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Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today performed Eid Al Fitr prayers at Al Sakhir Palace Mosque.   His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, and senior members of the royal family, the Speaker of the Council of Representatives, a number of ministers, a number of senior officers of the Bahrain Defense Force, the Ministry of Interior and the National Guard, and a number of attendees. Dr. Rashid bin Mohammed bin Fetais Al Hajri, the Chairman of the Sunni Endowments Board, delivered a sermon in which he highlighted the…

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Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today received a cable of congratulations from His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, on Eid Al Fitr. HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister wished HM the King abundant health, happiness and long life. HM the King sent a reply cable of thanks to HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, congratulating him on this occasion and wishing him abundant health and happiness.

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Manama ; General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Interior Minister, held a meeting with governors. The General Director of Media and Security Culture and Assistant General Coordinator for Governorates attended the meeting. The Interior Minister extended appreciation to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, for his issuance of the royal decree pardoning inmates convicted of involvement in riots and criminal cases. Emphasising the royal decree’s embodiment of humanitarian values, the Minister lauded the decree as a testament to the royal vision aimed at fostering national belonging and reinforcing social stability.…

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Jeddah : The Jeddah Historic District enjoyed a bustling Ramadan season, successfully implementing its service and crowd management plans to welcome a staggering 2.5 million visitors. Beyond the impressive number of visitors, the district has emerged as a model for sustainable practices, urban development, and maintaining a secure, well-organised, and easily navigable environment. The Jeddah Historic District encompasses a 2.5 square kilometer area undergoing a comprehensive revitalization programme. This programme includes significant infrastructure improvements, building restoration, and a vibrant calendar of cultural events. The aim is to establish the district as a haven for businesses, cultural projects, and entrepreneurs, solidifying…

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Manama : Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, the Minister of Labour, hailed the issuance of the royal decree by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, pardoning 1548 inmates. Minister Humaidan emphasised that this gesture signified compassion, and underscored the spirit of forgiveness and tolerance that he has consistently cultivated throughout his reign. The royal pardon offers a fresh start, providing the pardoned inmates with a unique opportunity to reintegrate into society and contribute positively and with a sense of national responsibility towards the country’s development, the minister said. Furthermore, the Minister commended the directives of His Royal Highness…

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Manama : The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments announced the completion of the opening, restoration, and development of 32 mosques affiliated with the Sunni and Jaffari Endowments during Ramadhan in all governorates of Bahrain, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, in line with the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.  Nawaf bin Mohammed Al Moawda, Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, commended HM King’s support in restoring the houses of worship, and the directives of HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister in restoring…

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Manama : Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs, chaired the first meeting of the National Committee on the Prohibition of Weapons of Mass Destruction in 2024. The minister praised the kingdom’s developments on various levels concerned with the committee’s mandate and the efforts made by the members. Dr. Al Zayani commended the progress made in the work of the National Committee and the positive results that were achieved. The minister emphasised the importance of developing competencies and equipping national human skills to combat weapons of mass destruction, with a focus on increasing the number of specialised…

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Orsk : Floods are threatening Russia’s southern Kurgan region, putting more than 19,000 people’s lives at risk, the state news agency said on Tuesday, days after unprecedented flooding displaced thousands of people and inundated a city in the Ural region. Citing the local branch of Russia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, TASS news agency reported that at least 4,000 homes could also be affected. Emergency measures were put in place in the region, it added. Some of the worst floods in decades have hit a string of Russian regions in the Ural Mountains and Siberia, alongside parts of neighbouring Kazakhstan in…

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Copenhagen : Bjarni Benediktsson said on Tuesday he will become the country’s next prime minister, replacing Katrin Jakobsdottir who last week announced she would resign and run for president. Benediktsson, head of the pro-business, right-wing Independence Party, now serves as foreign minister in a broad three-party coalition and was previously prime minister in a short-lived government from January to November of 2017.

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Manama : Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, received Ambassador Saud Ali Al Nusuf, the outgoing Consul General of Bahrain in Dubai. Major General Expert Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, Major General Ahmed Mohammed Rafie, Assistant Commander-in-chief for Administration Affairs, and Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaiti, Assistant Commander-in-chief for Operations, were present. Al Marri congratulated the outgoing Consul General on obtaining the royal trust from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, in appointing him as the Ambassador of Bahrain to Korea. He wished him success in his duties.…

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