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World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

Soaring energy and food prices triggered by the crisis in Ukraine could exacerbate existing food security concerns in the Middle East and Africa

Israeli PM discusses regional stability with Bahraini king

Israeli PM discusses regional stability with Bahraini king

Israeli Premier Naftali Bennett discussed bilateral relations and regional stability with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on Tuesday. King Hamad "reviewed (with Bennett) diverse aspects of cooperation between both …

Israeli defence chief visits Bahrain

Israeli defence chief visits Bahrain

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz began a visit to Bahrain on Wednesday. Announcing Gantz's trip only after his arrival in Manama, Israel's Defence Ministry said he would sign a security cooperation agreement with Bahrain, …

Cavusoglu meets Bahraini counterpart in Manama

Cavusoglu meets Bahraini counterpart in Manama

Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif Bin Rashid Alzayani as part of his official visit to the Gulf country. Cavusoglu and his Bahraini counterpart had a meeting in the capital …

Bahrain reports first case of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Bahrain reports first case of Omicron COVID-19 variant

The first carrier of the Omicron coronavirus strain was registered in Bahrain, the Kingdom's Ministry of Health informs. It is clarified that a tourist turned out to be infected. “He was immediately sent to isolation, and …

Israeli PM meets with Bahraini FM, Emirati official

Israeli PM meets with Bahraini FM, Emirati official

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani and United Arab Emirates Minister of State in the Foreign Ministry Khalifa Shaheen Almarar on Sunday night, hours before he is set to speak …

Afghanistan receives humanitarian aid from 5 countries

Afghanistan receives humanitarian aid from 5 countries

Afghanistan on Thursday received humanitarian assistance, including food and medicines, from five countries, an official said. The cash-strapped country, which suffered 20 years of war, is now in severe economic crisis, and poverty can …

First Bahraini ambassador to Israel arrives in Tel Aviv

First Bahraini ambassador to Israel arrives in Tel Aviv

Bahrain's first ambassador to Israel Khaled Al Jalahma arrived in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Israeli Foreign Ministry said in a statement. His arrival and the expected opening of the Bahraini embassy "are important milestones in the …

Bahrain and RDIF agree on local production of Sputnik V

Bahrain and RDIF agree on local production of Sputnik V

Bahrain and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) have reached an agreement in principle on producing Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus infection in the kingdom, Bahrain’s Ambassador to Moscow Ahmed Al-Saati said …

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen's Red Bull for victory in an extraordinary finish to the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton held off polesitter Verstappen in a riveting finish to the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. …

Bahrain approves Russia’s Sputnik V jab

Bahrain approves Russia’s Sputnik V jab

Bahrain has authorized the use of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, Al Arabiya TV channel reported. According to the channel, the country issued emergency use authorization for the Russian shot. In late …

Israel and Bahrain to sign water desalination deal

Israel and Bahrain to sign water desalination deal

Israel's national water company Mekorot will sign its first deal to provide Bahrain with water desalination technology, Israel Hayom reported. The daily newspaper said that the deal would be signed "in the coming days in the …

F1 season to start in Bahrain

F1 season to start in Bahrain

The start of the Formula One season has been delayed a week and will start in Bahrain after the Australian Grand Prix was postponed from March to November because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian race in Melbourne, initially set …

Breakthrough reached in Gulf dispute with Qatar

Breakthrough reached in Gulf dispute with Qatar

A breakthrough has been reached in Qatar’s three-year-old dispute with Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries and an agreement aimed at ending their rift is to be signed in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, a senior Trump administration …