Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa Dismissed from Post
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal decree appointing Khalifa bin Ahmed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa as President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA), instead of Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa.
Newspapers Will Stop being Issued: Janahi's Prediction and Ahdiya's Statement
Where do Bahraini newspapers get their expenses from? All the Bahraini newspapers issued in the markets are affiliated with parties within the ruling family, and this is no secret. These newspapers deserve direct or indirect financial support to cover their expenses. Like other sectors, newspapers have been affected by the country's economic stagnation.
Information Ministry’s Terrible Failure: Wanted to Refute Film, but Ended up Proving It
The Bahraini Ministry of Information Affairs wanted to make things better, but it ended up making them way worse, after it failed to refute the information mentioned in “What is Hidden is Worse” program aired on Al Jazeera channel and come up with a coherent narrative.
Qatar's Representative at Arab League: Bahraini TV Terrorizes and Insults People
Qatar's Permanent Representative at Arab League accused Bahrain television of terrorizing and insulting people, denying that Al-Jazeera targets Bahrain.
Local Newspaper: Information Ministry Filed Criminal Lawsuit against Al-Wasat Newspaper
Al-Ayyam newspaper, owned by the King's media advisor, said that Bahraini Ministry of Information filed a criminal complaint against Al-Wasat newspaper.
Crown Prince Appoints Former Minister of Information as Advisor in his Court
Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in his capacity as Deputy King, issued a Royal Order appointing the former Minister of Information Affairs Isa bin Abdulrahman Al-Hammadi as Advisor for Information Affairs in his court.
Information Ministry Bans Al-Wasat from Publishing Videos & Using YouTube
Bahrain Mirror: The local Bahraini Al-Wasat newspaper said that it was informed by Bahrain's Ministry of Information Affairs of the decision to ban it from "using the social media outlet, YouTube, and was also informed earlier this month that it was banned from publishing and streaming videos.
Information Ministry: No Monetary Allowance to Compensate for Increase in Oil Prices
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's Information and Parliament Affairs Minister Isa Al-Hammadi stated that "there will be no allowance (aid) to compensate Bahrainis for the increase in oil prices,"
Abdullah Al-Shamlawi: Decision to Suspend Al-Wasat is an Illegitimate Administrative Step
Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shamlawi described the decision to suspend the Al-Wasat newspaper as an illegitimate administrative move, explaining that "Article 28 of Decree-Law No. 47 of 2003 stipulates that it is not permitted to suspend a newspaper unless by a judicial verdict."
Bahrain’s Government Orders Taking Measures Against Al-Wasat Newspaper
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Information Minister Issa bin Abdulrahman Al-Hammadi said that the ministry will take legal measures against local media outlets for publishing false information about Bahraini affairs according to directions issued by the cabinet.
Bahrain Information Affairs Authority Sends Warning to Al-Wasat Newspaper
Bahrain Mirror: The Al-Wasat newspaper, that has close ties with the opposition, published a letter it had received from the Bahrain Information Affairs Authority including a warning to the newspaper over an article written by Hani Al-Fardan.