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2013-12-03 04:20:07

MANAMA, Bahrain, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief of US Naval Operations, Admiral Jonathan Greenert confirmed plans to expand footprint in Bahrain. "Construction is now underway to build more infrastructure and capacity to support the additional units on the base, which is home to the U.S. 5th Fleet," he said in an interview for Stars and Stripes, the official newspaper of the US Armed Forces, according to the Bahrain News Agency (BNA). "Besides new...

2013-07-02 16:20:27

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The king of Bahrain Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa confirmed "the continuity and sustainability of performing the daunting responsibilities by GCC and friendly countries' armed forces represented in joint naval force with the leadership of the Fifth Fleet of the United States Navy which is positioned in Bahrain and our Arabian Gulf." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130702/625317 ) "The duties of all our armed...

2013-06-27 16:26:36

MANAMA, Bahrain, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met the heads of the delegations to the United Nations Public Service Forum 2013, held for the first time in the Middle East under HM's patronage. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/625308 ) At the beginning of the meeting, HM King Hamad delivered the following keynote speech: "It is with Allah (God's) blessings and great help that the United Nations...

2013-06-25 12:26:14

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa deputised Deputy Premier Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa to attend the opening ceremony of the United Nations Public Service Forum 2013. MANAMA, Bahrain, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa deputised Deputy Premier and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa to attend the opening ceremony of the United Nations Public...

2013-04-19 16:21:11

MANAMA, Bahrain, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Bahrain and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have agreed to boost cooperation and expand relations to serve common interests and reinforce peace and stability in the region. Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshall Shaikh Khalifa Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa and Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (DSACT), Polish General Mieczyslaw Bieniek, stressed the significance of Bahrain's...

2013-01-15 12:25:55

MANAMA, Bahrain, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 economically free country. The Kingdom of Bahrain also ranked 12th out of 177 economies worldwide and is the only MENA country in the top 20. Hong Kong was ranked first on the list. Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Canada, Chile,...

2012-12-13 12:20:32

MANAMA, Bahrain, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced plans to further expand Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in the coming year. The project will include expansions to the main passenger terminal building and the construction of a major service center. Opened in 1994, Bahrain International Airport currently serves a maximum of 9 million passengers per year. Under the current plan, the airport's capacity would expand to 13.5...

2012-09-24 10:25:05

Bahrain Ranked First in Middle East/North Africa in Fraser Institute Ranking of World's Freest Economies MANAMA, Bahrain, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain ranked first as the most economically free nation in the Middle East/North Africa region in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report by the Fraser Institute, a top-tier international think tank. Placing ahead of the United States and Japan, Bahrain scored 7.94 out of 10 in an index measuring the degree...

2012-09-20 14:26:56

33 Bahrain Companies to Exhibit Tech Products During The Gitex Technology Week 2012 MANAMA, Bahrain, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain technology companies are set to participate in The Gitex Technology Week 2012 exhibition held at the Dubai World Trade Center from Oct. 14-18, 2012. Gitex is one of the world's largest technology exhibitions. The 2012 Dubai exhibit will exceed 150,000 participants from more than 140 countries, including representatives from 33 Bahraini IT...

2012-07-02 14:21:39

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The legacy of Bahrain's pearl diving industry was honored on Saturday when the UNESCO's World Heritage Committee named the historic "Pearling Trail" to its list of World Heritage sites during a meeting in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. The 3.5 kilometer trail consists of 17 buildings in Muharraq city, three offshore oyster beds, parts of the seashore, and the Qal'at Bu Mahir fortress on the southern trip of Muharraq Island....