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May 10, 2016, 12:58 ET Bassiouni: Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) Recommendation Objectives Achieved

Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, who chaired the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), said...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:18 ET One Policeman killed, Two Others Critically Injured in Petrol Bomb Attack in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemns the murder of policeman Mohammed Tanweer on April...


Mar 08, 2016, 16:37 ET The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain Marks International Women's Day: "Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality"

 FACT SHEET: Over the years, the Kingdom of Bahrain has established itself as global pioneer to protect and enhance the advancement of women in...


Mar 08, 2016, 16:35 ET The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain Marks International Women's Day

The Kingdom of Bahrain is proud to stand beside both Bahraini women and the women of the world today to celebrate International Women's...


Dec 17, 2015, 13:38 ET Bahrain Celebrates 44th National Day in Washington DC

This week, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain hosted a reception marking the forty fourth National Day of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the...


Oct 01, 2015, 12:22 ET Large explosives cache and bomb-making facility discovered in Bahrain

 The Interior Ministry of Bahrain announced yesterday that the security authorities had seized an unprecedented amount of...


Sep 17, 2015, 16:07 ET Bahrain's Reform Progress 2015 Update

 The Government of Bahrain would like to take this opportunity to update you on human rights developments in Bahrain. Previous joint...


Jun 26, 2015, 16:25 ET Ambassador Al Khalifa: Bahrain Stands in Solidarity with Attacked Countries

 The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemns the atrocious terrorist attacks that took place in Kuwait, Tunisia and France on...


Jun 18, 2015, 13:51 ET Seizure Of Terrorist Bomb-Making Materials Planned For Bahrain And Saudi Arabia

Bahrain's Chief of Police today confirmed reports that security authorities have seized significant quantities of internationally sourced...


Nov 21, 2014, 17:41 ET Participation In The Kingdom Of Bahrain's Elections Tomorrow

A total of 419 candidates have registered to run in the upcoming elections scheduled on November 22. Several political societies have fielded...


Nov 19, 2014, 14:50 ET The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States hosted the 2014 Parliamentary Elections

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States hosted the Kingdom's 4th election cycle on the 18th of November 2014. This day saw...


Oct 29, 2014, 17:27 ET High Administrative Court heard cases against Wa'ad and Al-Wefaq

Today, the High Administrative Court of the Kingdom of Bahrain heard two cases filed against the National Democratic Action Society (Wa'ad) and...


Oct 23, 2014, 17:27 ET Kingdom of Bahrain Celebrates the 2014 Election Cycle

The Kingdom of Bahrain is turning another page in its political history as it prepares to host its 4th general elections on November 22nd,...


Sep 03, 2014, 16:18 ET Statement by H.E. Shaikh Abdulla bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States of America

We have received with sincere sadness the news of the brutal beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff, the second such terrorist act perpetrated by...


Aug 22, 2014, 17:37 ET Statement by H.E. Shaikh Abdulla bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States of America

With our deepest and most sincere sympathy, we offer our condolences to the family, friends and the United States' people over the murder of the...


Sep 25, 2013, 21:35 ET Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States releases statement in response to President Obama's speech at the UN General Assembly

 Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States, Houda Nonoo, released the following statement on her blog in response to President Barack Obama's...


Jul 04, 2013, 14:02 ET Ambassador Houda Nonoo of Bahrain Commemorates American Independence Day

Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo released the following statement commemorating July 4th in a post on her blog: "Every year...


Jan 17, 2013, 11:09 ET ProPublica and "Informed Comment" are Uninformed on Bahrain

Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo released the following statement today on her blog: ProPublica, the highly respected...


Dec 20, 2012, 09:19 ET Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain Issues Statement on the Release of the U.S. Department of Labor Report on the FTA Submission

 The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain issued the following statement in response to the release of the U.S. Department of Labor's report on...


Nov 06, 2012, 10:32 ET Ambassador Houda Nonoo Condemns Terror Attacks Against Expatriate Workers In Bahrain

 In a statement yesterday on her blog, Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo condemned today's attacks which killed two...


Oct 23, 2012, 11:49 ET Ambassador Houda Nonoo Condemns Terrorist Attack Against Police, Calls For Inclusive Dialogue In Bahrain

 In a statement released yesterday on her blog, Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States, Houda Nonoo, condemned last week's terrorist attack...


Sep 18, 2012, 14:47 ET Bahraini Ambassador To US Commemorates Launch Of Interfaith Book At Canadian Embassy

 During remarks at an event marking the release of Three Testaments: Torah, Gospel and Quran at the Canadian Embassy in Washington last week,...


Sep 12, 2012, 16:03 ET Bahrain Ambassador Promotes Trade And Investment In Speech To DC Business Group

On Monday, Bahrain's ambassador to the United States, Houda Nonoo, discussed the importance of the long-standing U.S.-Bahraini commercial...


Aug 15, 2012, 10:02 ET Ambassador Nonoo Hosts Interfaith Iftar At Embassy Of Bahrain

 Emphasizing the role religious freedom plays in the life of Bahrain, the Kingdom's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo, hosted a...


Aug 01, 2012, 15:23 ET Ambassador Houda Nonoo Outlines Bahrain's Progress On Reform In Statement To Congress

Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States demonstrates the government's progress implementing the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent...