Saudi Arabia celebrates 87th National Day

Saudi Arabia celebrates 87th National Day

(Riyadh) – In celebration of the country’s 87th National Day on Saturday all roads in the capital and other important cities have been covered with green flags and posters of King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense. Many citizens have even got their cars painted green to celebrate […]

Bahrain’s FM holds key meetings

Bahrain's FM holds key meetings

(New York) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, met with the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, on the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. During the meeting, Shaikh Khalid expressed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s intent […]

UAE to donate $30 million in support of UN

UAE to donate $30 million in support of UN

(New York) – The United Arab Emirates has announced its intention to donate $30 million in financial support to the United Nations. The UAE said it will donate $15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to help in its basic programmes for Palestinian refugees, […]

Southern Governor visits majlises

Southern Governor visits majlises

(Manama) – Southern Governor HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said that open and direct communication was one of Bahrain’s rich legacies that should be well preserved. Visiting the majlises of HH Shaikh Ibrahim bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Khalifa and HH Shaikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, the governor said that […]

N. Korea, US urged to halt war of words

N. Korea, US urged to halt war of words

(Seoul) – South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party urged the leaders of North Korea and the United States to halt a war of words to help ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. “World leaders attending the United Nations General Assembly shared the view that North Korea’s nuclear weapons pose a threat to the global peace and […]

China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea

China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea

(Beijing) – China has imposed a limit on the supplies of petroleum products to North Korea and imports of textiles from the country under U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile development. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said it would ban exports of condensate and liquefied natural gas to North Korea and limit textile imports from […]

Housing Minister receives US delegation

Housing Minister receives US delegation

(Manama) – Housing Minister Bassim bin Yaqoob Al Hamar received a delegation from the US Congress on the occasion of their visit to Bahrain. They discussed bilateral cooperation and the housing services provided by the Bahraini government for citizens with limited income as well as criteria and policies followed by the ministry in implementing housing […]

Dragon City sign MoU with RCO

Dragon City sign MoU with RCO

(Manama) – Dragon City has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO). The agreement was signed Wednesday, September 20, under which the “Dragon Charity Fund” will contribute to aid the less than well-off members of society. Established by His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa in 2001, the Royal […]

Foreign Minister attends UN opening session

Foreign Minister attends UN opening session

(New York) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, participated in the opening of the United Nations General Assembly at its 72nd session, which discusses several issues of concern to all Member States of the United Nations, aiming to develop solutions to current crises and to achieve a […]

Education, training development discussed

Education, training development discussed

(Manama) – Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Supreme Council for the Development of Education and Training chaired in his office at Gudaibiya Palace the council’s meeting which spotlighted priorities of the education and training development project for the academic year 2017-2018. The project includes initiatives to develop the University of Bahrain, private higher […]

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