Royal Decree Setting up and Organizing Abdullah bin Khalid College for Islamic Studies
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued decree 55 for 2018 setting up and organizing Abdullah bin Khalid College for Islamic Studies. The new college will be affiliated with the Cabinet, under the supervision of the Education Minister who will be responsible for it before the Cabinet and the legislative branch.
Eman Al-Murbati Appointed as CEO of Social Insurance Organization
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Decree 56/2018 on appointing Eman Mustafa Mohammed Al-Murbati as Chief Executive Officer of Social Insurance Organization (SIO) for a four-year term.
US Congress Committee: It will be Difficult for Int’l Community to Recognize Upcoming Elections in Bahrain as Legitimate
Congressmen James P. McGovern and Randy Hultgren, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the U.S. House of Representatives, released a letter last week asking the King of Bahrain to take all necessary steps to ensure that the upcoming elections for the Council of Representatives of Bahrain’s National Assembly meet international standards for free and fair elections.
Who’s Robbing the Poor? The Official Gazette Answers
Why didn't the King of Bahrain explicitly say that he was the one who passed the law? Why didn’t the official newspapers say that the parliament's call for holding a tax law session was merely a nominal order to enforce the king’s will?
What a Scandal! King Signs VAT Decree, Issues It 2 Days before Parliament Approval
King of Bahrain once said: "I do not believe in the democracy of decrees!" In fact, he has never believed in anything but decrees. He also seemed to have forgotten the existence of a Shura Council and House of Representatives.
Bahrain: Legislative Elections without Parties!
With the withdrawal of pro-government parties and opposition ban, Bahrain is the only country in the world that awaits legislative elections without any parties.
MoI Says Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Funded Individuals to Write on Streets “Down with Hamad”
How does the Bahraini regime take itself seriously when announcing that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard stand behind the “Down Down with Hamad” writings on a street in Al-Malikiya village?
Diraz: Grandson of Head of Delegation who Visited King Hamad Arrested
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Monday (September 10, 2018) at dawn Sayed Ali Sayed Mahdi (14 years) after raiding his house in Diraz.
Egyptian President Arrives in Bahrain Today
The Royal Court in Bahrain announced that the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will arrive in Bahrain to hold talks with King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
Despite Budget Deficit, King Hamad Orders RCO to Provide Support to Affected Indians
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ordered Royal Charity Organization (RCO) to “prepare and send relief materials and providing assistance to affected Indians.”
National Action Insignia to be Granted to Foreigners in Bahrain: Royal Decree
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Law Decree 42/2018 amending some provisions of Law Decree 19/1976 regarding insignia.
King Hamad Pardons 40 Young Inmates after Serving More than Half of their Jail Terms
Bahrain News Agency said that King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a Royal Decree pardoning 40 young Bahraini inmates convicted in different cases. The pardoned list is expected to include inmates convicted over political cases.
King Hamad Reiterates Al Khalifa Priority in Ruling Qatari Al-Zubarah: We Will Not Forget Assault of 1937
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa noted the authority of his tribe on the Qatari Al-Zubarah area. He pointed put during receiving members of Al-Nuaim tribe to the rule and sovereignty of Al Khalifa on Qatar Peninsula since the establishment of Al Khalifa state in Al-Zubarah in 1762.
Royal Decree Appointing Abdulla Hamad Al-Kubaisi as General Director for Inspection and Customs Security
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Decree 43/2018 appointing a General Director in the Customs Affairs at the Ministry of Interior.
3-Month Jail Term Issued against anyone who Extends Electrical Cables without Permission
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ratified and issued law imprisoning anyone who extends electrical cables without obtaining the necessary permission for 3 months and imposing a 2000 BD fine against him.
Bahraini King Praises Arab Parliament Stances for Supporting Repressive Measures in the Kingdom
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a letter of thanks to Arab Parliament Speaker Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami for the important resolution issued by the Arab Parliament on July 4 to confront politicized and false resolutions and statements issued by the European Parliament on human rights in Bahrain.
King Hamad Ratifies Law Preventing Dissidents from Sports and Social Clubs Memberships
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ratified on Tuesday (July 31, 2018) a law denying dissidents right to membership in societies and clubs.
King Hamad Issues 4 Laws
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ratified and issued Laws 32, 33, 34 and 35/2018.
Royal Decree Appointing Directors at Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Decree 39/2018 appointing directors in the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning.
King Hamad Receives US Ambassador at Safriya Palace
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received US Ambassador to Bahrain, Justin Hicks Siberell at Safriya Palace.