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 2018-12-14 20:51 

Bahrain News Agency

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Mild weather in Bahrain on Saturday...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a mild weather with scattered clouds tomorrow Saturday....

 2018-12-14 20:30 

Bahrain News Agency

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Traffic regulations taken for National Day celebrations...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): The Director-General of Traffic, Brigadier Shaikh Abdulrahman bin Abdulwahab Al Khalifa announced today that measures had been taken for the National Day celebrations, including a traffic plan on all roads to avoid traffic jams that...

 2018-12-14 19:33 

Bahrain News Agency

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Public Security Chief attends National Day Football Tournament finale...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): Chief of Public Security, Major-General Tariq Al Hassan has attended the final ceremony of the Second National Day Football Tournament which was held under his patronage....

 2018-12-14 19:30 

Bahrain News Agency

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Royal pardon for 89 inmates...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal decree pardoning 89 inmates, sentenced in different cases, after serving part of their verdicts....

 2018-12-14 19:26 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM King's brothers receive condolers...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): National Guard Commander Lieutenant General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa and Minister of the Royal Court Affairs Shaikh Ali bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Riffa Palace today HRH Prince Khalid bin Fahad bin Khalid bin Mohammed ...

 2018-12-14 17:21 

Bahrain News Agency

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Saudi Arabia welcomes UN-brokered agreement on Yemen...

Riyadh, Dec. 14 (BNA): Saudi Arabia has welcomed the agreements reached between the Yemeni government and Houthi delegation in Sweden....

 2018-12-14 16:13 

Bahrain News Agency

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Interior Minister congratulated by Muharraq Club chairman...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Muharraq Sports Club, Shaikh Ahmed bin Ali bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, has extended, on behalf of the club's board members and affiliates, sincere congratulations to the Interior Minister, L...

 2018-12-14 15:40 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM King receives UAE Interior Minister...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received, Al-Safriya Palace today, the UAE Deputy Premier, Interior Minister and the Envoy of HH the UAE President, HH Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al-Nahyan....

 2018-12-14 15:19 

Bahrain News Agency

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Works Minister inaugurates environmental education bus for Manama, Muharraq...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister, Essam bin Abdulla Khalifa, inaugurated the mobile environmental education bus (Enviro Time) for the Capital and Muharraq governorates....

 2018-12-14 14:06 

Bahrain News Agency

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Labour Ministry marks national days...

Manama, Dec. 14 (BNA): The Ministry of Labour and Social Development marked the Kingdom of Bahrain's national celebrations on 16 and 17 December, in commemoration of the establishment of the modern Bahrain state as an Arab and Muslim country founded b...

 2018-12-14 13:27 

Bahrain News Agency

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Electricity minister receives MANTECH delegation...

Manama, Dec.14 (BNA) Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza received a delegation from MANTECH Logic Company, headed it's Executive Director Salman Bader Kaikso, who was accompanied by a number of officials from UAE-based Green P...

 2018-12-14 09:01 

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Education Ministry marks national days...

Manama, Dec.14 (BNA)The Ministry of Education marked the Kingdom of Bahrain's national celebrations on 16 and 17 December, in commemoration of the establishment of the modern Bahrain state as an Arab and Muslim country founded by Ahmed Al-Fateh in 178...

 2018-12-14 07:27 

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HM King thanked by Shura second deputy chairperson...

Manama, Dec.14 (BNA) His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received a cable of thanks from Shura Council Second Deputy Chairperson Hala Ramzi Fayez in reply to a cable of congratulations on her election unopposed....

 2018-12-14 07:23 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM King thanked by Shura first deputy chairman...

Manama, Dec.14 (BNA) His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received a cable of thanks from Shura Council First Deputy Chairperson Jamal Mohammed Fakhro in reply to a cable of congratulations on his election unopposed....

 2018-12-14 06:25 

Bahrain News Agency

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Bahrain press headlines...

Manama, Dec.14 (BNA) Bahrain dailies issued today focused in their principal headlines on the main local, Arab and international events which happened over the past 24 hours....

 2018-12-14 06:22 

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Bahrain weather forecast...

Manama, Dec.14 (BNA)The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a mild weather, with scattered clouds at times....

 2018-12-13 21:51 

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Bahrain-UAE solid ties hailed...

Manama, Dec. 13(BNA): Delegated by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, His Highness Shaikh Ibrahim bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and H.E Shaikh Khalifa bin Rashid Al-Khalifa received, at Bahrain International Airport, UAE Minist...

 2018-12-13 21:29 

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HRH Crown Prince congratulates Shura chairman; deputies...

Manama, Dec. 13(BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister sent a cable of congratulations to Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al-Saleh on his appointment....

 2018-12-13 20:51 

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Bahraini-Malaysian housing cooperation discussed...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): On the sidelines of the fifth Arab Housing Conference, Housing Minister Bassem bin Yacoub Al Hammar and a Malaysian delegation chaired by EEO of Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Wan Latiff Wan Musa, discussed the n...

 2018-12-13 20:19 

Bahrain News Agency

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Southern Governor congratulates Interior Minister...

Manama, Dec.13 (BNA): Southern Governor His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al-Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa marking Bahrain Police Day....

 2018-12-13 20:15 

Bahrain News Agency

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Finance Ministry highlights VAT exemptions...

Manama, Dec.13(BNA): The Assistant Undersecretary for Development and Policy of Public Revenues at the Ministry of Finance and National Economy, Rana Ebrahim Faqihi, highlighted that the 5% Value Added Tax (VAT) will not be applied on 94 basic foodstuffs ...

 2018-12-13 20:14 

Bahrain News Agency

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HRH Premier thanked by Shura Council chairman...

Manama, Dec. 13(BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa received a cable of thanks from Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al-Saleh in reply to a cable of congratulations on his appointment....

 2018-12-13 19:39 

Bahrain News Agency

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The Speaker thanks HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa...

Manama, Dec.13(BNA): Council of Representatives Speaker Fouzia Abdulla Zainal sent a cable of thanks to Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) President, in reply to a cable of ...

 2018-12-13 19:35 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM the King hails historic Bahraini-Saudi ties...

Manama, Dec.13(BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa today received, at Al-Safriya Palace, His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, HRH Prince Saud bin ...

 2018-12-13 19:34 

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National security, stability pre-requisite for growth...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Information Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al Romaihi, the Board of Trustees Chairman of Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD), praised the dedicated national efforts of the public security forces and police officers in main...

 2018-12-13 19:28 

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King thanked by Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received a letter of appreciation from HM the King's Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympi...

 2018-12-13 19:27 

Bahrain News Agency

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HRH Crown Prince thanked by Speaker...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, received a cable of thanks from Council of Representatives' Speaker Fawzia Abdullah Zainal in reply to HRH Crown Pri...

 2018-12-13 19:13 

Bahrain News Agency

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Royal support to women's empowerment hailed...

Manama, Dec.13(BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received a cable of thanks from Council of Representatives Speaker Fouzia Zainal in reply to HM the King's cable of congratulations on being the first woman to be elected to this position....

 2018-12-13 19:12 

Bahrain News Agency

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HRH Premier thanked by Speaker...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received a cable of thanks from Council of Representatives' Speaker Fawzia Abdullah Zainal in reply to HRH Premier's congratulations on her election to her new post....

 2018-12-13 18:54 

Bahrain News Agency

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King, Premier, CP congratulated by Representatives Council...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Council of Representatives today extended congratulations to HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa; HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa; HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander a...

 2018-12-13 18:52 

Bahrain News Agency

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HRH the Crown Prince arrives in Saudi Arabia to attend the 2018 Ad Diriyah E-Prix...

Riyadh, Dec.13(BNA): On behalf of HM the King, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister today arrived in Riyadh following an official invitation by HRH Prince Mohamme...

 2018-12-13 18:21 

Bahrain News Agency

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Mild weather on Friday in Bahrain...

Manama, Dec.13 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a mild cloudy weather with scattered clouds on Friday. Mainly Northwesterly winds will range from 5 to 10 knots, reaching 13 to 18 knots...

 2018-12-13 18:00 

Bahrain News Agency

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Royal speech roadmap for sustainable development...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Bahrain Shaikh Azzam Mubarak Al Sabah lauded the speech of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in the inauguration of the first session of the fifth legislative term of the S...

 2018-12-13 18:00 

Bahrain News Agency

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King's brothers receives consolers...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): National Guard Commander HH Lt-Gen Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa; HH Shaikh Abdullah bin Isa Al Khalifa and Minister of Royal Court Affairs, HH Shaikh Ali bin Isa Al Khalifa, today at the Sakhir Palace, received senior members ...

 2018-12-13 17:55 

Bahrain News Agency

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Electricity Minister patronizes SEU national days celebrations...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Minister of Electricity and Water, Dr. Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza, patronized the Sustainable Energy Unit (SEU) celebration to mark Bahrain's celebrations of national days. UNDP Acting Resident Representative; SEU Acting Executi...

 2018-12-13 17:08 

Bahrain News Agency

CBB issues draft rules on Crypto-asset Platform Operators...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): The Central Bank of Bahrain (...

 2018-12-13 17:05 

Bahrain News Agency

Alba commissions Potline 6...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), taking its final steps towards becoming the world's largest aluminium smelter, officially announce the commissioning of its Potline 6 with the First Pot Energisation today Thursday 13 December 20...

 2018-12-13 17:00 

Bahrain News Agency

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Minister patronizes EWA celebrations of national days...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs, Dr. Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza, in the presence of Electricity and Water Authority CEO Shaikh Nawaf bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, patronized the EWA celebration to mark Bahrain's celebration ...

 2018-12-13 16:58 

Bahrain News Agency

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HRH Premier congratulates Shura Chairman, deputies...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today sent a cable of congratulations to Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh on his reappointment....

 2018-12-13 16:40 

Bahrain News Agency

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Information Minister lauds Bahraini, Gulf drama...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Information Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al Romaihi received today Bahraini director Ahmed Yaqoob Al Muqla, Emirati artist Habib Ghuloom and Bahraini artist Haifa Hussain....

 2018-12-13 16:32 

Bahrain News Agency

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Interior Minister attends Bahrain Police Day parade...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa attended a parade to mark the Bahrain Police Day, at the Police Fort today....

 2018-12-13 16:23 

Bahrain News Agency

Bahrain Bourse daily trading report...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,319.32 points marking a decrease of 0.90 points below the previous closing ....

 2018-12-13 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

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Capital Municipal council marks national days...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): The Capital Municipal Council has celebrated the glorious National Day and the Anniversary of HM the King's Accession to the Throne, in the presence of the member of the Representatives Council, MP Adel Al-Asoomi....

 2018-12-13 15:15 

Bahrain News Agency

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Emirates Aviation University obtains EASA Accreditation...

Dubai, Dec. 13 (BNA): Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has been accredited from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as a Maintenance Training Organisation....

 2018-12-13 15:09 

Bahrain News Agency

Sukuk Al-Salam securities issue 212 fully subscribed...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced that the monthly issue of the Sukuk Al-Salam Islamic securities, has been fully subscribed by 100%....

 2018-12-13 14:57 

Bahrain News Agency

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HM King condoled by Defence Affairs Minister...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, has received a cable of condolences from Defence Affairs Minister, Major-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, over the sad demise of the late HH Shaikha Noora bint I...

 2018-12-13 14:46 

Bahrain News Agency

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Jaffari Endowments Directorate marks national days...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): The Jaffari Endowments Directorate has held a celebration marking the kingdom's national days, in the presence of the members of the Board of Directors and the employees....

 2018-12-13 14:16 

Bahrain News Agency

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Bahrain's sustainable urban development efforts praised...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa received today the United Nations Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habiat) Maimunah Mohammed Sharif. The meeting was att...

 2018-12-13 13:53 

Bahrain News Agency

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HRH the Crown Prince receives condolences following the passing of HH Shaikha Noora bint Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa: 13 December 2018...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, in the presence of the National Guard Commander, Lieutenant-General His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa ...

 2018-12-13 13:17 

Bahrain News Agency

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Court rules in Nuwaidrat blast case...

Manama, Dec. 13 (BNA): The High Criminal Court today sentenced two Bahrainis to life in jail and to pay BD 573 in fines for damages. The courts also sentenced two others to three years, Advocate General Ahmed Al Hammadi said....

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