2023 Portfolios: Relations Between Manama and Doha Remain Tense
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa did not anticipate that the process of normalizing relations with the country closest to his own, with which he shares historical and ancestral ties, would stretch over nearly three years, during which he would be subjected to unprecedented humiliation. However, this is what happened.
Manama and Abu Dhabi's latest event seems to suggest that they have solved all their internal and external problems, realized the dreams of all their citizens, cleared prisons, spread justice, and that it is now time to resolve the most pressing of issues, i.e. "where the second largest gathering of manatees in the world is".
Bahrain King Meets Prominent Shiite Cleric, Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi & Number of Sheikhs
Prominent Shiite cleric, Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi, met on Sunday (April 25, 2021) with the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
King Hamad Issues 13 Edicts before Leaving for the Emirates
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued on Monday (February 15, 2021) 13 royal decrees before leaving for the Emirates.
Bahrain Praises Morocco's Decision to Establish Diplomatic Relations with Israel-BNA
Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa praised Moroccan King Mohammed VI's decision to establish diplomatic relations and official connections with Israel, state news agency BNA reported on Thursday.
Emirati-Bahraini-Jordanian Summit in Abu Dhabi in Presence of King and Crown Prince
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and his son, the Prime Minister and Crown Prince, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, took part in an Emirati-Bahraini-Jordanian summit in Abu Dhabi. The UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan hosted Jordan's King Abdullah II.
Bahrain-Israel-United States Joint Statement
President Donald J. Trump, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel spoke today and agreed to establish diplomatic relations between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain to Normalize Ties with Israel, Donald Trump Announces
US President Donald Trump announced on Friday (September 11, 2020) an agreement to establish full diplomatic relations between Israel and Bahrain.
Kushner Visits Bahrain, Pushes It to Normalize with Israel
Jared Kushner, adviser and son-in-law of US President Donald Trump, visited Bahrain to pressure it for normalization with Israel, like the UAE, Reuters reported.
Coronavirus Ravages Bahrain: 35,000 Cases and 124 Deaths
Four patients died yesterday and 6 the day before that, in a country where the disease has been ravaging it for months. Now there are 35,000 cases, with an increase of 5,000 in just one week. And there are 124 deaths, an increase of 20 deaths during the same week.
King Hamad Appoints His Son Nasser as Secretary-General of Supreme Defence Council
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Order appointing Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa as the Secretary-General of the Supreme Defence Council (SDC).
King Appoints SCYS Vice Chairman, Issues Royal Decrees Appointing and Transferring Directors at Transportation, Labor Ministries
The king of Bahrain issued royal order appointing Daij bin Salman as Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) Vice Chairman. He also issued two decrees appointing and transferring directors at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications and Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning.
King Pardons 269 Prisoners
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued decree 101/2019 pardoning 269 inmates.
King of Bahrain Issues Royal Order Appointing His Son Nasser as National Security Adviser
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal order appointing his son Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa as National Security Adviser.
Royal Decrees Restructuring Social Insurance Organization, Education &Training Quality Authority and BIPA
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a number of royal decrees restructuring the Social Insurance Organization, Education and Training Quality Authority and Institute of Public Administration.
King Appoints Al-Malki as Ambassador to Kuwait, Naser Al-Balooshi as Ambassador Italy and Hesham Al-Jowder as Ambassador in MoFA's court
King Hamad issued royal decrees appointing Salah Al-Malki as Ambassador of Bahrain to Kuwait residing in Baghdad and Naser Al-Balooshi as Ambassador of Bahrain to Italy. He also issued royal decree appointing Hesham bin Mohammed Al-Jowder as ambassador in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs court.
King Hamad Announces His Country's Participation in Military Mission to Guarantee Maritime Navigation Freedom in Gulf
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa announced his country's participation in a military mission to guarantee the freedom of maritime navigation in the Gulf region.
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.
King Hamad Refuses Netanyahu's Request to Hold Meeting because "Time Hasn't Come Yet": Saudi Newspaper
The King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has rejected a request by Israel to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Manama, the Saudi newspaper "Elaph" reported.
King Issues 4 Royal Decrees including Restructuring Ministry of Works and Municipalities
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued 4 decrees (50), (51), (52) and (53) for 2019.