King Hamad Extends Uncle’s Term, Longest-Serving PM in the World: Only Death Can Make a Change in Bahraini Regime
King Hamad bin Isa Al Kahlifa reassigned on Sunday (December 2, 2018) to his uncle Khalifa bin Salman the task of forming the government.
Bahrain Allows Some Foreign Countries to Open Branches in Bahrain without Bahraini Partner
The Bahraini government approved on Monday (September 3, 2018) a proposal to allow foreign companies to open branches in Bahrain without necessarily having a Bahraini partner, given the move’s strategic economic importance for the kingdom.
Government to Relocate Scrap Area after Finding Body of Murdered Imam There
A statement issued about the meeting of the Cabinet said that the PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa gave directives to relocate the current scrap area in Mazraa to another site to ensure its security and administrative organisation, prevent violations and irregularities and pave the way for supervision over it.
Reuters: Bahrain Government Rejects Parliament's Subsidy Reform Plan
Bahrain’s government has rejected parliament’s proposals to reform allowances paid to Bahrainis squeezed by years of austerity on the grounds that they would break government spending caps, lawmakers said.
Authorities Release Bahraini Arrested outside Cabinet Bldg Demanding to be Reinstated
Bahraini citizen Mohammad Khatem said that the authorities released him on Monday (July 30, 2018), two weeks following his arrest over protesting outside the Cabinet building, demanding to be reinstated.
Bahraini Arrested outside Cabinet Bldg after Protesting 5-Year Unemployment
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Sunday (July 15) Bahraini citizen Mohammad Al-Khatem from in front the Cabinet building, after he stood holding a banner that read "I can't find food for my children", protesting against unemployment and his dismissal from work since over 5 years ago.
Cabinet Postpones Implementation of Commercial Registration Fees, Allows Foreigners to Practice 4 New Activities
Bahrain’s Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman ordered the postponement of the implementation of edict on commercial registration fees for another six months, beginning from April 1.
Gov’t Approves Establishment of National Ambulance Center under MoI supervision
The government approved on Monday (January 29, 2018) the establishment of a National Ambulance Center under the Ministry of Interior’s supervision.
Bahraini Gov’t Expresses Reservations about Bill Binding Finance Minister to Present Budget to Cabinet before End of August
Bahraini government has expressed reservation regarding a bill to amend the budget law, obligating the Minister of Finance to present the draft budget law to the Cabinet before the end of August of the current fiscal year.
Bahrain to Impose 100% Tax on Tobacco and Energy Drinks
Cabinet approved a draft-law on ratifying the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Unified Selective Excise Tax, in the framework of its efforts to compensate the sharp decline in oil prices.
Bahrain Draft 2017-18 Budget Projects Slow Progress in Cutting Big Deficit
Bahrain's cabinet has approved a draft budget for 2017 and 2018 that projects only slow progress in cutting the country's budget deficit, which has been swollen by low oil prices.
Cabinet Welcomes Putting Individuals and Entities Linked to Qatar on Terror List
The Bahraini cabinet welcomed the statement issued by 3 Gulf States along with Egypt that puts a number of individuals and entities having ties with Qatar on terror list.
Bahraini Cabinet Refers State Budget to Parliament with BD 2.5B Deficit Estimates
The Bahraini Cabinet discussed Monday (June 12, 2017) the General State Budget for the two fiscal years, 2017-2018.
Government of Bahrain Welcomes Hosting “FIFA Congress” with Participation of Israeli Delegation
The Government of Bahrain welcomed in a statement on Monday (May 8, 2017) the hosting of the congress of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) which is held in Bahrain with participation of an Israeli delegation.
Bahrain PM Praises Security Apparatuses for Exposing Alleged Terrorist Cell
The Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa praised the efforts of security apparatuses for exposing and capturing an alleged terrorist cell.
Cabinet Approves Memorandum that Calls to Criminalize Writing Expressions on Passports
The Cabinet chaired by Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa approved a memorandum about amending provisions of Law No.11 for the year 1975 regarding passports.
Cabinet Discusses Preventing Suspects Accused of "Terrorist Crimes" from Traveling abroad during Investigations & Evidence Collection Process
Khalifa bin Salman chaired the Bahraini cabinet ordinary session on Monday (August 8, 2016), in which they discussed several topics, on top drafting new law limiting the freedoms of citizens accused of "terrorist" crimes.
Bahrain King Says Supports Saudi Arabia’s Right to “Arrange Hajj Affairs”
Bahrain King said his country supports Saudi Arabia's right “to take all...
Bahrain’s Cabinet: Views of Gov’t. Employees on Twitter do not Reflect that of Government
Bahrain’s cabinet announced that social media accounts of state employees working in the government only reflect their own personal views and do not, in any way, reflect the governmental bodies they work for.
Bahrain's King Dismisses Information Minister from All his Duties
Bahrain's King dismissed Minister of Information Affairs and Minister of Parliament Affairs Isa Al-Hammadi from all his duties and appointed two ministers in his place.