Salman bin Hamad's Government: Is It Truly Reform-Oriented?
It was not surprising what the new Bahraini Minister of Education, Muhammad Mubarak Jumaa, did. Over the past 10 years, he has expressed his extremist views and abhorrent sectarianism, through his weekly articles in Akhbar Al Khaleej newspaper, and his television call-ins on Arabic-speaking satellite channels to comment on the matters of public affairs.
Financial Savings in Bahrain Only 33 Million: What a Lie!
The Government could have remained silent and issued no statement on the financial savings made by the state treasury with the increase of oil prices, instead of declaring false figures.
Bahrain in Response to Denmark: Al-Khawaja’s Case is a National Sovereign Issue, Comments on our Independent Judiciary Rulings Unacceptable
The Government of Bahrain responded to the statement made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark on the prominent human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja during the Human Rights Council session in Geneva.
Tamkeen: Wage Support Program which Targets Hiring Unemployed Suspended for Two and Half Months
Tamkeen Fund is going to extend the suspension of the Wage Support Program, which is geared to encourage hiring unemployed Bahrainis, an additional month, despite promises to reinstate the program early next month (March 2019), after deciding to suspend it for a month and a half, on the grounds of reviewing it.
Council of Ministers Reduces Minimum Social Housing Entitlement to 500 BD
Bahraini cabinet approved launch of a new version of the Mazaya program in light of the recommendations of the coordination committee headed by Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad.
Bahraini Gov’t Dissolves Information Affairs Authority, Grants “National Institute for Human Rights” More Authority
Bahraini government agreed to pass decree to dissolve Information Affairs Authority, and assign all its missions, specialties, and employees to Ministry of Information Affairs.
Thousands in Bahrain Protest Ruling Family’s Monopoly over Power
Thousands of Bahrainis took to the streets west of the Bahraini capital Manama, reiterating their call for a democratic transition of power.
Bahraini Gov't to Form Security Committee to Monitor Fundraisers
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's official news agency (BNA) published a report stating that the Government of Bahrain approved on Monday (January 11, 2016) a proposal by the Minister of Interior to form a committee to monitor the process of trading funds and fundraising operations.
Bahrain: Parliamentary Proposal Urges Gov’t to Recognize “Ahwaz State”
Bahrain Mirror: A number of Bahraini MPs submitted a proposal to the cabinet on Tuesday (December 29, 2015) asking it to recognize what they called “Al-Ahwaz State”, and urging it to act on the Gulf level in order to achieve this recognition.