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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...

Dec 08, 2015, 13:10 ET

Bahrain Hosts the International OECD-SCW Conference" Women in Public Life: From Policies to Impact"

This morning an international high-level conference, " Women in Public Life: From Policies to Impact" was inaugurated under the patronage of Her...

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...

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...