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Hamdan & Nasser Win Endurance Race At Royal Windsor Horse Show

  May 20, 2014 at 10:28 pm by

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Dubai’s Crown Prince, and Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain won the Royal Windsor Endurance 120km CEI** competition race. The two brothers-in-law crossed the finishing line hand in hand. After the race, Sheikh Nasser said, “We wanted to make both fathers happy – King Hamad and my father-in-law Mohammed Bin Rashid – by crossing the line together.” Sheikh Nasser went on saying, … Continue reading

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Qatar Emir Visits The Gulf Countries

  November 2, 2013 at 6:12 am by

Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani just concluded a three day visit to Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. A Qatari official told AFP, “This was basically a friendly tour, although it also carried a clear political message expressing the emir’s support to the Gulf union initiative presented by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.” The official went on saying “The emir was keen to visit Gulf countries … Continue reading

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Bahraini Monarch Visits Jordan

  September 1, 2012 at 9:51 am by

Bahrain’s King Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa paid a two-day visit to Jordan last Monday, where he met with HM King Abdullah II of Jordan. After the official welcoming ceremony at Marka Military Airport, the two leaders moved to the Royal Hashemite Court and held talks discussing the deep ties between their Kingdoms and the situation in the region. According to Petra News Agency, the leaders’ talks were followed by … Continue reading

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Bahraini Foreign Minister Receives Honorary Citizenship of Istanbul

  April 8, 2012 at 6:12 am by

During an official ceremony, Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received the honorary citizenship of the city of Istanbul after being nominated by the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Foreign Minister received the honorary citizenship of the city due to his efforts to enhance bilateral relations between Bahrain and Turkey. During the ceremony, Sheikh Khalid thanked the Turkish Prime Minister and the Mayor … Continue reading

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Sheikh Khalid Al Khalifa Marries Princess Sahab of Saudi Arabia

  June 19, 2011 at 8:51 pm by

HH Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain tied the knot on June 16, 2011 with HRH Princess Sahab Al Saud, the daughter of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia. According to the Bahraini news agency, the ceremony took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and was attended by members of Al Saud and Al Kalifa royal families. Sheikh Khalid was born in September 1989 as the fifth … Continue reading

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Sheikh Nasser Graduated from the Marines University

  June 9, 2011 at 4:09 am by

Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa graduated from the Joint US Marines University in Washington DC according to the Bahrain News Agency (BNA). Sheikh Nasser thanks his father, His Majesty the King for his continuos support in continuing his studies. Sheikh Nasser also thanks his brother, the Crown Prince, for attending the graduation ceremony and for the efforts of encouraging young Bahraini’s to continue their studies in higher education in … Continue reading

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Bahrain’s Crown Prince in Turkey

  February 13, 2011 at 5:14 am by

The Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of Bahrain, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, arrived in Turkey on a two day official visit to hold talks with officials. Crown Prince Salman held talks with Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan where they discussed political, economic and military ties between the two countries. After the talks they held a joint press conference in the Turkish capital of Ankara. … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Tours the Gulf for Madrasiti Palestine

  December 18, 2010 at 3:20 pm by

As part of her efforts to support the “Madrasati Palestine” initiative, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan paid two short visits to Bahrain and Kuwait. The Queen started her tour in Bahrain, where she attended the charity dinner of Madrasati Palestine Women’s Network at the Bahrain National Museum. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Bahraini Crown Prince, Sheikh Salman Al Khalifa, and was organized by the Arab … Continue reading

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Bahraini King’s Brother Passes Away

  December 17, 2010 at 3:32 pm by

Sheikh Rashid Bin Isa Al Khalifa, the brother of Bahrain’s King Hamad, died on Friday in Germany, said the Royal Court today. Sheikh Rashid was the King’s third brother and the chairman of the equestrian and horse racing club, he had no political position in the Kingdom. A seven-day mourning period was announced, in which all flags will be flown at half-mast. The deceased will be buried in Riffa, south … Continue reading

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Qaboos in Bahrain Today

  June 20, 2010 at 5:24 am by

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos of Oman will start a friendly visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain today, where he will be welcomed by His Majesty King Hamad. The King and Sultan Qaboos will hold talks on bolstering bilateral relations, international issues and and international political and economic developments.

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Princess Sabika Opens Bahrain International Garden Show

  March 1, 2010 at 9:16 pm by

Princess Sabika al Khalifa, the wife of HM King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa of Bahrain, attended the opening ceremony of the Bahrain International Gardens Show 2010 (BIGS) on Thursday February 25th. The event took place at the Bahrain International Exhibition Center. Princess Sabika, who is the Honorary President of BIGS was welcomed by Shaikha Maram bint Isa Al Khalifa, head of the BIGS Supreme Organising Committee. Shaikha Maram thanked … Continue reading

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Yemeni President Visits Saudi Arabia & Bahrain

  February 24, 2010 at 10:59 pm by

President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen arrived Tuesday, February 23rd in the Bahraini capital, Manama, on a two-day state visit. He was received by HM King Hamad Al Khalifa, Prime Minister Prince Salman Al Khalifa, Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and a number of Bahraini ministers and officials at the airport. Then, the two leaders held a talk session dedicated to discussing means of reinforcing the two … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Amina takes part in King Hamad’s Horse Racing Cup in Bahrain

  February 9, 2010 at 8:39 am by

Princess Lalla Amina participated in King Hamad’s Horce Racing Cup, which took place on Saturday. Princess Lalla Amina completed the 20-km distance in two hours, the Princess was greeted at the end of the competition by the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. President of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa handed over a special prize of the Federation to … Continue reading

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Bahrain’s Crown Prince talks at the WEF in Davos

  January 30, 2010 at 8:42 am by

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain and Economic Development Board chairman, spoke at the World Ecomomic Forum 2010 which is taking place in Davos, Switzerland. The Crown Prince took part in a debate on global agenda in 2010 from a Middle East perspective. The Crown Prince stressed the importance of issues being discussed at the World Economic Forum at a time when the … Continue reading

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Bahraini King and King Abdullah II Attend Air Show

  January 23, 2010 at 4:21 am by

King Hamad of Bahrain opened the first International Air Show which he said “will benefit civil and military sectors, particularly tourism, media and economy”. The opening was attended by King Abdullah II of Jordan, Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander along with Sheikhs and officials. His Majesty, the Crown Prince and officials … Continue reading

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Royals attend F1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi

  November 6, 2009 at 11:21 pm by

His Higness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE, rulers of the Emirtaes, the King of Spain Juan Carlos, Sweden’s King Carl Gustaf, the Crown Prince of Bahrain Sheikh Salman Al Khalifa and other Sheikhs all met at the the Yas Circuit on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi to watch the Formula One Grand Prix. The winners of the race were awarded trophies by Sheikh Hazza bin … Continue reading

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King Hamad & Abu Dhabi CP visit Yas Marina Circuit

  October 31, 2009 at 5:32 am by

His Majesty King Hamad of Bahrain visited Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit where he was welcomed by General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces. The visit was part of the 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One, which takes place tomorrow November 1, 2009. King Hamad was briefed on the circuit’s history, facilities, local and international sports activities. … Continue reading

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Al-Khalifa and Al-Maktoum Wedding Celebrations

  September 30, 2009 at 5:56 am by

On September 28, 2009 Sheikh Nasser bin Hamed Al Khalifa, the son of King Hamed of Bahrain, married Sheikha Sheikha bin Mohammed bin Rashid, the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The celebrations took place in Dubai with a lunch that was attended by King Hamed of Bahrain, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa and the bride’s father Sheikh Mohammed, … Continue reading

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Bahrain PM’s Official Visit to Thailand

  August 7, 2009 at 6:56 pm by

The Prime Minister of Bahrain, Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, will pay a visit to Thailand starting August 9-11 by the invitation of the Thai government, according to Vimon Kidchob who is Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Department of Information. Sheikh Khalifa will meet with His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and with Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to discuss bilateral … Continue reading

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King of Bahrain’s Mother Passes Away

  August 6, 2009 at 11:21 pm by

The Royal Court of Bahrain announced that Shaikha Hessa bint Salman Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain’s mother, had passed away. King Hamad was at the forefront of the funeral prayers this morning along with His Highness Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa as well as senior members of the royal family.

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