Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition against Islamic State, the Gulf kingdom said on Friday, a day after its larger neighbour and close ally Saudi Arabia announced a similar pledge.
Three quarters of Bahrain's 1,777 telecom masts are not licensed, said Minister of State for Telecommunications Affairs Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa.
"We have 1,777 masts and 75 per cent of them have been erected
Websites affiliated with internationally recognised organisations that fund and promote terrorism will come under regulation in Bahrain, said a senior government official.
The regulation will cover websites run by Al Qaeda and its
More than 30 international speakers are taking part in a major seminar in Bahrain, which will highlight plans and strategies for the use of social media for ministries, government organisations and the private sector.
Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority (IAA) president Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa has received the Gold Medal for Excellence and Quality in the Arab World.
He received the award in recognition of Bahrain News Agency's distinguis