A senior US congressional delegation, foreign ministers from the GCC and Jordan, and delegations from the UK, Germany and Italy will take part in the Manama Dialogue 2012, a major security summit that opens today in Bahrain.
Saudi Crown Prince Salman has said that King Abdullah was "well and in good health", more than 10 days after the monarch underwent back surgery, a message likely to reassure many states keen on the stability of the wo
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy of His Majesty King Hamad and Crown Prince, stressed the role of tourism in projecting civilisations and cultures.
His remarks came as he received at Riffa Palace Saudi
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed Defence Minister Prince Salman as Crown Prince and heir apparent, ensuring a smooth succession at a time of tough challenges for the world's biggest oil exporter.
The appointment, reported on stat
Saudi Arabia is under pressure to quickly choose a replacement for the late Crown Prince Nayef, who was heir to the kingdom's throne and its security chief, as it confronts rivalries and turmoil across the Middle East.
While defence mi
Bahrain has officially launched a new society, 'The Bahrain Foundation for Reconciliation and Civil Discourse (BFRCD), aimed at helping bridge the sectarian divide in the Kingdom.
The foundation, which enjoys the full support of H
A royal delegation from Bahrain headed by HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, is expected to leave for New Delhi in April, aiming to boost economic ties between the two countries.
It was initi
Saudi Arabia's Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz was named the kingdom's new defence minister on Saturday in a royal decree read on state television.
The appointment of Prince Salman, 76, follows the death of his elder brother Crown Prin
Saudi Arabia's Prince Salman is expected to be named as the defence and aviation minister in the world's largest oil exporter, a Saudi source said.
Prince Salman, the governor of Riyadh province, is to be appointed to the post after the de
Bahrain depends on the private sector as a key partner more than any other country in the region, Bahrain's traders and businessmen were told yesterday.
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Sup