Bahrain remains a top investment hub for GCC nationals, said a high-profile diplomat, adding that it has become the destination of choice for businessmen from Saudi Arabia, who view it as promising for private investments.
The United States has tightened security at diplomatic missions in Lebanon and Turkey because of potential threats, ordering some personnel out of Lebanon and offering to evacuate those in Adana in southeastern Turkey.
The State D
European embassies in Bahrain have doubled employees and extended working hours to ease the delays faced by Bahraini citizens applying for Schengen visas.
This emerged as Foreign Ministry's under-secretary Abdulla Abdullatif h
The United States told its citizens in Yemen on Tuesday to leave immediately and ordered the evacuation of non-essential US government staff because of the threat of terrorist attacks.
The State Department anno
Britain said on Tuesday it had withdrawn all staff from its embassy in Sanaa, Yemen's capital, and extended the closure of the mission until further notice.
"Due to increased security concerns, all staff in the British Em
The US has been accused of exaggerating security threats after Bahrain was included in a global travel alert.
It appeared alongside countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq in a warning about "continued potential for terrorist
The United States issued a worldwide travel alert on Friday warning Americans that al Qaeda may be planning attacks in August, particularly in the Mena region.
The State Department travel alert was based on the same intelligence t
Media attachés are to be posted to Bahrain embassies around the world to counter false news about the reality of life on the ground since the unrest, said a senior government official.
The Bahrain News Agency (BNA) will als
UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, signed a deal to enhance the sustainability attributes of its embassies around the world.
The memorandum of understanding (MoU) seeks to
A Saudi visa service centre has opened at the Bahrain Financial Harbour, which will issue 23 types of visas to residents, including visit and residence visas.
Saudi Embassy charge d’affaires Riyadh bin Saud Al Khenini inaugu