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IAEA is ready to assist countries to maintain the safety of their nuclear power plants, says Amano / correction
Manama, May 16 (BNA) -- International Atomic Energy Agency Director (IAEA) General Yukiya Amano has reiterated the agency’s readiness to assist countries to maintain the safety of their nuclear power plants.
2013/05/16 More
Women Social Rights during HM the King's Era
Manama, May 4. (BNA) -- "The Bahraini Women in the Era of Hamad", published by the Supreme Council for Women in 2008, tackled women's social rights during His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa's prosperous era, shedding light on women's right to education, health care, sports participation and housing, as well as other needs, including granting citizenship for children of Bahraini women married to foreigners, the rights of the divorced, protection of women from violence and the issuance of the Family Law.
2013/05/04 More
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Al-Shareef concludes a courtesy visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain today
Manama: April 22 --(BNA)-- The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyib, has concluded today a two-day courtesy visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain with an a considerably significant meeting he had with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, citing a series of noble stances on the part of Al-Azhar's Grand Imam since he has assumed office in supporting and backing the Kingdom of Bahrain and defending its Arabism and stability. On numerous occasions, he had expressed firm stances and keenness on the Kingdom of Bahrain's stability, supporting its reforms, encouraging the success of its ongoing national consensus dialogue as the leeway towards its advancement, progress and further reformation.
2013/04/22 More
The Kingdom of Bahrain is ready and set to host Formula One in the period 19-21 April 2013
Manama: April 16 (BNA) The Kingdom of Bahrain has finalized all preparations ahead of hosting the fourth round of the Bahrain Grand Prix for Formula One 2013 for the Middle East and associated GP2 competitions in the period 19-21 April 2013. The Bahrain Grand Prix Motorsport Championship began 9 years ago (in 2004). Formula One is a flagship sports event which attracts teams, fans and spectators from all over the world.
2013/04/16 More
eGovt Forum 2013 speakers part of the innovation said eGA head
Manama, Apr 9 (BNA) -- The Bahrain international eGovernment Forum 2013 presided over by His Highness the Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa has been a very different experience from the previous one, said the Chief Executive Officer of the eGovernemnt Authority (eGA) Mohammed Ali Al Qaid.
2013/04/09 More
Biased media reports, lack of adequate information led to ufavourable American response, said US Congressman
Manama, Mar 31 (BNA): The American response to the failed Bahrain edition of the Arab Spring was the result of biased media reporting and the failure of the congressmen and political pundits to see the facts on the ground as they were, the US Congressman Dan Burton told the Bahrain News Agency on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the Bahrain International Symposium organized by the University of Bahrain. The media then talked to radical elements in the country and painted a picture of government repression without talking about the fire balls being thrown at innocent victims.
2013/03/31 More
IIB records $8.2m net and plans to turn grey
Manama, Mar 28 (BNA) -- Bahrain-based International Investment Bank (IIB), a globally focused investment bank reported a net profit of $8.2 million for year ending 2012. The bank, however, never declared a dividend. Aabed Al Zeera, the Chief Executive Officer of the bank told the Bahrain News Agency that no dividend was declared despite the net profit, because in 2011 the bank’s turnover took a hit of $9.4 million.
2013/03/28 More
Iguana, Wider 42, Chinese boats to vie for attention at 2013 BBSI
Manama, March . 21 (BNA)-- The fourth edition of Bahrain Boat Show International (BBSI) opens its gates to visitors at the Amwaj Marina on March 28. Iguana 29, Wider 42 and high quality Chinese boats are expected to be the key attractions at this international show.
2013/03/21 More
Huge turnout expected at MEOS 2013
Manama, March. 10 (BNA) -- In excess of 2,000 oil and gas professionals are expected to attend the opening session of the 18th Society of Petroleum Engineers Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference (MEOS 2013) at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre tomorrow.
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UoB team to raise the Bahrain banner at Imagine Cup 2013 finals
Manama, March. 6 (BNA) -- Team Buzzlers from the University of Bahrain were chosen Bahrain Imagine Cup 2013 National Winner at the Diplomat Radisson Blu.
2013/03/06 More