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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...

Jun 26, 2014, 16:45 ET

Bahrain Ranked First Among Arab Countries in the UN eGovernment Survey 2014

Bahrain ranked amongst Top 8 countries on the Global Web Index The Kingdom of Bahrain has achieved an advanced rank in the UN eGovernment Survey...

May 19, 2014, 16:59 ET

Gulf Air Supports Bahraini Feature Film The Sleeping Tree

 Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air recently partnered with the Bahraini feature film The Sleeping Tree, currently in post-production. Gulf...

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...

Aug 06, 2013, 17:41 ET

Tamkeen-GOYS in Deal to Launch Key Activities in Bahrain

Tamkeen and the General Organization for Youth and Sport (GOYS) have signed a partnership agreement to launch the activities of the fourth edition...

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...

Jul 02, 2013, 16:43 ET

Bank Profits Double In Bahrain

 Profits for banks operating in Bahrain doubled in the first quarter of 2013 to $1.1 billion. According to data provided by the Central Bank...

Jun 19, 2013, 12:54 ET

Kingdom of Bahrain to Launch Organ Donation Database

 Coinciding with the launch of the Bahrain Foundation for Organ Relief, the Kingdom is in the process of establishing its first organ donation...

Jun 13, 2013, 11:39 ET

Bahrain Investment Opportunities to be Discussed at 16th German Economic Forum

 The 16th Arab German Economic Forum opened yesterday in Berlin. Sponsored by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Forum will discuss the myriad...

Jun 10, 2013, 17:52 ET

Major Export Firm in Bahrain Set to Expand

 Bahrain's leading exporter, MRS Fashions, announced plans to open a new $10 million factory in September to meet rising demand from American...

Apr 19, 2013, 17:15 ET

Bahrain to Forge Closer Ties with NATO

The Kingdom of Bahrain and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have agreed to boost cooperation and expand relations to serve common...

Apr 17, 2013, 11:34 ET

The Cohen International Group Launches Operations in Bahrain

 The Cohen International Group (TCIG) has launched operations in Bahrain. TCIG is a leading global entrepreneurial organization. Established...

Mar 21, 2013, 18:25 ET

Bahrain's Social Development Minister Among Top Ten Most Influential Women in Government in Arab World

Forbes-Middle East name Bahrain's Minister of Social Development, Her Excellency Fatima Al-Balooshi, one of the ten Most Influential Women in...

Feb 05, 2013, 18:00 ET

World's Fastest Growing Boat Show Comes to Bahrain

 The Fourth Bahrain Boat Show International (BBSI) will be held at Amwaj Marina from March 28-30. The show will play host to a great number...

Jan 30, 2013, 17:05 ET

Bahrain Pledges $10 Million for Mali

 The Kingdom of Bahrain has pledged $10 million to help the African-led International Support Mission to Mali (AFISMA). AFISMA was authorized...

Jan 23, 2013, 12:31 ET

Bahrain Sees Significant Rise In Hotel Occupancy Rates

 According to a survey by Ernst & Young, Bahrain's hotel occupancy rates rose by 7 percent during 2012, pointing to a rebound in the...

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...

Jan 15, 2013, 12:25 ET

Bahrain Tops Middle East in Economic Freedom, Twelfth Worldwide

According to the annual index of economic freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain remains the Middle East...

Jan 08, 2013, 13:01 ET

Shaikha Haya named head of ICC Bahrain

 Shaikha Haya bint Rashid Al Khalifa has been named the new chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Bahrain. Shaikha Haya, chair...

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...