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Bahrain goes to Berlin

While in Washington, defense ties were discussed between the US and his H.H.

Bahrain tops Middle East in economic freedom, twelfth worldwide

MANAMA, Bahrain - According to the annual index of economic freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain remains the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region's most

Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

MANAMA, Bahrain - The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced plans to further expand Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in the coming year.

Bahrain to boost domestic food production

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain will increase the percentage of its domestic food production from 20 to 60 percent of total annual food consumption by 2016.

Bahrain to host fourth race of 2013 Formula One Grand Prix...

MANAMA, Bahrain - The International Automobile Federation (FIA) announced Bahrain will host the fourth round of the 2013 Formula One Grand Prix on April 21, 2013.

Holiday Inn Express opens In Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain - Last week, the InterContinental Hotel Group opened its first Holiday Inn Express in Bahrain.

Bahrain experiences tourism boom

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain hosted over 230,000 tourists in one week from August 16 – 22 during Eid celebration, according to the Ministry of Interior.

Bab Al Bahrain suq to become tourist-only area

Discussions could begin soon on a proposal to turn the Bab Al Bahrain suq into a tourist-only area.

Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruise Lines returning to Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain - In a move to capitalize on Bahrain's rapidly growing tourism market, Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruise Lines are said to be considering reopening routes to the island nation of Bahrai

Bahraini port named top facility in the Gulf

MANAMA, Bahrain - Shipping management company APM Terminals says Bahrain's Khalifa bin Salman Port is one of the most productive in the Gulf.

Bahrain Aviation Academy named top facility

MANAMA, Bahrain - The Middle East International Air Transport Association recognized Bahrain's Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) as a top ten training center in the Middle East for 2012.

Gulf Air’s future hangs in the balance

(eTN) - Sources from Bahrain have confirmed that the Kingdom’s lower house of parliament has rejected a proposed bailout plan presented by the airline, worth $1.75 billion and referred the matter to

King of Bahrain approves constitutional amendments that empower elected representatives

MANAMA, Bahrain - In a ceremony today, Bahrain's King, His Majesty Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, accepted constitutional amendments that increased the power of Bahrain's elected parliament, as suggested d

Bahrain reaffirms commitment to religious freedom

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain's King, His Majesty Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, met with 16 Bahraini priests and ministers today and reaffirmed the country's commitment to religious freedom.

Bahrain launches first eKey System in Middle East

MANAMA, Bahrain - Last week at the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum, Bahrain launched the first-ever "eKey system" in the Middle East for providing secure access to citizens on government e-ser

Bahrain hopes for quick tourism sector recovery

After seeing tourist arrivals fall dramatically last year in the wake of the political unrest in the country, Bahrain is hoping that the return of the Formula One race will be a catalyst that will hel

Bahrain’s King welcomes National Commission progress report

MANAMA, Bahrain - Today, Bahrain's National Commission, charged with implementing the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry's (BICI) recommendations, submitted a progress report to His Majesty Kin

Bahrain celebrates women’s contribution to society

MANAMA, Bahrain - As the world recognizes International Women's Day today, Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Supreme Council for Women (SCW) president and wife of His Majest

Bahrain to host international green technology forum

MANAMA, Bahrain - On March 12, Bahrain's Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife will open the 2012 Bahrain International Green Technology Exhibition with pa

Bahraini schools stress principles of human rights and tolerance

MANAMA, Bahrain - New educational programs in Bahrain's elementary schools will emphasize the principles of human rights and tolerance toward others through physical education games.

Bahrain needs to combat negative foreign media reports

A Tourism chief has called on Bahrain to step up its public relations war to combat foreign media reports, which he said were killing Bahrain's travel industry.

Bahrain: Arabia’s culture capital 2012

BAHRAIN (eTN) - When I traveled to Bahrain last month to attend the Bahrain International Air Show 2012, a bi-annual event which brings the world of aviation to the kingdom, there was, thankfully, tim

Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

Following the shocking announcement that the recently-inaugurated route to Entebbe will be suspended on February 21, came further information to light from Juba, when it was confirmed that Gulf Air wi

Bahrain tourism opens tourist call center

MANAMA, Bahrain - As part of its efforts to provide better services and strengthen partnerships with the private sector, the Bahrain Ministry of Culture- Tourism Sector has launched its own call cente

The cultural pearl in the Gulf

(eTN) - Bahrain is the only island state in the Middle East and the smallest Gulf member. We have heard a lot about Bahrain recently, but where is it exactly?

Bahrain sets up compensation fund for those affected by 2011 unrest

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain's Shura Council approved a Royal Decree to assist those harmed during last year's unrest by establishing a national compensation fund in accordance with United Nations Genera

Bahrain ends 2012 International Airshow with $930 million in deals

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain signed more than $930 million in business deals at the 2012 Bahrain International Airshow, as the event's 60,000 visitors simultaneously helped boost the economy.

Bahrain International Air Show opens

BAHRAIN (eTN) - Following the official opening of the Bahrain Air Show 2012 by His Majesty King Hamad, and his official visit to each and every exhibitors’ chalet, did the “show go on the road”

Bahrain International Air Show 2012: the next big stage for aircraft...

(eTN) - The world’s leading aircraft manufacturers are gearing up to showcase their latest models, improvements, and show off "future aircraft designs," among many other presentations of keen intere

Bahraini National Day celebrations continue with youth-focused programs

MANAMA, Bahrain - In an extension of National Day festivities, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) launched "BNA Kids," an interactive section of the website aimed at promoting national values and human rights