Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will leave for Turkey today at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Royal Court said in a statement yesterday. HM King Hamad will hold talks with President Erdogan on solid Bahraini-Turkish relations. “The two leaders will also discuss the latest regional and global developments, as well as issues of common interest,” it added. Meanwhile, Turkish Ambassador to Bahrain Hatun Demirer said His Majesty the King’s visit is vital for Turkey as the nation is going through difficult times. Hailing the visit, Information Affairs Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al Rumaihi said “it represents an important step to consolidate strategic relations based on mutual respect, religious and cultural links.” Recalling HM the King’s visit to Ankara in August 2008, the minister said it was a major boost to bolster political, economic, trade, cultural and security relations.
Hope has been restored for a five-member stateless family that has been living in the Kingdom without any legal documents for more than 30 years. This comes as the Indian Embassy here informed the family yesterday that their matter is being processed with top prominence at the External Af
Social workers yesterday provided aid to distressed labourers who lost everything in a blaze that destroyed their accommodation facility. A blaze that was extinguished by the Civil Defence at a Labour camp in Salmabad on July 14 had left labourers stranded with all of their supplies lost.
A day after Tribune published the plea of a Bahraini man who sought assistance for his private carwash project, the Jaffaria Waqf Directorate (JWD) in Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry has stepped up and pledged to offer support. Tribune reported on Sunday that Sayed Hashim
A number of MPs continue to reject the Government’s views on amending the retirement law, stressing that they wouldn’t allow anything against the citizens’ interests. MP Adel Hameed told Tribune that there is a parliamentary consensus on rejecting any amendments to the P
An Arab carpenter showed his anger by setting the carpentry on fire after he was allegedly not paid his salaries. The 53-year-old was entitled to receive BD273 from his employer, but he caused more than BD300,000 worth of damage by burning the property which is located in Sitra, according
Al Fateh Grand Mosque received 40,000 non-Muslim visitors from 120 countries in the past year, it was revealed. The number of visitors is increasing year-by-year, Ahmed Al Fateh Islamic Centre coordinator Farahat Al Kindy told Tribune. He said that the the number of visitors
An alleged member of the Islamic State (IS) has lost his appeal against a month’s imprisonment for threatening police officers. The defendant was put on trial in a separate case other than being an IS member after he pledged to behead officers who went to arrest him. He was
Experiences generally refine humans, but this wasn’t the case with a drug lord serving a 10 year imprisonment for running a drug smuggling racket. Court details say he continued to operate the racket from behind bars after being sentenced for the same crime. The Bahraini man