King Issues Decrees Reorganizing "Ministry of Industry", "Supreme Council of Youth & Sports," and Establishing Academy for Diplomatic Studies
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued three royal decrees reorganizing the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, establishing academy for diplomatic studies and restructuring the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports.
Human Rights Groups: Bahrain Cycling Team Participation in France Race is a Front to Whitewash Bahrain’s Image
Bahrain Cycling Team (Bahrain-Merida) has denied allegations that its participation in the Tour de France aims to polish the image of Bahrain in the world through sport, claiming that they are ill-targeted and illogical because the team is completely distinct and separate from the Bahraini government..
What about the Spearhead, Nabeel Al-Hamr?
Nabeel Al-Hamr became the king’s private companion, who sits under the king’s feet like a loyal puppy, but he out of a sudden bit the king’s two sons at once.
How Did Al-Ayyam Poll Irritate Nasser bin Hamad?
Local Bahraini Al-Ayyam newspaper dismissed head of sports department Akil Al-Sayed as well as sports journalist Abdullah Al-Babetin after the newspaper published a poll recording a drop in the national clubs content with the performance of the Ministry of Youth.
Al-Ayyam Newspaper Dismisses Head of Sports Department to Satisfy King’s Angry Son
Within less than 48 hours, the anger of Nasser bin Hamad, the King’s son, led to dismissing the head of the sports department at local Al-Ayyam newspaper, Akil Al-Sayed, and appointing Nasser Mohammad in his place.
Bahrainis and the Shaikh’s Dog
Trying to avoid angering the Shaikhs of the ruling family in Bahrain has become as difficult as walking in a minefield; every time you take a step, you may trigger a mine that would blow up in your face leading to the punishment that you’ll get for irritating a Shaikh.
War Breaks out Again between Royal Court and PM’s Court
The unannounced truce between the Royal Court and the Prime Minister’s Court didn’t last long. The dispute that was publicly managed on social media outlets and that lasted for 3 months (from February until April 2018), and ended with the arrest of Mohammad Al-Shorouqi as well as others over charges of managing the “Na’eb Ta’eb” Twitter account, seems to emerge again but in another fashion.
Nasser bin Hamad Says Will Devote Himself to Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Presidency
The Bahraini King’s son Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced what he described as a “serious desire to devote himself to the presidency of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports in the coming period”.
2018: Nasser bin Hamad Ironman World Championship "Win" April Fool's Prank of October
The official website of the tournament and its social media pages posted pictures and videos showing Germany’s Patrick Lang winning the Ironman World Championship.
Editorial: Why Should Khalifa bin Salman not Trust Nasser bin Hamad? “Machiavelli” Has the Answer!
Khalifa bin Salman ought to read “The Idiot” to know more about the virtual features of his new position in the power struggle.
Nasser bin Hamad Warns of “Malicious Attempts Aimed at Undermining King and PMs Relations”
Bahraini King’s son, Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, warned of malicious attempts to undermine the ties between King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Nasser bin Hamad Meets with British Military Chief of Staff in London to Discuss “Military Cooperation”
Head of the Bahraini Royal Guard Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa visited the UK Chief of Defence Staff in London.
Activists Ask US to Suspend Bahrain Prince's Diplomatic Visa
Activists on Wednesday asked the United States to suspend a diplomatic visa for a Bahrain prince over allegations that he tortured prisoners during the island kingdom's 2011 Arab Spring protests.
Nasser bin Hamad Receives Delegation from US Central Command Special Operations Forces
Commander of the Royal Guard, Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, received a delegation from the US Central Command Special Operations Forces in the presence of his brother, the Commander of the Royal Guard Special Force, Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
Nasser bin Hamad Receives Soldiers Returning from Yemen War
Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, son of Bahrain’s King and Royal Guard Commander, received yesterday at Isa Air Base number of soldiers returning home from the war in Yemen, as part of the Saudi-led offensive launched March 2015.
BDF Commander-in-Chief Meets Nasser bin Hamad and Head of King’s Military Office
BDF Commander-in-Chief Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received in his office the King’s son Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and head of King’s Military Office Abdullah bin Salman Al Khalifa.
How Bahrain Uses Sport to Whitewash Legacy of Torture and Human Rights Abuses, The Guardian
Campaign groups argue that Bahrain’s association with glamour sport is used to ‘launder’ a more wholesome image for the country.
Bahrain King’s Son Recognizes “The Miracle” an Official Title for Him
The Bahraini King’s Son and Commander of the Bahraini Royal Guard, Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, said he recognizes “The Miracle” to be an official title for him.
Muslim Brotherhood MP Says he Received Invitation to Wedding of Bahrain King’s Son
Official representative of the Muslim Brotherhood in Bahrain, Sheikh Mohammad Khalid, said that he received an invitation from the Bahraini King’s son, inviting him to his brother’s wedding.
Qataris Clap Back at Bahraini King’s Son: “You’re Beggars, You and Your Brother"
Qataris responded sarcastically to Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain’s son, who described the Qataris in a speech at a military ceremony as “hypocrites.”