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PM Modi meets King of Bahrain, conferred 'The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance'

August 25, 2019 12:42 am

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance. This was announced by His Majesty the King of Bahrain," the Prime Minister's Office said in a tweet.

Committed to make India a 5-trillion economy: PM Modi in Bahrain

August 24, 2019 10:33 pm

Wrapping up his tour to three countries -- France, UAE and Bahrain -- Modi arrived in Manama on Saturday to hold extensive talks with the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, on various bilateral and regional issues.

India, Bahrain likely to ink pact for cooperation in space technology

November 19, 2018 2:17 pm

India is an important business partner for Bahrain, and the kingdom is keen to further strengthen the relations with the private sector in India.

Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

February 21, 2018 1:44 pm

Rajab previously had been sentenced to two years in prison over television interviews he gave that included criticisms of Bahrain, an island off Saudi Arabia that's home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.

Bahrain suggests freezing Qatar's Gulf Cooperation Council membership

October 30, 2017 2:42 pm

Experts have warned that the nearly five-month-long diplomatic crisis could cause the six-nation bloc's demise.

Bahrain female activist, 2 others freed from detention

October 23, 2017 11:20 am

Amnesty International has expressed concern that al-Sayegh alleged she was tortured and sexually assaulted during a previous detention in May.

Bahrain's king issues decree reorganising National Security Agency

September 13, 2017 12:11 am

The king also issued a decree appointing Sheikh Talal bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa as deputy interior minister. In August, three Bahraini human rights groups accused the Gulf Arab monarchy's NSA of the systematic use of torture.

Bombing in Bahrain town home to cleric kills police officer

June 19, 2017 8:59 am

The February 14 Youth Coalition, which has claimed attacks in the past, posted a video online it said showed its masked members throwing gasoline bombs at police gathered near the home of Shiite cleric Isa Qassim. 

How the Gulf media reported Qatar's boycott by Saudi, Bahrain, UAE, Egypt

June 05, 2017 5:43 pm

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cut ties with Qatar on Monday after accusing the country of supporting terrorism and Islamist radical groups. Here is a look at how the Gulf media reported the development.


Sushma Swaraj calls on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

January 23, 2016 4:52 pm

Manama, Jan 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Manama. Earlier today, she had also visited India Pavilion at Bahrain Air Show, where she was given a briefing on the Tejas LCA being showcased at Air Show. Swaraj arrived in Bahrain's capital Manama earlier today on a two-day visit. She is in Bahrain for the first ministerial meeting of the India-Arab League Cooperation Forum to deepen the country's ties with the 22-member grouping.