Dubai Airport Show 2018 opens

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chief Executive of Emirates Group, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Patron of Airport Show, opened the 18th edition of the Airport Show in Dubai. Opening…

Pompeo calls for Gulf unity

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(Riyadh) - New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored the need for unity in the Gulf during a brief visit to the Saudi capital as Washington aims to muster support among allies for new sanctions against Iran. Pompeo reassured Saudi…

US approves $911m arms sale to Bahrain

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(Riyadh) - The US State Department has approved a potential $911.4 million helicopter and weapons sale to Bahrain, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency. According to a statement posted on the website of the Defense Security…

GCC Secretary-General, WTO Director-General discuss cooperation

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(Geneva) - Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, has discussed with Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, ways to enhance joint cooperation in various sectors,…

UN Secretary-General commends Saudi humanitarian and relief efforts

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(Riyadh) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's great humanitarian and relief efforts represented by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief). In a statement, the UN Secretary-General…

29th Arab Summit affirms importance of joint Arab action

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(Dhahran) - The leaders and heads of states participating in the 29th Arab Summit, named "Al-Quds Summit" which was held in Dhahran affirmed the importance of promoting Arab joint action to address challenges facing the nation. In the…

Saudi King patronises Gulf Shield Joint Drill conclusion

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(Dammam) - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud the Supreme Commander of all armed forces patronised the conclusion of the 'Gulf Shield Joint Exercise 1' in the presence of leaders of sisterly and friendly…

Arab League regrets escalation of Syrian crisis

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(Dammam) - The Arab League Secretary General has expressed regret over the escalation of the Syrian crisis. Speaking to reporters here following the military strikes against a number of Syrian sites, Aboul- Gheit said, "All parties concerned…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid attends part of MoFAIC Forum

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has attended the 12th Forum of the of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, in the presence…

King receives Royal Court Affairs Minister

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received at Al-Sakhir Palace - in the presence of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the…

Cabinet praises National Action Charter outcomes

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(Manama) - The Cabinet has extended congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the 17th anniversary of the National Action Charter (NAC). The National Action Charter, supported by a wise royal leadership and an impressive…

Attempts to undermine social cohesion rejected: PM

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has stressed that the Bahraini society is cohesive and united in its nature, and will remain so in the present and the future. We have built Bahrain on…

AlMabarrah AlKhalifia signs MoU with KHUH

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(Manama) - AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation (MKF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH), to provide financial support worth of BD 32,000 to treat hearing-impairment patients through cochlear…

Minister inspects Dialysis Centre project

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(Manama) - Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and urban Planning, Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf toured the Dialysis Centre Project located in Hunainiya at the Southern Governorate, which belongs to the Health Ministry, to inspect progress…