A Ruling Prince who Doesn't Rule: Will Prince Salman and Nasser's Rivalry Mirror that of the Late Prince and his Brother Khalifa
In the country, the question on everyone's mind is whether Salman bin Hamad or Nasser bin Hamad will cast a longer shadow, and what the king will ultimately decide regarding this duality.
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.
Crown Prince Directs to Form Committee to Investigate Circumstances of Inmate's Death
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, directed (on February 10, 2022) the Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, to form a committee tasked with investigating the circumstances of an inmate's death who had been arrested on various criminal charges.
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.
Al-Wefaq Adopts EU Resolution: We Call on Authorities to Take Advantage of Opportunities
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society announced adopting all what was stated in the European Parliament resolution, issued on March 11, 2021.
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.
GFBTU Sends Names of 11,000 Unemployed to PM Office, Confirms Unemployment in Bahrain Reached 10%
The Secretary-General of the GFBTU Abdulqadir Al-Shihabi said that the union has finished registering unemployed and noticed that there are 15,000 unemployed in Bahrain. He said that the unemployment rate is 10% and not 4%, as the Labor Minister states, adding that 70% of the unemployed don't receive unemployment allowance.
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.
Death of Khalifa Puts End to Pigeons and Hawks Story, but What about his Wing and Legacy?
Since the king's decision to appoint his son, Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, as first deputy PM (March 11, 2013), under the pretext of "developing the performance of the executive institution", it has been clear that the (long) reign of Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa had come to an end.
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.
Bahraini PM has Passed Routine Medical Test: BNA
Bahrain's Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, 84, has passed a regular medical examination, the state news agency BNA said on Tuesday.
Gov't to Pay 50% of Private Sector Employees, Electricity and Water Bills for 3 Months
Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa chaired the regular weekly Cabinet session on Monday (June 29, 2020). The government decided to pay 50% of the salaries of insured Bahrainis in the most affected private sector institutions for three months, starting from July.
Rasd Launches Its First Study on Bahraini Authorities "Ramadan" Speeches
Rasd Centre for Studies and Political Researches launched its first study on the Bahraini authorities' "Ramadan" speeches, entitled: States' Speeches are Only Words. It is a comprehensive analysis of the speeches of the three power poles represented by King Hamad Al Khalifa, PM, and CP, during the last month of Ramadan 1440 Hirji.
Prime Minister Returns to Bahrain after Treatment Journey in Germany
Prime Minister's Court announced that Khalifa bin Salman will return to Bahrain on Friday, March 20, 2020.
2019 Roundup: Royal Courts War: From Public Conflict of Gov’t Wings to Accusing Opposition and Criminalizing Follow and Retweet
The unannounced truce between the Royal Court and the Prime Minister's Court didn't last long. The dispute that was publicly managed on social media outlets and that lasted for 3 months (from February until April 2018), and ended with the arrest of Mohammad Al-Shorouqi as well as others over charges of managing the “Na’eb Ta’eb” Twitter account, seems to emerge again but in another fashion.
Khalifa bin Salman Leaves Country for Treatment
Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa left Bahrain for treatment. Meanwhile, no official statement mentioned the country he traveled to.
Crown Prince Presides Cabinet Meeting amid News on Khalifa bin Salman's Health Deterioration
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa once again presided over the Cabinet session on Monday (November 11, 2019), Bahrain News Agency reported.