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 2018-09-22 23:11 

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Foreign Minister meets Egyptian counterpart...

New York, Sept.22 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, with his counterpart, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry....

 2018-09-22 23:09 

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Shura Council hails Bahrain's religious freedom...

Manama, Sept.22 (BNA): The Shura Council condemned hostile acts which marred the Ashoora season, aimed at defaming the leadership, sowing disunity and fueling sectarian strife....

 2018-09-22 21:26 

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HRH Princess Sabeeka hails Bahraini women...

Manama, Sept.22 (BNA): Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) hailed the appointment of Afaf Zinelabidine as Oil and Gas Holding Company (Nogaholding) director-general for admin...

 2018-09-22 21:11 

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Bahrain outlines HRC candidacy 2019-2012...

Geneva, Sept.22 (BNA): The Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdullah bin Faisal bin Jabur al-Doseri, attended the reception hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations Office at Geneva in partnership with the candidate count...

 2018-09-22 20:26 

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Tribute to Saudi Arabia on 88th National Day...

Manama, Sept.22 (BNA): Information Affairs Minister, Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD) Board of Trustees' Chairman Ali bin Mohammed Al-Romaihi paid tribute to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as it celebrates its 88th National Day....

 2018-09-22 19:01 

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HH Nasser bin Hamad attends Camel Festival...

Taif, Sept.22 (BNA): His Majesty the King's Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa hailed the first e...

 2018-09-22 17:21 

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SCW reviews Bahrain's efforts in achieving SDGs...

Saint Petersburg, Sept. 22 (BNA): The delegation of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Secretariat General reviewed part of Bahrain's achievements regarding the sustainable development goals (SDGs). The accomplishments were brought under the spotligh...

 2018-09-22 17:19 

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Speaker stresses solid Bahraini-Saudi relations...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): Representatives Council Speaker Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al Malla stressed the pivotal role played by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in handling international, Arab and Islamic issues as well as supporting charity and humanitarian organisati...

 2018-09-22 14:40 

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Shura Chairman congratulates KSA on National Day...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh sent a cable of congratulations to his Saudi counterpart Shaikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Shaikh on the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia....

 2018-09-22 13:56 

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Bahrain to host Excellence Forum...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): Bahrain is set to host the fourth edition of Bahrain Excellence Forum on October 24 and 25. The event, which will be held under the patronage of Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa, will cast light this year on ...

 2018-09-22 13:33 

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Undersecretary meets Russia's deputy foreign minister...

Moscow, Sept. 22 (BNA): Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa, met the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Alexander Anatolyevich Pankin, on the sidelines of her particip...

 2018-09-22 13:08 

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Bahrain Airport Company celebrates Saudi National Day...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport, welcomed Saudi visitors arriving to the Kingdom of Bahrain through Bahrain International Airport with souvenirs to mark the celebration...

 2018-09-22 11:52 

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Labour minister to patronise forum...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): Under the patronage of Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, Bahrain Secretarial Association and Worksmart for Events Management announced first "Gulf Executive Leadership Support Forum"....

 2018-09-22 11:46 

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Minister receives consultancy delegation...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza received a delegation from Solomon Associates, a consultant in the electricity and water sectors, led by Steven McCoskey, the company's vice president of operations....

 2018-09-22 10:48 

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HRH Crown Prince congratulates Saudi leaders...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, has sent a cable of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaz...

 2018-09-22 10:39 

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HRH Premier congratulates Saudi King, Crown Prince...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has sent a cable of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on Saudi Arabia's National Day....

 2018-09-22 06:12 

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HM King congratulates Saudi Monarch on National Day...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has sent a cable of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on his country's National Day....

 2018-09-22 06:10 

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Bahrain press headlines...

Manama, Sept. 22 (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....

 2018-09-22 06:08 

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Bahrain weather forecast...

Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a hot and humid weather today....

 2018-09-21 18:05 

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Speaker attends Azeri celebration...

Baku, Sept. 21(BNA): Council of Representatives Speaker Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al-Mullah paid tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, for launching the reform project, which yielded landmark achievements and bolstered the democratic process and t...

 2018-09-21 14:21 

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Foreign minister heads to New York for UNGA 73...

Manama, Sept. 21 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, affirmed the keenness of the Kingdom of Bahrain to actively participate in the meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA 73)....

 2018-09-21 13:53 

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Shura Council: Bahrain land of peace, co-existence, rapprochement...

Manama, Sept. 21 (BNA): The Shura Council has expressed its deep pride in the landmark achievements attained by the Kingdom of Bahrain in the fields of peace, co-existence and rapprochement among various religions and sects thanks to the sound visions and...

 2018-09-21 13:27 

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SCW secretary-general participates in second Eurasian Women's Forum...

Moscow, Sept. 21 (BNA): Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, has highlighted the importance of exerting more international efforts to ensure that the development plans provide equal opportunities for women and men, whi...

 2018-09-21 12:35 

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GCC, UN discuss MoU on political cooperation...

New York, Sept. 21 (BNA): Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Negotiations at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Abdul Aziz Abu Hamad Al-Uwaisheg, met here on the sidelines of 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, Assistant UN Sec...

 2018-09-21 10:27 

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Electricity Minister receives Ernst & Young delegation...

Manama, Sept. 21 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdul Hussain Mirza received officials from Ernst & Young, led by Director of Consultancy Services Sulaiman Ajawi....

 2018-09-21 07:09 

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Bahrain press review...

Manama, Sept. 21 (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. The following is a round-up of the main topics:...

 2018-09-21 07:03 

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Bahrain weather forecast...

Manama, Sept. 21 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a hot and humid weather today....

 2018-09-20 21:19 

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SCW Secretary General meets Russian Federation Council Chairwoman...

Saint Petersburg, Sept. 20 (BNA): Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Hala Al Ansari held a work meeting with Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko, on the sidelines of the second Eurasian Women...

 2018-09-20 21:18 

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SCW Secretary General holds meeting with UN Under-Secretary General...

Saint Petersburg, Sept. 20 (BNA): Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Hala Al Ansari held a work meeting with the United Nations Under-Secretary General, Executive Director of the UN Women and Head of the international jury of Princes...

 2018-09-20 16:46 

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Ambassador participates in Ministerial Conference on South-South, Triangular Cooperation...

Jakarta, Sept. 20 (BNA): Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Republic of Indonesia Dr. Mohammed Ghassan Mohammed Adnan Sheikho, today participated in the High-Level Ministerial Conference on South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation, held...

 2018-09-20 13:29 

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UAE committed to developing safe nuclear programme...

Vienna, Sept. 20 (BNA): The UAE has re-affirmed its commitment to developing its national nuclear programme to the highest standards of safety, security, non-proliferation and transparency, UAE news Agency (WAM) reported. Addressing the 62nd session of th...

 2018-09-20 13:27 

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Parliamentary delegation participates in IPU's seminar on women...

Cairo, Sept. 20 (BNA): Second Deputy Chairperson of the Shura Council, Jameela Ali Salman, has stressed that the Legislative Branch in the kingdom has completed the basic legislation and laws that guarantee the protection of women's rights, based on t...

 2018-09-20 13:20 

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Bahrain to attend Azeri parliament's centennial celebration...

Baku, Sept. 20 (BNA): Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla, arrived here today on a three-day official visit to Azerbaijan at the invitation of his Azeri National Assembly counterpart, Ogtay Asadov....

 2018-09-20 12:38 

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GCC chief attends reception marking Saudi National Day...

New York, Sept. 20 (BNA): Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, has attended the reception hosted by Saudi Arabia's Permanent Representative to UN, Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Muallimi, and ...

 2018-09-20 10:10 

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Japan's Prime Minister re-elected as ruling party leader...

Tokyo, Sept. 20 (BNA): Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, was re-elected to a new three-year term as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party, paving the way for up to three more years as the country's leader....

 2018-09-20 08:41 

Bahrain News Agency

US hails inter-Korean summit commitments...

Washington, Sep.20 (BNA) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hailed the summit which was held yesterday between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in....

 2018-09-20 06:17 

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Bahrain press headlines...

Manama, Sept.20 (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....

 2018-09-20 06:15 

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Bahrain weather forecast...

Manama, Sept.20 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a hot and humid weather today....

 2018-09-19 22:16 

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Imports of Julphar pharmaceutical drugs stopped...

Manama, Sept.19 (BNA): Bahrain has stopped importing all drugs produced by the Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar)....

 2018-09-19 21:08 

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Legal action taken against female inmate; social media reports false...

Manama, Sept.19 (BNA): The Director-General of Reformation and Rehabilitation announced on Wednesday that the reports circulated on the social media about female inmate Hajer Mansoor Hassan, who has been sentenced to three years in jail in a terrorism cas...

 2018-09-19 20:55 

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Bahrain to attend 2nd Eurasian Women's Forum...

St. Petersburg, Sept.19 (BNA): The second Eurasian's Women Forum (EAWF) will open tomorrow, Thursday, in St. Petersburg, Russia....

 2018-09-19 18:25 

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Saudi Crown Prince receives Pakistani Premier...

Jeddah, Sept.19 (BNA): Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud met today with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan....

 2018-09-19 18:15 

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Hot; Humid weather on Thursday...

Manama, Sept.19 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a relatively hot and humid weather, from 6 pm tonight until 6 pm on Thursday....

 2018-09-19 17:29 

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Saudi King receives Pakistani Premier...

Jeddah, Sept.19 (BNA): Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud today held a session of talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan....

 2018-09-19 16:22 

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HRH Premier highlights importance of peace, development...

Manama, Sept. 19 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has stressed that the primary and most urgent responsibility of the international community at the present time is to develop an international collective action...

 2018-09-19 16:12 

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Southern Governor praises security officers' role...

Manama, Sept. 19 (BNA): Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa paid a visit today to Isa Town Police Office as part of his close follow-up on the security situation in the governorate....

 2018-09-19 15:16 

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Bahrain participates in Arab government experts meeting...

Cairo, Sept. 19 (BNA): Head of the Shura Council Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee Dalal Al Zayed, the Head of the Arab Parliament delegation, is taking part in the 11th meeting of the Arab government experts in enforcing the International Humanitar...

 2018-09-19 13:37 

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Bahraini ambassador to Belgium participates in Arab Ambassadors Council meeting...

Brussels, Sept. 19 (BNA): The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Kingdom of Belgium and Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Dr. Bahia Jawad Al-Jishi, who is also the Representative of the Kingdom to the European Union, participated in the monthly Arab Amb...

 2018-09-19 13:01 

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Minister attends Bahrain-British Business Forum...

Manama, Sept. 19 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza delivered a keynote speech at the Bahrain-British Business Forum meeting, at the Diplomat Hotel....

 2018-09-19 09:43 

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UAE voices concern over escalating violence in Idlib...

Geneva, Sept. 19 (BNA): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its concern over the escalating violence in Idlib, Syria, and its humanitarian impact on besieged civilians, UAE news agency (WAM) reported....

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