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King appoints new Energy and Oil Ministers

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Friday issued Decree 45/2016 making two changes to his Cabinet. Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza has been made the new Minister of […]

Cabinet of Bahrain

Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa The Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al […]

King completes Cabinet reshuffle

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued Royal Decree 65/2015 completing a Cabinet reshuffle. The reshuffle includes some personnel changes as well as adjustment of some portfolios and a […]

King announces new Cabinet

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet on Saturday following recent elections. The ministers of foreign affairs, interior and finance remain the same in […]

Parliamentary 2014

An election to the Council of Representatives took place in two rounds, on 22 November and 29 November 2014. Al Asalah Islamic Society (Jam’iyat al-Asalah el-Islamie’a) 2 Al-Menbar National Islamic […]

Most seats in general election go to second round runoff

Following Bahrain’s general election on Saturday, just six of the 40 seats in the National Assembly have been elected. The other 34 seats will be subject to a second round […]

Shia parties boycott general election today

Bahrain will hold a general election today, although the poll will be boycotted by five Shia opposition parties including Al-Wefaq. In 2010 Al-Wefaq took more than 60% of the vote […]

Parliamentary election to be held on 22nd November

A royal decree issued yesterday has called for parliamentary elections to be held on 22nd November with a run-off a week later. The decree also changed the electoral rules with […]