39 Indians in ISIS captivity in Iraq: Arab world helping to get them free, says Sushma

39 Indians in ISIS captivity in Iraq: Arab world helping to get them free, says Sushma

Last year, the ministry had said that all 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq by the Islamic State are alive.

India, Arab League vow to combat terror, sources of funding

The meeting, which was opened by Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, culminated with the two sides issuing a joint statement - the Manama Declaration.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Bahrain for 1st India-Arab ministerial meeting

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Bahrain for 1st India-Arab ministerial meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold bilateral meetings with foreign ministers of a number of Arab League countries.

India's Tejas versus Pakistan's Thunder at Bahrain Air Show

India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas would be seen soaring majestically in the Bahrain sky against Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder fighter produced with Chinese help. Watch the full video to know more.

Shi'ite Muslim cleric beheading row: Saudi Arabia-Iran crisis deepens as Bahrain, Sudan, UAE cut ties

Shi'ite Muslim cleric beheading row: Saudi Arabia-Iran crisis deepens as Bahrain, Sudan, UAE cut ties

"Bahrain decided to break off diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and calls upon all members of the mission to leave the kingdom within 48 hours," BNA said.

Bahrain condemns attack on Saudi diplomatic premises in Iran

Bahrain on Sunday "strongly condemned" the attacks on the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran, urging Iran to abide by diplomatic measures and control the protesters.

Bahrain F-16 crashes in Saudi near Yemen border

Saudi Arabia says a Bahraini pilot who was flying for a kingdom-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen has survived a plane crash caused by a technical failure.

Bahrain jails 2 Shiites over Iraq explosives training

A Bahraini court revoked two Shiites' citizenship Monday and jailed them for 10 years each for training in Iraq to carry out bombings in the Sunni-ruled kingdom, a judicial source said.

Human rights group wants Sheikh Salman barred from FIFA presidency race

Human rights group wants Sheikh Salman barred from FIFA presidency race

Sheikh Salman is alleged to be involved in human rights abuses following the wave of pro-democracy demonstrations that swept that country in 2011.

Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on maiden India visit this week

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will visit India for the first time this week to attend the third India-Africa Forum Summit to boost bilateral ties and invite increased investment, especially in the new, ambitious Suez Canal project.

Bahrain denies buying Israel's anti-missile system

The reports also quoted Bahrain's Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Khalifa as saying that GCC (the Gulf Cooperation Council) countries were planning a bigger Iron Dome than Israel's.

Iran expels Bahrain envoy: Report

Iran has expelled a senior official from Bahrain's embassy in Tehran in apparent retaliation after the Sunni-ruled Gulf state did the same to its envoy in Manama.

Sushma Swaraj meets Gulf Cooperation Council ministers

 India continued its mission to cement ties with the Arab world as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her counterparts from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Bahrain`s Gulf Air to buy up to 50 Airbus planes: Minister

Bahrain`s national carrier Gulf Air is planning to buy up to 50 Airbus aircraft, the country`s Information Minister Isa Abdulrahman Al Hammadi told AFP Tuesday.

Saudi-led planes hit Houthi-controlled government buildings

Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck government buildings controlled by Houthi fighters in the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight and army units loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh after at least 50 coalition soliders were killed on Friday.

Explosion in Bahrain kills police officer, wounds 7 others

An explosion in Bahrain has killed one police officer and wounded seven other people, among them a child, the country's Interior Ministry has said.

Arab League delays meeting on joint military force

The Arab League said it had postponed indefinitely a ministerial meeting set for Thursday to approve the creation of a joint military force to intervene against jihadists.

Asian worker slapped in Bahrain outrages social media users – Watch video

A video of a man slapping someone who appears to be an Asian migrant worker in Bahrain had shocked social media users.

Two Bahrain police killed in `terror` blast: Ministry

An explosion has killed two policemen and wounded six others in a Shiite-dominated area of Bahrain, the interior ministry said Tuesday, describing it as a "terror" attack.

Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf`s conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition.