Bahrain sets precondition for improving relations with Iran

MANAMA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Bahrain is keen to start a "new page" of relations with Iran if Tehran shows its commitment to nuclear disarmament and further stops meddling in the internal affairs of its neighbors.Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said so at a press conference after the 23rd European Union-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ministerial meeting held here Sunday."We are always looking to start a new page of relations with Iran, which is our Read more [...]

Бахрейнский сговор: ЕС и арабы против Асада

30.06 13:07 В Манама, Бахрейн, в эти часы проходит встреча шефа европейской внешней политики баронессы Кэтрин Эштон с руководителями стран Персидского Залива. На повестке дня – увеличение объемов поставок оружия сирийским мятежникам. Арабские лидеры настаивают на Read more [...]

F1 | Kovalainen: “Sempre pronto a tornare, ma nulla è stato deciso”

30 giugno 2013 – Heikki Kovalainen mette a tacere le voci che lo davano per rientrante sulla griglia, al volante della Caterham, lanciate dalle colonne del giornale finlandese Turun Sanomat. Heikki ha pilotato una Caterham in alcune sessioni di prove libere quest’anno, sia in Bahrain che a Barcellona. Il pilota finlandese si trova nel paddock anche a Silverstone, ma ha negato che ci siano margini per un suo ritorno da titolare, ne al posto di Giedo Van der Garde, ne Read more [...]

Rare birds sanctuary to open in Bahrain

Rare birds sanctuary to open in Bahrain Manama, 1 hours, 15 minutes ago Hundreds of exotic birds, including some critically endangered, will go on display for the first time in Bahrain next month at a new sanctuary, a report said. A blizzard of colour can be seen at Al Aziza Birds Kingdom at Amwaj Islands, which features beautifully plumed birds from the personal collection of leading Bahraini businessman Abdulaziz Kanoo, according to the report in the Read more [...]

Bahrain alerts on fresh produce safety

Bahrain alerts on fresh produce safety Manama, 1 hours, 28 minutes ago Health officials in Bahrain have issued a warning against buying fruit and vegetables from street vendors amid fears they could be harmful. Health inspectors will be out in force to ensure grocers follow Bahrain's hygiene laws - particularly during the summer, when there is a higher risk of contamination, a top official was quoted as saying in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister Read more [...]

Bahreyn’den İran’a zeytin dalı

Bahreyn resmi haber ajansında yer alan habere göre, basın açıklaması yapan Bahreyn Dışişleri Bakanı Halid bin Ahmed Al Halife;"İran, en önemli komşularımız arasında bulunuyor ve Bahreyn Kralı Hamad bin İsa Al Halife, cumhurbaşkanlığı seçimlerini kazanmasının ardından Ruhani'yi tebrik etti. Şimdi İran'dan Bahreyn'in bu girişimine karşılık olumlu tepkiler bekliyoruz. Amacımız yeni dönemde İran'la ilişkilerimizde yeni bir sayfa açmak" ifadesini kullandı.Bahreyn Read more [...]

Opposition Condemns Al-Khalifa for Sending Ayatollah Nejati to Exile

Al-Wefaq described the al-Khalifa government's revoking the nationality of a number of Bahraini citizens, including Ayatollah Nejati, as cruel and a blatant violation of the international laws, human rights and Bahrain's constitution. "The Al-Khalifa regime has recently revoked the nationality of 31 Bahraini citizens and this criminal act of the Manama regime was strongly condemned by the international circles," a statement by al-Wefaq said, reminding that all the world bodies deplore the Read more [...]

Bouquets, brickbats greet Chandy on his return, Joppan remanded

KA Antony KOCHI Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy reached the state from Bahrain after receiving the United Nations award for his mass contact programme and straightaway landed into the thick of controversies involving his office and some of his personal aides with the multi-billion Solar scam cheat Saritha S. Nair and Biju Radhakrishan. Tenny Joppan, his most trusted former personal staff, was arrested on Friday while Chandy was away to receive the award. With the ‘I’ faction of the ruling Read more [...]

Traffic Directorate / Statement

Manama-June-29(BNA) Police were this evening out in force to ease the traffic congestion on King Fahd Causeway. Long queues of vehicles entering or leaving Bahrain prompted the General Directorate of Traffic to step up efforts in order to ensure the smooth flow of vehicles on the vital artery linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. “Additional lanes were opened in a bid to accommodate the massive Read more [...]