Lebanon needs to show that Hezbollah can change behaviour

Published by Al-Araby Bahrain’s foreign minister, Abdullatif Al Zayani, said on Saturday that Lebanon needs to demonstrate that its powerful Iran-allied Hezbollah movement can change its behaviour to mend a rift with Gulf Arab states. Lebanon is facing a diplomatic crisis with Gulf states, triggered by a minister’s critical comments about the Saudi-led intervention in […]

US defence chief vows to counter Iran in visit to Bahrain

Published by Al-Araby America’s top defence official vowed Saturday to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and to counter its “dangerous use” of suicide drones in the wider Mideast, a pledge coming as negotiations remain stalled over Tehran’s tattered atomic deal with world powers. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s comments in Bahrain at the annual […]

In Middle East, Pentagon chief seeks to reassure concerned allies

Published by Reuters By Idrees Ali MANAMA (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin sought on Saturday to reassure allies in the Middle East that President Joe Biden’s administration was committed to the region despite Washington increasingly turning its attention towards countering China. It was unclear how much impact Austin’s speech would have with allies in […]

Bahrain condemns terrorist Houthis’ storming of US Embassy in Sana’a

Manama, Nov.20(BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemned the storming of the US Embassy by the terrorist militia in Sana’a, the Republic of Yemen.   The Foreign denounced denounced the terrorist attack during which  detained a number of local employees were detained and property vandalized, in an unacceptable act that is a clear violation of […]

Jewellery Arabia 2021 a glittering hit in Bahrain

Manama, Nov.20 (BNA): With a record number of footfall in the first four days of the Jewellery Arabia, the show has emerged as an instant hit according to exhibitors in this year’s show.   Abdulwahab Al Hawaj, General Manager of Al Hawaj Group applauded His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown […]