Bahrain is set to become a member of a regional risk management centre that advises governments on potential security threats.
The Kuwait-based GCC Emergency Risk Management Centre will also co-ordinate Gulf disaster aid and conduct training programmes, said a report in the Gulf
Security in Bahrain will be stepped up during next week's National Day celebrations following online calls for mass riots.
Minister of State for Information Affairs and official government spokeswoman Sameera Rajab said security forces were prepared to prevent any acts of van
A plot to bomb the US Navy Base in Bahrain, two Royal palaces and the airport was revealed yesterday during the trial of five alleged terrorists.
Prosecutors claim a terror cell, made up of five men, planned to target key establishments including Safriya and Gudaibiya palaces, sa
Iran should stop its constant interference in Bahrain's internal affairs if it wants to regain the region's trust, said a top Saudi official.
This was highlighted by King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies board chairman Prince Turki Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al
A regional co-operation council that includes GCC countries, Iran and Iraq would help reduce tensions in the region, according to an Iranian delegate speaking at a major security conference in Bahrain yesterday (December 8).
Princeton University's associate research scholar a
A GCC union is the best and only option in the face of threats confronting Gulf states, said Bahrain's Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday.
Its creation has now become a matter of urgency and necessity, he told the w
Bahraini firms hit by a shock 300 per cent increase in overseas postage fees are calling on authorities to reverse the decision, saying it will cost them thousands of dinars and could force them to look for postal alternatives abroad.
Publishing houses are expected to feel the br
President Barack Obama has defended the interim deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program and, seeking to reassure Israel, pledged to step up sanctions or prepare for a potential military strike if Tehran fails to abide by the pact.
US relations with Israel have been strained by
Terrorist armies are massing inside Syria's borders and could soon wreak havoc across the region, Iraq's Foreign Minister warned yesterday.
Hoshyar Zebari also highlighted the deepening sectarian divide within the war-torn state, which he said could spread across the Midd
Oman will not be part of the proposed Gulf Union as there are other important issues for the Sultanate that needed to be addressed, said its Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdulla yesterday (December 7) at the ongoing Manama Dialogue security conference in Bahrain.