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08 Aug, 2016, 13:21 ET The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain Calls for International Education Prize Applicants

Applications are now open for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for...


10 May, 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...


21 Nov, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


29 Oct, 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...


23 Oct, 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,...


03 Sep, 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...


25 Sep, 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...


04 Jul, 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...


17 Jan, 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...


20 Dec, 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...


06 Nov, 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...


23 Oct, 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...


18 Sep, 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,...


12 Sep, 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...


15 Aug, 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...


01 Aug, 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...


07 May, 2012, 17:42 ET Bahrain Embassy in the United States Holds Session to Detail Reform Process

Last week, Bahrain's Embassy in Washington, D.C. held a workshop in conjunction with the Association of International Educators' Embassy Dialogue...


19 Apr, 2012, 10:57 ET Documentary Presents True Account of Circumstances in Bahrain, Bahrain's Ambassador to the U.S. Says

 Last month, more than 50 D.C.-area diplomats and foreign policy experts joined Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo for a...


22 Mar, 2012, 16:23 ET Ambassador Houda Nonoo Highlights Bahrain's Progressive Women's Rights Record, Accepts Leadership Award, in Speech to Annual Women's Center Leadership Conference

 In a speech before the Women's Center's annual Leadership Conference on March 10, Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo...


21 Mar, 2012, 17:22 ET Ambassador Houda Nonoo Praises National Commission's Report, Highlights Bahrain's Ongoing Reform Efforts

Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States, Houda Nonoo, commended the work of Bahrain's National Commission following the submission yesterday of...


25 Feb, 2012, 17:15 ET Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Emphasizes Religious Freedom in Speech to Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church

 Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States, Houda Nonoo, highlighted the Kingdom's superlative record in preserving religious freedom in a...


14 Feb, 2012, 16:56 ET Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Hails Bilateral Ties, Emphasizes Progress of Reform in Speech to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

 In a speech before the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States on Monday, Houda Nonoo, hailed the strong...


14 Feb, 2012, 10:34 ET Bahrain's Ambassador to the U.S. Houda Nonoo Launches Official Blog

To better communicate accurate information to the U.S. public, Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States is undertaking a new mode of...


30 Nov, 2011, 17:18 ET Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Welcomes the Findings of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI)

Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States, Houda Nonoo, welcomed the official report and findings of the Bahrain Independent Commission of...