• US reiterates deep commitment to friendship with Bahrain0

    By Kawthar Lanbari Manama ( BNA): A senior US Naval officer has reiterated his country’s commitment to Bahrain and the region, saying that they looked forward to a bright future. The US Navy has been here since 1948,” Rear Admiral James Loeblein, Deputy Commander, United States Naval Forces Central Command, said. “We have been here

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  • Bahraini-Japanese economic ties hailed0

    Manama, . (BNA) – Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Abdulla Fakhro received here today the Japanese Ambassador to Bahrain Shigeki Sumi, in the presence of the Japanese Commercial Attaché to Bahrain Hiroyuki Mitsui. Dr. Fakhro lauded the solid Bahraini-Japanese economic relations, expressing the constant keenness of the Government of Bahrain to strengthen ties with

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  • Human Rights Minister discusses cooperation in Japan0

    Tokyo, Feb 12 (BNA) — Minister of Human Rights Affairs Dr. Salah bin Ali Abdul-Rahman and the accompanying delegation today met a number of senior officials of the Japanese Ministry of Justice and discussed cooperation in the field of human rights and exchange of expertise between the two countries, in preparation for the upcoming Human

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  • Al-Hassan Social networking Crimes won’t go unpunished0

    Manama, Feb 11 (BNA) – In line with the festive atmosphere witnessed by the Kingdom of Bahrain on the occasion of celebrating the 13th anniversary of the National Action Charter and the continuation of the National Consensus Dialogue sessions, Public Security Chief Maj-Gen Tariq Al-Hassan stressed the need to avoid breaching security and public order,

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  • UN Human Rights Council hails women’s status in Bahrain0

    Geneva, Feb10 (BNA)Bahrain has today reiterated its commitment to honour its international obligations, particularly the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Deputy Chairperson Dr. Shaikha Mariam bint Hassan Al-Khalifa voiced the stance as she met Baudelaire Ndong Ella, President of the

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  • NIHR, Bahrain Youth Society sign agreement0

    Manama, Feb10 (BNA)The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) today signed a key memorandum of understanding with Bahrain Youth Society (BYS). NIHR Secretary-General Dr. Abdulla Ahmed Farhan sealed the deal with BYS Chairman Ali Sharafi. Under the agreement, the two sides pledged to step up cooperation, exchange expertise, visits, database and statistics and hold joint

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