Russian Foreign Minister Visits Bahrain, Heads to Riyadh to Meet Gulf Counterparts
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received, on Monday (May 30, 2022), at Al Sakhir Palace, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Bahrain News Agency reported.
Front Line Defenders Calls for Rejecting Bahrain's Candidacy for 2021 HRC Presidency
Front Line Defenders said in a statement that Bahrain is not a credible candidate for the Presidency of the UN Human Rights Council. This statement came after the government of Bahrain has nominated Ambassador Yusuf Abdulkarim Bucheeri as its candidate for the 2021 Presidency of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).
Bahrainis Exempted from Russian Far East Visas
The St. Petersburg e-visa website was launched at the beginning of October, in conjunction with the decision to exempt Bahrainis from visas to enter the Russian Far East, with the aim of facilitating the acquisition of an e-visa for Bahrainis wishing to explore Russia's ancient cultural capital.
Saudi Visit Signals Putin's Growing Middle East Influence
President Vladimir Putin signaled Moscow's growing Middle East clout on Monday on his first visit to Saudi Arabia in over a decade, buoyed by Russian military gains in Syria, strong ties with Riyadh's regional rivals and energy cooperation.
China and Russia Agree Not to Participate in Bahrain's Workshop
Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the State of Palestine, Guo Wei, stressed on Monday that his country will not take part in Bahrain's workshop scheduled next month in Manama.
IranAir Looking for Planes not Needing US Sales Permit
IranAir is looking to buy planes from any company not requiring U.S. sales permits and may consider Russia’s Sukhoi Superjet 100, the flag carrier’s head was quoted as saying, as Iran tries to renew its aging fleet despite facing U.S. sanctions.
Zanganeh Advises Trump to Forgo Reimposing Sanctions on Iranian Oil
Iranian oil output cannot be replaced by other oil producing countries if Tehran is hit by U.S. sanctions in November, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh told the Ministry's website SHANA on Monday .
Qatar in Talks to Purchase S-400 Missile Defense System From Russia
Russia and Qatar have been in discussions about a possible sale of S-400 missile systems to Doha, TASS news agency cited the Russian envoy to Qatar as saying on Saturday.
U.S. State Dept Nominee would Warn Saudi, Qatar, Egypt against Russia Military Deals
President Donald Trump’s nominee for a top State Department Middle East post said on Thursday he would dissuade countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt from weapons deals with Russia that could trigger U.S. sanctions.
Russia's Putin to Meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed, Discuss Oil Deal: Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman when he visits Russia for the opening of the soccer World Cup, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday.
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia to Visit Russia Next Week: Ifax
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will visit Russia next week, Interfax cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Friday.
Extradition Agreement between Bahrain and Russia
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has approved an extradition agreement between his country and Russia.
Bahraini Defence Minister Meets his Russian Counterpart in Moscow
Defence Affairs Minister Yusuf Al-Jalahma met his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu, on the sidelines of the Seventh Conference on International Security being held in Moscow.
Russia's Putin Says Islamic State Destroyed in Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Islamic State had been defeated in Syria, but it retains its destructive potential and can attack countries around the world, Interfax news agency cited him as saying.
700 Russians Residing in Bahrain
There are Russian citizens residing in Bahrain, who are not registered at the embassy, and may amount to a number between 600-700, including 50 Russian citizens of Arab origin.
Bahrain Foreign Ministry Denies Constitutional Obscurity in Bahrain-Russia Extradition Agreement
The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that there is no constitutional obscurity in the extradition agreement between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Russian Federation.
Kremlin says S-400 Missile Talks with Saudi Arabia on Track
The Kremlin said on Monday that talks with Saudi Arabia over Moscow supplying Riyadh with advanced S-400 air defence missile systems had gone well so far despite talk of a possible U.S.-Saudi arms deal.
Saudi King Arrives in Moscow: Russian State TV
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Moscow on Wednesday, Russian state television footage showed.
Saudi King to Visit Russia: RIA Cites Kremlin
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz is expected to visit Russia, the RIA news agency cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Thursday.
Kremlin: Putin Discusses Qatar Dispute with Bahrain King
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa in a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Saturday.