Bahrain News Agency
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Bahrain News Agency (BNA)
وكالة أنباء البحرين - بنا
Agency overview
Formed1976; 45 years ago
Preceding agency
Gulf News Agency
JurisdictionGovernment of Bahrain
Minister responsible
Ali bin Mohamed Alrumaihi, Minister of Information Affairs
Agency executiveAbdullah Khalil Buhiji, Director-General
Parent agencyMinistry of Information Affairs
The Bahrain News Agency (BNA) is the state news agency of Bahrain.
History and profile​[​edit​]
The BNA was established in 1976 with the name of the Gulf News Agency​.​[1] In 2001 it was renamed as the Bahrain News Agency.​[2] The agency is run under the Ministry of Information Affairs. It is a member of the Federation of Arab News Agencies.​[3] The BNA has both Arabic and English publications and is based in Manama​.​[2]
In July 2013, the agency launched BNA Zaman, a service which documents Bahrain's landmark development achievements via pictures.​[4]
  1. ^ "IAA Overview"​. Information Affairs Authority. Archived from the original on 23 April 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Media Landscape. Bahrain". Menassat. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  3. ^ Shrivastava, K. M. (2007). News agencies from pigeon to internet. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 278. ISBN 978-1-932705-67-6​.
  4. ^ "Bahrain News Agency Launches "BNA Zaman" Service". Bahrain News Agency. Manama. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
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