Saudi Arabia is open to the idea of having women serving as the nation's ambassadors in foreign countries, a top official said.
“Women can fill these senior positions as long as they have the qualifications to do so,&rdq
A bomb blast near Egypt's foreign ministry killed two police officers and wounded several others on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, in the most serious attack in Cairo in almost three months.
There was no immediate claim o
Bahrainis convicted overseas could be extradited to the kingdom to continue their prison sentences, a report said.
It comes as an urgent parliamentary proposal was initially approved yesterday and sent to the foreign affairs, defe
Iran has reopened its consulate in the Afghan city of Herat, a week after it was reported closed following anti-Iranian protests outside the compound, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
The demonstrators were protesting
Syrian air defences had to react immediately to a Turkish jet flying at 100 metres altitude inside Syrian airspace in what was 'a clear breach of Syrian sovereignty', Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said on Monday.
Saudi Arabia warned its citizens against travel to Syria and urged those in the country to leave because of the security situation, state media reported on Sunday.
"In view of the continuing deterioration of the security situation in Syria
Bahrain is considering introduction of new visa rules that mirror the policies of foreign countries when dealing with Bahraini visitors, said a top government official.
MPs yesterday voted unanimously in favour of the proposal, which would
Members of Bahrain’s diplomatic corps were safe and well after two terrorists climbed onto the roof the Bahrain Embassy in London at 1.30pm local time, said a senior government official.
Work at the embassy continued until 4pm despite the
Bahrain has asked its envoy to Syria to provide all the necessary assistance to its citizens living in the war-torn country, said a senior government official.
"The embassy is constantly monitoring their situation and is keeping itself abr
A row has broken out between Bahrain's Foreign Minister and Gulf Air over his seating arrangements during a recent flight from Kuala Lumpur.
Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa is said to be so dissatisfied that he has issued a memo to mini