) - Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, received the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, and accompanying delegation, at Gudaibiya Palace. During the meeting,…

OIC welcomes Special Envoy to Myanmar appointment

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(Jeddah) - he Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed the decision by the UN General Assembly to call upon UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to appoint a Special Envoy to Myanmar. The decision came as a result of an…

Bahraini-Yemeni military cooperation reviewed

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(Manama) - Bahrain Defence Force Commander-in-chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received Yemen’s Military Attaché to Bahrain, Mohammed Mohammed Saleh Al-Ahmer, and discussed aspects of cooperation and joint interests. Assistant…

Bahrain defeats Yemen 1-0

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(Kuwait) - Bahrain edged past Yemen 1-0 in the second round of Group B in the Gulf Cup of Nations "Khaleeji 23", being held in Kuwait. Jamal Rashid scored the only goal 37 minutes into the first half of the match, sealing the final victory…

Deputy King, Premier review developments

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy King, at Qudaibiya Palace, received His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and reviewed national affairs and regional and international…

Saudi-Moroccan relations reviewed

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubair received Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita. They discussed bilateral relations as well as regional and international developments, the Saudi…