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The Bahraini monarch reportedly condemned the hostility of Arabs against Israel and asserted that Israeli citizens can visit his Gulf state (AFP/File)
December 10, 2017 - 11:01 GMT
A delegation from Bahrain has reportedly arrived in Israel on a four-day visit for talks with Israeli officials, days after U.S. President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to Israeli media.
S&P Global Ratings on Friday lowered Bahrain’s long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings to ‘B+’ from ‘BB-'. (Shutterstock)
December 03, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has affirmed that the economic situation in Bahrain remains robust, despite a previous rating by S&P.
This addition will be held on Friday at Um Al Hassam Sports Complex
November 30, 2017 - 15:25 GMT
As final preparations are made, the stage is getting set for The Bahrain Women’s Day Sportsfest 2017. This addition to the women’s sporting calendar in Bahrain will be held on Friday at Um Al Hassam Sports Complex.
A rendition of No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley was performed in Jalsat Wanasa and it is not the first time. (Source: Natata - Shutterstock)
November 28, 2017 - 09:36 GMT
Bahraini Mohammed Al Bakri performed a rendition of No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley in Jalsat Wanasa and it is not the first time.
Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani (AFP/File)
November 14, 2017 - 12:01 GMT
Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani said Tuesday countries that imposed sanctions on his country don’t want to seek a solution to the crisis.
The 2017 World Championships Amateur Mixed Martial Arts poster
November 12, 2017 - 19:48 GMT
A press conference has been held for the BRAVE International Combat Week and the World Championships Amateur Mixed Martial Arts.
Bahrain has been among the hardest hit countries in the Gulf Cooperation council by the drop in oil prices. (Shutterstock)
November 02, 2017 - 07:03 GMT
The Gulf island kingdom of Bahrain has asked its allies for financial assistance to prevent a devaluation of its currency.
Citizens and residents of Qatar will be required to obtain visa and pay fees to enter Bahrain. (Shutterstock)
November 01, 2017 - 09:33 GMT
Citizens and residents of Qatar will be required to obtain visa and pay fees to enter Bahrain.
The IMF has encouraged GCC countries to increase the pace of their reforms after projecting the worst growth in the region for years. (File photo)
October 31, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The IMF has encouraged GCC countries to increase the pace of their reforms after projecting the worst growth in the region for years.
The tight security procedures will not be applied to visitors from other GCC countries(AFP/File)
October 31, 2017 - 07:37 GMT
BNA reported that King Hamad, chairing a cabinet meeting, also directed authorities to take necessary procedures to "tighten entry and residence procedures to address the current security challenges".
One policeman was killed and eight others were injured in bomb attack west of the Bahraini capital Manama on Friday evening (Wikimedia)
October 28, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
One policeman was killed and eight others were injured in bomb attack west of the Bahraini capital Manama on Friday evening, the interior ministry said.
Hummod Sultan (Photo: alayam.com)
October 24, 2017 - 07:09 GMT
Bahrain’s best-known goalkeeper Humood Sultan has denied allegations posted on Qatari media that he had been arrested and sent to prison.
The film Watani: My Homeland will be playing at the festival. (buildingbridgesfilmfest.com)
October 22, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
The Building Bridges Film Festival will showcase 12 documentaries and films on its selected topic.
No reference to the summit or the meeting was made by the official news agencies of the three countries in their accounts of the visit (AFP/FIle)
October 22, 2017 - 08:50 GMT
Kuwait has reportedly called for postponing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit scheduled in December in the northern Arabian Gulf country.
The multi-billion dollar arms deal with Bahrain comes as US President Donald Trump has eased restrictions on arms sales to certain countries including Bahrain. (AFP/ File)
October 18, 2017 - 14:35 GMT
The Bahrain Defense Force said it signed a deal with Lockheed Martin to purchase 16 upgraded F-16 fighter jets.
Sunset Over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, by Pippa Thew.
October 17, 2017 - 18:06 GMT
Arab art wins appropriate praise at a London art show.