The Economist: Bahraini PM failed to Soothe Sunni-Shia Tensions, Excluded Shias, Seems Unenthused about Leading Parliament
The Economist published a report on the tense situation in Bahrain, saying that "the Sunnis and Shias in Bahrain remain as far apart as ever."
Prime Minister Ignores Demand to Meet with Licensed political Societies
Author Abbas Bou Safwan said that Prime Minister, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, is still ignoring demand to meet with a number of licensed political societies.
Cabinet Approves Memorandum to Create Prince Salman bin Hamad Medal for Medical Merit
The Cabinet approved during its session chaired by the Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa a memorandum by the Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs regarding amending the provisions of the decree-law regarding medals, to create the Prince Salman bin Hamad Medal for Medical Merit.
Salman bin Hamad Starts his Reign by Dismissing Dozens of "Old Guards" in Cabinet, What's Next?
Three months following the death of late Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman, Salman bin Hamad started his government reign by appointing his team and people close to him
King Hamad Issues 13 Edicts before Leaving for the Emirates
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued on Monday (February 15, 2021) 13 royal decrees before leaving for the Emirates.
Crown Prince Appoints 13 Directors at Prime Minister's Court
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued on (February 15, 2021) Edict (10) appointing the following at the Prime Minister's Court:
How Bahraini PM Can Benefit from His Father and Uncle's Reigns
Bahrain's Crown Prince, Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the prime minister and future king, has two two examples of governance experience he could look up to and benefit from greatly: his father and uncle.
Ahmed bin Atiyatullah's Electronic Army: "Salman's Reign" is Number 1 Target
Sheikh Ahmed bin Atiyatullah Al Khalifa, Minister of Follow-Up in the Royal Court, doesn't get tired or bored doing what exposes his passion for power. For him, a new reality is being shaped, and there is a movement of forces within his family imposed by the death of PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, so he must act quickly.
What could Change after Khalifa bin Salman's Demise?
The Bahraini Prime Minister who has been serving since the Independence died at the age of 85. He spent most of life in governance and decision-making positions.
Emirati-Bahraini-Jordanian Summit in Abu Dhabi in Presence of King and Crown Prince
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and his son, the Prime Minister and Crown Prince, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, took part in an Emirati-Bahraini-Jordanian summit in Abu Dhabi. The UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan hosted Jordan's King Abdullah II.
King Issues Royal Order Assigning Crown Prince to Chair the Council of Ministers
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Order 44 of 2020 assigning his son Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander to chair the Council of Ministers.
Bahrain and US Elections: Betting on a Losing Horse Again
Millions around the world are holding their breath until next Tuesday, the date the US elections will take place, which seems to be pivotal this time, in a heated race in which Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a (slight) advantage over White House candidate Donald Trump, whose numbers appear to be declining in most US polls.
Did Bahraini Crown Prince Actually Participate in Vaccine Experiments?
Authorities in Bahrain have been, for over a month, desperate to complete a round of clinical experiments on a Chinese coronavirus vaccine. The reluctance of people to participate over fear has thwarted government efforts to reach 6,000 participants, requested by the UAE government.
Bahrain Raises Debt Ceiling to 15 Billion Dinars to Finance Public Spending
Bahrain's government has raised its debt ceiling to 15 billion dinars ($39.79 billion) from 13 billion dinars to help finance public spending, the cabinet said Monday, as low oil prices and the coronavirus crisis have dented state revenues.
US Secretary of State Visits Bahrain to Meet Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Bahrain to meet the Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, within a tour in the region that includes Sudan, the Emirates and Israel, a statement issued the US Department of State said.
Crown Prince Appoints 15 Directors at 7 Gov't Institutions
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minster, issued edicts appointing 15 directors at 7 government institutions.
A few hours ahead of the "Coordinating Committee" meeting, headed by the Crown Prince, the Finance Minister met with the Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force, Marshal Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. The day prior, the same minister attended the Cabinet meeting, under the chairmanship of Khalifa bin Salman.
Commercial, Industrial Businesses to Resume Work Starting Today, Citizens Required to Wear Masks in Pubic Cases
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced a series of new measures to combat the Coronavirus. He also said that commercial and industrial businesses are to resume work starting Thursday (April 9, 2020).
Who's Responsible for Keeping Hundreds of Bahrainis in Iran for Over a Month?
Despite the campaigns launched by families of Bahrainis stranded in Iran, which were joined by dozens of activists, the government of Bahrain doesn't seem to be concerned about bringing them back. It has become clear that every time it uses excuses to keep the citizens suffering there without letting them know why.
On his 70th Birthday: King of Bahrain’s Not Fine
On the 70th birthday of the King of Bahrain which falls on January 28, the Bahraini ambassador to the UK Sheikh Fawaz Al Khalifa insisted on congratulating him by captioning a photo of the king on a horse, wearing a military uniform filled with badges, with verses from a poem.